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ties to hear from The Conservation Alliance and
Camber Outdoors, and the 11th annual Outdoor
Retailer Inspiration Awards will take place online the second night. Read more about plans for
the Show on page 16, including the health and
safety measures that will be in place .
We're also proud to launch the Outdoor
Retailer Digital Market, powered by Elastic Suite.
This new B2B digital wholesale platform transforms the ways buyers and sellers interact and
complements your in-person show experience.
It continues those relationships beyond the show
floor, allowing you to stay connected year-round.
Learn about this new technology on page 8.
We're optimistic about all that the future holds
for our industry-it's an exciting time to be part
of the outdoor community. And we're looking
forward to coming together again this August to
support you, help you support each other, and
keep this industry thriving.
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SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
SENIOR MARKETING DIRECTOR
PR & COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER
SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
Andria Klinger, Dave Nielson,
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
Outdoor Retailer Senior Vice
President and Show Director
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White ( " Spin Cycle, " page 12) has
been a fixture in cycling media since
the mid 1990s, and a race circuit regular since the 1980s. With more interest in casual trends than big sends
these days, his riding style still reflects
the World Cup DH pro he once was.
A journalist based in Flagstaff,
Arizona, Arvesen ( " Making a
Difference, " page 7) writes about the
outdoor industry and environment.
She's the creator of Honing Her Craft,
a newsletter about creative womxn
sharing their secrets to success.
After a career in high-end retail management, Martindell ( " Seven Ways
to Keep Your Store Staffed, " page 11)
now blends her love of aesthetics and
the outdoors, documenting adventures that are delicious, comfortable,
exciting, and sometimes unexpected.
Outdoor Retailer's managing editor, Wallace has served as managing
editor of Skiing magazine (RIP) and
editor-in-chief of Warren Miller's
SnoWorld, as well as a contributor to
Elevation Outdoors, Sierra, and VailBeaver Creek, among others.
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From left: courtesy Zach White, courtesy Amelia Arvesen, courtesy Jordan Martindell, courtesy Bevin Wallace
WE CAN'TWAITTO SEE YOU IN PERSON AGAIN
this summer! Outdoor Retailer is back in
Denver from Aug. 10-12, and registration is now
open. You can sign up here.
We're hearing from so many of you that you
can't wait to reunite at the Show. After navigating the past year-plus apart, we have all recognized the value of doing business in-person with
our incredible community of brands, reps, retailers, designers, advocates, athletes, journalists, and creators.
The Show is where we realize the full capacity of relationships in our industry. We can have
meaningful conversations that result in collaborations and better business. We can truly inspire
In the lead-up to Outdoor Retailer Summer,
you'll have a chance to join online education
to help prepare for appointments at the show.
Sessions from the NPD Group and WGSN, as
well as a new gear preview will offer insight into
trends and consumer data.
Outdoor Industry Association will host preshow webinar education and kick things off
in August with the always much-anticipated
Industry Breakfast. You'll also have opportuni-
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