The 10th Annual Outdoor Industry Leadership Awards, co-sponsored by the Outdoor Industry Association and Outdoor Retailer, recognized four people in front of a crowd of 250 in Salt Lake City during the annual Outdoor Retailer show. Joan Keller, of Le Travel Store in San Diego, Calif., received the retailer award; Cindy and Jim Holton, of the Holton Sales Group in Eden Prairie, Minn., received the rep award; and Carolyn Cooke, owner of Isis women’s apparel, won for manufacturers. Each was presented with a special Brunton compass.
Did you hear?... Standing-room-only at Outdoor Industry Women's Council annual gathering
The Outdoor Industry Women's Council annual summer gathering attracted a standing-room-only crowd of 110-plus at the Outdoor Retailer show to listen to a panel discussing the situation of women's employment in the industry. The gathering was kicked off with president Neide Cooley ...read more