Oregon Outdoor Summit: The Sporting & Recreation Economy

Coming Fall 2017!

The Oregon Outdoor Summit will explore ways that outdoor recreation, destination travel, recreation and outdoor related industries can serve OSU’s land grant mission to revitalize and strengthen communities throughout our state.  The Summit will convene informed and interested partners across academia, industry, agencies and nonprofit sectors around a shared interest in the outdoor economy.

Anticipated Summit outcomes:

  1. Broaden perspectives and convey opportunities for tapping the outdoor economy as a tool for increasing community vitality.
  2. Identify strengths and opportunities in Oregon’s seven regions (as defined by Travel Oregon).
  3. Continue the conversation after the summit to make progress on top priority opportunities.


Target audience:

Those interested in developing, influencing access to, or building products for the outdoor and recreation economy, including OSU students, faculty and staff, and agency, business and nonprofit sectors.



Agenda details are being finalized. Stay tuned!

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