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Press Releases

Outdoor Retailer’s Second Annual Consumer Media Event Get Outdoors-NYC Launches May 11-12, 2017 with New Features and Promotional Opportunities
1/27/2017 - Outdoor Retailer, the largest outdoor gear, apparel, accessories and technology tradeshow, announced today it will host the second annual Get Outdoors–NYC media event in New York City, May 11-12, 2017. This year’s event will be located in convenient mid-town at the Metropolitan Pavilion located at 125 W 18th St, New York, NY 10011. This location provides a platform for outdoor apparel, gear and footwear brands to present Fall 2017 lines and brand stories to the large numbers of consumer media based in the area.
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Outdoor Industry Growth, Optimism and Strength on Display at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2017
1/13/2017 -  Outdoor Retailer Winter Market, the premier trade event and community gathering spot for the outdoor industry, staged January 10 — 12, 2017 in Salt Lake City, Utah with 1,075 brands, including 163 new to Winter Market. Retailers and media from around the country braved treacherous weather throughout much of the U.S. and the total attendee count was approximately 20,000.
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2017 Winners Announced for Seventh Annual Outdoor Inspiration Awards Presented by Adidas Outdoor
1/11/2017 - The seventh annual Outdoor Inspiration Awards, presented by adidas Outdoor, recognized the 2017 winners at a special event January 11, at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market. The Outdoor Inspiration Awards celebrates those that inspire others to participate in and support outdoor activities and the outdoor industry. 
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WHAT’S NEW (SNOW!!!!) AT OUTDOOR RETAILER
1/8/2017 -  Outdoor Retailer is celebrating the epic snowfall across much of the western U.S. including a 77” inch base at Solitude, home of the All Mountain Demo on January 9, 2017. 
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Outdoor Retailer and Adidas Outdoor Announce 2017 Outdoor Inspiration Awards Finalists
12/21/2016 - SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. – December 21, 2016 – Outdoor Retailer and adidas Outdoor are pleased to announce the finalists for the seventh annual Outdoor Inspiration Awards, presented by adidas Outdoor. The Outdoor Inspiration Awards recognize those whose efforts go above and beyond in inspiring others to engage in outdoor activities. The event will take place during Outdoor Retailer Winter Market at the Salt Palace Convention Center, MR 250 on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 6 p.m., the second night of Outdoor Retailer.
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Nominations Extended to Nov. 30, 2016 for 2017 Outdoor Inspiration Awards Presented by Adidas Outdoor
11/17/2016 - Nominations are now open for the seventh annual Outdoor Inspiration Awards, presented by adidas Outdoor, set for January 11, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. during Outdoor Retailer Winter Market. Nominations have been extended to November 30, 2016. no later than 6:00 p.m. (PST). Click here to make your nominations. This event celebrates the extraordinary passion, dedication and inspiration within the outdoor industry.
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Nominations for the 2017 Outdoor Inspiration Awards, Presented by adidas Outdoor, are Now Open
11/1/2016 - Nominations are now open for the seventh annual Outdoor Inspiration Awards, presented by adidas Outdoor, set for January 11, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. during Outdoor Retailer Winter Market. This event celebrates the extraordinary passion, dedication and inspiration within the outdoor industry. Nomination categories include outstanding individuals, retailers, manufacturers, nonprofits and a youth category sponsored by Boy Scouts of America. JanSport, marking its 50th anniversary in 2017, has also joined as a presenting sponsor. Click here to make your nominations.
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Outdoor Retailer and the Outdoor Foundation Partner Again to Bring the Give Back Badge Program Back to Winter Market 2017
9/26/2016 -  Outdoor Retailer and the Outdoor Foundation are pleased to announce that they are once again partnering to bring the Give Back Badge program back to Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2017. This unique program is designed to fund kids to get outdoors to visit their local national park.
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Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2016 Delivered the Outdoor Industry an Invigorating Platform for Retailer Meetings, Media Presentations, Order Writing and Relationship Building
1/10/2016 - Outdoor Retailer, the premier outdoor product tradeshow, welcomed specialty retailers, brands and media for four days of order taking, media presentations, networking and industry celebrations. As market confidence builds, and the outdoor industry economy continues to strengthen, exhibiting brands previewed countless numbers of new products, leading the industry in innovation and fashion trends.
