February 9 & 10, 2024

Wright State University Student Union

The Region’s Premier Outdoor Adventure Exposition

Thousands of outdoor enthusiasts will converge on Dayton, Ohio: The Outdoor Adventure Capital of the Midwest for a weekend of outdoor skill, culture and experience. Join them, and see what the excitement is all about!

The Adventure Summit has a rich history of featuring world class outdoor personalities. From endurance runners to long distance backpackers and the founding father of mountain biking to polar explorers, our featured personalities each year are sure to inspire and amaze.

Inspiration Abounds!

Friday Socials

Summit Soiree & Party with the Pros

Mingle with the outdoor community and meet the featured presenters at these two social events.  The Summit Soiree is a ticketed event that includes hor dorves and a drink taking place 6:30-8p prior to the Friday featured presentation.  Following the Friday featured presentation mingle at the TBD starting at 9:30p.


Featured Presentations

Apollo B Friday 8pm, Saturday 12:45p and 5:45p

Friday 8pm Eddie Taylor
Groundbreaking Everest Climber

Saturday 12:45p Neal Moore
Record Breaking Long Distance Canoeist

Saturday 5:45p Dr. Brad Ryan with special appearance by Grandma Joy 
Intergenerational Adventurer and Mental Health Advocate




Dozens of inspiring presentations from outdoor enthusiasts who hail from throughout the region are sure to inspire a new trip or adventure either across town or across the world.  From paddling the Grand Canyon to trekking across Europe you will be amazed by where your neighbors have been.  Will you be presenting at the next Summit?


Atrium Friday 5-8p

Saturday 9a-6p

Connect with a local club, organization, or retailer.  Check out new products, services, and destinations to inspire your next skill or adventure.  Get Out & Live!

Used Gear

Friday 5-8p Saturday 9a-5p

Sell or shop used gear.  Sellers can drop gear off for a consignment fee that will benefit the TBD.  Buyers can find that great deal to inspire and support their next adventure.  Used Gear is managed by Arrow Adventure.


Pool, Climbing Wall, Fitness

Bouldering Comp, Canoe Battleship, and Indoor Triathlon are all ready for you to take on the challenge. Note: Canoe Battleship will take place around 10pm following the conclusion of Friday’s featured presentation. 

For Exhibitors

Share what your company, club or organization has to offer! Exhibiting in The Adventure Summit expo area allows you to demonstrate, share and display your products, events, memberships and successes with thousands of attendees.

For Presenters

Share what you know, or show what you’ve done! Presenting a seminar or workshop will allow you to demonstrate your expertise, knowledge, and success. Allow participants to learn from your experiences!

For Sponsors

Located within a two-hour drive of 14 million people, the Adventure Summit offers access to a large target market. We value support from national, regional and local sponsors. All contributions are critical to the success of this event.