Camber Outdoors Announces Five Camber Exchanges in August 2018

BOULDER, Colo. (August 14, 2018) — Camber Outdoors, the active-outdoor industries organization committed to a vision of Everyone’s Outdoors, is excited to announce five August events in the 2018 Camber Exchange series.

Hosted by Camber Outdoors partner companies, Camber Exchanges are a nation-wide meet-up series that brings together a community of people with a love for the outdoors and the companies that support their passion. These unique events provide thought-provoking conversation, and a chance to connect with leaders, entrepreneurs, and colleagues in the active and outdoor industries. Registration is open for all August events.

August 2018 Camber Exchange series schedule:

August 21: Poway, Cali.

Host company: Seirus

Speakers: Wendy Carey, CFO of Seirus, and Monica Rigali, Marketing Director of Eagle Creek

August 21: Salt Lake City, Utah

Host company: Cotopaxi

Speakers: Annie Agle, Director of Impact at Cotopaxi, and Karyn McKenna, Chief Merchandising Officer at Cotopaxi

August 23: Seattle, Wash.

Host company: Waypoint Outdoor

Speakers: Amy Beck, Brand Manager at Waypoint Outdoor; Deborah Beggan, Sales Director at Waypoint Outdoor; and Christina Dale, RMI Guide

August 28: Boulder, Colo.

Host company: Active Interest Media

Speaker: Sharon Houghton, Managing Director of the Outdoor Group at Active Interest Media

August 28: Portland, Ore.

Host company: Columbia Sportswear Company

Speakers: Jen Warner, VP of Legal at Columbia Sportswear Company; and Jenny Bruso, Founder of Unlikely Hikers

“Year over year we have continued to build the Camber Exchange program to elevate the vision of Everyone’s Outdoors through community engagement,” said Deanne Buck, executive director of Camber Outdoors. “Through Camber Exchanges, we are able to give leaders at our partner companies a platform for why and how they’re prioritizing women’s leadership as a business imperative.”

Sponsored by CamelBak, Bell, Giro, and Bollé, the 2018 Camber Outdoors series includes 25 Camber Exchanges across the continental U.S. and Canada. With increased interest and participation from individuals and partner companies, Camber Outdoors has grown its Camber Exchange series year over year.

All proceeds from Camber Exchanges support connecting African American people with nature to change the face of leadership in the outdoors through a partnership with Outdoor Afro.

Additional information and registration can be found on the Camber Outdoors Events web page.

About Camber Outdoors

Founded in 1996, Camber Outdoors (formerly OIWC) envisions a future of “Everyone’s Outdoors” with a mission of equity in the outdoors, from boardroom to backcountry. Its innovative and thought-leading programming and initiatives include the Thought Leader Keynote, CEO Pledge, Pitchfest, Workplace Equity Working Group, and cross-industry/company Professional Mentoring Program. More than 185 companies, 5,500 individual members, and 18,000 constituents engage with Camber Outdoors.

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