ShmoozaPalooza Career Fair and Networking Event Returns to Outdoor Retailer

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The Outdoor Industry's leading employers return to ShmoozaPalooza Career Fair at Outdoor Retailer in Salt Lake City on Saturday, August 4 2012

Malakye (, the leading careers Website for professionals and companies in the Outdoor industry, is hosting its next job fair and networking event in Salt Lake City at the Outdoor Retailer (OR) tradeshow. Known industry-wide by the ShmoozaPalooza moniker, Malakye’s career fairs and networking events bring together some of the most coveted brands in the outdoor industry to meet professionals with both the skill sets and mentalities that would make them excellent suitable for these unique organizations.

“We’re really excited to bring The Shmooz back to Outdoor Retailer. The people behind OR are great people and partners - and truly helpful in making the event successful. Everyone who participated in the debut event at their Winter Market 2012 show had a great experience, and we think this one will be even better,” commented Chad Mihalick, president of Malakye. “The list of participating companies is growing and we should have a great mix of well known, industry-leading companies and exciting new-comers present.”

This sentiment is echoed by Kenji Haroutunian, Vice President, Outdoor at NielsenExpositions Sports Group Companies, “We are happy to feature's ShmoozaPalooza for the first time at Summer Market. In addition to the new products being showcased, brand discoveries and market intel sharing comes yet another value point at OR, the organized search for top talent. is a great partner to help our exhibitors, as well as industry pros and new entrants alike, connect on new opportunities.”

Companies will be recruiting talented individuals for a wide range of positions, including design, merchandising, development, marketing, sales, operations, and more.

“Malakye serves a very desirable set of companies in the passion-driven outdoor industry. Competition for open job opportunities is high, and creating in-person time can make all the difference in the world. The Shmooz is a great facilitator for individuals looking to connect with these brands to make an impression in a relaxed, enjoyable environment,” continued Mihalick.

The ShmoozaPalooza at Outdoor Retailer will take place on Saturday August 4, 2012 from 11am–4pm directly across the street from the convention center at the Salt Lake City Marriott Downtown, 75 South West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101 in Salon F.

The event is free for individual attendees and tradeshow exhibitors. Exhibitors interested in having a formal presence can contact for more details at: Shmooz(at)malakye(dot)com.

Attendees can register at the following link, as well as find all the up to the minute details about The Shmooz on

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