KNOWSHOW is an incredibly important show for the Nixon brand. Geographically, we are covering the largest territory in the world for one rep group. KNOWSHOW hits all of the mandatory items we expect at a trade show - timing, key retailers and venue. In addition, the show does what many can not: the group is nimble, creative and willing to think outside the box if it will benefit the retailers.
— Brian White, VP North American Sales Nixon
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Add impact to how you showcase your brand with a unique marketing or sponsorship activation. There are plenty of customizable sponsorship options available.


Booth space at the KNOWSHOW is limited to selected brands.  
If you are interested in having your brand at KNOWSHOW, please Apply to Exhibit and our sales team will be in touch.


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The KNOWSHOW accommodates the largest gathering of retailers, tastemakers and media involved with the lifestyle, fashion and action sports industry north of the 49th Parallel. This presents a great opportunity to see your brand’s message driven to Canada’s leading retailers. We offer many different sponsorship and exhibit opportunities and welcome customized concepts to meet your specific needs.

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If you want to meet retailers, you have to be here

Bi-annual shows in both Vancouver and Toronto attract retail leaders from around the country that will determine what end consumers will find in coming seasons.  The show's attendees are Canada's tastemakers and have their fingers on the pulse of what is happening locally, nationwide and internationally. KNOWSHOW is the ultimate forum for Canada’s leading brands to market their iconic products to countless fans and followers.

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Better trained staff.
Happier customers.
More sales.

Meet NewKnow, a training and communications app built for retailers and brands. NewKnow makes training, onboarding, and communicating across your retail network simple, fast, and accountable

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The Fix brand was created with the basic premise, to create a really good binding and offer it at a really good price.  Now in it’s 4th year of business, Fix is sold in over 28 countries.  The winter Knowshow is the first time that our brand new patent pending bindings will be shown along with improved fit and finish across the entire line.


antisocial media solutions

AntiSocial Media Solutions is a digital branding and marketing agency that grows the online presence of companies across Canada and internationally. They specialise in storytelling through social video production and creating an authentic connection between clients and their customers.



Vans®, a VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC) brand, is the original action sports footwear, apparel and accessories brand. Vans authentic collections are sold globally in 84 countries through a network of subsidiaries, distributors and international offices. Vans also owns and operates more than 600 retail locations around the world. The Vans brand promotes the action sports lifestyle, youth culture and creative self-expression through the support of athletes, musicians and artists and through progressive events and platforms such as the Vans Park Series, Vans Triple Crown of Surfing®, the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing, Vans Pool PartyVans Custom Culture, Vans Warped Tour®, and Vans’ cultural hub and international music venue, House of Vans.