Virginia Adventure Education Conference
2019 Keynote Speaker: Pete Eshelman
Pete Eshelman is an outdoors guy. He developed roanokeoutside.com, founded the Blue Ridge Marathon – America’s Toughest Road Marathon, Virginia's Blue Ridge Go Cross Race, and the GO Outside Festival to help build brand recognition for outdoor recreation and increase recognition Virginia's Blue Ridge as a place to live, work, and invest. His work has changed the region’s community narrative to one that places a high value on the outdoors.
Growing VA's Adventure Ed. Programs
Both industry professionals and students will present topics covering industry best practices, adaptive involvement strategies, risk management techniques, emerging industry gear and technology, and the future of adventure education and tourism in Virginia.