America Outdoors represents nearly 500 of the most successful and professional outfitters in America -- outdoor recreation companies who are driving one of the world’s fastest-growing industries. Since 1989, America Outdoors has worked to ensure outfitters in the outdoor recreation industry have a voice. They lead the industry in public policy, business innovation, and promotion of outdoor recreational activities.
The American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) is a 501(c)(3) educational non‐profit that is dedicated to supporting the American mountain guiding and climbing instructor community. As the leading organization of America’s most vibrant, inspiring community of climbers and skiers, the AMGA offers cutting edge knowledge and hundreds of years of collective experience that you won’t get from any other climbing organization. AMGA guides and staff are the experts in the business of being a guide, and have spent 30 years setting standards for American guiding instruction, protecting the guiding environment, and organizing a powerful, unified community of guides and clients.
BoatUS is the nation's largest advocacy, services and safety group for recreational boaters with more than a half-million dues-paying members. Services include on-water and on-road towing, boat insurance and a range of consumer programs and member discounts and benefits. BoatUS also helps keep boaters safe and waters clean with the educational nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water.
CHM Government Services partners with public agencies in the United States who are responsible for visitor and mission-critical facilities and services to develop and implement sustainable strategies to operate, maintain, and improve these hospitality and recreation assets and programs. They achieve this result by applying private sector experience, skills, tools, and networks, and their understanding of policy and funding frameworks.
The Corps Network leads and supports over 130 of America’s Service and Conservation Corps. Corps are comprehensive youth development programs that engage participants in service projects, job training and academic programming. The Corps Network supports Corps by advocating on their behalf, providing access to funding and project opportunities, and by offering expertise in Corps operations and programming. Every year, The Corp Network’s efforts enable over 24,000 diverse young people, ages 16-25, to strengthen communities, improve the environment and transform their lives through service in Corps programs.
Diving Equipment and Marketing Association is an international organization dedicated to the promotion and growth of the recreational scuba diving and snorkeling industry. With more than 1,300 members, this non-profit, global organization promotes scuba diving through consumer awareness programs and media campaigns such as the national Be a Diver campaign; diver retention initiatives such as DiveCaching; and an annual trade-only event for businesses in the scuba diving, action watersports and adventure/dive-travel industries, DEMA Show.
The International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association is an organization representing the four snowmobile manufacturers and coordinates committees within the industry to handle concerns such as snowmobile safety, the promotion of the lifestyle activity of snowmobiling, keeping accurate statistics, reporting the growth of the industry and the positive economic impact of snowmobiling throughout the world.
The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas exists to foster the success of today’s boat and engine dealers, marinas, service shops and other marine retail locations. The MRAA provides tools, resources and educational programming to those businesses and their employees and both unites and represents the retail marine industry with a powerful voice.
The Motorcycle Industry Council exists to preserve, protect and promote the motorcycling industry, functioning as a voice on behalf of the powersports industry at the state and federal government levels, and as a clearinghouse for information on legislation and regulation affecting the industry.
The National Forest Recreation Association represents and serves as an advocate for outdoor recreation businesses offering quality opportunities to visitors on public lands and waters across the United States. NFRA works to forge strong partnerships with federal and state land management agencies. Additionally, they maintain their membership with other recreation coalitions so as to maximize the recreation industry’s voice.
The National Park Hospitality Association is the national trade association of the businesses that provide lodging, food services, gifts and souvenirs, equipment rentals, transportation and other visitor services in the National Park System. Concessioners have played an important role in creating lasting national park memories for more than 125 years. Concessioners operate in more than 100 national park units with combined sales exceeding $1.4 billion annually and $112 million+ in franchise fees paid to the National Park Service each year. The in-park concessioner workforce of some 25,000 persons assists visitors an estimated 100 million times annually.
NIC, Inc. partners with federal, state, and local agencies to transform how citizens and businesses interact with government. By combining proven technology with innovative contracting methods, NIC delivers digital solutions that allow government agencies to dedicate more time and resources to their missions while minimizing risk, cost, and oversight requirements. Founded in 1992, NIC provides thousands of digital services nationwide and securely processes billions of dollars on behalf of more than 5,500 federal, state, and local government partners.
The RV Dealers Association is the only national association dedicated to advancing the RV retailer's interests through education, member services, industry leadership, and market expansion programs that promote the increased sale and use of RVs and that enhance the positive image of the RV experience.
The Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle Association promotes the safe and responsible use of recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs) manufactured or distributed in North America and develops a standard for the equipment, configuration and performance requirements of ROVs.
SnowSports Industries is a non-profit, member-owned trade association representing snowsports equipment manufacturers with constituents in the retail, rep and resort communities. SIA's mission is to help our members succeed though insightful research, innovative education and growing participation.
The Sports & Fitness Industry Association is the trade association of leading industry sports and fitness brands, suppliers, retailers and partners. Their mission is to "Promote Sports and Fitness Participation and Industry Vitality" by focusing on core product areas for the industry. SFIA's purpose is to support their member companies and promote a healthy environment for the sporting goods industry by providing access to thought leadership, industry & public affairs, research and member services. SFIA enhances industry vitality and fosters sports, fitness and active lifestyle participation.
The Specialty Vehicle Institute of America promotes safe and responsible use of All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) through rider training programs, public awareness campaigns and state legislation. SVIA also provides information on ATV standards and serves as a liaison with state and federal agencies on rider safety issues.