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AFT Sends Letter to House Ways & Means Leadership Ahead of Hearing on Competitiveness with China

December 1, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C., (December 1, 2021) — Today, Americans for Free Trade (AFT), a broad coalition of American businesses, trade organizations, and workers united against tariffs sent a letter to House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA-1) and Ranking Member Kevin Brady (R-TX-8), as well as House Ways & Means Subcommittee on Trade Chairman […]

Outdoor Biz Podcast Episode #299 – How to Future-Proof Your Business in the Digital Age with SIA President Nick Sargent

October 26, 2021

Rick Saez’s Outdoor Biz Podcast Episode #299 – How To Future-Proof Your Outdoor Business In The Digital Age With SIA President Nick Sargent October 26, 2021 The unexpected pandemic impacted a large number of businesses, most especially in the outdoor industry. So the question everyone now asks is, how can you future-proof your business with […]

Snowsports Industries America and Winter Outdoor Industry Push for Passage of Bold Climate Legislation

October 20, 2021

 46 outdoor brands sign letter to Congress in support of climate provisions in reconciliation package Park City, Utah (October 20, 2021) – Snowsports Industries America (SIA) – with support from more than 40 businesses with an active interest in the winter outdoor industry – has sent an open letter to members of Congress urging them to consider […]

SIA and the Winter Outdoor Industry Send Letter To Congress Help Get Bold Climate Legislation Passed

October 19, 2021

October 19, 2021 Dear Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McCarthy, Leader McConnell, Senator Manchin, Senator Sinema, Senator Tester, Senator Hickenlooper, Senator Bennet, Senator Shaheen, Senator Hassan and Senator King: Snowsports Industries America (SIA) is the national trade association for the $79.6 billion winter outdoor industry – representing manufacturers and retailers of winter gear, from global […]

COMPANIES RESPOND TO CODE RED FOR HUMANITY WITH #CALL4CLIMATENOW CAMPAIGN

September 15, 2021

MORE THAN 160 BUSINESSES CALL UPON THEIR CONSUMERS TO TAKE BOLD CLIMATE ACTION MINNEAPOLIS, MN— September 15, 2021 – The Climate Collaborative today announced that more than 160 businesses from across the U.S. have joined together in the #Call4ClimateNOW campaign, the first of its kind, to rally the American public to urge our nation’s lawmakers to address […]

The UN IPCC Report: The Most Urgent Call For Action

August 11, 2021 1 Comments

Emerging through the trees onto an exposed ridge above Vail this past weekend, we looked around a surreal smoky landscape and I pointed out into the hazy, gray nothingness and said to my two sons, “on a normal day, you’d see giant mountains all around us.” Then, the next morning, as we took our first […]

SIA Joins Business Coalition Urging Against Vietnam Tariffs

July 14, 2021

With the one-year deadline for completing the two probes into Vietnam’s potential undervalued currency and illegal logging practices less than three months away and still unresolved, the business community has grown increasingly concerned that USTR could soon publish a list of Vietnamese exports that could be hit with 301 tariffs. This week, SIA joined 76 […]

Fact Sheet: Colorado’s Climate Legislation, HB21-1266

June 11, 2021

After months of debate and outreach by key stakeholders, including SIA’s Colorado-based winter outdoor industry members, Governor Polis signed HB21-1266, a piece of legislation which will advance environmental justice and help the state make progress toward reaching its science-based climate goals Thank you to all of the SIA members who took time to elevate your […]

Engaging and Uniting the Outdoor Winter Community to Battle the Climate Crisis

April 14, 2021

Snowsports Industries America (SIA) Launches ClimateUnited Week SIA presents ClimateUnited Week, a workshop series designed to engage the winter outdoor community in implementing a strategic and actionable approach to business-based climate solutions. ClimateUnited Week provides four 30-minute virtual workshops focused on winter outdoor businesses who are beginning their path toward sustainability and climate solutions. SIA […]

The OBCP Letter to the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis

April 13, 2021

April 13, 2021 House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis H2-359 Ford Building Washington, DC 20515 Dear House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, As the three trade associations representing the U.S. outdoor industry, we are sending a letter in support of your hearing this week, “Making the Case for Climate Action: The Growing Risks […]