Outdoor Retailer Wrap-up

Outdoor Retailer Wrap-up

Outdoor Retailer Wrap-up

Another year of Outdoor Retailer (OR) has come and gone.  For those of you who don’t know what OR is, it is the largest outdoor industry trade show in the whole world! IMG_3770.JPG It is held in our backyard in downtown Salt Lake City.   This year, we also had the industry Demo Day in our backyard as well because it was moved from Jordenelle Reservoir to Pineview Reservoir in Ogden Valley!  We spent all day on the beautiful banks of Pineview paddling and talking to folks from all over the world.  We were super busy and had tons of people stop by to give our boats a test run!  What a day!IMG_3768.JPG

After Demo Day, the indoor show begins.  We spend months preparing and designing both our booth and new kayaks to unveil at the show.  This year we went all out, even more than we have in the past.  We showcased all of the kayaks in our lineup at the Outdoor Retailer show this year and had such a great reaction!  Our booth was bright, exciting and extremely colorful with all of our different kayaks laid out neatly around the booth.  Here are a few pictures so you can see our design.  Our theme this year was a beautiful mountain vacation scene, complete with our own dock and cabin!  Look closely at the photos, you might see a new kayak!  We unveiled quite a few new boats and features this year, but they won’t be available until 2014.  Don’t worry, we’ll have information available soon!IMG_3796.JPG 

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Candace

Candace

Candace_Weaver0006w.jpgName- Candace


Position at Lifetime Products- Watersports Marketing Manager for Lifetime and Emotion brand kayaks

How long at Lifetime Products- Since January 2012!  I came as a packaged deal with the acquisition of Emotion Kayaks where I’d been for over a year.


Topics I blog about- Events and news in water sports, places to kayak, and enjoying the outdoors with friends and family.

My favorite products from Lifetime- Any of the Kayaks and paddleboards.  One of these days I’ll get my hands on a Fold-up Trailer and a Camp and Tailgate Table!

On a Saturday afternoon you can find me- This question will always depend on the season!  When the weather outside is frightful, you can find me at one of the nearby ski resort enjoying the fresh snow and crisp air or snowshoeing through the mountains.  Once the sun is shinning and the birds are chirping, my Saturdays are spent outdoors hiking, backpacking, biking, paddle boarding or my most favorite activity of all, kayaking!  All while enjoying the company of good friends of course!

My favorite escape- Anything whitewater, whether it be kayaking or rafting.  A more relaxing escape would be taking my camera out into the wilderness to photograph everything from wildlife to serene landscapes.

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