Day 3: Don't miss these 4 events

Make the most of your last full day.
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Person sitting at the end of a dock facing mountains

Peace and quiet is healing.

1. Mental Health in the Outdoors

10 to 11 a.m. at The Camp, Booth #32005-UL: Mental health affects one out of four people in the U.S. What does this look like in the outdoor industry? How does playing outside affect our lives and/or create a place of healing. Join this panel discussion about individuals working to alter the stigma of mental illness. 

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2018

The Trend and Design Center at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2018

2. Innovation Awards Finalists: Product Showcase

11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Trend + Design Center: Join the inaugural Outdoor Retailer Innovation Awards finalists for an intimate, exclusive showcase of their products and hear the stories and inspiration behind them.

Map of states with outdoor rec offices

Maine is poised to become the 12th state with an official office of outdoor recreation.

3. Outdoor Industry Association Lunch: Just What ARE These State Office of Outdoor Recreation?

12 to 1:30 p.m. in MR301: There are now 11 state offices or commissions of outdoor recreation around the country, and more in the works. But how do they differ from other state agencies and what do they seek to accomplish? Join OIA’s State and Local Policy Director, David Weinstein, current directors of these offices, and the industry experts who helped create them, in a discussion about this emerging trend at the state level, why these offices help their states, and where the next office might be created.

Deanne Buck, Executive Director, OIWC

Deanne Buck, Camber Outdoors executive director

4. Clever X Choice: How To Choose Inclusion As A Business Imperative

3 to 4 p.m. at The Camp, Booth #32005-UL: Camber Outdoors Executive Director Deanne Buck will moderate a panel with Clever X Nature, which is making sustainability part of every community, and integrating inclusion and equity best practices to reach more stakeholders in and around the outdoor industry.