On Wednesday, 26 September 2012, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia, in Brdo pri Kranju, awarded the best innovations at national level. The guest of honor this year's, tenth award, was dr. Danilo Türk, President of Slovenia.
Alpina has received a Silver Award for Innovation, created in 2011, junior cross country ski boots DUO. In the awarded innovation participated Alpina experts with their knowledge and years of experience: Janez Novak, Marta Žust, Irena Strel and Bojan Poljanšek.
Award for the best innovation at the national level is the highest recognition to the innovative achievements of Slovenian companies and the promotion of innovation in Slovenia.
On Friday, 21 th and Saturday, 22 th September 2012, Alpina hosted on Rogla sales personnel from countries around the world. The main purpose of the annual meeting with the distributors is to present winter sports and trekking boots collections for the next season, which will be also presented at the biggest sports trade show ISPO in Germany. This year was attended by 36 participants from 17 countries.
Presentation of the collection was also enhanced with a pleasant hanging out while Alpina distributors can get to know each other and exchange experiences. They went back to business world with fres ideas, beautiful impressions and new information about the Alpina products.
Alpina together with healthy lifestyle and sport ambassador, Petra Majdic, and slovenian nordic walking instructors, members of International Nordic Walking Association, prepared a "Hike of stars", where there was no shortage of pleasant socializing, music and good humor. The purpose of sports gathering in the nature is to promote a healthy way of spending free time and promotion of recreational sports, with an emphasis on hiking, nordic walking and cross-country skiing. The event was dedicated to the celebration of the 65th anniversary of Alpina.
On Saturday, 8 September 2012, on Rogla nearly two hundred hikers greeted by sunny morning that promised a beautiful day with beauty of nature on Rogla.
Queen of Nordic skiing and the ambassador of sport and a healthy lifestyle, Petra Majdic, prepared hikers for about two hours long hike. INWA Nordic walking instructors, members of the International Nordic walking Association presented the technique of Nordic walking "10 steps."
Hikers then went on a short hike and those more courageous even on the long hike towards lake "Lovrenško jezero". While walking both instructors Nordic walking as Petra Majdic were sharing their knowledge, experience and advice to hikers. Hikers were absolutely inspired with this simple and very effective practice Nordic walking.
Hanging out, good food and pleasant music continued with the company of the much awaited stars "silver" biathlon athletes. Teja Gregorin, Klemen Bauer and Jakov Fak have competed with their fans in walking on wooden skis and served with stories from the world of sport.