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Maine Outdoor Brands Showcases Trailblazing Product Innovators at Outdoor Retailer 

Portland, Maine – Maine Outdoor Brands (MOB) is thrilled to announce its return to Outdoor Retailer in Salt Lake City for its seventh year — underscoring Maine’s reputation as a vibrant hub within the outdoor sector. In collaboration with the Maine Office of Outdoor Recreation, MOB elevates exposure for Maine-based outdoor products, services, and retail brands, with Outdoor Retailer serving as an important platform.

“Maine’s contribution to outdoor innovation is palpable, and we’re excited to once again showcase the grit, creativity, and ingenuity of Maine,” says Jenny Kordick, Executive Director of MOB. “Our enduring presence with a collaborative booth at Outdoor Retailer underscores Maine’s position as a leader in outdoor excellence, driven by our unwavering commitment to push boundaries and pioneer bold ideas within the industry.”

Outdoor Retailer stands as North America’s premier business-to-business outdoor industry event, bringing together top outdoor gear brands, retailers, and thought leaders to shape the future of outdoor exploration. This year, the pioneering brands attending with MOB are:

  • Bijou BuildLaunching the ‘Last outdoor structure you’ll ever need’, Bijou is revolutionizing outdoor play with the world’s first collapsible, adaptable, and expandable system.
  • Brant & CochranWinners of The Daily by Outdoor Retailer’s ‘Best Collaboration of the Year’ with Solo Stove, Brant & Cochran crafts heirloom-quality axes in Maine with unparalleled attention to detail and premium materials, designed for versatility in outdoor pursuits. 
  • SurvueRevolutionizing bicycle safety with a smart taillight to enhance riders’ safety and awareness on the road, reduce interactions with traffic, and record incidents.
  • Flowfold — Producing recycled wallets, bags, and dog gear in Maine with minimalist designs, durable materials, and a legendary Lifetime Warranty, embodying a commitment to sustainability and craftsmanship.

Visit MOB and its featured brands at Booth 18027 during this summer’s Outdoor Retailer, June 17-19, 2024. Media interested in stopping by and setting up an appointment, please connect with Jenny Kordick at

About Maine Outdoor Brands: Established in 2017, Maine Outdoor Brands (MOB) champions Maine’s outdoor industry, supporting the state’s $3 billion outdoor recreation economy. Committed to the success of Maine-based outdoor products, services, and retail brands, MOB boasts over 180 member brands dedicated to advancing the mission. For more information about MOB and its member brands, visit



Isa Morton