Call for Papers: ‘Outdoor University at Outdoor Retailer’


From Outdoor Retailer:

Outdoor Retailer and the Outdoor Industry Association are now accepting speaker proposals for Outdoor University at Outdoor Retailer during Summer Market, July 31-August 3, in Salt Lake City.

Sessions are aimed at retailers, distributors, sales reps, manufacturers and importers focused on selling products related to outdoor recreation and lifestyle. Past sessions have covered topics such as retail operations, product design, business and consumer trends, eCommerce, retail technology, technology shifts, visual merchandising, social media, retail sales strategies, retail business solutions, sustainability, business growth strategies, new business models, consumer trends, strategic brand marketing and more.

Outdoor Retailer is the nation’s largest trade event for the outdoor industry and Summer Market 2012 hosted nearly 26,000 event attendees.

Summer Market retail attendees represent independent and mass retail locations specializing in core outdoor markets including paddlesports, climbing, mountaineering, hiking, backpacking, running, fishing/fly fishing, hiking, yoga, camping, casual and technical buy alprazolam no script apparel, accessories, and footwear, from every U.S. state and more than 45 countries.


  • Provide compelling, timely, relevant content
  • Agree to allow Outdoor University/OIA to record the presentation and add it to the Outdoor University library (assuming non-proprietary content)

Proposals are now being accepted at

About Outdoor Retailer

Outdoor Retailer (OR) brings together retailers, manufacturers, industry advocates and media to conduct the business of outdoor recreation through tradeshows, product demo events and web-based business solutions. Produced by Nielsen Expositions and based in San Juan Capistrano, California, Outdoor Retailer also provides and promotes retailer education, advocacy, responsibility and critical face-to-face business initiatives within the outdoor industry.
Recently named among Trade Show News Network’s 25 fastest-growing tradeshows by attendance, Outdoor Retailer ( connects approximately 48,000 attendees on a semi-annual basis for its Summer and Winter Market shows, and thousands more through its year-round online resources and platforms.


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