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Big Names Make Debut at’s Shmooz at OR

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Join us Friday, August 7th, 2015 in Salt Lake City, UT from 11am – 3pm

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (July 13, 2015) – The Shmooz at Outdoor Retailer,’s unique career fair and networking event for the outdoor industry, is a massive success. Now in its 4th year at OR, the event has grown with each show, and its increasing popularity is evidenced by the addition of leading brands Vibram, Garmin, The Gear Co-op, and Crane & Lion.

Michelle Cormack, Senior Technical Recruiter at Garmin, leads Garmin’s charge into the Shmooz because, “Garmin has offered countless innovative products in the outdoor space for years. In order to continue our innovation, we need to recruit key talent in these areas. The Shmooz event at Outdoor Retailer is the perfect platform to find this talent at a venue where our products are being showcased.”

Chad Mihalick from is excited to see the Shmooz at Outdoor Retailer evolve. He says, “All of us at Malakye are so excited to see what the Shmooz is becoming! We’re working to take it in a direction that is an immersive experience. Kelly Bader here will be revealing some great developments in the weeks leading up to The Shmooz. We’re going to need more space!”

The Shmooz at Outdoor Retailer fills up quickly. With many of the Outdoor industry’s leading brands already on board, there is not much space available and any interested brands are urged to contact to make arrangements to join as soon as possible. To see a full list of participants, click here.

The free event will take place during Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Salt Lake City, Utah. Hosted at the Salt Lake Marriott Downtown, the event runs from 11:00am to 3:00pm on Friday, August 7th, 2015 and is a great opportunity for job candidates to meet with leading companies in the outdoor industry.

Event Location Details
Salt Lake Marriott Downtown – Salon F
(Across the street from the Convention Center – click here for the exact location)
75 SW Temple
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101-1590

Employers interested in participating in the Shmooz at Outdoor Retailer should contact Kelly Bader ( for more details.

Job seekers interested in participating in the Shmooz at Outdoor Retailer, click here for free registration.

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About the Shmooz
The Shmooz is Malakye’s version of a job fair and professional networking event, and features leading employers from the lifestyle-driven industries. The Shmooz is well known for bringing together some of the most coveted brands in the industries to meet enthusiastic job seekers with both the skill sets and mentalities that would make them excellent candidates for positions within these unique organizations.

For any questions or more information please contact: Katie Ferraro at