Posts tagged outdoor gear builders
Outdoor Gear Builders Awarded $124,250 to Advance Industry Jobs and Business in the Area

The Outdoor Gear Builders of WNC (OGB) - a 30+ brand collective based in Western North Carolina (WC) - are part of a brand new $940k funding initiative from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) POWER Program. The grant consists of $940,000 investment from the ARC matched with $787,000 in local funds for a total of $1.7m+, and will be used to help expand WNC’s outdoor recreation industry and to support economic development across rural areas.

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Outdoor Gear Builders Unveil 2018 Outdoor Industry Manufacturing Census

The Outdoor Gear Builders of WNC (OGB) - a 30+ brand strong collective - have unveiled their 2018 Western North Carolina Outdoor Industry Manufacturing Census demonstrating exciting growth in nearly every area. The census, with information from 33 members of the alliance, provides a snapshot of the current size and economic impact of this growing industry, and along with previous censuses can be used to measure the growth and trends in the industry over time.

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