The National Snow Show has today announced that Britain’s leading professional free skier and Internationally Qualified Performance Coach and Instructor, Warren Smith will be bringing the Warren Smith Ski Academy to the much-anticipated inaugural National Snow Show, set to take place at the NEC in Birmingham on 23-24 October 2021.
With more than 5,000 snowsport enthusiasts already registered, the Show is set to kick-off one of the most anticipated seasons ever, after Covid19 annihilated opportunities to travel in 2020. The Show will play host to a world-class speaker line-up including Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Katie Ormerod, Benjamin Alexander, Billy Morgan, Scott Penman, Jamie Barrow, Graham Bell, Jamie Nicholls, Warren Smith and Ed Drake. Delivering a host of inspiring talks and informative workshops, the speakers will make up a packed timetable across the two days sharing their knowledge and insight into the 2022 Winter Olympics that will be just around the corner.
As well as the Warren Smith Ski Academy, visitors can access the Rail Jam dry slope, Rider’s Lounge in partnership with Red Bull, Shred & Butta Stage in partnership with Shred & Butta, Skate Mini Ramp in partnership with Graystone Action Sports, Alpine Après Bar with live music and a Good Vibes Après Party, all under one roof. On top of this stellar offering a bevy of Tour Operators, Resorts and Destinations will be on hand to help plan the trip of a lifetime to some of the world’s most popular resorts as well as some off-the-beaten-track destinations. Our Official Insurance Providers MPI Brokers will also be onsite to ensure that you can have peace of mind on your next trip too.
Top snowsport brands including newly announced Salomon, Ellis Brigham, RAF Nordic, Blue Sky Ski and BBCo Headwear will join exhibitors Out House Snow, Snowsport Scotland, Oneskee, Bluebell and Moss, Who Ski, AfterJam, Nothin But Snow and Face Freeze. Ski Club GB, Mountain Trade Network, The Wave, EcoSki, We Are Horizontal, ArcX Technology, Skiers Edge, Out House Snow, Ellie Soutter Foundation, DOUK, Trixski, OTP Holidays, Working for Wildlife and Cathalan Hats offering the latest kit, tech and gear over the two days.
With sustainability being at the heart of the event the show will deliver sustainability focused content in partnership with EcoSki, DSUK and Protect Our Winters inspiring and educating our visitors on ways to think in a more sustainable way.
Stephen Morgan, MD at Raccoon Events Active Division commented: “This is shaping up to be one of the best snowsport events ever. Not only will it offer the absolute pinnacle when it comes to inspiring speakers and interactive features but it will bring the community together at a time when human connection and common interest have never been so important.
“We have so much to announce over the coming months and are delighted to welcome on board a host of new brands and sponsors. Keep an eye on our social media channels and websites for some big announcements coming soon.”
Not just aimed at people already involved in the snow scene, the Show will provide an opportunity for those interested to get a taste for snowsports through a series of workshops, skills sessions, dry slope sessions, as well as a mini league for university students to pitch their skills against each other to be in with a chance to win £500 to spend at the show.