Outdoor University, Outdoor Industry Associations powerful education platform, is seeking speakers for its year-round educational programs, which include webinars, seminars at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2013, and Rendezvous – the Outdoor University Leadership Forum.

Suitable topics include anything of interest to outdoor industry businesses, including:

  • Leadership development
  • People management
  • Personal development
  • Risk management
  • Retail operations
  • Product design
  • Business trends
  • E-Commerce
  • Retail technology
  • Visual merchandising
  • Social media trends
  • Customer service
  • Retail sales training
  • Sustainability
  • Business growth strategies
  • New business models
  • Consumer trends
  • Strategic brand marketing

Outdoor University speakers provide valuable educational and leadership training and, in return, receive an unparalleled opportunity to elevate their brand and standing in the outdoor industry, as both an experts and potential business partners.
Those interested in presenting for Outdoor University should submit an online application at outdoorindustry.org/speakers. The deadline for submissions is March 30.
About Outdoor Industry Association
 Based in Boulder, Colo., with offices in Washington, D.C., Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) is the leading trade association for the outdoor industry and the title sponsor of Outdoor Retailer. OIA supports the growth and success of more than 4,000 manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, sales representatives, and retailers of outdoor recreation apparel, footwear, equipment and services. For more information, go to outdoorindustry.org or call 303.444.3353.