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Outdoor Economy Conference goes online

Cory McCall, co-owner of Franklin-based Outdoor 76, shares his experience in the outdoor industry during the 2019 conference. Cory McCall, co-owner of Franklin-based Outdoor 76, shares his experience in the outdoor industry during the 2019 conference. Holly Kays photo

The third annual Outdoor Economy Conference will take place entirely online, but instead of occupying a single day it will instead span an entire month.

Sessions will be held noon to 4 p.m. every Thursday in October, with the theme being “The Future of Outdoors.” The conference will bring together outdoor leaders from around the country to advance five timely topics and ensure a better future for the outdoor economy, and for the people and places that it serves.

Those five topics include “Healthy Communities Through Recreation,” “Growth Through Diversity, Equity and Inclusion,” “Outdoor Innovation and Entrepreneurship,” “Next Generation Outdoors” and “Building Outdoor Communities.”

In addition to presentations, the online format will include ample networking time with peers and presenters alike. Attendees will have access to all conference materials for six months and can purchase an all-access pass or a-la-carte session tickets.

Learn more at www.outdooreconomy.org

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