Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) today announced the launch of a new online survey, the results of which will shed light on the outdoor industry’s current economic situation.
The Outdoor Foundation today announced the release of the 2008 Outdoor Recreation Participation Report, the only detailed study of its kind tracking American participation trends in outdoor recreation.
According to The OIA Outdoor Topline Report, retail sales for all core outdoor stores fell 11% in dollars compared to November 2007, the first month of overall dollar sales decline since the recession started in December 2007.
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Acknowledging the importance of engaging all Americans in active outdoor recreation, the Outdoor Industry Foundation (OIF) today released an informative study entitled “The Hispanic Community and Outdoor Recreation”.
Frank Hugelmeyer, President of Outdoor Industry Association (OIA), announced today the appointment of Amy Roberts as Director of Government Affairs, overseeing all government affairs activities including public policy, lobbying, and grassroots organizing. Currently OIA’s Legislative Affairs Associate for Recreation Policy, Amy will be filling the vacancy left by VP of Government Affairs, Myrna Johnson, who is stepping down after ten years to pursue a masters degree at the prestigious John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard.