Outpost Trade

The Outpost Trade series of events is disrupting the conference model in the Outdoor Lifestyle space. 


Outpost is a multi-faceted media and services company that is reinventing how we experience brands and their culture, creating unique live and digital brand building experiences.

Originally created to disrupt the antiquated trade show model, we’ve since expanded to help our partners with brand reinvention, experience strategy, digital marketing, and community building.

Our brand partners include beverage giant Diageo, Airstream, Harley-Davidson, Burton, Specialized, Nissan, DJI, Fuji Bikes, and many others. See full list of Outpost community members and event partners.

The Latest From The Outpost Community:

Automotive Industry’s Leading Lady, Wendy Orthman, Rises to the Top at Nissan

Wendy Orthman is truly an innovator that excites. As Nissan’s Senior Product & Communications Manager, she’s risen to the top of a competitive and notorious manufacturer through her savvy vision for the automotive industry. Not only does Wendy’s creative persona spark her next vehicle innovation, she also finds a sense of fulfillment and connection with…

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Custom Innovation with a Heritage Style Spin: UCO Gear Offers Timeless Technology

Stay lit no matter what! Founded over 45 years ago, UCO trademarked the storm proof match that is windproof, waterproof and fully submersible. Peter Pontano, UCO’s Director of Marketing & Product Development has evolved the brand into improved fire starting gear, headlamps, LED lanterns and a camp kitchen line. Peter bases his development on creating…

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NASA Astronaut, Yvonne Cagle, Discusses Biomimicry and Our Planet’s Future

Yvonne Cagle is a NASA astronaut thinking about our survival on Mars and beyond. She sees “Earth as its own spaceship, a mothership” that  ensures human and natural species are highly adaptable to new environments. She looks for solutions in earth’s natural environment to problems we will face as move out into space. By “mimicking” these…

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Paul Willis of Niman Ranch Practices a Sustainable, Cruelty Free Hog Farm

Paul strayed away factory farming and started a sustainable, cruelty free small farmer coalition. Niman Ranch now has over 600 hog farmers. His non-confinement experience was amongst the first to provide animal welfare practices among hog farms. For Paul, it enriches peoples’ lives to spend time in ecosystems and nature. He believes Niman Ranch has…

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“What Outpost is creating, is a place where brands can showcase new products and generate new experiences around them, thus creating new sales & marketing and publicity opportunities.”

“Bringing together brands, media, influencers, & enthusiasts – the event feels like a 2-day adult summer camp where connections are forged over the campfire rather than in a trade show booth.”