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MC Fireside Chats: Glamping Experts Gather Virtually to Discuss Upcoming Industry Trends

MC Fireside Chats’ glamping industry-focused show is set to return for another episode next week September 14, following its successful debut last August.

According to one report, the glamping industry generated USD 2.6 billion in revenue just last year with this value projected to balloon to USD 7.1 billion by 2031.

With this anticipated continued growth of glamping, it is key for camp owners and other industry stakeholders to understand how the industry is shaping up. This is why MC Fireside Chats is bringing some of the leading voices in the glamping industry together next week for a lively discussion on the trends, challenges, and opportunities facing the industry today.

The show will feature American Glamping Association Founder Ruben Martinez, Outside Capital Founder and Managing Principal David Smith, and The Fields of Michigan Founder and CEO Irene Wood. They will be joined by special guests The Glamping Show USA‘s David Korse, and BaseGlamp ReVivify owners Mark Kirkendall and Kyle Koch.

Next week’s episode of MC Fireside Chats will be sponsored by Let’s Camp, a campground reservation service that enables campers from all over North America to find new campgrounds and plan their trips in one easy-to-use platform.

September 7 Episode recap

On the previous episode of MC Fireside Chats, hosts Brian Searl and Cara Csizmadia were joined by Randy Hendrickson, Founder & CEO of United Park Brokers; Sandy Ellingson, an RV Industry Consultant; Mark Koep, Founder, and CEO of CampgroundViews.com; Scott Foos, CEO & Owner of Horizon Outdoor Hospitality; and Ivar Mensink, Camping Dreams

The group of experts delved into the latest trends that are influencing the outdoor hospitality industry and how different factors like the emergence of different types of consumers, inflation, supply chain disruptions, and technological innovations are already changing the industry today.

The episode also touched on the idea of “experiential hospitality” and how camp owners can benefit from this consumer-driven approach to running an outdoor hospitality business.

Get expert views on the latest news and trends in the outdoor hospitality industry at MC Fireside Chats. Every week, experts from different niches and verticals in outdoor hospitality come together to share their thoughts and experiences on everything from running a business to the latest trends and even challenges and opportunities that are shaping the industry.

Everyone’s invited to the conversation by watching live on Facebook, YouTube, or LinkedIn, or Twitter where they can send in their questions or share their own experiences in the industry.

About MC Fireside Chats

MC Fireside Chats is a weekly show devoted to the outdoor hospitality industry. The show is hosted by Brian Searl, the founder and CEO of Insider Perks and Modern Campground, and Cara Csizmadia, member services coordinator at the Canadian Camping & RV Council (CCRVC).

Airing live every Wednesday at 2 p.m. (ET), MC Fireside Chats features guests from the camping and RV industry who share their take on the current state of the camping, glamping, and RVing sectors as well as upcoming innovations in RV parks, campgrounds, outdoor resorts, glamping, and the RV industry.

To listen to previous episodes of MC Fireside Chats, visit: https://moderncampground.com/mc-fireside-chats/.


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