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AOA Trade Show Exhibitors 2017

Don't Miss AOA's 29th Annual Trade Show, Reno, NV

829 Studios
829 Studios is a full-service communications company that builds award-winning websites, online advertising campaigns, mobile apps, and more. Our interactive hi-resolution 360 Virtual Tours give customers an in-depth experience of your offerings from their computer, smart phone, or tablet.  www.829llc.com

ACA / Canoe-Kayak-SUP-Raft-Rescue
Founded in 1880, the ACA is a national nonprofit organization serving the broader paddling public by providing education related to all aspects of paddling; stewardship support to help protect paddling environments; sanctioning of programs and events, and an insurance program for outfitters, liveries and guides. www.americancanoe.org
Achilles Inflatable Boats
Achilles Riverboats made with Achilles CSM fabric. The longest lasting boats on the river. www.achillesboats.com

Advanced Composites/Cataract Oars
Oar shafts and blades and other accessories in the Cataract Oar product line. Kayak Paddles.  www.cataractoars.com

Adventure Office
At Adventure Office we guide Adventure Operators through the technology paradigms delivering great personal service, resulting in more effective, efficient and profitable businesses. Our success depends upon your success! Tools include our expertise and Adventure Office reservation software with online bookings. www.AdventureOffice.com

AED One Stop 
HeartSine Automated External Defibrillators (AED) and accessories. www.AEDOneStopShop.com

AIRE, Inc.
Aire Rafts, Inflatable Kayaks and Catarafts. Tributary Rafts & Inflatable Kayaks.  www.aire.com

ALPS Mountaineering
ALPS Mountaineering: Tents, Sleeping Bags, Camp Furniture, and other outfitter approved gear.  www.alpsmountaineering.com

Arctic Reservations
Reservation management designed for and by adventure outfitters - Arctic Reservations manages customer relations, scheduling, and bookings so that you can focus on delivering great experiences.  www.arcticreservations.com

ARK Inflatables
PVC rafts, kayaks, tubes - Valmex German PVC, welded in Cape Town. 23 years of R&D. Our rafts are used @ World Cups. ARK YEAH!! www.arkinflatables.com

Bendetti Optics
Sunglasses - Polarized and Non-Polarized Sunglasses retailing from $15 - $40. Kid's sunglasses retailing @ $10.00.  www.bendettioptics.com

Beryl Minghini Sales
High Range Designs, Huge, Lone Rock Clothing, Basix of America, TGT, Lilly Girl, Pepper's Performance Eyewear, Baypointe, Magic T-Shirts, Legacy Headwear, U.S. Graphics apparel. 

Big Agnes
Big Agnes makes sleeping bags, sleeping pads, tents and accessories designed to help you sleep more comfortably outside.  www.bigagnes.com

Blu3 Management Group
Reservation Systems combined with Point of Sale / Online Reservations and In-House Reservations. www.blu3mg.com

Caviness Woodworking Company
Boat Paddles, Canoe Paddles, Kayak Paddles, SUP Paddles, Safety Paddles, Rafting Paddles and other related accessories.  www.cavinesspaddles.com

CreekKooler
Creekkooler  / Insulated Floating Cooler  www.creekkooler.com

Demaree Inflatable Boats, Inc.
We manufacture inflatable boats and related items at our plant in Friendsville, Maryland, the take out to the Upper Yough.  www.dibboats.com

Down River Equipment
The Source for All Your River Equipment.  Rafting equipment A-Z; distributing Sawyer, Carlisle, Advanced Composite, Extrasport, Engel and our own line of rafting Cargo Gear made in the USA. Specializing in custom aluminum fabrication; rowing frames, kitchen boxes, camp tables and more.  www.downriverequip.com

Eagle Products
Screen Printing & embroidery. Tee Shirts, fleece, hats, resortwear, apparel.  www.eagletshirts.com

