Don't miss today's OR + SS kick-off events
Welcome to Denver! The show doesn't officially start till tomorrow, but here's what you need to do today.
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Your role in fighting climate change
10:15 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency With a White House that rejects the science of climate change, the fight against it can sometimes feel hopeless. It’s not. Join this passionate panel (Amy Roberts of OIA, Mario Molina of POW, Chris Steinkamp of SIA), Jenn Vervier of New Belgium Brewing, and Valerie Bone of Pacific Market International) to learn about a menu of options and resources to help you take action today. Moderated by Chris Davenport
Pick up your badge
Don’t wait till tomorrow morning. Head over to the convention center today (any time between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.) and grab your badge at one of these locations:
- Main Registration (14th Street Entrance)
- Lobby B (Welton Street Entrance)
- Lobby D (Bellco Theater Entrance)
The State of the Retail Ecosystem
1:00-2:00 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency, Capitol Ballroom Specialty, online, direct to consumer, and changing consumer buying habits. These are BIG issues effecting our businesses. Is there room for everyone? Join the discussion, moderated by Kristin Carpenter-Ogden of Verde Communications.
2018 Media Preview
5:00-7:30 p.m. at MR113-SL2018: In the Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show 2018 Media Preview, top consumer media outlets will have face-to-face conversations that will lead to discovery and inspiration for buyer’s guides, trend stories, gear reviews, and brand stories. See emerging brands and new product innovations in one venue before the show starts.
Night Zero show kick-off party
7:30 p.m. at the McNichols Building Delish local food and microbrews plus an all-star cast of speakers make this the place to be tonight. Speakers include: Governor Hickenlooper, Luis Benitez of the Colorado Office of Outdoor Recreation Industry, Peter Metcalf, Founder, Black Diamond, Len Necefer, Founder, NativesOutdoors, ski mountaineer Caroline Gleich, and Arctic explorer Eric Larsen.