After the cancellation of the paddleEXPO in Germany a new industry participant stepped up and brought a SUP and Paddle Trade Shop to Lyon in France. Unfortunately we were not able to attend but from what it looks like it was a great success. We just received some data and we already have a date for 2022.
- 83 exhibitors from 24 countries
- Visitors came from 28 different countries
- The traffic was divided between 235 unique visitors on Day 1, 471 on Day 2 and 87 on day 3.
The Paddle Sports Show takes place from Sept 28th through Sept 30th 2022 in Lyon France and draws buyers from specialty stores, purchasing centers, rental stations and outfitters across France, UK, Europe and around the world. The show features 150+ booths of apparels, boats, boards and accessories and a complete line-up of special events, including talks & summits, the Paddle Sports Product of the Year Awards, film festivals, races, and on water-demos. Expected buyer and exhibitor turnout exceeds 2500 attendees including retailers, exhibitors and media per show. Paddle Sports Show is a TRADE ONLY EVENT and is not open to the public.
Watch one of the podium discussions with one of the icons of the Canoe and SUP industry Corran Addison: