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January
SNOW AVANT PREMIERE LA CLUSAZ Sunday 13 January - Tuesday 15 January
Snow Avant-Première is the first snowboard rendezvous of the season that provides both French and European retailers with the opportunity to preview and to on-snow demo next year's gear.

Place: La Clusaz - France

+ Snow Avant Première
ASAP Monday 14 January - Tuesday 15 January
ASAP is the new rendez-vous given by the ski/outdoor textile brands to professionnals, shops and retailers, in order to  present their winter's collections.

55 Brands welcome you on January 14th & 15th, 2013 : the objective is to optimize the venue of retailers in Annecy, in order to discover new collections and trends

Place: Annecy - France

+ ASAP
OUTDOOR RETAILER WINTER Wednesday 23 January - Saturday 26 January
Place: Salt Lake City, Utah - USA

+ Outdoor Retailer

SIA SNOW SHOW Thursday 31 January - Sunday 03 February
Place: Denver, USA

+ Sia Snow Show
February
SIA SNOW SHOW Thursday 31 January - Sunday 03 February
Place: Denver, USA

+ Sia Snow Show
ISPO MUNICH Sunday 03 February - Wednesday 06 February
At ISPO MUNICH, the leading international sports business trade show, over 2,300 international exhibitors present the complete selection of sporting goods, athletic footwear and fashions from the Outdoor, Ski, Action und Performance Sports to more than 80,000 visitors from over 100 countries.

Place: Munich - Germany

+
ISPO
OSV Evening Seminar Series Tuesday 19 February
Every two months Outdoor Sports Valley organizes theme-based information meetings to present new opportunities and new services to members.

In 2013, having a mid to long term vision of the financing tools available to your enterprise, whatever the need, should not be considered a luxury.

In order to present and share key information and on financing available today, three experts will lead the next OSV information evening:
- Isabelle DUBE - expert in structural and operational financing for companies
- Christine ANDRE - expert in financing innovation and R&D projects
- Joëlle MORLET - an expert in cash-flow and invoicing optimization

This evening will be an excellent opportunity to learn about the numerous financing tools available to your business and how to optimize their use.

If you would like to attend, please register before Friday, February 15, by sending an email to Darin Reisman - darin@outdoorsportsvalley.org.

Place: Galileo business incubator in the Altaïs business park in Chavanod (Annecy)
Time: 6:30 to 8:00 pm
OSV SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT BREAKFAST Thursday 21 February
OSV sustainable development breakfasts provide the opportunity to exchange ideas and to find answers to your key eco-oriented questions.

The theme for this breakfast: "Higg Index presentation "

The Higg Index (formerly the Eco Index) is a free eco-design tool developed by the Sustainable Apparel Coalition.
A detailed presentation of the components and benefits of this tool will take place during this sustainability breakfast. This meeting will also be the opportunity for you to participate in the testing phase for the footwear tool.

Contact: Benjamin Marias -  benjamin@outdoorsportsvalley.org. Please confirm your presence (free for OSV members) prior to Monday, February 18.

Place: CITIA business incubator in Annecy
Time: Thursday, February 21, 2013, from 8:30-9:30am

+ Download the invitation for the sustainability breakfast (in French)

ISPO BEIJING Wednesday 27 February - Saturday 02 March
Since its premiere in 2005 the innovative ISPO BEIJING tradeshow has been at the very heart of the development and rapid growth of sports retailing in China and the entire Asia-Pacific region (more than 24,500 industry professionals met with 353 exhibitors and 516 brands at ISPO BEIJING 2012). With constantly rising numbers of professional retail attendees and exhibiting brands, ISPO BEIJING is the key trade event to generate success particularly in the booming outdoor, snowsports and sports fashion markets - for retailers, brands, distributors, rep groups, athletes and media alike.

Place:
Beijing - China

+ ISPO Beijing
ACTIV'OSV - Snowshoeing Thursday 28 February
"Activ'OSV" outings were created by OSV in order to bring employees from member companies together for fun, extra-curricular activities. The idea is to meet once per month so that people from the outdoor sports industry have the chance to meet outside of the typical work situation.

This new edition took the form of a night snowshoe outing in the snowcapped Semnoz - Annecy. More fun and original activities to come all throughout the year.

