Here at OIA, our research team focuses on providing you with insights into the outdoor consumer: what drives their choices, what gear they choose, and what they value about their outdoor experiences. With our new monthly newsletter — Research Roundup — we aim to deliver the best data from our

We're happy to announce two returning board members and two new incoming members, who will take their seats officially at the upcoming board meeting in September.

Our hard work to promote outdoor recreation and the industry’s policy priorities is reaping benefits.

With its united voice, the outdoor industry helped secure a historic investment in climate and sustainability.

Dear OIA members, With deep appreciation and mixed emotions, I am writing to you today to share that I will be resigning as executive director of Outdoor Industry Association as of August 19, 2022.Despite the many challenges we have seen as an industry and nation over the last two and a

Here at OIA, our research team focuses on providing you with insights into the outdoor consumer: what drives their choices, what gear they choose, and what they value about their outdoor experiences. With our new monthly newsletter — Research Roundup — we aim to deliver the best data from our

Our hard work to promote outdoor recreation and the industry’s policy priorities is reaping benefits.

Welcome to the State & Local Dispatch, a quarterly newsletter with key state-level updates that impact our industry and communities. 

As 2022 state legislative sessions wrap up and we reflect on major policy wins across the U.S., The Great Maryland Outdoors Act is a clear standout. OIA staff connected with Daryl Anthony, executive director of the Maryland Office of Outdoor Recreation, and western region manager Christy Bright at the Maryland

Read highlights from The Summit, our industry’s next steps, and how you can get engaged. Take a look at photos from the event and a thank you to our sponsors here. In service of OIA’s mission to support the long-term success of outdoor businesses and ensure the outdoor experience for

Our hard work to promote outdoor recreation and the industry’s policy priorities is reaping benefits.

Dear Outdoor Industry Colleagues,  Today is an opportunity for us to take stock of our industry’s progress on climate and look forward to the work that lies ahead. Over the last year, we saw the power of collective climate action, and the reality we face if we do not keep

On this Earth Day, we on the OIA Government Affairs team are reflecting on notable state-level policies, regulatory changes, and investments that are accelerating important progress on climate, conservation, education, and outdoor access. To celebrate, we want to share some of these significant highlights with you in hopes that it

Our hard work to promote outdoor recreation and the industry’s policy priorities is reaping benefits.

Collective impact brings people together—in a structured way—to achieve social change.

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Together, we can demand greater accessibility to the natural world for all and help more people to get outdoors — because everyone deserves a breath of fresh air.

Emerald Expositions is moving Outdoor Retailer to Utah. Read our FAQ and full statement.

Supporting federal outdoor legislation, amplifying the industry's voice on trade, state and local updates, and more.

February is Black History Month! Join us in celebrating some of the Black environmentalists, advocates and thought-leaders who have championed work to protect our public lands and increase equity and access in the outdoors.

With continued discussion of the Build Back Better plan in Congress, policymakers are responding to the outdoor industry’s call to make historic investments to combat climate change, which is a major existential threat to the outdoors, our communities, and the outdoor recreation economy. These proposed funds are committed to build

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