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The Shmooz at Outdoor Retailer Fills Up at Record Pace

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13 Leading Outdoor Brands On Board Before Event Is Announced

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (November 19, 2015) – The Shmooz at Outdoor Retailer had 13 of the Outdoor industry’s leading brands on board before publicly announced the event, making it clear that this has turned into a high-value and influential recruiting event for the industry.

Nuun, Marmot, ExOfficio, Marker, Zoot Sports, CamelBak, Petzl, The North Face, JanSport, Lucy, Hydro Flask, Arc’teryx, and Signature Products Group are the initial brands on board for’s career fair and networking event.

Kelly Bader, Business Development Manager at shares her thoughts on the upcoming event, “I’m really excited about the awesome list of companies we have on board so early on this year. The Shmooz has come a long way since we first brought it to OR back in 2012, and employers are now coming to us to lock in their spots before we’ve even announced the date. The initial lineup includes a strong mix of newcomers and veterans, and we’re only just beginning…..expect many more companies to be added in the coming weeks!”

The Shmooz will take place during Outdoor Retailer Winter Market on Saturday, January 9th from 11am – 2pm. The event will be held at the Salt Lake City Marriott Downtown, across the street from the convention center, and is open to the public. Admission is free for the first 200 people to register, with admission increasing to $20 thereafter. Registration is now open through EventBrite.

This is a must attend event for companies seeking top talent in the outdoor and active lifestyle industries. Companies interested in participating at the Shmooz can contact Kelly Bader at

Event Location Details

Salt Lake Marriot Downtown at City Creek – Salon F
(Across the street from the Convention Center – click here for exact location)
75 W Temple
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101-1590


About provides the lifestyle-driven industries with services in employment, recruitment, and provides relevant news to its users. Throughout the company’s 10-plus year history, we have provided a platform to connect passionate job seekers with companies looking to hire in action sports, the outdoors, cycling, power sports, and beyond! Learn more about the company at:

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: Kelly Bader at