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The OIA Congressional Scorecard Is Your Resource for Grading Congress

Across the country, the outdoor industry is quickly becoming a political force. From defending our public lands, to working for smart trade and climate policy, the industry’s voice is being heard.. And now, in order to keep our members and the public informed OIA has created our new OIA Congressional Scorecard – the Official Scorecard…

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Social Toolkit for Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 18

Keep up with OIA’s Twitter feed from now until the show, and check your inbox every night during the week of the show for our OR Nightly emails that deliver coverage from the show floor and around Denver.  SOCIAL LOVE WITH OIA  We invite everyone to stop by OIA’s booth during the show to meet our team, snap a selfie in our #VoteTheOutdoors photobooth (and share it…

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OIA Skip Yowell Future Leadership Academy is Now Accepting Applications for Class 4

For Immediate Release Alex Lemley Marketing Communications Manager Outdoor Industry Association alemley@outdoorindustry.org Boulder, Colo. — July 18, 2018 OIA Skip Yowell Future Leadership Academy is Now Accepting Applications for Class 4 As the third SYFLA class completes the program, OIA is accepting applications from emerging leaders in the outdoor industry for the six-month program. Boulder,…

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KEEN: THE FIRST STEP IS THE HARDEST

This is Part 3 of a series. In this series of profiles, OIA takes a close look at a few outdoor brands that have created legitimate programs to reduce their impact on the environment. Invariably, each began with small or isolated efforts, but by more deeply exploring supply chains, studying data, collaborating with other outdoor…

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OIA Member Events

Day Zero – July 22 DEI Sessions Happening Everyday Around the Show All Day Diversity, equity and inclusion are at last receiving the attention they deserve around the outdoor industry. On each day of the show, you’ll find several events focused on changing the status quo and creating an outdoors for all. Here’s a day…

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Events at Outdoor Retailer

Diversity, equity and inclusion are at last receiving the attention they deserve around the outdoor industry. On each day of the show, you’ll find several events focused on changing the status quo and creating an outdoors for all. Here’s a day by day guide to some of the sessions to help you plan your calendar….

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Apparel, Footwear and Travel Goods Will Not Face Additional Tariffs at This Time

President Trump announced today that the United States will move forward with imposing $50 billion in retaliatory tariffs on certain products from China in response to concerns about its intellectual property (IP) practices and forced technology transfers. In a positive sign for the $887 billion outdoor recreation economy, apparel, footwear and travel goods were not…

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Vote the Outdoors and Congressional Scorecard

The Official Scorecard of the Outdoor Recreation Industry.” OIA released its scorecard as it announced a broader Vote the Outdoors campaign during Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Denver. The campaign is aimed at educating elected officials, candidates and voters about the benefits of the outdoor recreation economy and important issues in their communities through social…

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