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2016 Winners Announced For Sixth Annual Outdoor Inspiration Awards Presented By Adidas Outdoors at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market
1/8/2016 - The sixth annual Outdoor Inspiration Awards, presented by adidas Outdoor, recognized the 2016 winners at a special recognition event January 8, 2016 at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market. The Outdoor Inspiration Awards celebrates those that inspire others to participate in and support outdoor activities and the outdoor industry.
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Outdoor Retailer to Host First Annual Consumer Media Event In New York City, June 8 – 9, 2016
1/8/2016 - Outdoor Retailer, the largest outdoor gear, apparel, accessories and technology tradeshow, today announced it will host Get Outdoors–NYC, its first consumer media event in New York City, June 8 – 9, 2016. This event presents outdoor apparel, gear and footwear brands’ Fall 2016 lines to non-endemic consumer media from print and online outlets, blogs and broadcast. The first annual event will take place at the Metropolitan West, 125 West 18th Street, New York City.
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Outdoor Retailer’s All Mountain Demo Launches All New Events and Activities at Solitude Mountain Resort January 6, 2016
12/28/2015 - The All Mountain Demo, is a one of a kind product demo and testing day that kicks off the event-before-the-event at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2016. With a focus on backcountry safety, this unique event gives retailers, reps and the media first look at next season’s latest gear, equipment and technology.
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Outdoor Retailer and Adidas Outdoor Announce 2016 Outdoor Inspiration Awards Finalists
12/16/2015 - Outdoor Retailer and adidas Outdoor are pleased to announce the finalists for the sixth annual Outdoor Inspiration Awards, presented by adidas Outdoor. The Outdoor Inspiration Awards recognize individuals, groups, and companies whose efforts go above and beyond in inspiring others to enjoy, participate in, and support outdoor activities. The event will take place during Outdoor Retailer Winter Market at the Salt Palace Convention Center, MR 250 on Friday, January 8, 2016 at 6 p.m., the second night of Outdoor Retailer. It will be co-hosted by true adventurers from the Amazing Race and Survivor, Alex Boylan, and Burton Roberts from DreamJobbing, (www.dreamjobbing.com).
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Alex Boylan and Burton Roberts from DreamJobbing and Reality TV Fame to Co-Host Sixth Annual Outdoor Inspiration Awards, Presented by adidas Outdoor
11/17/2015 - The sixth annual Outdoor Inspiration Awards, presented by adidas Outdoor, will be co-hosted this year by Alex Boylan and Burton Roberts from DreamJobbing (www.dreamjobbing.com) and reality TV fame. True adventurers, having traveled the world on Amazing Race and Survivor, Boylan and Roberts will lend their experiences to the Outdoor Inspiration Awards ceremony at the Salt Palace Convention Center on Friday, January 8, 2016 at 6 p.m., the second night of Outdoor Retailer Winter Market.
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Nominations for the Sixth Annual Outdoor Inspiration Awards Presented by adidas Outdoor are Now Open
11/4/2015 - The sixth annual Outdoor Inspiration Awards, presented by adidas Outdoor, will be celebrated at a ceremony at the Salt Palace Convention Center on Friday, January 8, 2016 at 6 p.m., the second night of Outdoor Retailer Winter Market. A true outdoor community event, the Outdoor Inspiration Awards celebrate those that inspire and encourage others in their communities to enjoy, participate in and support outdoor activities and the outdoor industry.
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Made In America Product Showcase Program by Outdoor Industry Association and Outdoor Retailer is Now Accepting Submissions
11/4/2015 - Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) and Outdoor Retailer announced today that they are once again bringing the Made In America Product Showcase to Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2016, held on January 7-10, 2016, in Salt Lake City. The Made In America Product Showcase will feature products from brands that manufacture in the United States.
