Another phenomenal show for Outdoor Revolution at the February 2018 Spring NEC Camping, Caravan & Motorhome Show, where we sold an abundance of units and consumer reaction to our brand new range of lightweight caravan air awnings, driveaway awnings, inflatable family tents and complementary outdoor accessories was simply terrific! A huge thank you to everyone who visited our stands or purchased our products from the show (we know you’ll love them!), as well as our diligent supporting retail partners (Glossop Awnings, PJ Outdoors, Towsure, A&E Leisure, Winfields, Holcros and Davan Caravans); we couldn’t have achieved the results we did without you! We’d like to wish all customers luck in their future endeavours – send in any images of them in situ for a chance to feature on our social media feeds!

Our new collection of air framed family tents on display particularly prospered this year, of which the enormous seven berth Airedale 7 versatile blow-up tunnel tent stole the show due to its sheer innovation; notable features were stated to be the integral front vestibule, handy side annexe (with hanging rail), moveable zip out door panel and enormous interior. It comes as no surprise this tent has already been commended for Camping Magazine’s ‘Best Large Family Tent’ editor’s choice award…The five person Airedale 5 small family blow up tunnel tent impressed customers using a contemporary aesthetic, exceptionally lightweight properties, fast pitching time and ergonomically idealistic size, quickly regaining its status as a firm family favourite. The best selling six man Airedale 6 retained its reputation as the ultimate mid-sized family air tunnel tent through an idealistic footprint, flexible living/sleeping space, assisted-healing ‘Phoenix Mesh’ smart door panels, an enclosable front porch, enlarged king sized bedrooms and downright affordability! The breathable heavy-duty ‘Climate’ four season variation of this model was exceptionally well-received by campers; blending  the appealing features from the original and the luxurious feel of our high performing waterproof Climate material, culminating in plenty of takers desiring a product designed for continental use and hotter climates. The 12 person Airedale 12 three bedroomed airframed pod tent made a fantastic impression amongst larger families as a result of its bargain discounted show offer, enormous size (yet quick to erect using a single inflation point for each pod and central living area), manageable weight/size, expansive tinted windows, an abundance of ventilation points and a built in front canopy for further protection against the elements. Also commended for ‘Best Large Family Tent’; the luxury 6 berth O-zone 6.0XTR Vario once again proves why it is the flagship Oxygen Air-Framed large family tunnel tent through its cavernous living/sleeping space, versatile zip-off alternating front door/porch, durable double rip stop weave, zip in blackout blinds, pump up side eyebrow canopy, panoramic tinted windows, two optional sun/rain canopies (sealable/non), cheap show bundle and much more…Crammed with premium innovations; the ultra-lightweight six berth Cruiz 6.0EX entry level airbeam tunnel tent seemed to provide the ideal allocation of usable space for a large family on a budget or attending a festival, impressing with its reliability, fibreglass pole and sleeve porch, convenient water repellent sewn in groundsheet, toggle in curtains and inner tent dividers.

Our diverse selection of exhibited drive away campervan awnings and fixed/static motorhome awnings proved to be a huge hit and demonstrated to the public as to why they are unrivalled on the market. The adaptable 3x3m square Movelite T1 small family inflatable campervan awning left customers in awe at its single inflation point Oxygen Air Frame, lightweight properties, freestanding gazebo capability (all 4 doors zip fully out), a zip in groundsheet (allowing breathable alternative), steel roof support poles, universal fit with two cowl heights, an optional ambidextrous zip-on annexe and rear attaching tailgate model. Packed with innovative technology; the bestselling compact Movelite T2 family RV (recreational vehicle) air-awning weekenders’ array of attributes amazed consumers; the 3 ergonomic height options (Lowline awning for lower campers and Volkswagen Transporters e.g. VWT1, VWT2, VWT3, VWT4 & VWT5, Midline/Highline awning for taller, coach built/van based motorhomes i.e. Fiat Ducato/Mercedes Vito), inflatable side mini porch, convenient bug and water resistant sewn in groundsheet, exceptionally light weight and variety of optional add-ons (such as a co-ordinating zip-on sun/rain canopy) were all noted as key selling points. Designed specifically as an awning for your VW transporter; the lightweight Movelite T4 standalone family air-framed drive-away awning astounded crowds with its flexible living/sleeping options, an integral front vestibule, self-repairing ‘smart’ mesh side panel, three cowl heights for universal fit, affordable price point and an immaculate, modern aesthetic that looks remarkable on any van. The epitome of large family air beam campervan awnings; consumers admired the 4.95m Movelite T5 Kombi Vario, declaring that the UV resistant double ripstop fabric, variable (tinted) windowed front door/porch, expansive tinted windows, various convenient access points, its size to weight ratio and extensive roster of optional extras were the core benefits that influenced their purchase. The entry level freestanding Cayman Cacos Uno excited visitors through its generous living area, juxtaposed with its compact pack size, incredibly light weight, ease of pitching and giant price reduction. The single inflation point, pole and sleeve front eyebrow canopy, large PVC windows (with zip-in black out curtains) and mesh ventilation left the public stunned at this seasonal pitch campervan awnings’ superb value for money.

