Call for Speakers: Outdoor University 2015 - Outdoor Industry Association

Sep 26, 2014

Call for Speakers: Outdoor University 2015

Outdoor University®, Outdoor Industry Association’s powerful education platform, is seeking speakers for our 2015 educational opportunities to include; Webinars, Education Seminars at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market and Rendezvous — the Outdoor University Leadership Forum.

Speakers for Outdoor University programs provide an invaluable educational and leadership training service and, in return, speakers receive an unparalleled opportunity to elevate their standing in the outdoor industry as both an expert and potential business partner.

Submission Deadline for 2015 Events

Rendezvous 2015 – deadline to submit is March 30, 2015

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2015 – deadline to submit is May 1, 2015

Outdoor University is looking for speakers with expertise in:

Speaker Requirements
To be considered as a speaker, your submission must demonstrate the ability to:

  • Provide compelling, timely, relevant and unbiased educational content to a business audience made up of executives, emerging leaders, managers, buyers, sales staff, retailers, owners, designers, PR/marketing agencies, and more.
  • Have the ability to effectively “edutain” and engage an audience of 35-150 people for up to 90 minutes.
  • Provide relevant takeaways for the audience attending
  • Refrain from selling products and/or services during the session. Any proposal or presentation that appears as if it constitutes a sales pitch in any way will not be considered.
  • Agree to allow Outdoor University/OIA to record the presentation, video or voice, and add it to the Outdoor University online library for viewing post-event.


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