Do you want to spark innovation and create a unique learning and networking experience with your target outdoor recreation and education audience? Then the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education’s 2017 Annual Conference is the place to be! The conference will take place from November 1–3 at the Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center in Roanoke, VA.

At AORE 2017, you’ll have the opportunity to share research findings, program innovations, industry best practices, or even launch new products and services. AORE’s valued outdoor leaders and educators in the municipality, military, and student sectors want to be engaged with innovative best practices and leadership skills to make programming and outdoor experiences soar!

The AORE 2017 call for proposals is open now through Friday, March 31. Visit the AORE website for information on proposal submissions.

Remember that through NIRSA’s strategic alliance with AORE, NIRSA members can register for the AORE Annual Conference at AORE member rates.

  • For more information or if you have any questions, please call the AORE office at (810) 299-2782.

Emily Thomas is currently the Assistant Director and Membership Manager at the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education (AORE). She can be reached at