Joel Makower, Renowned Business Visionary, Sustainability Expert to Keynote Industry Breakfast

Where business, innovation and sustainability intersect, there you'll find Joel Makower.

December 13, 2016

Outdoor Industry Association will again kick off the 2017 Outdoor Retailer Winter Market show by celebrating the Sustainability Working Group’s (SWG) 10th anniversary at the Industry Breakfast on Day 1, Tuesday, January 10. Speaker Joel Makower, GreenBiz chairman and executive editor, will be addressing the audience and highlighting the industry’s collaborative efforts that have transformed the idea of sustainability from a simple “add on” to an essential business imperative. At the breakfast, OIA will also be launching a new campaign that celebrates the incredible collaborative spirit of the industry featuring real people in our midst doing impactful work together.

OIA is introducing “Industry Lunches” taking place on Days 1, 2 and 3 featuring industry leaders discussing key topics facing the outdoor community.

“The collaborative spirit of the outdoor industry offers, among many other amazing things, a group of leaders and industry professionals who carry with them decades of expertise and experience in a variety of areas. We encourage those attending the trade show to take advantage of this know-how and attend the sessions we’ve arranged,” Amy Roberts, OIA executive director. “OIA also recognizes our industry can learn from other businesses and work to bring thought-provoking and inspiring speakers from outside our four walls to impart valuable lessons.”

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The OIA Industry Breakfast and Industry Lunches will be live broadcast powered by Brandlive.