Live date: Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 1:00 PM MDT
Description: Join OIA and industry experts to gain exclusive insights on the current state and the future of the outdoor workforce. Explore major trends in workforce hiring and retention and learn where the industry stands in its efforts to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion. Panelists will discuss key findings from the newly-released Outdoor Industry Workforce Assessment, and what these findings mean for outdoor businesses and the industry at large.
Moderator: Kelly Davis, Research Director, Outdoor Industry Association
Jasmine K. Brown, M.S., Doctoral Student, Department of Forestry, Michigan State University
Chris Perkins, Senior Director, Outdoor Recreation Roundtable
The Outdoor Industry Workforce Assessment was conducted by Oregon State University’s Center for the Outdoor Recreation Economy with input and support from Outdoor Industry Association, Outdoor Recreation Roundtable, Basecamp Outdoor, Path to Peak Education + Consulting, and the Confluence of States. Financial support for the development and execution of this survey was provided by a grant from The VF Foundation.