Outdoor Retailer, a division of Nielsen Business Media, has opened online buyer registration for its Outdoor Retailer Winter Market Expo and Backcountry Base Camp scheduled to run Jan. 21-25, 2009.

Outdoor Retailer's online registration saves buyers valuable time and money, and ensures access to the biggest and most important winter outdoor recreation industry gathering of the year. Registration for the show, to be held at the Salt Place Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, is now open for all retailers. Online exhibitor, media and sales rep registration will be available in November.

Buyers planning to attend the show can now register at Outdoor Retailer's Web site, www.outdoorretailer.com. Buyers who register before Dec. 19, 2008 will receive free show credentials in the mail and expo information prior to the show, in addition to peace of mind knowing that they have full access to the show. For buyers who register after Jan. 16, 2009 or register on-site, the fee will be $30.00.

The trade-only gathering kicks off with the Outdoor Retailer Backcountry Base Camp product testing event at Snowbasin and continues for four days of exhibits, product launches, meetings and celebrations at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Outdoor Retailer Backcountry Base Camp – Snowbasin Ski Resort, Utah
Wednesday, Jan. 21

Outdoor Retailer Winter Market – Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City
Thursday, Jan. 22 – Sunday, Jan. 25

“Buyers looking for the best intelligence in a rapidly changing business environment will find it at Outdoor Retailer,” said Kenji Haroutunian, Outdoor Retailer's show director. “Winter Market 2009 opens the year with a technology and creativity-charged lineup of active outdoor brands and product innovations at the Salt Palace, and the Base Camp at Snowbasin. Through seminars, presentations and panel discussions, as well as many other networking opportunities, buyers will be able meet the people behind the brands and have a powerful experience of where the industry is going and how to supercharge their own businesses.”

The Outdoor Retailer Winter Market is the largest industry event playing host to over 17,000 attendees including CEOs, industry leaders, outdoor and winter sports manufacturers, 5,000+ retailers, athletes, and media.

For additional registration information, please contact orreg@nielsen.com or visit www.outdoorretailer.com.