Become an Exhibitor at MetroParks' Events

Introduce your Outdoor Adventure products, services and message to thousands of outdoor enthusiasts!

Thousands of visitors travel to Dayton, Ohio, “The Outdoor Adventure Capital of the Midwest,” each year to celebrate the outdoor lifestyle in the region. This is your chance to get in front of them.

Exhibit at The Adventure Summit

Five Rivers MetroParks and Wright State University are gearing up for the 2022 Adventure Summit presented by Wagner Subaru and would love to have you join us!

The Adventure Summit is an event celebrating the spirit of outdoor adventure by showcasing the vibrant lifestyle and culture of human powered endeavors through inspiration, education, and experience. With more than 4,000 attendees, the Adventure Summit has a rich history of featuring world class outdoor personalities, dozens of inspiring presentations, competitions, and expo.

Previous speakers have included endurance runners, long-distance backpackers, the founding father of mountain biking and polar explorers. Our featured personalities each year are sure to inspire and amaze. We hope you will join us and thousands of others for this weekend of outdoor skill, culture and experience.

Currently we are offering an early-bird discount for the Outdoor Adventure Expo at The Adventure Summit, February 11 & 12, 2022.

This early bird rate is only good through Dec. 11. Please fill out the simple online application by Dec.11 to receive this special:

Category 25% Discount

by Dec. 11

Standard 

by Jan. 11

Additional Space

per 8 ‘x 8’

Clubs, Non-profits, Authors $56.25 $75.00 $37.50
Specialty Retailer, Outfitter or Guide Service $281.25 $375.00 $187.50
Manufacturer or Retail Chain $562.50 $750.00 $375.00

If you have any questions please feel free to email events@metroparks.org or call (937) 275-7275.

Exhibit at The Wagner Subaru Outdoor Experience

October 1& 2, 2022: The Midwest’s Premier Outdoor Adventure Festival

Wagner Subaru Outdoor Experience (OutdoorX) is an outdoor lover’s dream. Visitors can try numerous outdoor activities, compete, camp, watch pro stunt shows, demo gear, buy outdoor products, or just relax with a beverage and listen to live music.

  • 17,000 – 20,000 visitors
  • 100 local and national exhibitors, including Thule, Osprey and Leave No Trace
  • More than 20 activities to experience, including paddling, mountain biking, climbing, pumptrack and slacklining
  • Family and dog friendly
  • Demo shows, including DockDogs and Jeff Lenosky Bike Trials, BMX Riders, Freestyle Whitewater Kayakers and Slackliners
  • A waste-free event
  • Unique sponsorship opportunities
  • Outdoor school with workshops and clinics

Why OutdoorX?

OutdoorX supports the Five Rivers MetroParks mission by connecting people to nature. This event serves an integral role in helping grow the outdoor community by introducing people to, and building enthusiasm for active, healthy lifestyles. OutdoorX brings people together and connects them with local clubs, outfiers, and organizations.

OutdoorX is a celebration of Dayton, Ohio as “The Outdoor Adventure Capital of the Midwest”, serving as a gateway opportunity for the uninitiated and a “can’t miss” weekend for outdoor adventure enthusiasts of all levels.

Why Dayton?

For over a decade, partners in the greater Dayton, Ohio region have worked together to successfully rebrand the region as an outdoor recreation destination. Dayton is the outdoor adventure anchor along the Great Miami Riverway, a 99 mile stretch of vibrant riverfront communities that engage in recreational and cultural opportunities. Dayton’s reputation of “The Outdoor Adventure Capital of the Midwest” is supported with a plethora of outdoor recreation opportunities all nestled in the beautiful, wooded, rolling hills of southwest Ohio.

Exhibitor Information

OutdoorX Exhibitor space includes 10’ x 10’ area, 1 table, 2 chairs, and 2 parking passes. All registration ends on September 15, 2018.

  • Exhibitors are selected based on their connection to human-powered outdoor recreation.
  • Exhibitors may offer in kind services or product in exchange for a discount.
Exhibitor Type
Early Bird
by June 30
Standard
July 1 – Aug. 15
Late
Aug. 16 – Sept. 15
Multi-Year
2022 – 2023
Additional Space
per 100 sq ft
Clubs FREE FREE FREE FREE FREE
Non-commercial, author $50 $75 $100 $75 $50
Specialty retailer, outfitter $300 $350 $500 $450 $300
Manufacturer or retail chain $400 $600 $700 $750 $500

Contact

Angela York
Special Events Coordinator
angela.york@metroparks.org

Brent Anslinger
Outdoor Recreation Program Manager
brent.anslinger@metroparks.org

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