Camber Outdoors Announces Five Camber Exchanges in August 2018

BOULDER, Colo. (August 3, 2018) — Camber Outdoors, the active-outdoor industries organization committed to a vision of Everyone’s Outdoors, is excited to announce five August events in the 2018 Camber Exchange series.

Hosted by Camber Outdoors partner companies, Camber Exchanges  are a nation-wide meet-up series that brings together a community of people with a love for the outdoors and the companies that support their passion. These unique events provide thought-provoking conversation, and a chance to connect with leaders, entrepreneurs, and colleagues in the active and outdoor industries. Registration is open for all August events.

August 2018 Camber Exchange series schedule:

August 21: Poway, Cali.
Host company: Seirus
Speakers: Wendy Carey, CFO of Seirus, and Monica Rigali, Marketing Director of Eagle Creek

August 21: Salt Lake City, Utah
Host company: Cotopaxi
Speakers:  Annie Agle, Director of Impact at Cotopaxi, and Karyn McKenna, Chief Merchandising Officer at Cotopaxi

August 23: Seattle, Wash.
Host company: Waypoint Outdoor
Speakers: Amy Beck, Brand Manager at Waypoint Outdoor; Deborah Beggan, Sales Director at Waypoint Outdoor; and Christina Dale, RMI Guide

August 28: Boulder, Colo.
Host company: Active Interest Media
Speaker: Sharon Houghton, Managing Director of the Outdoor Group at Active Interest Media

August 28: Portland, Ore.
Host company: Columbia Sportswear Company
Speakers: Jen Warner, VP of Legal at Columbia Sportswear Company; and Jenny Bruso, Founder of Unlikely Hikers

“Year over year we have continued to build the Camber Exchange program to elevate the vision of Everyone’s Outdoors through community engagement,” said Deanne Buck, executive director of Camber Outdoors. “Through Camber Exchanges, we are able to give leaders at our partner companies a platform for why and how they’re prioritizing women’s leadership as a business imperative.”

Sponsored by CamelBak, Bell, Giro, and Bollé, the 2018 Camber Outdoors series includes 25 Camber Exchanges across the continental U.S. and Canada. With increased interest and participation from individuals and partner companies, Camber Outdoors has grown its Camber Exchange series year over year.

All proceeds from Camber Exchanges support connecting African American people with nature to change the face of leadership in the outdoors through a partnership with Outdoor Afro.

Additional information and registration can be found on the Camber Outdoors Events web page.