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Supporting the Development of Innovative Small Businesses in the Active-Outdoor Industries—and the Women Who Lead Them

Camber Outdoors’ Pitchfest drives innovation, creativity, and entrepreneurship among women with a passion for the outdoors.

Women-led small businesses apply to showcase their work and growth plans to some of the active-outdoor industry’s most influential CEOs, entrepreneurs, investors, and thought leaders. Finalists are chosen based on the strength of their application, involvement/impact on the outdoor experience, knowledge of their business, and understanding of growth hurdles. 

This year’s event will take place on July 25th from 1pm–5pm at Petzl headquarters near Salt Lake City. As always, there will be time for networking before and after the Pitches, and light refreshments will be served. Registration is required.

Can’t join us in person? Live stream Pitchfest 2017 with our partners at Brandlive.

Camber Outdoors Pitchfest is funded in part by The REI Foundation’s Mary Anderson Legacy Grant.

Thanks to our supporting sponsors:

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2017 Finalists

Emily Nielson
Co-Founder

Amy Kemp
Co-Founder

Jennifer Hannon
Founder, Owner

Aryn Schlichting
Founder, Owner

Anne Patterson
Co-Owner

Gloria Hwang
Founder, CEO

Christina Johnson
Co-Founder

2017 Judging Panel

Matt Compton
COO of Simple Finance

Jill Layfield
CEO & Co-Founder of Tamara Mellon

Dan Nordstrom
CEO of Outdoor Research, Inc.

 

Dianne Seung
EVP of Merchandising at Backcountry.com

 

Susan Viscon
Senior Vice President at REI

 


2017 Mentors 

Special thanks to Jessica Davis of Siren Vid for creating this film, Pitchfest 2016.

Formerly the Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition (OIWC)

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