Our Alliance

Brands are at MOB’s core and are the reason for everything we do. It’s their innovative, entrepreneurial spirit that we aim to cultivate, enhance and share. To do that, MOB is a member-driven, member-led organization with a mandate to be as inclusive as possible in helping drive the success of its members, partners and supporters.

Our Mission

Maine Outdoor Brands unites business leaders and entrepreneurs in raising awareness of Maine’s outdoor recreation economy and strengthens Maine’s outdoor product/service companies through knowledge sharing, collaborative marketing and commerce efforts and access to professional resources.

Our Board

Jim Hauptman, President
Don Oakes, Treasurer
Jenna Klein Jonsson, Secretary
Kay Henry, Trustee
Sam Fratoni, Trustee
David Koorits, Trustee
Charlie Bruder, Trustee

 

Brand membership in MOB includes:

Access to Trend Talk Briefings

Access To Outdoor Industry Research And Data

Quarterly Networking/Social Events

Professional Development Workshops

Knowledge Sharing

Resource/vendor introductions

Product Partnership/Development Collaboration

Ongoing Media Coverage

Trade show exhibitor discounts

Internship/Externship Possibilities

MOB currently recognizes three types of membership categories

product service brands

Product Brands are Maine-based companies who design and manufacture products that enable and encourage outdoor recreation. Service Brands are also Maine-based companies whose services facilitate participation and exploration of outdoor pursuits. Annual membership is based on prior year sales.

membership revenue comparison table

Local Outdoor Retailers are Maine-based retail stores that are selling gear and equipment that enable and encourage outdoor recreation. Sales Reps are Maine-based sales representatives that work with brands and retailers to sell outdoor products. Annual membership is based on prior year sales. 

MOB Supporters

Crucial to the fulfillment of our mission and success of member brands is the generosity of MOB Supporters. We currently offer three levels of engagement to companies and organizations whose mission and values align with our own.

Non-Profit Partners

MOB values the many non-profit organizations that help provide access and connection to Maine’s great outdoor spaces. Non-profit partners play a crucial role in helping grow Maine’s outdoor recreation economy. Annual membership is based on prior year revenue.

Join us

Becoming a MOB member starts with completing the application below. All request for membership are reviewed by the MOB Board for compatibility with the organization’s goals and mission. Once approved, an invoice will be issued for membership dues.

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