Terry Tempest Williams to Keynote OIA Industry Breakfast Hosted by REI

Author:
Updated:
Original:
OIALogoColor_For WEB

Terry Tempest Williams to Keynote OIA Industry Breakfast Hosted by REI

The National Park Service Centennial focused event will kick-off Day 1 ofOutdoor Retailer Winter Market 2016

Boulder, CO (December 22, 2015) - Outdoor Industry Association® (OIA) announces the OIA Industry Breakfast, which kicks off Day 1 of Outdoor Retailer Winter Market, will feature author, naturalist, and conservationist, Terry Tempest Williams as its keynote speaker. REI will be hosting the event.

Williams, author of such highly acclaimed books as “Refuge” and “Finding Beauty in a Broken World” will be speaking about her upcoming publication, “Hour of Land, A Personal Topography of National Parks,” reinforcing the outdoor industry’s unique position and collective power to both engage in environmental stewardship and take meaningful action to protect the places where America recreates.

The program will also feature special guest, Jon Jarvis, Director of the National Park Service, who will speak about the NPS Centennial and special programs for the coming celebration.

The live broadcast, powered by Brandlive—OIA’s platform of choice—will air on January 7, 2015, at 7 a.m. (MST). Register and watch here:

https://outdoorindustry.org/events/outdoor-retailer/outdoor-retailer-winter-market-industry-breakfast-live/

Event Details

What: OIA Industry Breakfast presented by REI

Who: Keynote by Terry Tempest Williams, author, naturalist and conservationist

Special guest, Jon Jarvis, Director of the National Park Service

When: Thursday, January 7, 2016 - Doors open at 6:45am

Where: Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek, Ballroom

Outdoor Industry Association

Based in Boulder, CO, with offices in Washington, D.C., Outdoor Industry Association is the leading trade association for the outdoor industry and the title sponsor of Outdoor Retailer. OIA supports the growth and success of more than 4,000 employees of manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, sales representatives and retailers of outdoor recreation apparel, footwear, equipment and services. For more information, visit outdoorindustry.org or call 303.444.3353.

###

Media Contact:

Todd Walton

Outdoor Industry Association

twalton@outdoorindustry.org

303.444.3353

Related

OIALogoColor_For WEB

OIA Announces Program for Outdoor University at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market

OIA Announces Program for Outdoor University at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market Sessions Offer Wide Variety of Educational Options for Attendees Boulder, CO (December 22, 2015) - Outdoor Industry Association® (OIA), in partnership with Outdoor Retailer, will offer free education ...read more

OIALogoColor_For WEB

2016 OIA Friend of the Outdoor Industry Award Recipients Announced

President Barack Obama will be given the 2016 OIA Friend of the Outdoor Industry Award during this year’s Capitol Summit for his support of the outdoor industry throughout his two terms in office. The Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) awards are given to elected leaders who ...read more

OIA_Logo.jpg

Outdoor Industry Association Introduces #MyOutdoorStory Campaign

Outdoor Industry Association Introduces #MyOutdoorStory Campaign OIA invites Outdoor Retailer attendees to step into a gondola sound booth to record stories and perspectives about the outdoor industry and initiatives Boulder, CO (December 29, 2015) - Outdoor Industry ...read more

SWG OIA

Outdoor Industry Companies Affirm their Commitment to Using the Higg Index to Measure and Reduce Environmental and Social/Labor Impacts

(Boulder, CO) – A group of leading outdoor industry companies are publicly committing to use the Sustainable Apparel Coalition’s Higg Index to improve environmental and social responsibility throughout their supply chains, and are encouraging the rest of the industry to join ...read more

OIA Industry Breakfast, Presented by The North Face, to Explore the Future of Outdoor Retail

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media contactsAvery StonichOutdoor Industry Association303.327.3511astonich@outdoorindustry.org Pamela Bennett AjelloThe North Face510.501.5768pamela_ajello@vfc.com OIA Industry Breakfast, Presented by The North Face, to Explore the Future of Outdoor Retail ...read more

Outdoor Retailer, Outdoor Industry Association and Grassroots Outdoor Alliance Collaborate to Launch RISE, Retail Inspired Specialty Excellence

Outdoor Retailer, Outdoor Industry Association and Grassroots Outdoor Alliance Collaborate to Launch RISE, Retail Inspired Specialty Excellence Day 0 focused programing and content designed to provide value and support for specialty retailers Boulder, CO – December 22, ...read more

OIALogoColor_For WEB

Outdoor Industry Association Names Matt Kaplan Vice President of Membership and Sales

(Boulder, CO) April 26, 2016 – Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) is pleased to announce that Matt Kaplan will join the organization as Vice President of Membership and Sales. With deep experience at some of the outdoor industry’s most recognizable brands, Kaplan recently served ...read more

Outdoor Industry Association to Host Capitol Summit in Washington, DC on April 8-9

Outdoor Industry Association to Host Capitol Summit in Washington, DC on April 8-9REI continues long-standing support as title sponsor (Boulder, Colo.) March 20, 2014 – Outdoor Industry Association® (OIA) is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 21st annual ...read more

Conservation.Alliance

Pete McBride to Speak at the Conservation Alliance Breakfast

Bend, Ore., – Photographer and filmmaker Pete McBride will be the featured speaker at The Conservation Alliance Breakfast at the upcoming Outdoor Retailer Summer Market. McBride spent two years following the water from his family’s ranch to see where it ends up. He traveled the ...read more