If you would like to hear about the next Activ'OSV, contact Anne Schott via email: anne@outdoorsportsvalley.org

Place:
Semnoz - Annecy - France
March
ISPO BEIJING Wednesday 27 February - Saturday 02 March
Since its premiere in 2005 the innovative ISPO BEIJING tradeshow has been at the very heart of the development and rapid growth of sports retailing in China and the entire Asia-Pacific region (more than 24,500 industry professionals met with 353 exhibitors and 516 brands at ISPO BEIJING 2012). With constantly rising numbers of professional retail attendees and exhibiting brands, ISPO BEIJING is the key trade event to generate success particularly in the booming outdoor, snowsports and sports fashion markets - for retailers, brands, distributors, rep groups, athletes and media alike.

Place:
Beijing - China

+ ISPO Beijing
OSV Evening Seminar Series Wednesday 13 March
Every two months Outdoor Sports Valley organizes theme-based information meetings to present new opportunities and new services to members.

The theme of this particular information meeting: sustainable innovation in action.

Location: Annecy - France (more information soon)
SPORT-ACHAT WINTER Monday 18 March - Wednesday 20 March
Sport-Achat gathers the big families of mountain, ski, snowboard andoutdoor. You will find a huge offer of materials, clothes and accessories on the trade fair.

Sport-Achat is an indispensable "working tool" to help the retailers to create the assortment of their store by having a global sight of the market.

Place:
Annecy - France

+ Sport-Achat Winter
April
OSV Eco-system Innovation meeting Tuesday 16 April
The goal of this meeting is to bring all of OSV's innovation partners together in order to offer OSV members a clear idea of those local or regional entities at their disposal for any innovation or eco-design project or question.

More information will be sent out soon.

Place: Annecy

OSV Evening Seminar Series Thursday 18 April
Every two months Outdoor Sports Valley organizes theme-based information meetings to present new opportunities and new services to members.

The theme of this particular information meeting will be announced soon.
May
PERFORMANCE DAYS Wednesday 15 May - Thursday 16 May
Performance Days "functional fabrics fair”, launched in 2008, is the first and only trade fair created as a special platform for functional fabrics, yarns, finishes, and accessories for sport- and workwear sectors.

It has become a semi-annual event that gives high quality and innovative textile manufacturers and suppliers a direct presence in a major center of the European sportswear industry.

Place: Munich - Germany

+ Performance Days
MAXI RACE ANNECY LAKE Saturday 25 May - Sunday 26 May
For the third year in a row, with an amazing racecourse that traverses an exceptionally beautiful landscape, the Maxi Race around Lake Annecy promises to be one of the most spectacular trail races in France.

Place:
Annecy Lake

+ Maxi Race Annecy Lake

June
INNOVATION COMMITTEE MEETING Wednesday 05 June
These meetings are open to all OSV active members and serve to facilitate and encourage innovation and eco-innovation by helping companies to obtain financing, by showing new technologies/processes, and by creating a solid network between member brands and OSV’s broader partner network.
OSV GENERAL ASSEMBLY Friday 14 June
The OSV General Assembly OSV will provide the opportunity to touch base on everything accomplished in 2012, to learn about the actions planned for 2013, as well as to talk about perspectives for 2014. This is also a great event for OSV members, partners and board of directors to meet and exchange ideas with each other.

Place: Annecy - France (more information soon)
July
OSV BIANNUAL SUSTAINABILITY COMMISSION MEETINGS Wednesday 03 July
These biannual meetings are open to all OSV members and have multiple objectives:

- Share experiences linked to sustainable development in the outdoor sports industry.
- Identify needs and implement collective "sustainable development" projects for OSV members.
- Follow up and evaluate collective actions taken in the outdoor sports industry.

Place:
Apo / Snowide - Annecy-le-Vieux - France - 9.30am to 12.30.

More than 15 members actively participate in each commission meeting, so why aren't you?
Feel free to contact Benjamin Marias to sign up or to find out more: benjamin@outdoorsportsvalley.org
Corporate Games Friday 05 July - Sunday 07 July
The Corporate Games are the World's largest multi-sport festivals for businesses and organisations.

One of this event will be held in Annecy-Le-Vieux next July in partnership with OSV, with 12 disciplines opened to everybody, to mix sports, conviviality, self-surpassing and inter-professional meetings!

Place: Annecy-Le-Vieux - France

+ Corporate Games

OUTDOOR SHOW FRIEDRICHSHAFEN Thursday 11 July - Sunday 14 July
All across the world, the major brands in the outdoor sports industry are busy preparing for this must attend rendezvous in the heart of Europe.

