2017 Summer Market Day 1 Activities

Wednesday, July 26


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Together We Are A Force for Public Lands

Monday, July 24
7:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m.—Marriott Downtown at City Creek, Grand Ballroom

Join us to hear Secretary Sally Jewell set the record straight on Bears Ears and rally the industry to continue to use our political power to fight for public lands. Governor Steve Bullock will show how outdoor recreation helps drive Montana’s economy. Also in the house are The North Face climbing athletes Cedar Wright and Alex Honnold. With humor and humility, they will share their experiences and adventures on some of America’s most beautiful landscapes and bring to life why they advocate strongly for public lands.


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9:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.—Marriott Downtown at City Creek

FREE professional training opportunities for all Outdoor Retailer attendees. Educational sessions are based on these tracks: Retail, Supply Chain, Trends, Brands, and Advocacy Engagement.


fr sustainability tentRetailer Skills Course: Overview of GEAR Sales Program

11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.UMOCA Auditorium
Presented by The Mann Group

It’s time to bring a new level of success to your store. There are three steps involved in a training process: TEACH, PRACTICE and FEEDBACK. Each component builds on the one before it and all of the components reinforce each other. The combination of all three creates a training experience that is dynamic, powerful and successful.


OIA Industry LunchOIA Industry Lunch:
Thrive Outside – OIA Release of the Outdoor Recreation Economy Fifty State Reports

11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.—Marriott Downtown at City Creek, Salon D

The outdoor recreation economy is an $887 billion economic powerhouse that supports 7.6 million American jobs and more than $65 billion in federal tax revenue. Join Outdoor Industry Association for the public release of updated recreation economy data for each of the 50 states and learn how outdoor recreation promotes healthy communities and healthy economies across the nation.


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Are You Hosting an Event or Happy Hour?

Let us know what you and your company have planned for Outdoor Retailer events and happy hours and we’ll add them to our list of member events! Deadline to submit events is July 18th.