The Dallas Market Center has announced that due to the present conditions related to the pandemic and restrictive guildines in Texas along with other states from where their attendees and exhibitors come from, it is unable to host Toy Fair Dallas this October. Toy Fair Dallas is set to return to the Dallas Market Center in October 2021. More Information | https://www.toyassociation.org/ta/events/fall/toys/events/toy-fair-dallas-home.aspx
There’s been a lot of questions circulating about how ICAST Online will function as a virtual trade show this year. The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) released a news release providing more detail into what attendees and exhibitors can expect from this year’s show. MORE INFORMATION | https://www.outdoorhub.com/news/2020/06/02/icast-online-transitioning-icast-2020-physical-virtual-show/
Outdoor Retailer Online is coming next month! From July 21-23, the outdoor community can connect, collaborate, and have important conversations the show is known for. This summer its all online in an interactive environment. Log in to discover, learn, and connect. MORE INFORMATION | https://www.outdoorretailer.com/2020/06/09/outdoor-retailer-online-is-happening-july-21-23/
According to a letter sent out by the president of the American Sportfishing Association, the decision has been made to cancel the ICAST 2020 trade show. There will still be a version of the ICAST show online in July. The decision was made due to the COVID-19 concerns and the ongoing stay-at-home orders that lead to the physical shows cancellation. Click the following link to read the full letter regarding the cancellation - https://www.wired2fish.com/news/asa-votes-to-cancel-icast-physical-show-for-2020/
As of early April, Outdoor Retailer has made the decision to cancel their Summer Market that was scheduled June 23-25 in Denver, Colorado. ICAST will continue, as of today, to go on as planned July 14-17 in Orlando, Florida. Directors for the show will reevaluate sometime in May. The Big Gear Show will continue to go on as planned July 22-24 in Salt Lake City. We will continue to keep you posted on any other changes to the industry.