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News and information from the winter outdoor community

Downlite Outdoor Leads Advanced Sustainable Technical Methods with down-trac®

March 31, 2022

Downlite Outdoor Leads Advanced Sustainable Technical Methods with down-trac® at the Functional Fabric Fair, April 4-5, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. Mason, OH, March 31, 2022 – Downlite Outdoor, a market leader in responsibly sourced down and fills, highlights its newest technology with traceable down-trac®. Live demonstrations will be held at the Functional […]

Kinco® Earns Trifecta of Accolades for Workplace Culture, Employee Satisfaction

March 31, 2022

PORTLAND, OR, [March 31, 2022] – Kinco®, the leader in quality work, safety, garden and thermal gloves, is pleased to announce a trifecta of recent awards and accolades as nominated by their valued and trusted employees and peers. The Pacific-Northwest based accessories brand was named one of the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For in […]

Newly Elected SIA Board Members and New Board Chair Poised to Deliver Immediate Business Value, Facilitate Long-Term Industry Innovation

March 31, 2022

Four newcomers join as SIA focuses on facilitating industry-wide work to solve immediate business problems, adapt to changing pressures, save and grow Park City, UTAH (March 31, 2022) – Four new Directors have been elected to the SIA Board and a new Chair has been appointed, as SIA balances delivering immediate business value and working […]

April 2022 – SIA’s Annual ClimateUnited Month!

March 30, 2022

SIA’s ClimateUnited Month highlights the organization’s commitment to facilitating industry-wide innovation to ensure the winter outdoors thrives for future generations. During ClimateUnited Month, SIA provides ready-to-implement tools and techniques for member companies to gain immediate business value through reducing climate impact and sharing that commitment with staff and customers. In April, SIA will focus on […]

Nick’s Notes – March 2022

March 24, 2022

March 24, 2022 Dear SIA Members: First, thanks to the Premium Members that joined our Annual Meeting last week. It was great to have your participation! Several important notes to share with you today: MEMBER RESOURCES. As we near the end of this membership year, I want to make sure that our members are taking […]

Moosejaw Announces 2022 Outdoor Accelerator Program Winners

March 23, 2022

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. (March 23, 2022)  – Moosejaw, a leading retailer specializing in outdoor gear and apparel, today announced the winners of its third-annual Outdoor Accelerator Program (MOA). Aimed at boosting startup companies and increasing diversity within the outdoor industry, the company received over 50 submissions, narrowing it down to 10 finalists. Voting for the […]

Winter Outdoor Industry For Ukraine

March 18, 2022

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has forced millions of innocent Ukrainians to flee their homes and fight for their lives without adequate supplies, clothing or personal items to survive. We are witnessing the mass displacement of families and individuals in the harsh cold of winter – it is a devastating tragedy, and an urgent humanitarian […]

Raccoon Events and Snowsports Industries America Partner to Transform Snowbound Fest into Snowbound Expo

March 16, 2022

Snowbound Expo expected to generate extensive consumer awareness for winter outdoors Guilford, UK and Park City, UT (March 16, 2022) – Raccoon Events (Raccoon) and Snowsports Industries America (SIA) are delighted to announce a long-term partnership in conjunction with the B2C event Snowbound. The partnership is a huge win for consumers and exhibitors alike and […]

Geartrade launches prepaid shipping labels and loyalty program to build community and reward users of the UnNew marketplace

March 15, 2022

Salt Lake City, Utah (Tuesday, March 15, 2022) — Geartrade (, the online marketplace for UnNew outdoor gear and apparel, is rewarding its most dedicated sellers and buyers with a loyalty program that delivers higher payouts, rewards and discounts. As part of the new program, all sellers will also have access to prepaid shipping labels […]

Nordica Forms New North American Sports Marketing Team

March 11, 2022

WEST LEBANON, N.H. – March 11, 2022 – Nordica announces formation of a new North American Sports Marketing Team serving as the company’s foundation to deliver streamlined communication and best-in-class service to the North American Race, Freeski and Pro communities. “Through this restructure we will build a strategic organizational framework that modernizes our approach and […]