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News 28th April 2022

Raccoon Media Group ditches aisle carpets in net-zero pledge

Raccoon Media Group, the award-winning health and well-being events company behind shows such as The National Running Show, The National Cycling Show, The National Outdoor Expo, and The National Snow Show, has announced it will remove aisle carpets from all future events. This is the first of many initiatives from Raccoon Media Group as they…

News 1st April 2022

National Egg and Spoon Show egg-splodes onto the scene

Raccoon Media Group, who organise passion-led consumer events in the health and well-being space, is looking to crack another market by launching the first ever National Egg and Spoon Show. Following the rapid growth of Egg and Spoon racing over the past two years, The National Egg and Spoon Show promises to deliver a weekend…

News 31st March 2022

Sir Mo Farah to headline National Running Show South

With just 5 weeks to go until the National Running Show South the organisers have revealed the latest speaker in the line-up. Four-time Olympic champion, Sir Mo Farah, will be joining famous faces from the world of running including Paula Radcliffe, Steve Cram, Shakira Akabusi, Jenni Falconer, Jo Pavey and Danny Bent on 7-8 May…

News 29th March 2022

National Running Show scoops Best Consumer Show Award

  The National Running Show has scooped the Best Consumer Show Award at the Exhibition News Awards 2022. The award recognised the fourth instalment of the flagship show, The National Running Show, Birmingham. The winners of the 2022 Exhibition News Awards were named at the event at Battersea Evolution on Friday 18 March. Hosted by…

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…