Kick your business or new venture into gear with BreakOut Bootcamp! October 10th, in the day prior to the BreakOut Event.

The Bend Outdoor Worx is proud to present BreakOut Bootcamp - educational sessions brought to you in association with OSU Cascades and Oregon Outdoor Alliance. This must-attend event will be broken into four different modules - TBA

2018 included:

  • Who are you? (8am-9:15am) Branding, finding your company voice, marketing, why you do what you do, personas, market analysis. Panel guests include Gary Fulkerson (Partner/Creative Director - DVA), Georell Bracelin (Principal, GB2), Deanne Buck (Camber Outdoors). Moderated by Mona West.

  • How do you do it? (9:30am-10:45am) Developing structure around: pricing strategy, competitive analysis, margins, channels financial sustainability, profitability. Panel guests include Wes Price (Price Fronk), Steve Nichols (Nike), Meg Chun (CEO - Kialoa Paddles), Eric Meade (BOW mentor, strategy consultant), Van Schoessler (Base Camp Oregon). Moderated by Mike Wallenfels. 

  • How do you pay for it? (11am-12:15pm) Raising money, equity, debt, production financing, bridge loans, becoming bankable. Panel guests include Tom Schnell(Business Oregon), Wylie Robinson (CEO - Rumpl), Craig Hunt (First Interstate Bank - SBA Dep), Jeff Arker(Global Trading Partners), Andy Boyd (Independent Angel Investor). Moderated by Scott Davidson.

  • How do you sell it? (12:45pm-2pm) Driving sales traffic, digital strategies, social media, SEO, events, crowdfunding, and good old-fashioned hustle. Panel guests include Geoff Atkinson-Huckabuy (formerly of, John Dempsey, John Sheppard (ex REI), Jamie Lincoln (Owner - Peak to Peak Digital Strategies), Nadine McCrindle (Director of Marketing - Picky Bars), Mike Wallenfels (Co-Founder - Mountain Hardware and current VP of Global Sales - HydroFlask). Moderated by Austin Britts. 


"Student-FourPack" - $20 off of your ticket to all four sessions.

"Student-SingleSession" - $5 each single session.

Come joins us!  Tickets on sale at