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To the outdoor industry, protecting our nation’s public lands is our business! These vital lands are the very foundation of our massive outdoor recreation economy, which employs over 7.6 million Americans and generates over $887 billion dollars in consumer spending. 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.
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.
Industry leaders from Western Spirit Cycles, Wylder, Clif Bar, The North Face and REI come together on a panel moderated by OIA Government Affairs Manager Jessica Wahl to discuss how their businesses live their brand ethos, especially when taking a stand to protect public lands. Learn what measures your peers are taking to live their brand and how you can too.
Repairing outdoor gear since 1986, Rainy Pass Repair has seen its fair share of gear failures and has learned quite a bit about what works and what doesn’t when it comes to maintaining and repairing outdoor gear. Join us for this hour-long seminar to hear from the repair experts about what they’ve learned from over 30 years of repairing gear and how to design for durability and repair.
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