Friday, February 23rd, 2018
Washington State Outdoor Recreation Summit
Bellingham Technical College
The 2018 Washington Outdoor Recreation Summit will deliver the consistent value you have had the past two years. We are in the process of building out our speakers and hot topics.
Jon Snyder will be joining us to give his updates on Washington State’s Recreation Economy and the role the Governor’s Office plays. Stay tuned and expect an invitation from us soon!
Thank you to everyone who joined us for an inspiring day in 2017!
Friday, February 23rd
Bellingham Technical College, Settlemyer Hall
3028 Lindbergh Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Download a Parking Map
Building on momentum at the state and national level we are bringing Recreation Industry Professionals – retailers, manufacturers, event & race promoters, policy makers and stewardship organizations – together to explore and share ways to grow and promote Washington State’s flourishing recreation economy.
“Outdoor recreation is not just fun and games. Outdoor recreation is essential to who we are and our quality of life, and it strengthens our sense of what it means to be a community.” ~ Governor’s Blue Ribbon Task Force on Outdoor Recreation & Tourism Report
“It was a great series of events, which we look forward to participating in again. In particular the manufacturing roundtable was a tasty bite that we have an increased appetite for! Many thanks for a great job! ” ~ Susan, Trayvax
Keynote speakers and breakout sessions highlighting industry trends & discussions, programs working to get more people outside and unique recreation economy initiatives in the works!
Read about last year to get a sense of the day:
“I enjoyed it a lot. I’m looking forward to next year!”
~ Jason, American Alpine Institute
Friday, February 23rd
Boundary Bay Brewery’s Mountain Room
1107 Railroad Avenue
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Come around back and enter through the alley off Maple Ave
Wrap-up your SUMMIT experience with an exclusive networking event for Summit attendees and EXPO Exhibitors.
You should also stay and check out our Recreation Northwest EXPO the following day, Saturday, February 24th, 2018 at the Bellingham Cruise Terminal in Fairhaven.