Main Ballroom, Crowne Plaza
Breakout Sessions 1: Framing the Conversation
Breakout 1A: Outdoor Recreation Driving Vibrant Communities - Case Studies from Across America Breakout 1B: Towards a Regional Brand Breakout 1C: Building Outdoor Culture Within Your Workplace - Using outdoor culture to recruit & retain talent Breakout 1D: Finding Your Way from Idea to Early Growth Breakout 1E: Extraordinary Gear Made Here: Telling a Local-Made Story
Breakout Rooms, Crowne Plaza
Lunch and Lunch Program - including an address from WCU Chancellor Dr. Kelli R. Brown
WNC's Outdoor Engine - Public Lands, and What it Takes to Maintain Them
Structured Networking & Exhibitor Time
Main Ballroom, Patio, Grounds
Breakout Sessions 2: "Making it Work"
Breakout 2A: Making Local Sourcing Work - How to Successfully Source Local Manufacturing & Componentry Breakout 2B: "Outdoors for All Abilities" - ensuring a continuum of recreation activities for ppl of all skill levels Breakout 2C: Taking Care of your Outdoor Engine - Creating stewardship capacity and culture Breakout 2D: Profits With a Purpose Breakout 2E: Onto the River and Through the Woods (Panel for Tour Operators & Experience Providers)
Breakout Sessions 3: "Activating Our Outdoors"
Breakout 3A: Recreation Done Right: Outdoor Recreation Destination Spotlight Breakout 3B: Activating Your Outdoor Community Breakout 3C: Marketing to the Evolving Outdoor Customer Breakout 3D: Off the Trails - What community assets and ally businesses/orgs are needed for an outdoor community? Breakout 3E: Crafting a World-Class Outdoor Talent Pipeline
National & Regional Outdoor Media Panel
Closing Remarks and 2020 Preview