Oboz—the ‘True to the Trail’ outdoor footwear company based in Bozeman, Montana—is pleased to announce it is the exclusive footwear sponsor in 2017 and 2018 of the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival and the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour for both 2017 and 2018. The multi-year partnership extends into October 2019.
The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival takes place each fall at the Banff Center for Arts and Creativity in Banff, Alberta, Canada. This year, the Festival kicks off on October 28th. Over nine days, through November 5th, the Festival is filled with stories of remote journeys, ground-breaking expeditions, and cutting-edge adventures told through the eyes of adventurers, authors, photographers, and filmmakers from around the globe. The 2017 program features legends and pioneers including Sir Chris Bonington, Tommy Caldwell, Tamara Lunger, Mayan Smith-Gobat, and many more. For more information, visit https://www.banffcentre.ca/banff-mountain-film-book-festival.
Following the Festival, the Banff Mountain film Festival World Tour hits the road to bring the excitement of the Festival to audiences around the globe. Complete location and schedule information can be found at https://www.banffcentre.ca/banffmountainfestival/tour.
“Oboz is thrilled to give ongoing support to the Banff programs that bring so many excellent films and stories to people around the world,” said Christian Mason, Oboz’ Vice President for Sales and Marketing. “Banff entertains, educates and inspires audiences to seek their own next adventures.”
Oboz was founded in 2007, and ever since, the company has created ‘True to the Trail®’ outdoor footwear inspired by the vast 18 million acre Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem surrounding the company’s Bozeman, Montana home. It’s a wilderness ripe for exploration and inspires Oboz to build shoes and boots that deliver unmatched fit, unrivaled feel and exceptional performance on any trail, anywhere. Oboz ‘plants’ a tree for every pair of shoes it sells to benefit Trees for the Future, an international aid organization that improve the lives and environment of communities in Sub Saharan Africa through beneficial tree planting. For more information, visit http://www.obozfootwear.com.