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Outdoor Retailer Announces the Show Will Stay in Salt Lake City Through 2018
8/24/2015 -

Show organizers for Outdoor Retailer, the largest summer and winter outdoor gear, apparel, accessories and technology tradeshow, announced today that they will be extending their contracts with Salt Lake through Summer 2018. Both Winter and Summer Market shows have been in Salt Lake City since 1996.*


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Outdoor Retailer Moves Winter Market Dates Into Early January Beginning in 2016
7/9/2015 - Show organizers for Outdoor Retailer, the largest outdoor gear, apparel, accessories and technology tradeshow, announced today that Winter Market 2016 will stage January 7-10, Thursday through Sunday, at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, with the All Mountain Demo moving to Wednesday, January 6, 2016. Future Winter Market shows are slated to remain in that earlier timeframe as well, with the 2017 show slated for January 10-12 and the 2018 show scheduled for January 9-11.
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Outdoor Industry Association and Outdoor Retailer Are Now Accepting Applications for Made in America Product Showcase New Press Release Article
6/17/2015 - Outdoor Industry Association® (OIA) and Outdoor Retailer announced today that they will again partner to present the Made in America Product Showcase at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2015, held August 5-8, 2015 in Salt Lake City, UT. The Made in America Product Showcase will feature products from Outdoor Retailer exhibiting brands that manufacture product in the United States.
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Outdoor Retailer and the Outdoor Foundation Join Forces to Launch an Industry-Wide Campaign to Get More Youth Outdoors
5/13/2015 - Today, two outdoor industry organizations, the Outdoor Foundation and Outdoor Retailer, announced a major new initiative designed to engage the industry in one of its most critical issues — activating a new generation of outdoor participants and consumers. With industry support, the campaign will invest in grassroots community programs that involve local retailers in projects that connect young people with outdoor recreation activities – driving business and participation. 100 percent of all donations will go directly to support on-the-ground (and water) projects.
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Outdoor Retailer Hires Retail Relations Specialist
2/24/2015 - Emerald Expositions, parent company of the Outdoor Retailer Summer and Winter Market has hired Joe Bustos as Retail Relations Specialist. This position was created to provide support to the specialty retailer community, and act as a lead for new buyer development.
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Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2015 Enjoys Four Days of Productive Business and Meetings
1/24/2015 - Outdoor Retailer, the premier outdoor product tradeshow, closed today after hosting the outdoor industry for four days of order taking, media presentations, networking, and industry celebrations. At show close, brands, retailers and media expressed positive feedback, noting Winter Market had an air of optimism and excitement for the winter season.
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Winners Selected for the 5th Annual Outdoor Inspiration Celebrated During Outdoor Retailer Winter Market
1/23/2015 - The fifth annual Outdoor Inspiration Awards winners were announced at a special recognition event January 22, 2015 at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in the Salt Palace Convention Center. Created by adidas Outdoor, the Outdoor Inspiration Awards celebrate individuals, groups and companies whose efforts go above and beyond in encouraging others in their communities to enjoy, participate in and support outdoor activities.
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Jeremy Collins, Patagonia, National Interscholastic Cycling Association/NICA, The Mountaineer, and Matt Moniz named the 2015 Outdoor Inspiration Award Winners
1/22/2015 - The fifth annual Outdoor Inspiration Awards winners were announced at a special recognition event January 22. 2015 at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market held in the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City Utah. Created by adidas Outdoor, the Outdoor Inspiration Awards celebrate and champion individuals, groups, and companies whose efforts go above and beyond in inspiring and encouraging others in their communities to enjoy, participate in, and support outdoor activities.
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Outdoor Retailer Launches New “Venture Out” Area at Winter Market 2015
1/10/2015 - Following the successful premiere at Summer Market, Outdoor Retailer is preparing to bring Venture Out to Winter Market, the trade event featuring the best of the outdoor recreation market. Venture Out is a new featured experience delivering the urban trend lifestyle to attending outdoor retail buyers looking to attract a new breed of consumer. When Winter Market launches January 21-24, 2015, this area will be home to like-minded brands that represent the lifestyle trend that has influenced and invigorated the modern outdoor movement.
