Frequently Asked Questions

What is (e)revolution?

(e)revolution is an exciting new model of experiential event that showcases up-and-coming gear for specialty retailers and the media and then transitions to a welcoming platform for consumers to learn about brands and gear that get them moving. (e)revolution is an educational and experiential opportunity for those looking to learn and try before they buy.  Co-locating with The Big Gear Show, creates a must-attend experience, powered by the excitement and innovation of the e-bike category and the opportunity to cover many other outdoor gear insights all in one place.

What are the 2023 Show hours and dates?

May 31, 2024 – Industry Day

June 1-2, 2024 – Open and Free To The Public

Who is attending the Outside Festival?

Thousands of interested outdoor enthusiasts have already purchased tickets to the event. Many thousands more will, particularly from the front range and western slope communities of Colorado. The expected attendance over the festival dates is up to 10,000 total attendees.

Are Retailers Invited to (e)revolution?

Absolutely Yes – one of the objectives of (e)revolution is to strengthen the specialty retail channel through discovery of new resources to power a thriving and growing landscape. Retailers who attend will have access to more powerful tools and opportunities for partnerships that keep shops innovative, open and thriving.

What should I expect as a brand exhibiting at (e)revolution 2024?

Brands exhibiting at (e)revolution will have a B2B focus Friday, May 31, with retail buyers and media attending to discover new resources, get smarter about their businesses and network with like-minded partners. The next two days, June 1st and 2nd, will be the Outside Festival, welcoming consumers, and meeting, greeting, educating and delighting thousands of outdoor enthusiasts from around the Front Range of Colorado.

What is the flow of the event like?

Starting Friday at noon events will be happening each day of the combined (e)revolution, The Big Gear Show and Outside Festival.  Friday, May 31st is a gear and brand discovery day for retail store personnel and working media (Journalists and Media Makers).  Saturday, June 1st and Sunday, June 2nd are open to all, with free admission to (e)revolution and ticketed admittance to Outside Festival.

Why is (e)revolution partnered with Outside Festival?

The new model of Outdoor industry celebration and innovation needs to be more inclusive of all stakeholders in a safe, accessible and vibrant experience. That means an organised platform that welcomes all into the tent. Outside Festival brings cultural relevance and experiential activations for participants and the ‘outdoor curious’.

How Do I learn more about (e)revolution’s sister event, The Big Gear Show?

Please check The Big Gear Show website for more information.

Where Do I Stay during (e)revolution/Outside Festival?

There are a number of nearby hotels, like the Sonesta and Embassy Suites Downtown Denver.  Using an app like Hotel Tonight or Priceline will yield the absolute best price.  (We are not in the hospitality business and get no kickbacks or payments from hoteliers)