Since it's conception Raccoon Media Group has had strong core values, which are central to the way we operate and do business. In 2023, we won the EN Indy Award for Best Employer and Exhibition News Award for Company Culture, based on a range of initiatives:
- Living Wage - we are a Living Wage Accredited employer
- Shares for employees - our employees will share in our future growth
- Achievement-based not hours-based - the office is open for employees to use, but we embrace flexible working for employees
- Progression opportunities - we move fast and try to promote from within
- Retention - In 6 years only one person has resigned from the company and that was for personal reasons
- Health and Wellbeing - Free fruit and soft drinks in the fridge. Exercise hour offered in addition to a lunch hour.
- Mental health and fun - regular socials, team bonding events and wellbeing initiatives such a meditation courses.
We have a number of exciting events including:
The National Cycling Show
The National Cycling Show is an immersive retail experience enabling consumers to try and buy everything from bikes to accessories.
The National Snow Week
National Snow Week is a week celebrating everything the UK snowsports scene has to offer.
The home of winter and outdoor sports, this retail-led experience brings together inspiring athletes and expert coaches with the latest kit and technology all under one roof.
The National Running Show Birmingham
Our flagship event, this is the UK’s leading B2C running exhibition held at The NEC. We look forward to welcoming runners back to this show in 2024.
The Run Show USA Boston
Next stop on our USA tour is Boston and we can't wait to bring the show back to the Hynes Convention Center in 2024
The National Equine Show
The premium shopping experience for people who love horses. the National Equine Show provides an un-rivalled premium environment for equestrians to discover and shop the right products. It’s the only event that provides equestrians with a premium shopping experience on a major scale with over 135 brands in one place.
National Outdoor Expo Birmingham
The National Outdoor Expo is a utopia for outdoor enthusiasts and provides all of the inspiration, kit, tech, nutrition and advice needed to get outside and get active.
Boston Outdoor Expo
The Boston Outdoor Expo is coming to Boston, MA, Spring 2024. This is the biggest community meet-up of the year, bringing together inspirational speakers, cutting edge technologies and the best outdoor gear, all under one roof. If you love hiking, climbing, open water swimming, paddle boarding, camping, mountain biking or just being outside, this event is for you!
Outside & Active
Inspiration for the outside and active community. This digital platform provides articles, reviews, tips and advice on walking, climbing, running, camping, eating outdoors, cycling, snow sports and water-based activities.
Run Show TV
A blend of Original Documentaries and Exclusive Interviews with incredible and inspirational runners and their amazing adventures.