A new event enters the spotlight of the Outdoor world, introducing the summer season of this sector. From 2nd to 4th March the pavilions of BolognaFiere will host the Outdoor Expo, and event aimed to magnetise amateurs, athletes, workers in the sector, journalists and experts.
The kermesse develops on an area of over 20,000 sq. mt. following the main themes represented by the elements of nature - Air, Water, Fire and Earth - which will be told through a program rich in meetings, debates, workshops, performances for the audience, competitions and recreational moments.
The event aims to be a new appointment for companies, for those working in the sector, media, amateurs and active participants. Though, it also addresses to families and to those who would like to get closer to the Outdoor sports world, besides being an important tourism-area where you can choose and organise your holiday in the true “Outdoor Family” style.
Four main activity-areas are expected to be there:
Make the audience participate is an important part of the event, you will have the possibility to try many disciplines: bouldering, speed climbing, slacklining, ninja, adventure park, climbstation, rock climbing, stand up paddle, crossfit, mud run, trail running, nordic walking, yoga, mtb, orienteering… Areas for the little ones are also planned.
The area planned for the sector companies (over than 120 exhibitors), where their stands will be set up with a preview of the 2018 collections. The workers and those involved in the companies will have the possibility to introduce the new products to audience and media. This will also be the area assigned to B2B meetings between companies, shopkeepers and experts.
It will be possible to compare many different tourist packages dedicated to those who love travelling. Nature, relax, sports and wellness make the frame of this area, where people will have the possibility to organise their outdoor holiday.
This will be the area dedicated to idea factory, where you can share experiences and actively participate thanks to meetings, debates, workshops, panel discussions and presentations.
Outdoor Expo offers also a view on the diving world, thanks to the collaborations with Eudi Show. BolognaFIere is in fact hosting, during this period, the 26th edition of the “European exhibition of underwater activities”, the most important event for those working in the sector.
At the exhibition you will meet some sport champions, such as the jumper Maurizio Di Palma, the speed and acrobatic paraglider champions Nicola Donini or the performer Tazio “The Blonde” Gavioli.
And you will also see true shows: the Emilian stage of the National Electric Bike Cross Championship; the third edition of the Climbing Awards (the national Oscars dedicated to the Italian sport climbing); the MudRun (a race in the mud, mountains of dirt and walls to overcome).
At Outdoor Expo there will also be Vacanzattiva, with a stand in the Pavilion 26 (Stand A/2): we will present you our network and we will discuss about the world of active holidays, about the Outdoor passion and about the many ideas for a journey between sport and nature.