What We Do

More than 140 million Americans make outdoor recreation a priority in their daily lives—and they prove it with their wallets. Each year, Americans spend $646 billion on outdoor recreation resulting in $80 billion in federal, state and local tax revenues. This spending drives highly sought-after jobs for 6.1 million people.

Economic Drivers

Outdoor recreation is a growing and diverse economic super sector that is a vital cornerstone of successful communities. Outdoor Industry Association is the leading trade association and voice of the outdoor recreation industry. To meet the growing and diverse needs of our industry, OIA sharpened its strategic focus to help members keep pace with the world around us. Please visit the corresponding pages for more details on our focus areas and see how you can get involved by becoming a member. See all of the benefits our members enjoy.