East-West Printing, Inc.
Featuring custom river maps, staff wear, performance fabrics, t-shirts, and embroidered hats.  www.eastwestprinting.com

EMI Sportswear
Resort Apparel, T-shirts, Apparel, Caps/Hats, Resortwear  www.emisportswear.com

Evolution Insurance Brokers/WOGA
Evolution Insurance Brokers/WOGA offers a better way to buy liability insurance. The association has provided insurance services to the outdoor industry for over 30 years.  www.insureguides.com

FareHarbor
FareHarbor is a powerful reservation system designed for tour & activity businesses of all sizes. Built to bring ease and efficiency to every aspect of your business, FareHarbor allows you to collect customer information, sign digital waivers and securely accept payments. www.fareharbor.com

Fund Your Dream
AOA endorsed provider of merchant accounts and POS solutions for outfitters.  www.fundyourdreamtoday.com

Gattuso Distributing, Inc.
Necessity products, suntan lotion, waterproof cameras, footwear, water toys,  Chums, eyeglass retainers, custom items, camping & rafting items and much more!  www.gattusodistributing.com

Granite Insurance
Granite Insurance provides risk management and insurance solutions to elite organizations in the adventure sport industry.  adventuresafeguard.com

High Wind Productions
The best printed and embroidered t-shirts, hats and outerwear since 1981.  www.highwindproductions.net

Hyside Inflatables
Hyside has manufactured high quality inflatable rafts, kayaks and catarafts, for outfitters worldwide, since 1982. Known for the highest quality because we continue to use the longest lasting material…HYPALON.  We also manufacture our own paddles and helmets and stock most everything you need for your boat's outfitting, care and maintenance.  www.hyside.com

Immersion Research
Industrial River & Surf is IR's line of gear designed for liveries, rental programs and rafting operations. IRS gear is simple, well-designed and ready for industrial use. We will embroider or screenprint most items.  www.immersionresearch.com

Indexic, Inc.
Online reservation software, and electronic waiver software.  www.indexic.net and awaiver.com

Jack's Plastic Welding
Whitewater recreation products, catboats, waterproof bags, and mattresses, pontoon rafts, packcats, and Paco pads. www.jpwinc.com

Jackson Kayak
100% USA Made Jackson Kayaks & Orion Coolers. www.jacksonkayak.com

Johnson Outdoors Watercraft
Old Town Canoes & Kayaks, Ocean Kayaks, Extrasports PDFs, Carlisle Paddles & accessories. www.johnsonoutdoors.com

Laid-Back by High Range Designs
Screen printed garments, hats and gift items.  www.laidbackusa.com

Landway
Mens and Ladies embroidered performance outerwear, fleece, rainwear, soft shell, and moisture wicking fabrics.  www.landway.com

Maravia
Custom rafts made to fit your outfitting needs! Made in Boise, Idaho - rafts, catarafts, sleeping pads, tush cushes and table top pads.  www.maravia.com

Maxxon/Evergoing Products
Maxxon Inflatable Boats, Raft, Pontoons, Fishing Watercraft. Maxxon Outfitters - Essential Fly Fishing Gear.  www.evergoing.net

Midwest Raft, LLC
Hypalon Rafts ranging from 6 feet to 16 feet with optional self-bailing floors.  www.midwestraft.com

MOR River Gear
Man of Rubber River Gear offers a wide array of equipment and retail products to make your river business both run smoothly and be profitable. Friendly service, one of a kind products and competitive pricing has established MoR River Gear as the go to supplier since 1983. Whether you are looking for lifejackets, raft inflators or Chums for your store, we have you want .... call us and join the growing number of outfitters who choose our business to satisfy their companies needs.  www.rivergear.com Sponsor of the name badge lanyards.

