NEMO was named the overall winner of the 2005 ISPO BrandNew Award, an award which recognizes the most innovative products in the outdoor industry from around the world. This important honor brought worldwide recognition to NEMO and marked the beginning of a very long series of awards, honors and media attention which has continued to this day. Sales opened in May on the NEMO website for very limited quantities. NEMO tents began traveling the world on expeditions, adventure races, backpacking and cycling trips. The size of the office space tripled to accommodate warehousing, rain chamber testing and photography.