The Florida Outdoor Recreation Coalition (FLORC) will be holding a regional meeting in Lake Mary on Monday March 11, 2013. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. and will be held in the Gander Mountain (Of Lake Mary) Conference Center. Many topics will be discussed however, most of the discussion will focus on the upcoming Outdoor Recreation Symposium that will be held in September of this year. We look forward to seeing you there!
What: FLORC Regional Meeting
When: Monday - March 11, 2013
Where: Gander Mountain of Lake Mary
For several years the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) has touted how much Americans spend on outdoor recreation as a nation. The most recent survey has Americans spending over $646 billion on direct sales which include product such as equipment, vehicles, and apparel, as well as travel related spending which include transportation, lodging, and food. This amount in turn represents a ripple effect of $1.6 trillion and 12 million jobs. These numbers are what make outdoor recreation a serious and viable industry in America.
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Outdoor recreation enthusiasts mark your calendars! The dates for this year’s 2013 Open Forum on Outdoor Recreation has been set for September 28-29, 2013. The tentative location for this event will be the Central Florida Zoological & Botanical Park in Sanford, Florida.
Read more: 2013 Outdoor Forum on Recreation Dates Announced!