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Eastern Mountain Sports to Make Debut Appearance at The Boston Outdoor Expo, Showcasing Premier Outdoor Brands and Interactive Tent Showcase


Boston, MA – Set to be a highlight event for the Spring season, the debut of The Boston Outdoor Expo will take place at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, April 27-28, 2024. The organizers have announced a collaboration with Eastern Mountain Sports which promises to bring an exciting array of top outdoor brands and interactive experiences to attendees in the Seaport, Boston. The weekend experience and expo offers something for everyone and covers hiking, trail running, camping, mountain biking, climbing, swimming, fishing, outdoor cooking and more.

EMS, a trusted retailer in the outdoor industry, is gearing up to retail at The Boston Outdoor Expo by showcasing a selection of renowned brands including North Face, Smart Wool, Cotopaxi, and Big Agnes. From high-performance apparel to innovative camping gear, the New England outdoors community can expect to find everything they need to embark on their next adventure.

In addition to featuring a diverse range of products for sale, EMS is set to elevate the expo experience with an interactive tent showcase. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore a variety of tents firsthand, walking around and even stepping inside to get a feel for their size, comfort, and suitability for camping in the USA. This immersive experience is sure to be a hit with campers and families alike, providing valuable insights into the latest camping gear on the market.

“We are stoked to be a part of The Boston Outdoor Expo and introduce our diverse range of outdoor brands to the community,” said John Kalnins, Marketing Representative at Eastern Mountain Sports. “For everyone from seasoned adventurers to outdoor enthusiasts exploring for the first time, we’re excited to provide attendees with access to quality gear and expert advice to enhance their outdoor experiences. We’re delighted that Raccoon Media Group are bringing the outdoors industry together in Boston, MA”

“Having Eastern Mountain Sports join the line up for our debut event brings a valuable retail element to the expo and introduces premium brands for the visitors to shop,” said Stephen Morgan, Managing Director for the expo.”EMS’ reputation in New England for quality products and dedication to customer satisfaction make them an ideal partner for the launch event. Visitors will enjoy over 100 brands, a ton of features to get hands on with and over 20 inspirational speakers covering everything from women in the outdoors, inspiring fireside chats with legends, bush craft skills and more.”

Eastern Mountain Sports adds to the line up of over 100 brands including CLIP, Altra, Hoka, ChiLiving, Cutco Cutlery, Come Alive Outside, DryFox Co, Hiker’s Hummus, Inn Seasons Resorts, Hiker Trailers, Levelle Nutrition, Maine Kayak, Maine Outdoors Brands, New England Mountain Bike Association, Nikwax, Nivis Gear, Neve, Rugged Road Outdoors, Stio, Volo Sports and much more

The expo offers a weekend of interactive fun for all families including bushcraft skills workshops delivered by Tim Swanson & Owl Eyes Wilderness, e-bike demos with CLIP, adventure walking and snowshoeing demos with Cross Country Ski Association plus yoga and balance classes in the Zen Zone with Adina Crawford. Visitors can enjoy the Come Alive Outside Trail and complete their Adventure Passport to win prizes, they can try out MTL balance boards, whilst ChiWalking & ChiRunning sessions are available to pre-book to enjoy throughout the weekend. Volo Sports brings a whole pickleball court for beginners to try out the sport and regular matches will be played inviting all visitors to join in and have a game.

The main Inspiration Stage will host a packed agenda through the weekend set to amaze visitors with enthusiastic talks and skills sessions for all ages. Incredible athletes and legends who have achieved huge feats include British explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes, ex-recon Marine and conservationist Rudy Reyes, outdoor activist and author Mirna Valerio, adaptive ice climber Kimber Cross, two-time OLY cross country mountain biker Lea Davison and many more.

The Boston Outdoor Expo is scheduled to take place for the first time April 27-28, 2024 at the BCEC, offering a full weekend of outdoor excitement, education, and entertainment for attendees of all ages.

Whether you’re a seasoned outdoor enthusiast or just starting to explore the wonders of nature, The Boston Outdoor Expo promises something for everyone. Tickets are available at www.thebostonoutdoorexpo.com

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