4th Annual Conference: Stewards of Opportunity

Speaker resources and onboarding

Thank you for being a Speaker at the Outdoor Economy Conference

We are thrilled to welcome you as a speaker at the 4th Annual Outdoor Economy Conference. We’ve compiled resources to make your experience as smooth & seamless as possible, and allow you to make the most of your time in Cherokee.

This page has all the key links and info you’ll need to have a successful event both on-site, and through social media, PR, and other outreach before and after the conference.

Key Links and Resources

Here are the quick links to get you rolling, and refer back to as needed.

Key Info We Need From You

Help us help you! Please send the following info over ASAP to Melissa Scheiderer – [email protected] – to help us promote your participation in the Conference. And if you anticipate any of these being an issue, or are running into any problems, please reach out to Melissa with as much advance notice as possible so that we can figure things out together.

  • A high-resolution headshot (.JPG or .PNG file, at least 600px wide), 
  • A short (50-100 words) bio
  • How you’d like your name and title listed on our website, and
  • Anyone else at your organization you’d like copied on emails related to the OEC, if applicable. (E.g. an assistant or colleague who needs to be in the loop)

Thank you!

We are so excited to see you in October, and really appreciate your help in putting on a highly successful event. If you have any questions, or if you run into any issues, please email our operations coordinator, Melissa Scheiderer, at [email protected].

2021 Stewards of Opportunity Conference Tracks:

Photo: Bren Photography for Camp Grier

Sustainable Outdoor Recreation Tourism

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Outdoor-Driven Economic Development

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Photo: Bear Allison for Cherokee

Balancing Conservation and the Outdoor Economy

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Responsible Outdoor Product Innovation

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venue and rooming info

harrah's cherokee conference center

777 Casino Dr. Cherokee, NC 28719

Lodging info

ticket info