Contents FEATURES & DEPARTMENTS 42 48 Sustainability QUOTABLE There's always a lot of talk about green products at the Show, but these brands made a concerted effort to innovate in the name of a better planet. 6 Sound Bites Notable quotes and insights overheard at Summer Market. THE PULSE 51 In the Aisles 8 Headlines The Daily's Sophia Zayas and retailer Betsy Bertram sum up what they saw-and what mattered-at Summer Market. The Inspiration Awards shine a light on the leaders we need most; the U.S. grows a hemp supply chain; Tent City provides a SHOW NEWS 56 54 Best Booth Awards Here are the booth designs that most impressed us at the Show. 56 The Life How can the sponsored athlete continue to survive? 58 The Scene Smokey snaps selfies; Keenfest rocks the carnival; Yeti's water silo saves 2,250 plastic bottles. 16 Portraits 14 These are the people who make the industry a community. 34 Big Picture Show newcomer Latria Graham sees lots of effort-and room for improvement-when it comes to inclusivity at Summer Market. 36 Marketing Mike Geraci takes a hard look at how we try to sell sustainability. 2 / SUMMER MARKET 2019 IDEAS 38 Research We crunch the important numbers for Summer Market 2019. FEATURE 42 Womxn Built This How do we upend the gender biases of product design? BREAD + BUTTER 44 Gear Awards Ogle the best new products we found on the show floor. 62 Bark Page Ruffwear got the hounds out running for a good cause. ON THE COVER The "When Womxn Lead" panel- (left to right) Jen Gurecki of Coalition Snow and Sisu, Jenny Bruso of Unlikely Hikers, Gloria Hwang of Thousand, Kenya and Michelle Jackson-Saulters of The Outdoor Journal Tour and WE Hike to Heal, and Brook Hopper of Liv-are here to reboot product design. Photograph by Carlo Nasisse F R O M TO P : CA R LO N AS I S S E ( X 2 ), L AU R E N DA N I L E K moment of Zen; the American Alpine Club releases its State of Climbing report; and more.