GET INVOLVED IN A VOBA WORK GROUP

For information on any of the following activities, click here or see contact information below.

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT WORK GROUP

Contacts: Justin Worthley, Burton Snowboards at JustinW@burton.com and Corinne Prevot, Skida at corinne@shopskida.com

Bring your ideas to VOBA’s Workforce Development Work Group, which is exploring approaches to: researching the outdoor recreation industry need for current and future jobs and skills; identifying career pathways; and, expanding funding for training and employment programs.

SECTOR BRANDING WORK GROUP
Contacts: Lisa Lynn, VT Ski+Ride & Vermont Sports at lisa.lynn@vtsports.com and Josh Pombar, Turtle Fur at jpombar@turtlefur.com

Bring your ideas to VOBA’s Sector Branding Work Group, which is focused on communications, branding and media efforts to elevate Vermont’s outdoor recreation industry, as well as the following initiatives:

Vermont Outdoor Recreation Industry Summit
Join other businesses in planning a statewide summit in the fall of 2019 for Vermont’s outdoor recreation sector. This education and networking event will feature strategies in the areas of financing, workforce development, infrastructure, and sector branding.

Vermont Outdoor Recreation Marketing Partnership
Join other businesses in sharing images and video with the Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing for marketing Vermont’s outdoor recreation resources and brands.
 
FINANCING WORK GROUP
Contact: Lindsay DesLauriers, Bolton Valley Resort at lmdboltonvalley@gmail.com
Is your company currently seeking equity or investment? Join VOBA in matching outdoor recreation businesses with investors or sources of capital. 

INFRASTRUCTURE WORK GROUP
Contact: Mark Yardley, Darn Tough at myardley@darntough.com
Help identify resources that are available to support Vermont outdoor recreation start up and growth companies for a VOBA Blueprint.