Washington, D.C. – Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR), the country’s leading outdoor recreation coalition, invites media to join a briefing with Hill staff and leaders of the outdoor recreation industry as they outline the $788 billion industry’s objectives and priorities for 2021 and beyond on Wednesday March 24th at 11:00 am EST. Much of the focus will be on the industry’s 21st century recreation agenda, capitalizing on soaring participation rates for job creation and economic recovery and particularly how recreation can create jobs in rural America. The group will also discuss implementing the goals of the Great American Outdoors Act and the process of choosing and implementing LWCF projects. There will be time for Q/A with the presenters after the briefing at approximately 12:00 pm EST.
WHAT: Capitol Hill Briefing Discussing Outdoor Recreation Policy Objectives Issues
WHO: Outdoor Recreation Industry Presenters will include:
▪ Lindsey Davis, Acting Executive Director – Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR)
▪ Nicole Vasilaros, Sr. Vice President, Government and Legal Affairs – National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA)
▪ Frank Hugelmeyer, President – National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA)
▪ Lise Aangeenbrug, Executive Director – Outdoor Industry Association (OIA)
▪ Jay Landers, Vice President of Government Affairs – RV Industry Association (RVIA)
▪ Aaron Bannon, Executive Director – America Outdoors (AO)
▪ Chris Steinkamp, Head of Advocacy – Snowsports Industries America (SIA)
▪ Scott Schloegel, Senior Vice President, Government Relations – Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC)
▪ Mary Ellen Sprenkel, President and CEO – The Corps Network
WHEN: Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 11:00 am EST
RSVP: Media please email Cody@freestone-strategies.com for Zoom info.
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The Outdoor Recreation Roundtable promotes the growth of the outdoor recreation economy and outdoor recreation activities and is the leading outdoor recreation coalition with 33 member associations serving over 110,000 businesses. ORR’s members represent America’s hunting, fishing, RVing, biking, hiking, camping, ATVing, diving, horseback and skiing communities among many more.