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12 reasons to join OWAA…

Outdoors Unlimited®
Outdoors Unlimited® is a bimonthly magazine that is distributed in print to members with additional online content available between printings. Find craft improvement stories, industry supporter news tips, letters to the editor, jobs, conservation news, new technology tidbits and more.

Request a membership list
Supporting Groups are entitled to use of the membership email, free of charge. Get your latest news and product announcements into the hands of the outdoor media.

Annual conference
Join us June 24-26, 2017, in Duluth, Minnesota. Annual conference is the best way for Supporting Groups to get face time with OWAA members. Attend sessions; have an informational display; bring demo products for attendees to test; provide digital press material; host a hospitality suite; or sponsor meal, sessions or programs to gain even more access. For more opportunities, conference details are available now.

Promote your group, agency or business
Advertising opportunities are available in Outdoors Unlimited, the annual directory, the conference program and on OWAA’s website. View OWAA’s sell sheet or contact OWAA headquarters for more information.

Sponsorship opportunities
Sponsorship opportunities are available for the annual Excellence in Craft Contests, annual conference and other OWAA programs and events. Sponsorship can provide you with increased access to OWAA members and increased exposure. For more information, contact OWAA headquarters.

National headquarters
Offers information, liaison services and assistance with business problems.

Promote your products, services and events
Submit press releases to OWAA for publication in our Outdoor Alerts on Outdoors Unlimited® Online. For larger announcements, contact our Editor about being featured in the Supporter Spotlight. Each Supporting Group is eligible for this annual feature. Full editorial guidelines can be found on the Outdoors Unlimited® website.

Member discounts are available on a number of educational publications and style manuals published by OWAA that focus on outdoor communications. OWAA publications can be purchased from our online store.

Online Membership directory
OWAA maintains member and supporting directories with members’ biographical listings and supporting group contact information and resources and much more. Connect with other communicators and outdoor industry representatives in your area or across the country.

Supporting Groups have access to OWAA discounts on car rentals and hotels, and have the opportunity to advertise media discounts to OWAA members.

Health Insurance
Enjoy health insurance coverage at competitive rates.

Perhaps the greatest benefit of all — lifetime friendships with some of the most wonderful folks you’ll ever know.
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