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Mountain trade professionals reconnect at successful LISTEX and SASTEX live events at The Snow Centre

Over 120 mountain industry professionals came together at The Snow Centre, Hemel Hempstead for LISTEX and SASTEX live events on 4 May (and 5th). LISTEX (London International Snowsports Trade Exchange), now in its 10th year, followed its established format of Networking, Trade Exchange meetings and Forum sessions for the two days. Sports Insight was delighted to join the events as a media partner for the first time.

Extreme ski legend Dan Egan kicked off the b2b networking event with an insightful and inspiring keynote speech about his life and how personal experience has shaped his career and ethos towards ski coaching.

James Gambrill from Ski Club of Great Britain presented their latest consumer research into the state of the snowsports market. Positive news including “99% of British skiers intend to ski next year,’ and ‘over half of the UK market intend to take two or more snowsports holidays next season.”

InTheSnow ran the updated [email protected], seeing WhoSki, We Mountain, Ski Quest and National Schools Snowsports Association pitch their new business ideas to the audience.

The Trade Exchange saw snowsports and summer mountain buyers meet with suppliers and media in packed meetings rooms. Buyers including Crystal, Inghams, Mountain Heaven, Iglu Ski, Sunweb, Ski Weekends and Inspire Ski met with destinations and mountain services including Trentino, France Montagnes, Skiset Jungfrau Region, Val d’Allos, Davos, Samoëns and Southern French Alpes.

To find out more and join the next event, email [email protected] or visit www.mountaintradenetwork.com

Dates for your diary:

LISTEX Luxury – 22 June 2022, Southbank Centre

LISTEX & SASTEX – 21 & 22 September, The Snow Centre

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