Outdoor Industry Summit - In Person
Registration is $75.00 includes full day attendance, outdoor exhibition, merch giveaways, meals and break-out sessions. Team discounts and scholarships are available - if needed. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details. Get ready for an epic experience at the Outdoor Industry Summit! We’re tackling urgent challenges head-on and unlocking exciting opportunities. Join us to be inspired and empowered as we showcase innovative businesses and public sector models that are revolutionizing the Outdoor Industry in Colorado. Calling all Colorado Small Businesses and Industry Supporters! Don’t miss out on this awe-inspiring event set amidst Colorado’s majestic 14ers in Leadville, CO, the highest incorporated city in North America, at 10,152 feet. We explore the realm of sustainable business practices + responsible tourism through our four curated tracks of focus: Innovations in Responsible Tourism: Colorado’s tourism boom is straining resources, but we’ve got the solutions! Discover groundbreaking approaches to protect our public lands and rural areas while ensuring a thriving tourism industry. Empowering Sustainability In Business: Businesses today face crucial challenges. But fear not! We’ll equip you with the tools and inspiration to remain relevant, thrive, and make a positive impact on the world. Inspirational Business Models: Ready to supercharge your sales and revenue? We’re shining a spotlight on B2B opportunities and mind-blowing business models designed specifically for the outdoor industry in Colorado. Get ready to expand your horizons and boost your bottom line! Collaborative Partnerships + Funding: Together, we can achieve so much more. Discover the power of collaborative public/private sector partnerships, as well as funding and grant offerings designed to support the outdoor industry. Let’s join forces and make a real difference! We are thrilled to bring you a diverse lineup of keynotes, guest speakers, + panelists. Our hope is to inspire + empower the next generation of problem-solvers + innovators + contribute to a better future for all. 8:00am Check In/Registration Leadville CMC Campus 901 US-24, Leadville, CO 80461 Climax Building 8:30am Main Stage Gym – Welcome from Our Emcee Cassie Strid, Sr. Account + Merchandising Manager, Elastic Suite + Outdoor Industry Merchandising Manager Welcome from the Colorado Mountain College (CMC) Team Elevating Business Resources, Hannah Krieger, State Director, Colorado Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network Conor Hall, State Director, Colorado Outdoor Recreation Industry Office The Outdoor Industry Summit: Exploring Sustainability + Responsible Tourism in Business, Jamie Billesbach, Director, Central Mountain Small Business Development Center Morning Keynote: Main Stage Gym Can A Wild Thought Change the World? Connecting People to Themselves, The Great Outdoors, Their Wildest Dreams They Never Thought Possible Dani Reyes-Acosta – Nomad Creativa | Afuera Productions Filmmaker. Athlete. Cultivator. 10:00am Break + Outdoor Exhibitor Hall 10:30am Main Stage Gym – Telling Your Story to Inspire + Connect with Your Audience, Olivia Omega, Senior Director MarComm, Denver Scholarship Foundation, Branding Strategist, Diversity + Inclusion Advocate, Entrepreneur Helping Societies Move into a Sustainable Future (achieving small business growth while maximizing community empowerment) Chris White, Founder, Yurts at Poncha Pass + long time advisor of Atmocean with Ocean Based Climate Solutions 12:00pm Lunch Outside Large Tent + Outdoor Exhibitor Hall 1:00am Main Stage Gym – Elevating the Outdoor Industry Panel Discussion Empowering Sustainability In Business – Igniting Radical Change + Building for an Inclusive, Sustainable + Equitable Future, Missy McDaniel, Senior Key Account Manager, Fjallraven + Sustainability Education Collaborative Partnerships + Funding – The Colorado Outdoor Partnership, Jody Kennedy, Regional Partnership Program Manager at Colorado Parks and Wildlife Adam Beh, Director Parks, Recreation, and Open Space at Lake County Colorado Innovations in Responsible Tourism – Building Resilient Communities + Sustainable Tourism and Recreation, Adam Ducharme, Tourism Director for Leadville & Twin Lakes Building Community Capacity Through Outdoor Rec + Main St., Natalie Ooi, Sustainability in the Outdoor Industry Specialization Lead, CU Boulder Sustainable Tourism + Recreation B2B Opportunities for Growth in the Outdoor Industry + Colorado Panel Discussion Maria Uspenski, Founder, + Anna Brumbaugh, Sourcing + Custom Projects Manager, The Tea Spot; Dom Barrera + Felipe Vieyra, Founders, OSO Meals Ingrid Malmberg, Agency Director, Momentum Media PR Gina Lundby, Sr. Account Manager, Elastic Suite 2:30pm Break + Outdoor Exhibitor Hall 3:05pm – Breakout Work Sessions Main Stage Gym Inspirational Business Models – Siobhan Phillips, Merchandise Manager, Obermeyer Justin Talbot, Founder, Galena Mountain Projects + Talbot Photo Dave Smithey, Founder, Top Out Adventures Facilitated By: Jamie Billesbach, Director, Central Mountain Small Business Development Center Climax Room 401 Empowering Sustainability In Business – Dan Omasta, Program Officer, North Central GOCO Great Outdoors Colorado Wendy McDermott, Executive Director, Central Colorado Conservancy Dominique Naccarato, Faculty Integrative & Public Land Management at Western Colorado University Supporting Participants: Adam Beh, Director Parks, Recreation, and Open Space at Lake County Colorado and Jody Kennedy, Regional Partnership Program Manager at Colorado Parks and Wildlife Facilitated By: Cassie Strid, Sr. Account + Merchandising Manager, Elastic Suite + Outdoor Industry Merchandising Manager Outside Large Tent Innovations in Responsible Tourism – Natalie Ooi, Sustainability in the Outdoor Industry Specialization Lead, CU Boulder Sustainable Tourism + Recreation Facilitated By: Conor Hall, State Director, Colorado Outdoor Recreation Industry Office Exhibitor Hall Collaborative Partnerships + Funding – B2B Sales, Funding, Public/Private Sector Support Agencies + More 4:30pm Afternoon Keynote: Main Stage Gym Honoring + Respecting our Planet While Simultaneously Celebrating our Connection With It, Scotty Stoughton, Founder + Musician, Bonfire Entertainment, WinterWonderGrass, Adrift Adventures 5:15pm Interactive Audience Observations + Adjourn 5:30pm – Freight Afterparty with Bonfire Dub 320 E 9th St, Leadville, CO 80461 Register today - Registration is $75.00 includes full day attendance, outdoor exhibition, merch giveaways, meals and break-out sessions. Team discounts and scholarships are available - if needed. Contact email@example.com for details.
Speaker(s): Morning Keynote: Dani Reyes-Acosta, Nomad Creativa | Afuera Productions - Filmmaker. Athlete. Cultivator. Can A Wild Thought Change the World? Connecting People to Themselves, The Great Outdoors, Their Wildest Dreams They Never Thought Possible Afternoon Keynote: Scotty Stoughton. Founder + Musician, Bonfire Entertainment Honoring + Respecting our Planet While Simultaneously Celebrating our Connection With It
Co-Sponsor(s): Created and Presented by Central Mountain SBDC, Powered by SBA, OEDIT, Chaffee, Lake and Park Counties. Sponsored by CHFA, The Tea Spot, Mountain Town Magazine, Mountain Women Magazine, FREIGHT, and Monarch Mountain.
Fee: $ 75.00