Host a Camber Exchange

Host a Camber Exchange

As a Camber Exchange host, Camber Outdoors corporate members actively show their employees that they value workplace equity as a strategic priority for their company. Hosts also expose their brand to a core group of consumers and professionals—those who are passionate about their careers and active in the outdoors.

HOST QUALIFICATIONS

  • Maintain a current Camber Outdoors corporate membership
  • Ability to provide a Camber Exchange Point of Contact (POC) to plan event logistics, promotions, set up/breakdown
  • Space for at least 60 attendees
  • Provide 1-2 thought leaders, VP level or higher, to inspire through presentation
  • Champion Camber Outdoors and Camber Exchange program sponsors

 BENEFITS OF HOSTING A CAMBER EXCHANGE

  • Create brand fans by communicating your company’s mission, vision or corporate philosophy directly with your consumers/potential consumers
  • Enhance your internal HR programs by encouraging employees to attend the event and take advantage of the complimentary Camber Outdoors membership provided by your company
  • Marketing exposure to industry influencers through web, print, and social media outlets
  • Community building at the local level

Available Dates for Hosting a Camber Exchange in 2019

Camber Outdoors gives the option for companies to host their event on a Tuesday or Thursday of the weeks listed below. 

February: week of February 25th
April: week of April 29th
August: week of August 19th/week of August 26th
October: week of October 14th

Before applying please make sure to review the Camber Exchange Toolkit:

Camber Exchange Toolkit

For additional information or questions, please contact Sallie Hoefer

FAQ

Where are Camber Exchanges hosted?

Events are held at Camber Outdoors corporate member headquarters in eight designated Camber Outdoors regions. This year we’ll also open up Camber Exchanges to communities not located in Camber Outdoors designated regions.

Camber Outdoors designated regions includes:
Bay Area
Boulder/Denver
Midwest
Northeast
Portland
Salt Lake City
Seattle
Southern California

When can my company host a Camber Exchange event?

Set dates for Camber Exchanges are listed below. Camber Outdoors gives the option for companies to host their event on a Tuesday or Thursday. 

April: week of April 16th/week of April 23rd
June: week of June 25th
August: week of August 20/week of August 27th
October: week of October 15th/week of October 22nd

Who can attend a Camber Exchange event?

Everyone! Camber Exchanges are open to members AND non-members. Our goal by inviting non-members is to build community, build brand awareness for Camber Exchange host companies and Camber Outdoors, and to recruit individuals who are passionate about the outdoors into the active-outdoor industries.

How will my company benefit from hosting a Camber Exchange event?

As a Camber Exchange host, Camber Outdoors corporate members actively show their employees that they value women’s leadership and inclusion as a strategic priority for their company. Hosts also expose their brand to a core group of consumers and professionals—those who are passionate about their careers and active in the outdoors.

Benefits to host companies include:

  • Creating brand fans by communicating the host company’s mission, vision or corporate philosophy directly with consumers/potential consumers
  • Enhancing internal HR programs by encouraging employees to attend the event and take advantage of the complimentary
  • Camber Outdoors membership provided by the host company
  • Marketing exposure to industry influencers through web, print, and social media outlets
  • Community building at the local level
  • Recruitment of women into the active-outdoor industries
  • Providing visible women role models

Who is responsible for planning the Camber Exchange event?

Host companies are responsible for assigning a staff member as a Camber Outdoors Point of Contact (POC) to handle logistical planning for the event. POCs are responsible for:

  • Coordinate event logistics (food/drink, technology, event space)
  • Recruit volunteers if needed
  • Running event day of
  • Presents Camber Outdoors slides (or preps speaker so they can present)
  • Sends marketing contact to Camber outdoors
  • Provide insight and ideas for improvements
  • Manage volunteers day of event
  • Attendee check-in/registration

Camber Outdoors will provide the POC with guidance from a Regional Volunteer Manager and Camber Outdoors staff. The POC will also have access to a Camber Exchange Toolkit which includes step by step instructions on how to host a fun and successful event!

What kind of support does Camber Outdoors provide host companies?

Host companies will be supported by Camber Outdoors staff, Regional Volunteer Manager within the host companies region, and a Resource Toolbox that lives on camberoutdoors.org. Support materials include:

  • Sample run of show
  • Sample budget
  • Marketing materials, including samples, templates, and best practices
  • Presentation guidelines
  • Facilitated Icebreaker materials
  • FAQs

Formerly the Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition (OIWC)

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