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Swell Schedule

Improve your skills or explore a new hobby in skills clinics and product demos led by outdoor experts who will share their knowledge and stories. Whether you’re interested in hiking, mountain biking, nature conservation, or stargazing, our clinics will provide inspiration and insights to further your outdoor journey.

Friday, September 15

We’re thrilled to unveil a partnership between Outspring and the Outdoor Industry MBA at Western Colorado University to develop the brand programming for Day 1 of Swell 23. This amazing program is included in the booth fees for all vendors and is available to outdoor industry professionals!

9:00 am Opening remarks – Speed “Meeting”

9:30 am Taking the entrepreneurship plunge: The current state of starting a business Robyn Cohen, Chief Visionary Officer, W Collective Co.

10:30 am ESG in Action: Building a sustainable future Amber Williams

11:30 am Stand Up for Women Maria Estrada, Facilitator, Metropolitan Group

12: 15 pm Lunch provided

1:15 pm Sustainability and storytelling; Avoiding greenwashing in your business Anneka Williams, Writer and Climate Activist, Freelance

2:15 pm Funding: Apply for the money! Sara Stoffers, President of NovaFi
Stephanie Russell, Economic Development Director, Weber County


3:00 pm Check In begins
6:00 pm Welcome Gathering with Sensi Graves

Sensi Graves is a professional kiteboarder, confidence expert and empowerment speaker. She helps people feel like they’re enough now by sharing the story of becoming a pro kiteboarder and starting a business before she believed that she could.
When not traveling for photoshoots or speaking gigs, Sensi runs women’s kiteboarding retreats and camps and mentors on confidence and business.

8:30 pm Night Sky Tour with Jess Oveson

Saturday, September 16

Improve your skills or explore a new hobby in skills clinics and product demos led by outdoor experts who will share their knowledge and stories. Whether you’re interested in hiking, mountain biking, nature conservation, or stargazing, our clinics will provide inspiration and insights to further your outdoor journey.
7:00 am Morning Mindfulness; An hour-long movement session to clear your mind while connecting with nature and your body

8:30 am Group Hike; Grab your day pack and explore the park on a guided hour-long hike with Weber State University

8:30 am Wildflower Walk; Enjoy an hour-long walk with naturalist, Jess Oveson, to learn about the flora of the region and see some up close

9:00 am Swell Market; Discover new products and connect with women-forward brands at the Swell Market, open from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

11:00 am Know Before You Go: Avalanche Awareness; Learn about avalanche safety in this 45-minute seminar hosted by Weber State University

2:00 pm Menstrual Cycle; Uncover how your physiology, mentality and social collaboration can level the playing field for outdoorswomen and protect the Earth in this hour-long session with Angie Marie

4:00 pm Group MTB Ride; Hit the trails on this 90-minute group ride is hosted by Weber State University (a limited number of bikes are available)

7:30 pm Alpine Ambitions; Hear from the founder and CEO of Coalition Snow, Jen Gurecki, about her mission to make snowsports more inclusive

8:00 pm “Well Worn Life” Short Film Screening; Featuring Dani Reyes-Acosta and produced by Kelsey Ferguson and LIVSN Designs, this short film addresses the impact of sustainable clothing options for women.

8:30 pm Night Sky Tour; Admire the night sky on this hour-long engaging tour with naturalist, Jess Oveson

9:30 pm Dance Party; What better way to end your day than with a dance party?! Hosted by Outspring

Sunday, September 17

Soak up all the goodies and knowledge in the marketplace, swap info with your new besties, and breathe in a final day of fall mountain air.
SUNDAY 7:00 am Morning Mindfulness; An hour-long movement session to clear your mind while connecting with nature and your body

8:30 am Group Hike; Grab your day pack and explore the park on a guided hour-long hike with Weber State University

8:30 am Wildflower Walk; Enjoy an hour-long walk with naturalist, Jess Oveson, to learn about the flora of the region and see some up close

9:00 am Swell Market; Discover new products and connect with women-forward brands at the Swell Market, open from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

9:30 am What Does it Mean to be a Woman?; This compelling community discussion is hosted by Western Colorado University

11:00 am Basic First Aid; This 90-minute seminar hosted by Weber State University covers first aid basics so you can adventure safely

12:00 pm Storytelling Lunch Hour; Share your story during this community picnic lunch hour hosted by endurance athlete and speaker, Angie Marie

2:00 pm Group Hike; Learn the principles of Leave No Trace out on the trail with Weber State University

3:30 pm Mountain Bike Pre-Check Workshop; Learn how to do a pre-ride bike check with Stephanie Fuller

4:00 pm Group MTB Ride; Hit the trails on this 90-minute group ride is hosted by Weber State University (a limited number of bikes are available)

Monday, September 18

7:30 am Morning Mindfulness
11 am Exchange contact info with your new adventure buddies! 
See you next year!