Camber Outdoors (formerly OIWC) is pleased to announce Donna Carpenter, CEO of Burton Snowboards, as the featured speaker at Camber Outdoors’ Thought-Leadership Keynote at Interbike on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 from 5p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Mandalay Bay, South Pacific C/D Ballroom, Las Vegas, NV.
“We are honored to provide a forum for Donna to share with other industry leaders and influencers the Burton story of how a strategic commitment to women’s leadership as a business imperative over 10 years ago has led to greater brand relevancy, growth, and sustainability,” said Deanne Buck, executive director of Camber Outdoors.
“We are also looking forward to celebrating the launch of the new brand, as well as, those leaders who have already signed the Camber Outdoors’ CEO Pledge in the cycling industry and welcome those who want to learn more.”
In addition to Carpenter’s remarks, the event will also include the presentation of the 2016 Bicycling Industry Pioneering Woman and First Ascent awards. Previous winners of these awards, include Sally McCoy, former CEO of CamelBak; Jenn Dice, vice president of Business Network at PeopleForBikes; and Sally Jewell, U.S. Secretary of the Interior.
Camber Outdoors’ Keynote and Awards Presentation is free and open to the public.
In 1977, Jake Burton Carpenter founded Burton Snowboards out of his Vermont barn and has dedicated his life to snowboarding ever since. Burton has played a pivotal role in growing snowboarding from a backyard hobby to a world-class sport by creating ground-breaking products, supporting a team of top snowboarders and pushing resorts to allow snowboarding. Today, Burton designs and manufactures industry-leading products for snowboarding and the snowboard lifestyle, including snowboards, boots, bindings, outerwear and layering as well as year-round apparel, packs/bags and accessories. Privately held and owned by Jake and his wife, Burton CEO Donna Carpenter, Burton’s headquarters are in Burlington, Vermont with offices in Austria, Japan, Australia, California, Canada and China. For more information on Burton, head to www.burton.com and follow our line at facebook.com/burtonsnowboards, twitter.com/burtonsnowboard and @burtonsnowboards on Instagram.
About Camber Outdoors
Founded in 1996, the Camber Outdoors envisions a future of “Everyone’s Outdoors.” It is the only national organization dedicated to achieving equality for all women in the outdoors, from backcountry to boardroom through innovative and thought-leading programming and initiatives, including: the CEO Pledge, Pitchfest, and Cross-Industry/Company Mentoring Program. Over 170 corporate and 4,000 individual members support Camber Outdoors. Learn more at Camber Outdoors.org.