AORE Association News June 2015 - Page 6

MOU Partner Corner The International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) recently hosted the 2014 IMBA World Summit, a global mountain bike conference in Steamboat Springs, CO, and will offer regional mountain biking summits around the country in 2015. AORE members are welcome to attend and participate in these events and be a link to help develop mountain biking and trails stewardship in their communities. Programs or individuals can sign up for free regional mountain bike news and IMBA updates at The goal of IMBA's partnership with the AORE is to help advance mountain biking programs, sustainable trails and provide resources to AORE members. All AORE members are invited to affiliate with IMBA and attend IMBA Summits. More information is available at NIRSA: Leaders in Collegiate Recreation NIRSA is a leader in higher education and the advocate for the advancement of recreation, sport, and wellness. As college and university students develop into future leaders, NIRSA members support their learning and growth by fostering lifelong habits of wellbeing. Since its foundation in 1950, NIRSA membership has grown to comprise nearly 4,500 dedicated professionals, students, and businesses, serving an estimated 7.7 million students annually. is the premiere outdoor education Web resource. Our mission is to provide the best collection of online resources for outdoor education professionals. Whether you are looking for a job, developing a new program or looking for risk management resources, when people want information about outdoor education, they turn to Company Profiles and Job Postings are the best way to find new staff and Training Listings let you promote your program activities. With rich outdoor education curriculum, cutting edge Blogs from industry experts, and online Discussion Forums, OutdoorEd is your portal to a better program. The Recreation Law Center at is the only online legal resource that provides subscribers with analysis of cutting edge legal cases that can impact your bottom line. When the conference is over, you can continue your networking at We hope that you’ll learn and contribute to help our whole industry grow. We continue to expand the site and have created portals on key theme areas for you to learn and share your resources. The American Canoe Association (ACA) is a member based, national nonprofit organization serving the broader paddling public by providing education related to all aspects of paddling; stewardship support to help protect paddling environments; and sanctioning of programs and events to promote paddle sport competition and recreation (aka FUN!) 6