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OUTDOOR RETAILER AND ADIDAS OUTDOOR ANNOUNCE FINALISTS FOR THE 2015 OUTDOOR INSPIRATION AWARDS
1/8/2015 - Finalists for the fifth annual Outdoor Inspiration Awards were selected and announced today. The Outdoor Inspiration Awards, presented by title sponsor adidas Outdoor and Outdoor Retailer, recognize individuals, groups, and companies whose efforts are above and beyond in inspiring others to enjoy, participate in, and support outdoor activities.
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OUTDOOR RETAILER AND ADIDAS OUTDOOR ANNOUNCE FINALISTS FOR THE 2015 OUTDOOR INSPIRATION AWARDS
1/7/2015 - Finalists for the fifth annual Outdoor Inspiration Awards were selected and announced today. The Outdoor Inspiration Awards, presented by title sponsor adidas Outdoor and Outdoor Retailer, recognize individuals, groups, and companies whose efforts are above and beyond in inspiring others to enjoy, participate in, and support outdoor activities.
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Outdoor Retailer’s All Mountain Demo to Preview the Latest in Winter Sports and Backcountry Gear
12/30/2014 - Outdoor Retailer 2015 launches the winter season with the All Mountain Demo, the premiere event-before-the-event at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market. With a focus on backcountry safety, this unique event gives retailers, reps and the media first look at the season’s latest gear, equipment and technology.
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Outdoor Retailer Launches Media Preview at Winter Market 2015
11/21/2014 - As the outdoor industry convenes to meet face-to-face to plan for the year ahead, Outdoor Retailer Winter Market is pleased to announce the launch of an all new Media Preview event. Journalists attending the show will have exclusive access to preview some of the latest products and new exhibitors in the outdoor industry.
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Made in America Product Showcase Presented by Outdoor Industry Association and Outdoor Retailer Comes to Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2015
11/12/2014 - Outdoor Industry Association® (OIA) and Outdoor Retailer announced today that they will partner for a second time to present the Made in America Product Showcase at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2015, held on January 21-24, 2015 in Salt Lake City. Building off the success of the inaugural Made in America Product Showcase at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2014, the showcase will again feature products from 30 brands manufacturing product in America.
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Nominations for Fifth Annual Outdoor Inspiration Awards Now Open
11/10/2014 - The fifth annual Outdoor Inspiration Awards, presented by adidas Outdoor, will be celebrated at a ceremony at the Salt Palace Convention Center on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 6 p.m., the second night of Outdoor Retailer Winter Market. The Outdoor Inspiration Awards recognize those whose efforts go above and beyond in encouraging others to participate in outdoor activities.
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2014 Outdoor Inspiration Award Lifetime Achievement Recipient, Jeff Lowe, Raises $7,000 -- Proceeds raised will go toward Jeff Lowe’s Metanoia, the film chronicling his life
3/12/2014 - Outdoor legend, Jeff Lowe was honored with the Outdoor Inspiration Award Lifetime Achievement distinction at a special ceremony at the recent 2014 Outdoor Retailer Winter Market event in Salt Lake City, Utah. During the event, the outdoor industry rallied during a silent auction, to be used to complete Lowe’s current project, the film Jeff Lowe's Metanoia, narrated by Jon Krakauer. Auction items included signed memorabilia, photographs, books, and gear. A sneak peak of the film left viewers amazed by the efforts and accomplishments of this legendary alpinist and ice climber.
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Outdoor Retailer Wraps with Marked Increase in Attendance, Brand Stories and Innovation--The bi-annual industry gathering also shows strong international growth
2/13/2014 - Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2014 wrapped up Saturday afternoon, January 25, 2014 after hosting manufacturers, retailers and suppliers for four days in Salt Lake City, Utah. Preliminary numbers are positive showing an estimated 7 percent increase in attendance along with an increase in store fronts, up nearly 11percent over the previous year, and the number of retail buyers up 4 percent. The number of International buyers at the show is on the rise with a notable 14 percent increase this year.
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Project OR Winter Market 2014 Crowns Winning Design Team—Attendee’s Voted to Name People’s Choice Winners
2/7/2014 - Ten previous contestants returned to compete in Project OR: The Masters Competition at Outdoor Retailer’s Winter Market, January 22-25, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah, presented by Bemis Associates Inc, with support from the FabricLink Network.
