- June 12, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
MONTPELIER, Vt. (June 2021) – The positive economic impacts of outdoor recreation and outdoor recreation businesses will be a leading driver of post-pandemic recovery, according to a report released this week by the Vermont Outdoor Business Alliance (VOBA) and the State Outdoor Business Alliance Network (SOBAN).
Titled “Inspiring the Future Outdoor Recreation Economy,” the report is a deep dive into the many local economic benefits of outdoor recreation, as well as a call to action for continued investment in the outdoor sector.
“During the pandemic, participation in outdoor recreation increased significantly, despite the challenges felt around the globe with production, distribution, and maintaining workforce. As the world recovers from this pandemic, outdoor recreation will continue to grow and drive the recovery. Communities will return to hosting large sports gatherings such as bike, trail, and ski races. These opportunities will bring…