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Outdoor Retail Snow Show

Outdoor Retail Snow Show

Nearly half of Americans didn’t go outside to recreate in 2018. That has the outdoor industry worried.

Sobering statistics in the Outdoor Participation Report show even kids are staying inside. “We should really be concerned as a nation that we are becoming an indoor nation,” Outdoor Foundation boss Lise Aangeenbrug says.

Evolution of Outdoor Retailer trade shows mirrors industry’s transformation into political, economic force

The annual trade shows promotes advocacy and education alongside traditional wheeling-and-dealing.

Snowsports Industries America buys Colorado Ski & Snowboard Expo in trade group’s first turn toward consumers

The move gives SIA -- the 65-year-old founder of the annual Snow Show that is now part of Outdoor Retailer’s annual winter trade show in Denver -- its first consumer-oriented enterprise

Luis Benitez leaving outdoor recreation office he built to work for outdoor juggernaut VF Corp

“I have an opportunity here to take the things that we have talked about in the public sector and galvanize and rally the private sector.”

Women continue to scale outdoor-industry mountains. And they’re giving others a hand on their way up

Decades of work has put women in corner offices and board seats. They say now it's time to make the outdoor recreation club a little less white

Sen. Bennet: Collaboration that led to CORE Act could model a cure for “partisan disease” ailing politics

Measure to protect 400,000 acres of public land while allowing some uses was created with the help of stakeholders statewide

Flexing new political muscle, the outdoor industry unites for a historic push against climate change

In Denver, an alliance of ski and outdoor organizations resolves to tackle “the most pressing environmental issue of our time”

Montrose wants a piece of Colorado’s $62.5 billion outdoor recreation economy with new 150-acre business campus

Layers of federal, state, city incentives luring outdoor companies, including one of Colorado’s first Opportunity Zone investment projects

Aspen innovator Klaus Obermeyer, still skiing at age 99, celebrated at Outdoor Retailer Snow Show kickoff

“Problems in our lives are the teachers," Obermeyer said.