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GEAR Up for Outdoor Adventure - Consumer Show

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KB Conferences LLC, a Washington State based conference and event producer,  announced they will host GEAR, June 1-2, 2013. The Comcast Arena at Everett was selected for its proximity to the hundreds of outdoor activity opportunities the local Cascade and Olympic Mountains offer, as well as Puget Sound and the many lakes and rivers that abound in the Pacific Northwest.

The theme, “Get Outdoors,” is appropriate for all the active enthusiasts that will attend GEAR, where they will experience a climbing wall and view kayak, canoe, and scuba demonstrations in the onsite pool. Many will partake in the large 100-seat ‘Adventure Theater’ which will offer hour- long exciting and dynamic presentations.

The two day expo will feature 260+ exhibit spaces designed for outdoor gear retail shops, dealers, manufacturers, unique travel destination providers, and organizations that will cater to the expected 5,000+ attendees of all ages.

GEAR Up for Outdoor Adventure

“This event is long overdue,” said Kent Barnard, GEAR’s executive director. “It has been in the planning stages for several years and now timing is perfect for people looking to the outdoors for relaxation, fitness, and just plain fun.”  Asked what is the biggest draw for exhibitors, Barnard commented, “Can you imagine 5,000+ people coming into your store in one weekend, all interested in looking for travel opportunities, your products or services, ready to purchase for the coming 2013 summer and fall season?”

Adventure travel is a very large component at GEAR that will offer unique destinations, be it for vacations, whitewater rafting tours, exotic camping, B&B’s, hiking and biking trails, fishing charters, resorts, cruises, and even worldwide expeditions to exotic locations in an affordable and safe touring environment. It’s all at GEAR.

More details may be found at or by contacting KB Conferences directly.

Show hours are 10 am - 6 pm daily. Click here for box office information.

Multiple Shows: Starting Saturday, Jun 1, Ending Sunday, Jun 2

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