Up to June 10, outdoor brands again have the opportunity to participate in the Outdoor Industry Award 2011. The award for the outdoor segment is going to be handed out for the sixth time, organized by Messe Friedrichshafen and the International Forum Design (iF) in Hannover.

Manufacturers and companies can hand in their products in the categories apparel/helmets/footwear, backpacks/luggage, mountaineering equipment, camping equipment, sleeping bags, accessories, sustainable products and material innovations. A jury of experts consisting of retailers, journalists and athletes will choose the winners at the end of June.

The winners will be presented during the OutDoor fair in Friedrichshafen, running July 14-17. The award ceremony will take place on July 14 in hall A2, where also the Outdoor Celebrity of the Year will be honored.

On www.ifdesign.de, you will find an online application as well as further information about the Outdoor Industry Award.