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Outdoor Retailer Winter Market’s All Mountain Demo Welcomes Key Brands and Retailers
2/7/2014 - Outdoor Retailer Winter Market’s All Mountain Demo wrapped up under blue skies and mild temperatures at Solitude Mountain Resort, Utah January 21, 2014. Backcountry sports enthusiasts, in the form of industry Retail Buyers and Media, tested gear and accessories on display at more than 40 exhibitor’s booths. Products on exhibit included Alpine Touring, Randonnee, Snowshoeing and Telemark gear, Avalanche Safety Equipment, Winter Camping and Survival gear as well as Backcountry apparel and footwear.
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Updated: TimBuk2, NOLS: Expedition Denali and Timmy O’Neill Receive 2014 Outdoor Inspiration Awards, Created by adidas Outdoor
1/23/2014 - SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH— The fourth annual Outdoor Inspiration Awards winners were announced at a special recognition event January 25 at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market held in the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City Utah. Created by adidas Outdoor, the Outdoor Inspiration Awards recognize individuals, groups and companies whose efforts are breaking new ground and encouraging others to participate in outdoor activities. Winners include: Timbuk2, in the company category, NOLS: Expedition Denali in the group category; and Timmy O’Neil in the individual category. This year, Jeff Lowe was granted a special Lifetime Achievement award.
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Outdoor Retailer, Outdoor Industry Association and adidas Outdoor Announce the Finalists for the 2014 Outdoor Inspiration Awards
1/17/2014 - San Juan Capistrano, Calif. – Finalists for the fourth annual Outdoor Inspiration Awards were selected today. The Outdoor Inspiration Awards, presented by title sponsor adidas Outdoor, Outdoor Retailer and the Outdoor Industry Association, recognize individuals, groups and companies whose efforts are above and beyond in inspiring others to enjoy, participate in, and support outdoor activities.
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Verde PR and Outdoor Retailer Present Business of the Backcountry Update
1/14/2014 - Backcountry use has significantly increased in the last few years, but there is a mixed message with the available gear and a lack of safety measure standards within the industry.

During Outdoor Retailer Winter Market, join an all-star panel of manufacturers, retailers and adventurers who will discuss how the business of the backcountry has changed the landscape of business today. From manufacturing to the sales floor, is the industry responsible and ready for regulation?

Moderated by Kristin Carpenter-Ogden, founder and CEO of Verde Brand Communications and Kenji Haroutunian, Vice President at Emerald Exposition, and OR show director the panel discussion takes place January 24th at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Salt Lake City.


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Outdoor Retailer’s All Mountain Demo: Retailers, Reps, and Media Get Hands-On With Backcountry Gear and Equipment
1/7/2014 - The All Mountain Demo continues to be the premiere event-before-the-event at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market. This unique event gives hands-on experience with the season’s latest gear, equipment and technology, and showcases Outdoor Retailer’s core as more than 40 exhibitors set up shop at Solitude Mountain Resort, January 21, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Products on exhibit will include Alpine Touring, Randonnee Snowshoeing and Telemark gear, Avalanche Safety Equipment, Winter Camping and Survival gear as well as apparel and footwear appropriate for the season.
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Celebrity Guest Mila Hermanovski of Project Runway Fame to Judge Project OR Winter Market 14
1/6/2014 - Ten previous contestants return to compete in Project OR: The Master’s Competition, presented by Bemis Associates Inc, with support from Kendor Textiles, Polartec, Sympatex. Eight of the 10 competing designers, who first competed as students, now design for major companies in the outdoor market.

 


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OR's Annual Runway Show Features Winter 2014/2015 Industry Trends in One Night Event, January 22, 2014
1/6/2014 - Outdoor Retailer is pleased to present Around the World Runway Show, Wednesday, January 22 opening night of the four day expo which runs January 22- January 25, 2014 . The premiere fashion show brings industry retailer attention to clothing footwear and accessory lines being presented for the first time at OR Winter Market. The runway show will be a one night only event from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. on January 22, 2014 at the Salt Palace Convention Center, MR 250. Light appetizers and drink will be served with support from presenting sponsor Primaloft.
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