Accelerating the Growth of Innovative Businesses in the Active-Outdoor Industries — and the Women Who Lead Them

Watch Pitchfest 2018!

Camber Outdoors’ Pitchfest drives innovation, creativity, and entrepreneurship in the active-outdoor industries.

Showcasing the future of the active-outdoor industries, Pitchfest is  a fast-paced and interactive  can’t-miss event featuring seven innovative businesses. Each finalist has 5 minutes to articulate their business opportunity and hurdle followed by 7 minutes of rapid-fire questions and feedback from a panel of illustrious judges.

Blog: Pitchfest 2018 Recap

Thank you to our Pitchfest 2018:

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2018 Finalists

Gearo logo

Justine Barone

Western Rise logo

Kelly Watters

Becky Jaimes
Founder, CEO

Diana Seung 
EVP of Merchandising, Backcountry.com

Susan Viscon 
Senior VP of Merchandising and Private Brands, REI Co-op

Steve Meineke 
Operating Partner, Roundhouse Collective

Dan Nordstrom 
Co-Founder, Roundhouse Collective; CEO Emeritus of Outdoor Research

Aisha Weinhold
Founder and Executive Director, No Man’s Land Film Festival

Gregg Bagni
Director, White Road Investments

Thea Chase
Director, Southwest Innovation Corridor

Ben Rifkin
President, Royal Street Investment & Innovation Center

Todd Stockbauer
Entrepreneur, Brand Builder, Strategist

Andy Boyd
Entrepreneur and Angel Investor

Ashley Nager

Ashley Nager
Program Director, Telluride Venture Accelerator

Jake Boyd

Jake Boyd
ALLGOOD Provisions

Walden Hyde

Parisi Marketing

Perkins Coie

Advanced CFO

Outdoor Industry Association

True Communications


Cheryl Kellond
Entrepreneur, Concept-to-Launch Expert

Mona West
Marketing and Product Management Executive

Perkins Coie LLP

Formerly the Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition (OIWC)


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