New UK Outdoor Industry Awards – finalists announced

The finalists for the brand new UK Outdoor Industry Awards have been announced in an award ceremony at the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) 2015, which is this year celebrating its 10th anniversary. All 103 products entered by brands across the outdoor industry have been on display at OTS, providing visitors with an opportunity to vote for their favourites before a panel of expert judges  made their final decisions on the second day of the show. The four finalists in each category are as follows:


Backpacks/Travel Luggage

Camping Equipment

Climbing Equipment


Digital Product

Family Product

  • Hi-Tec – Fast Hike WP Junior
  • Lifemarque – LittleLife Ranger Premium Child Carrier
  • Vango – Starwalker Junior




All of these finalist products will be displayed for consumers to see and vote for their favourite products at The Telegraph Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show in February (11th – 14th) 2016, before the winners of each category being officially announced and congratulated at the AGM gala dinner during the OIA Conference on 16th March 2016, taking place at the Majestic Hotel in Harrogate. The brand new UK Outdoor Industry Awards have been launched by the Outdoor Industries Association (OIA), in association with the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) and The Telegraph Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show.