Place: Friedrichshafen - Germany

+ Oudoor Friedrichshafen

OUTDOOR RETAILER SUMMER Wednesday 31 July - Saturday 03 August
Place: Salt Lake City - USA

+ Outdoor Retailer
August
OUTDOOR RETAILER SUMMER Wednesday 31 July - Saturday 03 August
Place: Salt Lake City - USA

+ Outdoor Retailer
September
DESIGN SUMMER CAMP & THE 24H OF INNOVATION Monday 02 September - Friday 06 September
L'index était hors limites. Il ne doit pas être négatif et doit être inférieur à la taille de la collection. Nom du paramètre : indexEuroSIMA and ESTIA - in partnership with OSV - will organize the "Action Outdoor Sports" Design Summer Camp. This important event along the coast in the Southwest corner of France will bring together engineering and design students, professors, and professionals, with the goal of exchanging ideas about the role of design in future growth for companies in the "Action Outdoor Sports" industry.

The Design Summer Camp will be structured in 3 parts:
- Three-day Design Master Class: high-level lectures for design/engineering students and professionals.
- Stand Up of Design: an evening of design for professionals in the Action Outdoor Sports industry, with short presentations by some of today's most brilliant designers.
- 24 hours of innovation: a design contest for young designers & engineers to offer, in 24 hours, solutions to the key design issues Action Outdoor Sports companies face today.

Place: Olatu Leku - Anglet - France

+ Design Summer Camp
SPORT-ACHAT SUMMER Monday 09 September - Tuesday 10 September
Sport-Achat gathers the big families of mountain, outdoor and trail. You will find a huge offer of materials, clothes and accessories on the trade fair.

It's an indispensable "working tool" to help the retailers to create the assortment of their store by having a global sight of the market.

+ Sport-Achat Summer

Red Bull Elements Saturday 14 September
Red Bull Elements is back and has plans to rock the shores of Lake Annecy for the third edition!

Adrenaline, high level action, fun and excitement are scheduled for this year's multi-sport relay race. More than 50 teams will go head-to-head via 4 different athletic disciplines: rowing, mountain biking, paragliding, and trail-running.

This is one of the most challenging and grueling outdoor sports relay races in the world, covering more 6300 vertical meters over 48 km.

Place: Talloires - Lake Annecy - France

+ Red Bull Elements (French version of the event)
IF3 EUROPE Friday 27 September
IF3 Europe will be back for its 4th edition in Annecy, and for 3 days the event will once again bring together film producers, pro-riders, the general public, and Freeski brands.

The 2013 program will be available within the next few months.

Place: Annecy - France

+ IF3 Europe
October
Nature & Sports Euro'Meet Wednesday 02 October - Friday 04 October
Nature & Sports Euro'Meet, the official meeting of the tourism and outdoor sports european network, is the largest outdoor sports conference in Europe which brings together more than 500 stakeholders in the areas of sports, tourism, the environment, territorial development and outdoor industry.

Place: Liptovsky Mikulas - Slovakia

+ Nature & Sports Euro'Meet
The Reels Friday 04 October - Sunday 06 October
Inspired by the Cannes Film Festival and the Sundance Festival…  « THE REELS » is the one and only festival dedicated to the world of snowboarding.

Place: Annecy-Le-Vieux

+ The Reels
November
OSV Education Programs Professional Meet & Greet Thursday 28 November
The OSV Education programs Professional Meet and Greet is the perfect rendezvous to meet the students from the OSV education international programs and speak with them through 10 to 15 minute long individual interviews.

This will be an opportune moment to propose an internship and to find the student profile that best fits with your company.

Place: Annecy
December
SportsGear Sourcing Day Tuesday 17 December - Wednesday 18 December
SportsGear Sourcing Days is an international event; it’s the first meeting place in France entirely dedicated to textiles and materials sourcing for apparel, footwear and gear in the sports, outdoor, and workwear industries. 

Place: Annecy-le-Vieux

+ SportsGear Sourcing Days
WORLD SNOWBOARD DAY Sunday 22 December
World Snowboard Day will be back for its 8th edition, once again providing the opportunity to discover, for free, snowboarding as an incredible sport and as a community.

In 2012, 35 countries via 152 events celebrated World Snowboard Day. For this new edition, there will just as many exciting activities to enjoy!

Place: Across the world’s summits!

+ World Snowboard Day
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