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Statement from the Camber Outdoors Board of Directors Announcing Emily Newman as Executive Director
We are proud to share the news of the transition of Camber Outdoors Interim Executive Director Diana Seung to the position of General Manager of North America at Jack Wolfskin. Her dedication has been a great asset to the organization as we have conducted a nationwide search for new executive leadership. Diana will continue to serve as a member of the Camber Board of Directors. Emily Newman, a compassionate connector with extensive executive experience in long-term bridge building and leading solutions that help empower inclusive communities, has been selected as the incoming Executive Director for Camber Outdoors. Newman will be stepping into Seung’s role effective immediately and we are excited to welcome her to the Camber Outdoors family.
9.4.19: Camber Outdoors Opens Applications for Active-Outdoor Industries Mentoring Initiative Mentors and Mentees Encouraged to Apply for The Ann Krcik Professional Mentoring Program
8.21.19: Camber Outdoors Honors Founder’s Legacy Through Mentoring Program Ann Krcik, Outdoor Industry Pioneer, Recognized for Commitment to Women in the Workplace
4.25.19: Camber Outdoors Announces 2019 Camber Exchange Sponsors & Beneficiaries Thank You to Bell and Giro for Sponsoring This Program That Supports Latino Outdoors and OUT There Adventures
4.9.19: Announcing the 2019 Pitchfest Finalists Eight innovative outdoors companies selected to accelerate their business at Pitchfest 2019
2.1.19: Over 50 CEOs Co-Create Outdoor Industry-Focused Equity, Inclusion and Diversity Pledge CEO Outdoor Equity Pledge will Improve Corporate Performance, Drive Growth, and Enhance Employee Engagement
1.28.19: Camber Outdoors Releases Findings Around Workplace Discrimination and Sexual Harassment in the Active-Outdoor Industries First of a Five-Part Series Examining Workplace Culture
1.23.19: 2019 Pitchfest Applications and Expands Program to Womxn and Minority Businesses Applications open from January 23, 2019 to March 1, 2019
10.24.18: Camber Outdoors Pitchfest Finalist Wins Big at Bend Outdoor Worx BreakOut
Heather’s Choice takes home award, $10,000 prize
10.2.18: Camber Outdoors Announces Eight Camber Exchanges in October 2018
Events in cities across the nation are open to the public
8.13.18: Camber Outdoors Opens 2019 Professional Mentoring Program Applications
Application deadline is October 12, 2018
7.12.18: Camber Outdoors Announces Steve Rendle, CEO of VF Corporation, as Featured Speaker at Keynote Presentation
July 25, 2018 from 7-9am at McNichols Civic Center, Denver
7.9.18: Camber Outdoors Announces Launch of Workplace Equity Working Group to Support Broadening of Mission
Working Group will accelerate progress under mission of equity for all
7.5.18: Camber Outdoors Announces Pitchfest 2018 Judges
Seven entrepreneurs pitch to esteemed panel of judges on July 22 in Denver, Colo.
5.17.18: Camber Outdoors Announces Pitchfest 2018 Finalists
Seven innovative companies selected to showcase their business at Pitchfest 2018 on July 22 in Denver, Colo.
5.14.18: Camber Outdoors Announces 2018 ORSM Events, Call for Participation
The Business Case for Equity, Inclusion, and Intersectionality in the Active-Outdoor Industries
4.9.18: Camber Outdoors Welcomes 15 new Corporate Partners in Q1 2018
Total corporate partners increased to 186; total CEO Pledge signers increased to 76; and total Peak Partners increased to six
2.26.18: Camber Outdoors Opens Pitchfest 2018 Applications
Applications open from February 26, 2018 to March 30, 2018
2.20.18: Camber Outdoors Kicks Off Expanded Camber Exchange Program
New regions announced for 2018
1.22.18: Stake in the Ground: Outdoor Industry Leads Paradigm Shift for Women in the Workplace
Report reveals new framework to accelerate women’s leadership
1.9.18: Camber Outdoors Recognizes Ann Krcik, The North Face, with Lifetime Achievement Award
Prestigious Award Presented at Camber Outdoors Keynote at Outdoor Retailer 2018
12.12.17: Camber Outdoors Kicks Off Outdoor Retailer Snow Show with a Unique Thought-Leader Keynote
An Industry Reimagined: A Conversation with Donna Carpenter, CEO of Burton: Sally McCoy, former CEO of CamelBak; and Jerry Stritzke, CEO of REI Co-op.
9.28.17: Camber Outdoors Announces Six Camber Exchanges This Fall
Events include first-ever Camber Exchanges in Steamboat Springs, CO; Brookfield, WI; and Vancouver, BC.
8.22.17: Camber Outdoors Announces 2018 Professional Mentoring Program Call for Application
Application deadline is October 6th, 2017
8.10.17: Camber Outdoors Launches CEO Pledge Advisory Council
Peak Partners Arc’teryx, Burton, Patagonia and REI convene in Seattle for special strategy session.
7.26.17: Pitchfest 2017 Elevates Seven Outdoor Industry Entrepreneurs
For third year in a row, Pitchfest provides invaluable exposure and support for new, women-led businesses in the outdoor industry.
7.12.17: Camber Outdoors Announces New Job Board and Career Center
Job Board is powered by search platform Monday
7.6.17: Camber Outdoors Announces Pitchfest 2017 Judges
Matt Compton, Jill Layfield, Dan Nordstrom, Diana Seung, and Susan Viscon to judge third-annual Pitchfest
7.5.17: Camber Outdoors Announces Seven Camber Exchanges in July
Camber Exchanges will be held in Bend, OR; Salt Lake City, UT; Seattle, WA; San francisco, CA; Madison, WI; Whitefish, MT; and Golden, CO.
6.28.17: Camber Outdoors Announces Pitchfest 2017 Sponsors and Partners
REI, Perkins Coie, Backcountry, and Brandlive Support Women Entrepreneurs Through Pitchfest 2017
Survey runs March 22–April 7 and will inform broad-based study of workplace experiences in the active-outdoor industries.
3.9.17: SRAM CEO Stan Day Signs Camber Outdoors CEO Pledge via BRAIN
Applications are due April 19. Finalists will live pitch their business to a panel of active-outdoor industry influencers at Pitchfest on July 25 in Salt Lake City, UT.
Arc’teryx and Patagonia Step Up as Peak Partners