Online voting for the UK Outdoor Industry Awards 2018 is now open, providing an opportunity for outdoor enthusiasts to select their favourite new outdoor products – and potentially win prizes from Ordnance Survey.
The awards are in the final stage of the selection process, following over 100 entries being received across ten categories. All products entered were on display and shortlisted by a panel of expert judges in July 2017 at the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS), the UK’s largest outdoor trade exhibition.
The finalists across the 10 categories are as follows:
Katadyn – BeFree
MSR – TrailBase Water Filter Kit
Petzl – Bindi
Berghaus – FastHike 45
Terra Nova – Laser Velo 30
Osprey – Levity 60
BCB Adventure – FireDragon Folding Cooker
JetBoil – Flash
MSR – Windburner Group Stove System
Snugpak – Basecamp Air Mat
Edelrid – 3D Lap Coiling
La Sportivia – Otaki
Petzl – Ouistiti
Forestry Commission – Gruffalo Spotter
Satmap – Active 20
ViewRanger for Android Wear
Craghoppers – Daintree Long Sleeved Shirt
Lifeventure – OS Map Towel
Vango – Serenity
Garmont – Sticky Stone GTX
Hanwag – Tatra Light GTX
Tecnica – Forge
Mountain Hardwear – Ghost Whisperer
Rab – Mythic
Therm-a-Rest – Parsec
Backpacker – Flying Tent
Terra Nova – Laser Pulse Ultra 1
Vango – Santo
Everyone who votes will have their names entered into a prize draw and 10 lucky entrants will win an OS Maps 12-month subscription, which provides Great Britain’s most detailed mapping at your fingertips and unlimited access to over 1.4 million ready-made routes.
Online voting will remain open until the 28th February, and the winners of each category will be officially announced at the Outdoor Industries Association’s (OIA) annual trade conference on 14th March 2018.
Vote now for your favourite products at www.theoia.co.uk/awards/.