Outdoor Industry Association

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Outdoor Industry Association

Founded in 1989 by 14 visionary outdoor industry pioneers, the OIA is a membership-driven trade organization that provides a unified, collaborative voice to help guide the industry forward. Today, the association has become the conscious of the outdoor recreation industry, serving more than 1200 manufacturers, retailers, distributors, suppliers, sales representatives, nonprofit organizations and outdoor enthusiasts. The partnership leverages the experience and relationships the OIA and its members have with a variety of government and business organization, which keep JanSport informed on key outdoor industry initiatives and campaigns.

Big City Mountaineers

Big City Mountaineers

Big City Mountaineers

Big City Mountaineers

Since 1989, Big City Mountaineers has been instilling critical life skills in under-resourced youth through transformative wilderness mentoring experiences. Their programs focus on improving the self-esteem, sense of responsibility, group communication and decision-making skills of nearly 1,000 young people, annually. They engage youth in regions across the country including Boston, Denver, Miami, Minneapolis, Portland, San Francisco, and Seattle. JanSport is proud to support Big City Mountaineers through program funding and donations of technical packs and Summit Flags for its annual Summit for Someone fundraiser climbs.

Camber Outdoors

Camber Outdoors

Camber Outdoors

Founded in 1996, Camber Outdoors is the hub for advancing career opportunities, leadership and entrepreneurship to inspire an outdoors, truly for everyone. Camber Outdoors is a national organization dedicated to achieving equity for all underrepresented communities in the workplace of the active-outdoors industries, through innovative and thought-leading programming and initiatives, including industry keynotes, the CEO Outdoor Equity Pledge, Pitchfest, Camber Exchanges, and a cross-industry/company Mentoring Program.

International Mountain Guides

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International Mountain Guides

International Mountain Guides organize and lead climbing, trekking and mountaineering expeditions around the world, from the classic climbs of the Alps and Andes to the 8,000m peaks of the Himalayas. They continue to be one of the most respected and active guiding companies in the world. The partnership leverages the experience of IMG’s world-renowned Guides, providing JanSport with a means to test its latest technical products. In addition, International Mountain Guides lead the Annual JanSport Mount Rainier Climb, a 47-year old tradition that brings together 16 individuals from around the globe to summit Mount Rainier, a 14,410’ mountain in Washington.

Mountainfilm

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Mountainfilm

Started in 1979, Mountainfilm is one of America’s longest-running film festivals. Through the years, the festival has been best described by one unchanging word – “inspiring.” In addition to screening independent documentary films from around the world, the festival includes a full-day symposium on contemporary issues, art and photography exhibits, outdoor programs, book signings, student programs and a closing awards ceremony. The Memorial Day event features presentations and panels featuring a wide diversity of special guests, ranging from artists to adventurers to academics and activists.