Outdoor Industry Association And Outdoor Retailer To Conclude Exclusive Partnership

Outdoor Industry Association (OIA), a member-led collective and the outdoor industry’s catalyst for meaningful change, and Outdoor Retailer, the largest U.S. business events and community gathering for the outdoor industry, have announced the two organizations have mutually agreed to conclude their exclusive partnership. Through the 2024 Outdoor Retailer Winter show this November 6-8, 2024, OIA members will continue to receive a 10% discount on booth rates for exhibiting.

“OIA and Outdoor Retailer have enjoyed a longstanding partnership marked by industry-leading education, networking, and community experiences. We appreciate the valuable opportunities that Outdoor Retailer has long provided, and continues to provide, to the outdoor industry and our membership,” said Kent Ebersole, President of OIA. “This next chapter enables our organizations to work to unify our industry, foster growth, and deepen community engagement.”

“Outdoor Retailer is proud to have worked closely with OIA throughout our decades-long partnership and of the collaborative ways we cultivated growth across the outdoor industry,” said Sean Smith, Outdoor Retailer show director. “As we move forward, we will continue to work with industry organizations like OIA and others to provide valuable education and community advocacy at our shows and commit resources that ensure the industry makes progress and thrives. We’re dedicated to serving the evolving market and giving the outdoor community the most robust national stage to gather, learn, and build relationships.”

Brands interested in OIA membership and booth discounts can contact the OIA team, and for more information on exhibiting, contact Outdoor Retailer.

 Outdoor Retailer, the leading U.S. business events for the outdoor and winter sports industry, brings together retailers, manufacturers, designers, distributors, industry advocates, journalists, and more to conduct the business of outdoor recreation through commerce, unique product experiences, dedicated media events, content, and web-based business solutions. Outdoor Retailer provides critical platforms for face-to-face commerce, product launches, networking, and focused industry education to enhance business and support the outdoor recreation economy. Visit outdoorretailer.com for more information.

Based in Boulder, Colo., with offices in Washington, D.C., Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) is a catalyst for meaningful change. A member-based collective, OIA is a passionate group of business leaders, climate experts, policy makers and outdoor enthusiasts committed to sustainable economic growth and climate positivity while protecting – and growing access to – the benefits of the outdoors for everyone. For more than 30 years, OIA has catalyzed a thriving outdoor industry by supporting the success of every member company across four critically aligned areas: market research, sustainability, government affairs, and inclusive participation. OIA delivers success for its members through education, events, and business services in the form of solutions and strategies, consultation, collaboration, and opportunities for collective action.

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