UK Outdoor Industry Awards 2019

Voting is Open for the 2019 UK Outdoor Industry Awards

Voting closes on Thursday the 28th of February

The finalists for the 2019 UK Outdoor Industry Awards were announced on Wednesday 4th July at the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS).

Public voting is now open for all the products identified below and all the products will be displayed at Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show at the NEC, Birmingham in February (19th – 24th). At the show, the finalists will be showcased to almost 100,000 visitors to give them the opportunity to cast their votes for their favourite products.

The winners of each category will be announced that the OIA’s 2019 Conference & AGM at Shrigley Hall in March (13th – 14th). After the awards ceremony, news of the winners will be shared via various media publications for both the consumer and the industry.

2019’s finalists were selected from over 90 new and innovative products that were entered by manufacturers and distributors from across the outdoor industry.

The prestigious 2019 judging panel includes the following retailers, journalists and gear testers; Steven Reynolds, (International Manager, Alpine Trek), Jamie Shepherd (General Manager, Gaynor Sports) and Paul Casey (Managing Director, Hooked On Granite Ltd. T/A Joe Brown Shops and The Climbers Shop), as well as Chris Townsend (Gear Tester, TGO), Rob Ganley (Editor, The Camping & Caravanning Club), Will Renwick (Editor, Outdoors Magic).

The Finalists


  • HydraPack Velocity IT 1.5L
  • Thermacell Halo Mini
  • Pyramid Lyme Disease Test Kit
  • GP Batteries ChargeAnyway


  • Exped Whiteout 30
  • Ortlieb Atrack 35
  • Eagle Creek Migrate Duffel
  • Lowe Alpine Altus 42


  • Boondock Trailers Road Shower
  • Hydra-Light Supercell Lantern and Charger
  • Soto Thermostack Combo Cookset


  • Edelrid Swift Eco Dry
  • Petzl Meteor


  • Exotogg
  • Black Diamond Deploy Wind Shell
  • Rab Kinetic Alpine Pants
  • Jack Wolfskin Kanuka Ridge Jacket


  • Ordnance Survey OS Maps
  • Garmin InReach Mini


  • Deuter Kid Comfort Active SL
  • Ordnance Survey OS Picnic Blanket


  • Altra Lone Peak 4.0 RSM
  • Skinners
  • Dolomite Veloce GTX


  • Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Uberlite
  • ENO Fuse Tandem Hammock System
  • Vango Nitestar Alpha


  • Lightwave S22 Sigma
  • Terra Nova Laser Compact 2
  • Vango Vienna AirAwning

The Finalist’s Products