Outdoor Retailer announced the finalists for its fifth annual Outdoor Retailer Innovation Awards.
An independent panel* evaluated 132 entries to select the 30 award nominees, which include outdoor and winter sports products, fabrics and materials, digital and retail services.
Products will be displayed in the Innovation Gallery during the Outdoor Retailer Snow Show, January 10-12, 2023, in the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on January 11 at the Hyatt Regency Salt Lake.
The company/product finalists are:
Allied Feather + Down: ExpeDry Ultra Dry Down
Blueview Footwear: Blueview Pacific
Born Outdoor: Badger Bed
Burlington: Natural No Fly Zone
Cardo Systems: Packtalk Outdoor
Db: Snow Pro Vest 8L
Fischer Sports: Fischer Two
G3: R3-Ride. Repeat. Recycle.
Garmin International, Inc.: Edge 1040 Solar
Geartrade: Geartrade Consignment Service
GOES (Global Outdoor Emergency Support): GOES.health AppJack Wolfskin: Tapeless Jacket
Land Energy: Connected Core Battery Power Platform
Loose Cannon Systems, Inc.: Milo The Action Communicator
Made Apparel: Custom Made-to-Measure Hard Shell Jacket
Nix Biosensors: Nix Hydration Biosensor
On Running: Cloudneo
Opolis: StokedSnow Goggles StokedPlastic®
OrthoLite: OrthoLite Cirql
PlsReturnMe.com: Open source lost item/person return and authentication IDs
RightOnTrek, Inc.: Backcountry Meals
Sanuk: Veg Out
SheFly Apparel: Go Free Legging
Split Skis, Ltd.: Freetour
Steeped Coffee: Peak State Guatemala Medium Roast Coffee (Steeped)
Stoko: K1 Summit
WNDR Alpine: Intention 108
WoolAid Limited: WoolAid Adhesive Bandages
*The panel judged products on four criteria—Spark (concept, design, appeal), Desire (opportunity, differentiation), Function (innovation, functionality, insight), and Impact (cultural, environmental, business).