The Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) is America’s leading coalition of outdoor recreation trade associations and organizations working to promote the growth of the outdoor recreation economy and outdoor recreation activities.
ORR members represent the thousands of businesses that produce vehicles, equipment, gear, apparel and services for the 144 million Americans who enjoy our national parks, waterways, byways, trails and outdoor spaces. The various outdoor recreation business sectors produce a combined $788 billion output for the U.S. economy and support 5.2 million direct jobs.
We educate decision makers, and the public, on balanced policies that conserve public lands and waterways and enhance infrastructure to improve the experience and quality of life of outdoor enthusiasts everywhere.

 

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Outdoor Recreation Roundtable Members

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.

American Horse Council

American Horse Council

Founded in 1969, the American Horse Council advocates for the social, economic and legislative interests of the United States equine industry in Washington, DC before Congress and federal regulatory agencies.

American Mountain Guides Association

American Mountain Guides Association

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.

American Sportfishing Association

American Sportfishing Association

The American Sportfishing Association is the sportfishing industry’s trade association and was created to represent tackle manufacturers’ business interests and represent the entire sportfishing community.

American Trails

American Trails

American Trails is pursuing a national infrastructure of trails and greenways that serves a full range of activities. Through education, partnerships, and timely information resources, American Trails promotes the creation, conservation and broad enjoyment of quality trails and greenways that offer places of solace, health, fitness, recreation and transportation for all Americans. The organization supports local, regional, and long distance trails and greenways, whether in backcountry, rural, or urban areas.

Archery Trade Association

Archery Trade Association

The Archery Trade Association is the trade group representing manufacturers, retailers, distributors, sales representatives and others working in the archery and bowhunting industry.

Association of Marina Industries

Association of Marina Industries

Association of Marina Industries is a non-profit membership organization dedicated exclusively to serving the needs of the marina industry and acting as the independent voice of the industry at the national level on all related legislative and regulatory issues.

Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education

Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education

The Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education (AORE) is the premier organization dedicated to serving the needs of recreation and education professionals in non-profit settings. Through AORE, members have a mechanism to interact with and affect decisions made by public land managers and the human powered outdoor recreation industry. AORE is committed to promoting ecologically sound stewardship of the natural environment and serves as a collective voice for its members regarding topics of regional and national concern.

Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS)

Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS)

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

CHM Government Services

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

The Corps Network

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.

The Diving Equipment & Marketing Association

The Diving Equipment & Marketing Association

Diving Equipment and Marketing Association is an international non-profit trade association with the mission of bringing businesses together to grow the diving industry worldwide. With more than 1,400 business members DEMA promotes recreational scuba diving through consumer awareness programs such as the Go Dive Now campaign; conducts industry research and advocates for access by divers to a clean and healthy aquatic environment. DEMA owns and produces DEMA Show, an annual trade-only event for businesses in the scuba diving, action watersports and adventure/dive-travel industries.

International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association

International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association

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.

Marine Retailers Association of America

Marine Retailers Association of America

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.

Motorcycle Industry Council

Motorcycle Industry Council

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.

National Forest Recreation Association

National Forest Recreation Association

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.

National Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds (ARVC)

National Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds (ARVC)

ARVC is the only national association dedicated to representing the interests and needs of private RV parks and campgrounds, through education, networking and advocacy at the local, state and national levels.

National Marine Manufacturers Association

National Marine Manufacturers Association

The National Marine Manufacturers Association is the leading trade association representing boat, marine engine and accessory manufacturers, dedicated to advocating for the recreational boating industry.

The National Park Hospitality Association

The National Park Hospitality Association

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.

National Shooting Sports Foundation

National Shooting Sports Foundation

The National Shooting Sports Foundation promotes, protects and preserves hunting and shooting sports. Formed in 1961, representing more than 12,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen's organizations and publishers.

National RV Dealers Association

National RV Dealers Association

The National 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.

National Ski Areas Association

National Ski Areas Association

The National Ski Areas Association is the trade association for ski area owners and operators. It represents over 300 alpine resorts that account for more than 90 percent of the skier/snowboarder visits nationwide. Additionally, it has more than 400 supplier members who provide equipment, goods and services to the mountain resort industry.

National Wild Turkey Federation

National Wild Turkey Federation

The National Wild Turkey Federation is an international non-profit organization whose mission is 'the conservation of the wild turkey and the preservation of our hunting heritage.' It currently has more than 250,000 members in the United States, Canada, Mexico and 14 other countries.

NIC,Inc.

NIC,Inc.

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.

Outdoor Industry Association

Outdoor Industry Association

The Outdoor Industry Association is based in Boulder, Colo., with offices in Washington, D.C. OIA is the leading trade association for the outdoor industry and the title sponsor of Outdoor Retailer. OIA unites and serves 1300 manufacturer, supplier, sales representative and retailer members through its focus on trade and recreation policy, sustainable business innovation and outdoor participation.

Outdoor Writers Association of America

Outdoor Writers Association of America

Recognized as “The Voice of the Outdoors,” OWAA is the nation’s largest organization of professional outdoor journalists. Its membership includes writers, photographers, videographers, radio and TV personalities, digital storytellers and artists. Formed in 1927, the nonprofit association’s mission is to improve the professional skills and opportunities of its members, set the highest ethical and communications standards, encourage public enjoyment and conservation of natural resources, and mentor the next generation of professional outdoor communicators

PeopleForBikes

PeopleForBikes

PeopleForBikes aims to make riding better for everyone by collaborating with millions of individual riders, businesses, community leaders, and elected officials to unite people to create a powerful, united voice for bicycling and its benefits.

Professional TrailBuilders Association

Professional TrailBuilders Association

The Professional TrailBuilders Association is the world's only private sector group of professional trail contractors, designers, and consultants. PTBA represents more than 100 Member Companies who have been professionally vetted and adhere to a strict code of conduct. Since 1976, PTBA members have designed, built, and maintained thousands of miles of trail.

Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation

Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) is a national, non-profit organization that has been leading the drive for over 20 years – in partnership with industry and government, and through its brands Take Me Fishing and Vamos A Pescar – to increase participation in recreational boating and fishing, thereby helping to conserve and restore our country’s aquatic natural resources.

Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle Association

Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle Association

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.

RV Industry Association

RV Industry Association

The RV Industry Association is the national trade association representing recreation vehicle manufacturers and their component parts suppliers who together build more than 98 percent of all RVs produced in the U.S.

SnowSports Industries

SnowSports Industries

Snowsports Industries America is the winter industry’s non-profit, member-owned trade association representing winter outdoor suppliers, retailers, sales reps and resorts. Their mission is to help the winter outdoor industry thrive.

Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals

Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals

Since 1983, the Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals (SORP) has been serving the outdoor recreation profession. It is the nation’s leading association of outdoor recreation and related professionals who strive to protect our natural and cultural resources while providing sustainable recreation access.

Specialty Equipment Market Association

Specialty Equipment Market Association

The Specialty Equipment Market Association is the national trade association for the specialty automotive aftermarket. SEMA members offer custom auto and off-road accessories that enhance a vehicle’s appearance, performance, comfort, convenience and safety.

Specialty Vehicle Institute of America

Specialty Vehicle Institute of America

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. 

Sports & Fitness Industry Association

Sports & Fitness Industry Association

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.

 

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