Winter Sports Market

January 24-26, 2011 at the Colorado Convention Center, Denver, CO

Winter Sports MarketSSL has sponsored or endorsed a buying show for its member retailers for over twenty years. SSL has co-hosted the Winter Sports Market (WSM) in various venues, after 8 years in Las Vegas WSM is returning to the front range of Colorado.

Winter Sports Market offers numerous advantages to SSL retailers:

WSM gives SSL owners and buyers the chance to exchange information and thoughts on business trends and issues, suppliers, and products among each other. Knowledge sharing provides SSL retailers with an increased market intelligence to assist in making informed buying decisions.

The opportunity to see product lines and exclusive SSL buying programs from selected suppliers:

  • 20+ major hardgoods suppliers in alpine, snowboard and xc
  • 20+ hardgoods accessory suppliers
  • 40+ softgoods and softgoods accessory suppliers

Products and exclusive buying programs are presented in a professional, organized and private presentation with like-minded buyers in a collegial, rather than competitive, atmosphere.

Special buying opportunities, such as close-outs and special makeup programs, are offered exclusively at WSM. SSL’s exclusive HotBuy! Program feature special “once in a lifetime” – “first come first served” opportunities that can make a major impact on our stores’ bottom lines while helping our preferred suppliers reduce excess inventory.

Winter Sports Market brings together the key people from the best specialty retailers meeting with the key people from the top suppliers.