NRS
Your one stop source for: inflatable rafts, catarafts, kayaks, - wetsuits, PFDs, paddles, oars, drybags, straps, safety equipment and more.  www.nrsweb.com

OPI
Screen printed and embroidered apparel and souvenirs.  www.yourimageisourpassion.com

Osagian Canoes
Manufacturer of the world finest aluminum canoes and kayaks. We also offer industry-leading trailers and accessories.  www.osagian.com

Ouray Sportswear
Men's, Women's, Youth apparel. Outdoor wear, decorated apparel.  www.ouraysportswear.com

Paddlesports Warehouse
Manufacturer of the Cutback 260 whitewater life vest and other high quality equipment. Importer and distributor of proven retail items.  www.paddlesportswarehouse.com

Paluski Boats
Paluski Boats, kayaks and canoes, and kayak and canoe accessories.  www.paluski.com

ResMark Systems
So much more than just a reservation system, RESMARK guides your guests through all five stages of travel: Dreaming, planning, booking, experiencing and sharing. RESMARK will elevate your customer service and increase your bottom line.  www.resmarksystems.com Sponsor of the Bowling Tournament.

River Management Society
Wild and Scenic River 50th Anniversary! Outreach, Partner Tools - retail logo items:  pins, magnets, wailding stick meallions, stickers. 10% goes to WSR Collaborative.

Rocky Mountain Rafts
Rocky Mountain Rafts - Commercial grade welded PVC rafts, catarafts, and 1Ks.  www.rockymountainrafts.com

Sattler Adventure Sports
A CBIZ Insurance Progroam. Outfitter and Guides Insurance including:  Liability, Property, Inland Marine, Commerial Auto, and Life Insurance.  www.cbizsattler.com Sponsor of the Coffee Breaks

Sawyer Paddles and Oars
Sawyer Paddles & Oars for raft, canoe, kayak and SUP.  www.paddlesandoars.com

Selway Fabrication
River Bank Toilet System. www.selwayfab.com

Signature Research, Inc.
Signature Research, Inc. is a full service design/build aerial adventure company serving clients throughout the United States, as well as internationally since 1979. Signature Research is a Professional Vendor Member of the Association for Challenge Course Technology. www.signatureresearch.com

Star Inflatables
PVC rafts, kayaks, tubes, and cats, 5 year commercial warranty. Innovative drop-stitch thwart technology & design.  www.starinflatables.com

Stohlquist WaterWare
Stohlquist PFDs and drysuits, along with neoprene paddling apparel.  www.stohlquist.com

Thompson-Gusic Insurance Group Inc.
Specializing in Insurance for Outfitters & Guides and the Outdoor Recreation Industry.  www.thompsongusic.com

White Water Mfg, Inc./SOTAR
Made in Merlin, Oregon.  SOTAR is the World’s foremost designer of consumer driven inflatables. SOTAR provides premier aquatic transportation solutions connecting serious outdoor enthusiasts with the remotest refuges of nature. More than the best Rafts, Catarafts, Inflatable Kayaks, Frames, and Bomber Outdoor Equipment - SOTAR manufactures Serious Fun!  www.sotar.com

Wholesum Food Calculator
Wholesum Food Calculator is an online tool that makes meal and menu planning easy for outfitters. www.wholesumfoodcalc.com 

Wilcor Outdoors
Wilcor International is the #1 supplier to the vacation industry! Our products include camping & outdoor supplies, sporting goods, summer toys, souvenir & rustic gifts, impulse items, customizable goods and more!  www.wilcor.net

Xcite Media Group
At Xcite Media Group, we work with companies who have invested in their websites but are frustrated that they are not producing the results which they had hoped for. Our digital marketing services include website development, pay-per-click management (PPC), search engine optimization (SEO) and social media marketing. The goal is to help drive new customers and turn your website into one of your best performing sales people. www.xcitemediagroup.com

Xola
Xola is a modern, easy-to-use, booking and marketing software for tour guides and outfitters. Its mobile-friendly reservation system helps hundreds of companies manage their businesses and serve millions of customers in the U.S. and abroad.  www.xola.com

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