Outdoor media and industry professionals traveled to Knoxville, Tenn. to enjoy the 9th Annual POMA Business Conference. Approximately 200 people representing 50 companies and hundreds of media outlets internationally are attending the 2014 event.
The conference offers a multitude of opportunities for attendees, including hard-hitting business sessions, a three-part product exhibition, networking and relationship-building.
True to its mission of educating and keeping its members on the front edge of technology and business practices, POMA is featuring seven speakers from various industries, among others, who will present 15 of the 25-plus sessions.
Registration began this afternoon and will be followed by the official welcome event hosted by Visit Knoxville at the Ijams Nature Center.
More than 20 companies participate as POMA conference partners, including: U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance, Kalkomey, NRA, Mossy Oak, RAM, Ducks Unlimited, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Aimpoint, Alabama Black Belt Adventures, Nissan, Bushnell, Federal Ammunition, Otis, Realtree, Hawke Sport Optics, Visit Knoxville, Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau, Sportsman Channel, Camp Chef, National Bowhunter Education Foundation, Birchwood Casey, OutdoorHub.com – Carbon Media Group, Brownells, Yamaha, Buck Knives, and Remington.
“POMA’s conference is considered a must-attend event by professional communicators,” said POMA Chairman Kevin Tate. “The event would not be possible without the support of these generous partners.”
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