2020 Outdoor Economy Conference

The Future of Outdoors
Monday, October 5 through Thursday October 8
Asheville, NC
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Registration for the 2020 Outdoor Economy Conference will open in late spring; in the meantime, you can find information about our five conference tracks below. We look forward to seeing you this fall!

The Outdoor Economy Conference is designed to connect, educate, and inspire leaders and doers who are working to grow the outdoor industry in their region, and craft an economy that's intimately tied to the well-being of their places and communities.

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Building Outdoor Communities

Growing both public and private investment in outdoor recreation by recognizing its many linkages to public health outcomes.

Workshops designed to help rural communities capitalize on their outdoor assets. 2020 themes: Outdoor Community Activation and Making Partnerships Work.

Growth Through Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
Next Generation Outdoors

Growing the outdoor industry’s economic and community impact by building authentic relationships with historically underserved communities and taking action to ensure that the outdoors is accessible, and welcoming to everyone.

With outdoor participation trending downward, ensuring that young people have strong connections to the outdoors, and to outdoor industry opportunities, is critical to the outdoor economy’s future.

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Highlighting how entrepreneurs are sustainably growing the industry in both rural and urban environments, and lifting up trends in outdoor experience and product innovation.

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Asheville, NC

Exact Location Coming Soon!
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Nearby airports include AVL (Asheville), CLT (Charlotte), GSP (Greenville) and TYS (Knoxville).
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Room Blocks Will Be Announced Later This Spring

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