schedule

2021 Outdoor economy conference schedule

Curious about the timing of all the great things happening?
Our current public schedule is below, and will continue to be updated regularly up until the event itself with more details about locations, keynote and breakout session speakers, deep-dive workshops, happy hour and expo sessions, sponsored events, outdoor adventures, and more.

If you have any questions about the event schedule, contact Noah Wilson – [email protected].

Looking for the Exhibitor Schedule, with more details about what’s happening in the Expo Hall? Go to our Exhibitor Information page.

  • Tuesday, Oct 12
  • Wednesday, Oct 13
  • Thursday, Oct 14
  • Friday, Oct 15

Time

events

SPEAKERS

Expo Exhibitor Load-In and Setup

N/A

Pre-Workshop Registration

N/A

General Registration and Packet Pickup

N/A

Conference Pre-Workshops (including Building Outdoor Communities workshop 1)

TBA

Opening Reception & Conference Kickoff!

TBA

Time

events

speakers

Registration & Packet Pickup

N/A

Breakfast

N/A

Opening Keynote & Plenary Panel

TBA

BREAK

N/A

Breakout Session 1 (4 sessions, one for each Track)

TBA

Networking lunch

N/A

WNC Made By Mountains Excursions

TBA

Afternoon Deep-Dive Workshops

TBA

Expo Happy Hour

N/A

evening Activities & Delegate Dinners

N/A

Time

events

speakers

Breakfast

N/A

Plenary Panel

TBA

BREAK

N/A

Breakout Session I1 (4 sessions, one for each Track)

TBA

Networking lunch

N/A

Breakout session III (4 sessions, one for each Track)

TBA

breakout sessions IV (4 sessions, one for each Track)

TBA

closing ceremony

TBA

WNC LOCAL FOOD & CRAFT BEVERAGE Tasting Happy Hour

N/A

evening festivities & afterparty

N/A

Time

events

SPEAKERS

Breakfast

N/A

Post-Conference Workshops (Including Building Outdoor Communities Workshop II)

TBA

event speakers

Here are a couple of great speakers from last year’s event. Check back soon for the 2021 lineup!

CJ GOULDING
Partner, The Avarna Group

ABBY DIONE
Owner, Coral Cliffs Rock Climbing Center

SARAH CALHOUN
Owner, Red Ants Pants

venue and room booking info

harrah's cherokee conference center

777 Casino Dr. Cherokee, NC 28719

Lodging info

ticket info