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Webinar: Covestro – Sustainable Choices for PU-Coated Fabrics

Environmental LifeCycle Assessment INSQIN® A study comparing ecological performance of waterborne and solventborne PU synthetic coated material from raw materials to coated fabric production. Background to this study – we wished to understand better the environmental impact of INSQIN® from Life Cycle point of view. INSQIN® waterborne PU chemicals are supplied and can be processed without…

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Alaska House Resources Testimony

Thank you, Co-chairs Josephson and Tarr, and members of the Committee, I’m Cailin O’Brien-Feeney, Outdoor Industry Association’s State and Local Policy Manager. I’m pleased to be here today to address economic diversification opportunities through outdoor recreation. You’ve heard a lot of stats today, but here’s one more – outdoor recreation accounts for 2% of US…

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bluesign 101: Intro to Supply Chain Integrity

Jill Dumain of bluesign will provide an introductory dive into the bluesign system, recognized as the most comprehensive method to ensure the chemical integrity of a product’s materials. She will address common challenges to supply chain sustainability and how understanding your chemical footprint – from chemical supplier to finished products – are critical for the success of…

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Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge 2017 Impact Report

The Purpose and Mission Outdoor Nation is a first-of-its-kind, nationwide initiative created by the Outdoor Foundation to engage and activate young adults in the outdoors. Built on the belief that lasting cultural change must be led by those most affected by the outcome, Outdoor Nation empowers campus communities to mobilize and motivate a new generation…

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Outdoor Nation 2017 & 2018

MISSION Engage, empower and activate young leaders to spearhead a nationwide movement on campuses and in communities that results in a new generation of active, outdoor enthusiasts and stewards. VISION By 2020 Outdoor Nation will engage 40,000 students in a combined effort to build a stronger Outdoor Nation – transforming advanced outdoor enthusiasts to peer…

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2017 RETAIL SALES TRENDS

Julia Day from NPD Group, gives an overview of 2017 retail sales trends by category: equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories.  She also discusses retail sales performance and dynamics by channel: athletic specialty/sporting goods, outdoor specialty, sport specialty and ecommerce. This webinar also covers seasonal sales shifts and holiday predictions.

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2017 American Camper Report

PRESENTED BY THE COLEMAN COMPANY, INC. AND THE OUTDOOR FOUNDATION Camping is one of America’s favorite outdoor activities, attracting 40.5 million participants in 2016. Americans participated in the activity in various ways, camping in a conventional tent, enjoying the comforts of an RV, relaxing in a cabin or roughing it in a bivy. The 2017…

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