8th Annual A&O Industry Celebration Recap

8th Annual A&O Industry Celebration Recap

“Portland has it. From peaking waves to mountain peaks, Portland’s outdoor industry outfits any kind of athlete in every kind of landscape, leading the world without ever leaving home.” —A&O Portland

David Brands of Coast Products
Clean Slate Suds at Event

“Thanks to our Marketplace Vendors – Clean Slate Suds, Marie Ernst, Rarr, Mountain Mel’s Essential Goods, Coast and Grafletics.”

Marie Ernst Soap
Rarr Athletic Clothing
Mountain Mel’s Essential Goods
Portland Athletic & Outdoor is a part of Prosper Portland Event

“After networking and shopping, Sue kicked off the event with a presentation of the 2017 Athletic and Outdoor Industry Report, followed by advice from David Brands of Coast Products and our Platinum Sponsor for the event.” –Portland Athletic & Outdoor is a part of Prosper Portland.

David Brands of Coast Products
Sue kicked off the event with a presentation of the 2017 Athletic and Outdoor Industry Report

“Katherine Melchoir Ray took the stage to kick off our In the Running pitches from the 6 finalist –  TOUGHER, SWings Designs, AlexandrosMarie ErnstMountain Mel’s Essential Goods, and Tread & Butter.”

8th Annual A&O Industry Celebration Recap
8th Annual A&O Industry Celebration Recap
Alexandros Eye Wear

“After the finalists finished their pitches, the audience voted for their favorite. Congrats to our In the Running winner – Stacey Gose of TOUGHER!

 Stacey Gose of TOUGHER
8th Annual A&O Industry Celebration Recap

“Sucheta, with the help of Katherine and Julianne Brands from Oregon Angel Fund, picked the winners for our raffle featuring prizes from adidas, Columbia, Egg Press, Grafletics, Marie Ernst, and Mountain Mel’s Essential Goods. Remember, you had to be present to win!

8th Annual A&O Industry Celebration Recap

ABOUT ATHLETIC & OUTDOOR PROFESSIONALS

AOP’s mission is to establish and grow a supportive community of professionals in Portland’s Athletic and Outdoor industry by connecting individuals, showcasing industry talent, and continuing to highlight Portland as a recognized global A&O hub.

ABOUT PORTLAND A&O

Portland A&O powered by Prosper Portland aims to support the success of Oregon’s 800+ Athletic and Outdoor firms through community, peer-to-peer learning, events, and programming.

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