Annecy lake and its surrounding
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European Outdoor Forum at Imperial palace
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Imperial palace - Conference venue
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ISPO dinner cruising the lake on the floating restaurant MS Libellule
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European Outdoor Forum, Group photo after the first day conference
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Networking lunch in front of the lake
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All that starts well, ends well!

The third edition of the European Outdoor Forum (EOF), the flagship conference for the European outdoor industry, wrapped up yesterday in fine form at the Imperial Palace in Annecy, France. This year's Forum brought together over 240 participants from the major players in the outdoor market for two days of learning and fun. Seminar topics covering a wide variety of current industry issues, in a relaxed environment, provided information to help participants make better decisions, while shaping the future of their outdoor industry.

Companies who attended the European Outdoor Forum include:

ADC Alchemy, adidas, Advansa, Adventure Sports Fair, AKU, Altimax, ANWR-Garant Swiss, Apo, Arc’teryx, Astrum Brands Group, Atomic, Azimut, Blizzard, BolderKids, Bonfire, BSI, Business Location South Tyrol, C.A.M.P., Cascade Designs Inc, Columbia Sportswear, Coolmax, Deuter, Dialex Environnement, Didriksons 1913, Diode, Dupraz Sport, Dolomite, Eagle Race, Edelrid, EMLYON Business School, European Outdoor Group,, Exnovo, Feel Event Spirit, Fjällräven, French Ministry of Sports, Fusalp, G3, Génération Sport, GFK, GM Snow, Good People Run, Grivel, Halti Oy, Hartung Bouffay, Hi-Tec, Injinji, Inook, Innovations and Polymères, Intersport, Invista, ISPO, Italian Outdoor Group, Jack Wolfskin, Julbo, Katoen Natie, Keen Europe Outdoor, Klättermusen, La Compagnie du Bain, La Sportiva, Lafuma, Lago, Lizard Footwear, Lowa, Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Mammut Sports Group, Marmot, Maroquinerie des Monts du Lyonnais, Mavic, Merrell, Millet, MontagneTV, Moon Boots, Mountain Focus, Mountain News, Mountain Riders, Nic Impex, Nikwax, Niveales, Nord Ouest, Obalys Management Consulting, Nordica, Oberalp, Odlo, Outdoor Data, Outdoor Experts, Outdoor Sports Valley, Oz Conseil, P&G, PacSafe, Patagonia Europe, Pebble International, Petzl, Picture Organic Clothing, Polygiene, PrimaLoft, Recco, Redfox, Rossignol Group, Sports Alpins Distribution, Salewa, Salomon, Savoie Hexapole, Scarpa, Scott Sports, SGI, Sintef Technology and Society, SmartWool, Sport-Achat, Sport Eco, Sport Guide, SportPulsion, Sportland, Stadium, Stilesens Designers, Suunto, SWiTCH, Sympatex, Tatonka, Tecnica, The Lifestyle Company, The North Face, The Sustainable Apparel Coalition, Thermocool, TSL Outdoor, Vibram, Vuarnet, W.L. Gore and Associates, White Doctor, Wild Roses, Wilson, Wood Stock Création, Wooloomooloo, Yama Outdoors and YKK.

Click here for photos and video for the conference, the ISPO Dinner, and the Cocona and SGI-Compass Nordic lunches.


A big thanks to all our delegates, speakers, sponsors and partners for making this event such a overwhelming success. We could no have done it without you!

We hope that everyone enjoyed their time with us in Annecy and we look forward to seeing everyone next year.

The European Outdoor Forum team: Remi, Clive, Anne, Darin, Justine, Cendrine and Benjamin