Outdoor Economics Conference

New Mexico’s Outdoor Economics Conference (OEC) will be held in Farmington from September 29th – October 1st. OEC is the state’s premier gathering for outdoor recreation discussions and networking.

Events will include

  • Opening remarks by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham
  • Pitchfest, where outdoor entrepreneurs will vie for a $5,000 grand prize investment in their business
  • Activities such as hiking, biking, fly fishing, rafting, golfing, and more
  • Panel discussion topics such as resources available to small businesses in the outdoor recreation industry
  • Tours such as the one of the San Juan College Quality Center for Business and Big Idea Makerspace hosted by New Mexico MEP, the Small Business Development Center, and WESST
  • Information booths hosted by resource providers and businesses

Get more information, find the entire schedule, and register here.

Here’s what you can expect!