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.Read More
NATIONAL THRIVE OUTSIDE DAY IS OCTOBER 9
We all deserve to thrive outside.Read More
CLIMATE POSITIVE BY 2030
We chose an ambitious target because we believe we can reach this summit by working together, and we’re assembling resources to guide and support each step of the journey.Read More
2021 Outdoor Participation Trends Report
New research from the Outdoor Foundation reveals record participation rates and long-term challenges.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 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
Audio Outdoorist: 2021 International Shipping Crisis
This is the second in our series about international trade and trade policy. In this episode, our director of government affairs Rich Harper and three members of our Trade Advisory Council, discuss...Read More
OIA Notes from the Hill: August 2021
Outdoorists showed up in record numbers to vote last November in support of the outdoors. As a result, OIA and our members have the opportunity to work with a new administration and Congress to secure wins across our policy agenda.Read More
Webinar: How to Mitigate Financial Risk in the Outdoor Industry Post-COVID
The last year and a half has afforded us an opportunity to deeply reflect upon credit extension policies and best practices for collecting amidst a global crisis. Join North America’s largest B2B r...Read More
Audio Outdoorist: A Conversation with the Trade Advisory Council
Hear from OIA's Director of Policy, Rich Harper, and members of the OIA Trade Advisory Council (OIATAC) as they discuss the council’s important policy role. In this conversation, Rich is joined by:...Read More
Winners Announced: 2021 Path to Positive (P2P) Climate Leadership Awards
We’re thrilled to announce the winners of the 2021 Path to Positive (P2P) Climate Leadership Awards, which recognize Climate Action Corps members who stand out in the categories of transparency, pa...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.