Feedback and Results

After each show retailers and exhibitors provide valuable feedback about all aspects of the event. Take a moment and review the post-show reports to see how actual attendees appraised their experiences at PSR. 

We recommend reading these if you’re considering attending or exhibiting at Paddlesports Retailer 2019.

Post-show Report 2018

Paddlesports Retailer moved to Oklahoma City in 2018. We introduced the combined flatwater/whitewater demo at Riversport Rapids in OKC’s $100 million Boathouse District.

2018 also saw the first New Product Showcase presented by Rapid Media and the first Paddling Magazine Product and Industry Awards dinner.

post-show Report 2017

Madison, Wisconsin’s Alliant Energy Center—home of Canoecopia, the world’s largest paddlesports consumer show--hosted the first Paddlesports Retailer in August 2017.  

Demo Day was presented at nearby Willow Island. The show’s first year success was proof-of-concept for a high-quality trade show for paddlers, by paddlers.