News 25th March 2022

Over 14,000 people attend first ever National Outdoor Expo

More than 14 thousand outdoor enthusiasts attended the first edition of The National Outdoor Expo in partnership with Ordnance Survey at the NEC, Birmingham this weekend (19-20 March 22), immersing themselves in the best that the outdoor industry has to offer. The sun shone, fun was abundant, sustainability was discussed from every angle and visitors…

News 16th March 2022

Raccoon Media Group and Snowsports Industries America partner to transform Snowbound Fest into Snowbound Expo

Guildford, UK and Park City, UT (March 16, 2022) – Raccoon Media Group (Raccoon) and Snowsports Industries America (SIA) are delighted to announce a long-term partnership in conjunction with the B2C event Snowbound. The partnership is a huge win for consumers and exhibitors alike and combines Raccoon’s proven success as a consumer show organizer with…

News 8th March 2022

New contemporary and luxury event drops into the equestrian calendar in 2023

Raccoon Media Group adds The National Equine Show to its rapidly growing portfolio of sports consumer events in the UK and the USA. The event will be a home for equestrians, providing a luxury retail experience, a first-class speaker line-up and experiential features in a premium environment. The show will take place on the 4-5…

News 10th February 2022

EN Award nomination for National Running Show and National Snow Show

The Exhibition News Awards returns for its 15th annual ceremony this year and promises a not-to-miss evening. Two events that Outside & Active have covered in recent months, The National Running Show Birmingham and The National Snow Show, have both been nominated for the coveted awards in recognition of the success of each event. National…

News 27th January 2022

National Running Show returns to Birmingham with thousands of runners flocking to event

The National Running Show Birmingham, in partnership with Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity, took place on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 January 2022, attracting almost 20,000 runners who were able to prepare themselves for a successful year of running alongside running greats from around the world. The weekend-long event was opened in style with Lord Sebastian…

News 21st December 2021

Raccoon Media Group take home two industry Excellence Awards

    Raccoon Media Group, organisers of the multi award-winning National Running Show, National Outdoor Expo, National Cycling Show and National Snow Show portfolio, alongside the Digital Outside & Active platform, has taken home two prestigious awards at the AEO Centenary Party Awards 2021 for Best Lockdown Initiative and the Best Consumer Show Activation. The…

News 11th November 2021

Raccoon Media Group sets out ambitious net zero plan at COP26

Raccoon Media Group’ CEO Mike Seaman spoke at COP26, the UN Climate Change Conference on Wednesday (10 November), setting out a pathway for a more sustainable industry. Speaking at the event, Seaman put forward a strategy that emphasised the need for forward motion and a conscious approach to meet the industry’s net zero aspirations. Raccoon…

Fundraising 26th October 2021

Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity Partners with National Running Show

A new partnership has today been announced between The National Running Show and Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity. The National Running Show Birmingham is held annually at the NEC and brings together a community of runners looking for inspiration, motivation and expert advice. The event is for all runners of all abilities whether you are at the beginning of…

News 7th October 2021

Sports Tours International Partner with Raccoon Media Group

  Sports Tours International has partnered with Raccoon Media Group as the official tour operator for its flagship event The National Running Show at Birmingham’s NEC, plus The Run Show Los Angeles and The National Outdoor Expo in 2022. Founded nearly 50 years ago Sports Tours International is the UK’s leading mass participation travel operator….