Host a Camber Exchange

Host a Camber Exchange

As a Camber Exchange host, Camber Outdoors corporate partners 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 partnership
  • Ability to provide a Camber Exchange point of contact to plan event logistics, promotions, set up/breakdown
  • Space for at least 75 attendees
  • Provide speakers and a moderator 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

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

Camber Exchange Toolkit

FAQ

Where are Camber Exchanges hosted?

Camber Exchanges are held at Camber Outdoors corporate partner headquarters throughout the US and Canada. If corporate partners do not have a space to accomodate at least 75 attendees, there is the option to host at a local event space.

When can my company host a Camber Exchange event?

Camber Exchanges can be hosted on a Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday of the weeks listed below. We’re currently scheduling Camber Exchages for 2020.

Contact the Camber Outdoors Partnership Team at info@camberoutdoors.org to schedule an event for 2020.

Who can attend a Camber Exchange event?

Individuals passionate about the outdoors, industry professionals, and individuals seeking jobs in the active-outdoor industries are encouraged to attend.

What are the goals for hosting a Camber Exchange?

  1. Build Community – convene people with diversity identities and experiences who have a passion for the outdoors
  2. Inspire attendees with panel of diverse speakers with diverse experiences
  3. Share ideas
  4. Highlight and feature industry leaders who exemplify inclusive leadership

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

As a Camber Exchange host, Camber Outdoors corporate partners actively show their employees that they value equity 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 are 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 and underrepresented communities into the active-outdoor industries
  • Providing visible role models to folks who have been traditionally under-represented in the active-outdoors industries.

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 to handle logistical planning for the event. The host company is 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)
  • Manage volunteers day of event
  • Attendee check-in/registration
  • Provide insight and ideas for improvements

Camber Outdoors will provide the host company with support from Camber Outdoors staff a volunteer. The host company 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, a volunteer, and the Camber Exchange Toolkit. Support materials include:

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

For additional information or questions, please contact the Camber Outdoors Partnership Team at info@camberoutdoors.org.

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