Inclusivity Luncheon #16- Facing Adversity; Healing and Persevering Together

Are you interested in Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity in the Outdoor Industry? Are you wondering how you fit into the growing movement to diversify the outdoor user base? Do you feel like you want to increase your activism in this space? Want to build your network of DEI advocates already at work in the industry?…

FOJT provides near $10k for furloughed JTNP contract workers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 21, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Kenji Haroutunian, 310-489-3281, info@friendsofjosh.org Friends Of Joshua Tree Provides Grants to Furloughed Workers via Launch of Impact Relief Fund    Friends group gives $10,000 to furloughed contractors of Joshua Tree National Park JOSHUA TREE, CA – Continuing to support the community of Joshua Tree and the Park…

Trade Show Industry changing- Episode 1

  EPISODE 1 – REFORMING THE VALUE EQUATION Today, few companies use trade shows for the inelegant (but functional) order writing activity, once the singular value component of the trade show. Not only would that require the trade show to be timed perfectly for every company attending and exhibiting (impossible in today’s multi-variable supply chain…

OREC rising in U.S…. and in California

Sept. 14, 2018- UPDATE on the below update… California’s legislature has now passed Assembly Bill 1918, effectively creating an Office of Sustainable Outdoor Recreation for California, under the state’s Natural Resources Agency. The bill currently sits on Governor Brown’s desk and it is anticipated that he will sign it. This is a watershed moment for…

Outdoor Retailer Last Waltz in SLC pt.1

What a whirlwind! The last whirlwind like that I remember was… well actually every show has been a whirlwind of some kind. This last #ORShow in SLC was truly memorable, though, and I was able to take a leadership role in bringing #PublicLands Policy and Diversity in Outdoors to the fore. So much happened that…