Webinar: Climate Action – Ambition, Collaboration and Practical Steps To Guide Our Industry’s Path to Climate Positive
DOWNLOAD SLIDES Learn More & Join the Climate Action Corps The launch of the Climate Action Corps one year ago kicked off our industry’s bold and collaborative mission toward climate positive by 2050 or sooner, and is now nearly 100 companies strong. The climb to “climate positive” is
The following provisions are related to small businesses and access to Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) second draw loans. For additional information on obtaining PPP loans, view OIA’s webinar from March 2020 with Small Business Administration. Additional expenses are now allowable and forgivable with PPP funds: Covered worker protection expenditure. PPE
Welcome to a new Audio Outdoorist series we’re calling the Climate Klatch. A klatch is an informal gathering, usually involving conversations and coffee. In this series, we’ll deliver monthly conversations about climate action. Our goal is to keep you in the know on what’s happening in the outdoor industry and
David Buteyn Teacher, John Rex Middle School, Oklahoma City Where the Oklahoma River runs through downtown Oklahoma City, there’s an incredible opportunity for kids to get outside and learn how to paddle. Thanks in part to a Thrive Outside grant from the Outdoor Foundation, RIVERSPORT Foundation (formerly the Oklahoma City
The Trump administration announced last week that it would ban all inbound shipments containing cotton or any cotton products – including textiles and apparel – originating from the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC) due to forced labor and human rights concerns. The XPCC is a paramilitary organization that is
Webinar: Understanding and Integrating Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: An Inside Look at the Latest Course in the Outdoor Industry Business Certificate
Speakers: Lise Aangeenbrug, Outdoor Industry Association and Andrés Esparza, Western Colorado University Take the first step in a life-long path towards a better understanding of what it means to belong to a diverse community and the strength, power, inspiration, and opportunity that such a community can provide for the greater
On November 3, Hurricane Eta made landfall off the coast of Nicaragua as a category 4 hurricane, before slowly moving across much of Central America. The constant heavy rains and 140+ mph winds caused catastrophic, life-threatening flash floods, mudslides, and devastating infrastructural damage. Devastatingly, on November 17, the area was
Outdoor Recreation Is an Economic Force; Accounts for Over 2 Percent of U.S. Gross Domestic Product November 20, 2020 How is the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) study different from the OIA economic study? The featured BEA measures include gross output, a measure of outdoor recreation goods and services produced
This article was published Thursday, Nov. 5. For updates as of Nov. 10 and a deeper dive into these insights, watch our Post-Election Analysis webinar. At the time of publication, the Associated Press has declared a presidential victor in all but a handful of states, leaving pivotal Georgia, Nevada, North
Washington, D.C. – Today, OIA Executive Director Lise Aangeenbrug made the following statement after the Department of the Interior (DOI) failed to provide a list to Congress detailing which Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) projects should be funded under the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA): “We are deeply concerned by the agency’s failure to
Welcome to the first in a new Audio Outdoorist series we’re calling the Climate Klatch. A klatch is an informal gathering, usually involving conversations and coffee. In this series, we’ll deliver monthly conversations about climate action. Our goal is to keep you in the know on what’s happening in the
Speakers: Lise Aangeenbrug, Executive Director at Outdoor Industry Association George Cooper, Partner at Forbes Tate Partners Rich Harper, Director of Government Affairs at Outdoor Industry Association Doug Usher, Ph.D., Partner of Polling and Insights at Forbes Tate Partners Summary: Our industry’s top priorities are on the ballot in this year’s election—from
BOULDER, Colo. – Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) commends Congressman Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.) for introducing the “Ocean Based Climate Solutions Act” today. The bill would authorize federal funding for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to invest in ocean-based solutions to greenhouse gas emissions and conservation of coastal communities, as well
We recognize that the Coronavirus pandemic has put many companies, small and large, in a very difficult financial position. Our priority is supporting you through this challenging time. That is why we created the COVID-19 Resource Hub and why we have decided to defer OIA membership payments. Current OIA members
Outdoor Foundation and Winnebago Industries Foundation Support Communities to Thrive Outside EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA, October 6, 2020 – More kids and communities will build meaningful connections to nature through the Winnebago Industries Foundation’s partnership support to Thrive Outside, an Outdoor Foundation collective impact initiative. During the month of October, Winnebago
Pandemic? Holiday Sales? Shortages? Landed Costs? How Traeger Grills Manages Supply Chain Planning in an Unmanageable World
Speakers: Anne Patterson, Principal at InventoryGuru.com; Russ Graf, VP Channel Management North America at NETSTOCK; and Dustin Joyce, Director of Operations Planning at Traeger Grills Sales are flamin’ hot at Traeger Grills, yet supply chain and inventory replenishment are keeping their cool. Learn how KPI-driven dashboard insight helps Traeger balance
Webinar: Virtual Discussion: The 2020 Election and Beyond: What’s at stake for the outdoor recreation economy?
When: Thursday, October 8, 2020, 2:00 p.m. (EST) Speakers: OIA Executive Director Lise Aangeenbrug and Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM) The 2020 election will be one of the most consequential contests for the outdoor recreation economy. Following enactment of the Great American Outdoors Act, our top priorities are all on the ballot – from
Environmental health, human health and economic health are inextricable. For the first time in 50 years, we can’t congregate to honor Mother Earth. But we can — and must — collaborate.
This November, let’s use the power of the $887 billion outdoor recreation economy to influence the vote. check out OIA’s Voter Guide and get informed before you cast your ballot.
When we head out on adventures we make a plan, check the conditions, text a friend, bring the essentials. It’s time we do the same for voting. Make your voter plan and #VoteTheOutdoors.