2021 Outdoor Economics Conference & Expo

2021 Outdoor Economics Conference & Expo

Wednesday Sep 29 2021

All day

Farmington Civic Center
The 2021 Outdoor Economics Conference will be held in Farmington, NM! This conference features informative panel discussions, an outdoor expo, quality networking opportunities, and plenty of chances to enjoy some time in the great outdoors!

Event Information

Farmington Civic Center
200 W. Arrington Farmington, NM
Outdoor New Mexico
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$85
575-635-5615

The 2021 Outdoor Economics Conference & Expo Conference is organized by Outdoor New Mexico. The conference will include networking with top leaders in the state government and outdoor recreation industry, the Wild & Scenic Film Festival, an outdoor company "Pitch Fest" and Expo, informative panel discussions, and more.  Registration is open on EventBrite.

2021 Outdoor Economics Conference Schedule

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

  • 5:30  to 8 PM - Conference Welcome Reception, Farmington Civic Center
  • 8:00 to 10:00 PM - Wild and Scenic Film Festival, Farmington Civic Center Theater

Thursday, September 30, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - Welcome Remarks with Governor Lujan Grisham and other Leaders
  • 8:30 to 9:30 AM - 2021 State of the Outdoor Industry
  • 9:45 to 10:45 AM - Outdoor Tourism and Marketing in 2021
  • 11:00 AM to 12 PM - Building a Sustainable Outdoor Economy
  • 12:15 PM - Lunch & Keynote Speaker (TBD)
  • 1:00 to 2:00 PM - Choice of Panel Discussions
    • Funding for Public Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure 
    • Small Business Resources and Training
  • 2:15 to 3:15 PM - Choice of Breakout Session
    • Bikepacking and Emerging Outdoor Trends
    • Educational and Workforce Development Pathways to the Outdoor Industry
  • 3:30 to 4:45 PM - Conservation, Climate, and Water Challenges Ahead
  • 6:00 to 9:00 PM - Evening Reception at Farmington Museum & Visitor Center

Friday, October 1, 2021

  • 7:15 to 8:00 AM - VIP Sponsor Breakfast
  • 8:00 to 8:15 AM - Welcome Remarks
  • 8:15 to 9:15 AM - Panel Discussions
  • 9:30 to 10:30 AM - Choice of Breakout
    • Making Outdoors Accessible and Inclusive
    • Trail Building, Planning, and Maintenance
    • Agritourism and Sustainable Food Supply
    • Permitting Issues on Public Land
  • 10:45 AM to 12:00 PM - Outdoor Company Pitchfest
  • 12:00 PM - Outdoor Tours

Saturday, October 1, 2021

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