Reaction and feedback on our all new pump-up lightweight caravan awnings was spectacular, with most visitors able to find an awning tailored to their needs. Customers were astonished at the stunning aesthetics, reliable performance and unequalled quality of our E-Sport Air lightweight family caravan fiamma air awning range, comprising 3.25m and 4m variations. A tough double rip-stop weave, quick erecting Oxygen Airframe with one inflation point, internal roof support tube kit, compatible left/right hand fitting two man annexe pod and vast lounge area made them highly sought after. Easy to assemble and compact; the luxury air-beam Elan 280 short break caravan (mobile home) porch awning demonstrated why it’s the quintessential unit for a couple, individual or small family on short stays due to its waterproof traditional feel canvas, one single inflation valve, panoramic anti-glare tinted windows and a multi-functional front door (can be zipped halfway, fully out, in or used as a barn style door). The best-selling flagship conservatory for your caravan returned with brand new upgrades; the single inflation point Esprit 420 Pro traditional-feel blow up family caravan awning fascinated caravanners, perfectly fusing the favourable attributes of a full traditional awning, with the benefits of a lightweight awning. Popular features included the massive amount of usable living space, the tough fade resistant polyester material, numerous classic sliding curtains, modern skylights and an optional ambidextrous Pro Conservatory flexible zip-on living/sleeping awning air annexe extension! The visually striking traditional feel Elise 390 3.9m inflatable family caravan-awning was a great success, proving to the public why it is technically superior and unparalleled to its competition. It impressed especially through its skylight windows, universal 2.8m depth (suitable for all UK and European campsites), internal contemporary patterned roof fabric, three (tinted) windowed versatile front door panels and assortment of useful purchasable add-ons; this is the perfect vehicle extension for spontaneous touring getaways! The new aesthetically stunning Evora 390 Pro Climate caravan air-awning weekender renewed its status as the most functional option for caravanning holidays in warmer temperatures or abroad, boasting our exclusive, luxurious feel Pro Climate fibre (combining the breathability of polycotton, with the waterproofing, durability and strength of a man made polyester), oversized air beams for extra stability, an easy to erect single inflation point airframe, left-hand caravan compatibility, topped off by a traditional feel offered through nostalgic roll back sliding curtains, a steel blue/graphite colourway and the high performing ‘Climate’ fabric.

The famed Dynamic Speed Valve strengthened its reputation as the quickest, easiest and most reliable inflation valve available, whilst demonstrations of the reliable Intelligent Frame Relief Valve Protection System (exclusive pressure relief valve) provides the confidence we hold in our inflation system, to our customers; the two of these valves combined is why can offer an exclusive Lifetime Guarantee* on all ‘Intelligent’ air frames! Consumer reaction to our ‘Lumi-Lighting’ range and the Velcro attachment points integrated in our 2018 models was excellent, of which the ‘Lumi-Link Tube Light Kit’ and ‘Lumi Mosquito Light’ are indefinitely the bigger crowd-pleasers. The addition of Twin Piping (6mm x 4mm) to all caravan awnings and driveaways seemed to prosper at the NEC, with many customers using our caravan awning range to complement their motorhome/campervan. The new steel blue/graphite colourway featured on the ‘Elise’ and ‘Evora’ ranges has received fantastic feedback on its immaculacy and modern aesthetic, along with the stylish patterned internal roof fabric. There was also a wealth of praise for our new fabrics, with the ‘Pro Climate’ and ‘800HD’ materials being customer favourites! Our pack away/foldaway furniture range was in high demand, with various luxurious folding chairs selling out within days - noticeable favourites include the innovative Hug Chair, Palermo Tex, Vicenza Lux and Sorrento Lounger models. The brand new Premium Camp Bed provides the perfect solution for optimal back/neck support and comfort when sleeping in our two berth inner tents, ergonomically designed to fit these. The utility Camp Wardrobe and Kitchen Stand units, plus the flat folding Premium Table remain essentials for the outdoors enthusiast!

Missed us at this one? Be sure to visit the Yorkshire Motorhome & Accessory Show, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, HG2 8NZ, from 23rd-25th March, where some of our best-selling driveaway and caravan awnings, as well as complementary accessories will be showcased with further reductions – keep an eye on Facebook for more information - we look forward to seeing you all there!