As an OIA member, you have access to tools and resources to help you and your company thrive. Take advantage of networking events, education opportunities, research reports, case studies, business savings and brand recognition opportunities. Most important, become part of a community of peers who want to share in each other’s successes.Read More
New Data: Outdoor Participation and Purchasing Behavior this Holiday Season
Learn what activities winter outdoor enthusiasts plan to participate in during the winter months, what they plan to buy this holiday season and more.Read More
JOIN US AT OUTDOOR RETAILER SNOW SHOW
Outdoor Retailer is where the outdoor industry gathers to learn, connect and be inspired. Join us January 26 – 28, 2022 in Denver, CO for live education sessions on the topics that matter most to our community.Read More
Double Your Impact to Get Youth Outdoors
Thanks to a generous donor, every dollar donated to the Outdoor Foundation now through December 31st will be doubled! Join us in working to grow and diversify the outdoor community nationwide.Read More
What We Do
Outdoor Industry Association collaborates with members and key stakeholder groups to move the needle in our key focus areas of outdoor recreation and trade policy, sustainable business innovation and outdoor participation while providing meaningful benefits to help your business thrive. Read below for more details on our focus areas and how you can get involved by becoming a member.
From recreation access to balanced trade, the issues that affect our businesses and our customers are constantly on the dockets of local, state and federal state houses. Outdoor Industry Association educates and lobbies lawmakers to pass sound policies that support our industry’s growth and viability.More On Policy
Empowering every outdoor company to take bold steps to achieve positive impact. We enable this through two goals:
- 1. Embedding sustainability into business.
- 2. Demonstrating measurable impact.
We’re on a mission to connect not only individuals, but also entire communities to the outdoors and inspire a nationwide outdoor habit. Grants will be given to increase the collaborative ability of a network of diverse groups to get more kids outside more often and engage their families to increase the likelihood of a long-term love of the outdoors. The Outdoor Foundation and our partners are fueling a movement to ensure that people from all walks of life thrive outside.More on Participation
Online and in-person learning about policy, participation, sustainability and general business operations to help advance your career, your company and the outdoor industry.More on Education
As an OIA member, you have access to resources to help you and your company thrive. Access valuable industry research on consumers, sustainability, participation, and the economy.View Research Reports
A Force For The Outdoor Industry
OIA Policy Alert: Sign Letter to Support Priorities in Build Back Better Act
NOW is the time to voice our industry’s priorities for the Build Back Better Act! Ensure your company’s support is heard and sign on to our letter to Congress by close of business on Wednesday, December 8th.Read More
Thank You For Celebrating National Thrive Outside Day
Thanks to our community partners and participants, Thrive Outside Day events were a success nationwide! Communities in Atlanta, Grand Rapids, Maine, Oklahoma City, Philadelphia, San Diego, St. Loui...Read More
Greetings from the White House — Letter from OIA Executive Director Lise Aangeenbrug
Outdoor Industry Association Executive Director Lise Aangeenbrug and Outdoor Recreation Roundtable Executive Director Jessica Turner[/...Read More
OIA in D.C. Notes From The Hill: October 2021
After months of negotiations and debate, the House of Representatives officially passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. OIA and our members have been working tirelessly to ensure this b...Read More
Climate Action Should Be Key Part of Reconciliation Bill, Says Outdoor Industry
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 25, 2021 BOULDER, Colo. – The Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) issued the following statement today in support of including significant climate provisions in t...Read More
OIA in D.C. Notes From The Hill: September 2021
Outdoor Industry Association has been working tirelessly to put our members’ voices at the forefront of policy discussions, including through media engagement like this op-ed authored by the CEOs o...Read More
Become A Member
As an OIA member, you have access to tools and resources to help you and your company thrive. Take advantage of networking events, education opportunities, research reports, case studies, business savings and brand recognition opportunities. Most important, become part of a community of peers who want to share in each other’s successes.