Policy Events at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2017 - Outdoor Industry Association

Policy Events at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2017

The Outdoor Industry Association is the voice for active outdoor recreation, advancing and influencing policies that will support the growth and success of the outdoor industry, nationally and locally. We emphasize the tremendous economic and health benefits that are gained from investments in our industry – from ensuring funding for and access to public lands and waters, to business policies that promote the growth and success of the outdoor industry for future generations.

Join us at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2017 to learn how together we can influence policy nationally and close to home. 

Policy Events And Education At Outdoor Retailer


Tue, January 10, 2017 · 2:00 PM — 3:00 PM

Come learn what OIA plans to do in 2017 to address issues such as climate change and regulatory issues that impact the way businesses develop and label products including labeling laws, Made in America, product safety and compliance and state regulations such as Proposition 65 in California.

Governor's Panel

Wed, January 11, 2017 · 2:30 PM — 4:00 PM

In this panel discussion, we delve into how states best promote their unique brand attributes while simultaneously contributing to a strong collective voice for the outdoor industry. How do we stay true to our soul, compete and collaborate all in the same breath?


Thu, January 12, 2017 · 11:30 AM — 1:00 PM

The surprising outcome of the 2016 presidential election signals a dramatic shift for climate change policy. The next administration has pledged to defund federal climate change mitigation and will withdraw from international climate agreements. What do we do now?

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OIA Membership

The Outdoor Industry Association is a force for our members and the greater industry in the areas of policy, sustainability and outdoor participation. Becoming an OIA member means joining together to create solutions to issues that as individuals defeat us but as a collaborative 
force we conquer.