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11 February, 2024


Raccoon Media Group launches National Outdoor Expo Awards

Raccoon Media Group has today announced the launch of the first ever National Outdoor Expo Awards.

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Introducing the National Outdoor Expo Awards

The event will recognise and celebrate the outstanding achievements and contributions in the outdoor community. The awards have been created to honour the people, organisations, and innovations that have left an indelible mark on the outdoor world.

Hosted by Danny Bent and Lucy Mills, the National Outdoor Expo Awards will include the following categories;

  1. Inspirational person of the year
  2. Outdoor community of the year
  3. Innovative product of the year
  4. Retailer of the year
  5. Best outdoor adventure location
  6. Most sustainable initiative for the outdoor market
  7. Outdoor education and training award
  8. Positive impact of the year in the outdoor market
  9. Best outdoor blog/podcast/social channel
  10. Charity initiative of the year

The process for nominations and voting will be open to the public, allowing everyone in the outdoor community to have their say and support their favourite entrants. The winners will be determined through a public vote, ensuring the most deserving candidates receive recognition.

The event will bring together some of the biggest names in the outdoor community in what is certain to be a memorable occasion for all attendees. Nominations for the National Outdoor Expo Awards will open on Wednesday 7th February 2024 and will close on Wednesday 16th February 2024. The public vote will open on Thursday 22nd February until Friday 8th March with winners being announced in a closed reception at the National Outdoor Expo on Saturday 23rd March.

Nathalie Davies, UK Managing Director at Raccoon Media Group, commented: “The National

Outdoor Expo Awards are set to be a spectacular celebration of the passion and dedication that makes the outdoor community so special. From inspirational people to education, training

and innovative products, these awards will shine a spotlight on the best of the best in the outdoor world.”

For more information and to apply for a National Outdoor Expo Award please visit The deadline for applications is the 16th February 2024.

For all media enquiries, contact Senior Marketing Manager Hannah Hopwood at [email protected]

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