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Notes From The Summit: What Happened and What’s Next

Read highlights from The Summit, our industry’s next steps, and how you can get engaged. Take a look at photos from the event and a thank you to our sponsors here. In service of OIA’s mission to support the long-term success of outdoor businesses and ensure the outdoor experience for all, we hosted The Summit…

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Outdoor Retailer Industry Lunch: Engage Into Action With The Outdoorist Oath

The recently announced “Outdoorist Oath” is a new way for ALL people to engage in supporting a thriving planet and thriving people. Watch our panel from Outdoor Retailer Snow Show 2022 to learn more about this action plan to advocate for the planet, inclusion, and adventure. This session provides an in-depth look at why The…

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OIA in D.C. Notes From The Hill: November 2021

President Biden signed the landmark bipartisan Infrastructure Investments and Jobs Act into law, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released new outdoor recreation economy data, and outdoor recreation and climate change remained big topics of conversation among lawmakers.

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Thank You For Celebrating National Thrive Outside Day

Thanks to our community partners and participants, Thrive Outside Day events were a success nationwide! Communities in Atlanta, Grand Rapids, Maine, Oklahoma City, Philadelphia, San Diego, St. Louis and Twin Cities celebrated the transformative benefits of the outdoors through activities ranging from outdoor programming and skill development sessions to social media takeovers. See highlights from…

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OIA in D.C. Notes From The Hill: October 2021

October was a month of debate and negotiation on Capitol Hill. Following the drama of September’s missed deadline to pass an infrastructure bill in the House of Representatives, OIA staff and members went to work to ensure the outdoor industry’s voice is being heard.

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OIA in D.C. Notes From The Hill: September 2021

Outdoor Industry Association has been working tirelessly to put our members’ voices at the forefront of policy discussions, including through media engagement like this op-ed authored by the CEOs of Burton Snowboards, Klean Kanteen, and NEMO Equipment – winners of this year’s Climate Action Corps’ Path to Positive Leadership Awards.   Climate is Top of Mind on the Hill  …

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