US Congressman Deb Haaland speaks at the Women’s Outdoor Summit

Panel of speakers at the Women’s Outdoor Summit 2017

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Get ready for the biggest femme-oriented outdoor industry event of the year.

The Women’s Outdoor Summit has grown from 200 participants to a whopping 3,700 this year. Organizers tailor the event for “cis and trans women in the outdoors” – outdoor enthusiasts, outdoor professionals, athletes, nonprofit executives, CEOs, business owners, and more.

The three-day virtual event that has just been announced begins on March 11th with a welcoming speech from US Congressman Deb Haaland. Haaland will join three other keynote speakers at the event. Many more women will act as panel and discussion leaders at the summit.

Group photo of the Women's Outdoor Summit, 2017The participants of the Women’s Outdoor Summit 2017 meet for a group photo

The summit participants can expect to socialize, learn, discuss and, most importantly, have fun – with panel discussions and workshops on topics such as hiking, sustainability and more.

The event will run from March 11th to 13th and this year is completely virtual. It is organized by Outdoor CEO Diversity Pledge Founder Teresa Baker, JAM Collective and Ravel Media.

Find out more and register here.

This event was made possible by sponsoring Backcountry, Arc’teryx, Merrell, Outdoor research, Patagonia, and Smartwool.

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