Apply to win 4 night hotel stay at Outdoor Retailer in Salt Lake City!

The Outdoor Retailer (OR) show happens twice a year in Salt Lake City and is the largest domestic trade show for the outdoor industry. Brands big and small gather to make business connections, show off upcoming product lines, and learn about important issues facing the industry. The show is a great opportunity for those just starting out in the Athletic and Outdoor industry to network and learn about industry trends and what it takes to gain a competitive edge.

PDC is seeking startups or young companies that are led by teams or founders who are diverse in terms of gender, race and other demographics typically underrepresented in the athletic and outdoor community to apply for a chance to have housing (for 1 team member) covered at the upcoming summer Outdoor Retailer show (Aug. 3-6). Up to four Oregon based companies or winners will be selected. Preference will be given to applicants that have never attended an OR show and are not working at a company that currently exhibits at the show.

  • Winner will be announced on July 1st
  • Expenses covered will include four hotel room nights (August 2-6) at the Extended Stay America- SLC – Sugar House
  • Maximum of four winners
  • Winners must agree to write one blog post for describing their experiences and outcomes from the show (minimum 400 words posted either during the show or by Aug. 12)

APPLY NOW (applications close 6/29/16 at 5:00 p.m.):

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