Online Workshop: Sustainability as a Business Initiative

Outdoor Industry Association® presents Sustainability as a Business Initiative, a live webinar, led by Paul Fish, CEO of Mountain Gear. Wednesday, January 12, from 2:00 p.m. through 3:00 p.m. (MST)

BOULDER, CO (January 5, 2011) – On Wednesday, January 12, from 2:00 p.m. through 3:00 p.m. (MST) Outdoor Industry Association® (OIA) will presentSustainability as a Business Initiative,a live webinar, led by Paul Fish, CEO of Mountain Gear.

During the workshop, Paul will share personal insights on how Mountain Gear has applied sustainability in their business, how it affects many business processes and how you can apply it to your business. Attendees will explore issues surrounding financial, environmental and human resource sustainability.

Sustainability as a Business Initiativeis offered free to OIA members, EORA members and SNEWS subscribers and for $99 for non-members. Pre-registration for the webinar is required.

Outdoor University is made possible through the generous support of its sponsors: Outdoor Retailer, Adventure 16, Alpine Shop, BACKWOODS, Darby Communications, Midwest Mountaineering, Mountain Gear, outdoor DIVAS, Outdoor Retailer, Pemba Serves, Rock Creek Outfitters, Rutabaga, SNEWS®, What's UP Public PR and Woolrich. OIA Outdoor University® is an affiliate of SNEWS® Retail College.

About Outdoor Industry Association

Outdoor Industry Association® (OIA) is a national trade association whose mission is to ensure the growth and success of the outdoor industry. OIA provides trade services for over 4000 manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, sales representatives and retailers in the outdoor industry. OIA programs include representation in government/legislative affairs, market and social research, business-to-business services and youth outreach initiatives. Educational events include the annual Rendezvous®, Outdoor University®, and the Capitol Summit. Outdoor Industry Association is based in Boulder, Colorado, and is the title sponsor of the Outdoor Retailer tradeshows. For more information go to or call 303.444.3353.