Folds of Honor President, Col Nick Nichols, Announced as the Keynote Speaker of POMA’s Annual Business Conference in Broken Arrow, OK

April 25, 2023

Pennslyvania /OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ – The Professional Outdoor Media Association proudly welcomes Col Nick Nichols of the Folds of Honor as the keynote speaker at POMA’s Annual Business Conference on June 14 in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. Folds of Honor provides life-changing scholarships to the spouses and children of fallen or disabled U.S. service members and first responders. Since their inception in 2007, Folds of Honor has awarded over 44,000 scholarships totaling over $200 million.

Nichols is a retired F16 pilot and group commander with seven deployments throughout a 30-year Air Force career. Additionally, he’s an avid outdoorsman, bowhunter, and rancher who’s eager to enlist outdoor enthusiasts to join their mission. Col Nick’s keynote will not only move you to action, it will address the strategic advantages associated with integrating cause marketing into the outdoor industry. Folds of Honor has seen great success in the outdoors with partners such as YETI and SITKA, and the POMA Business Conference offers a valuable opportunity for the foundation to continue networking with the extensive community the association provides.

“POMA is honored to have Col. Nick Nichols from Folds of Honor attend our business conference and speak with our membership. It’s truly a privilege to work with a group like theirs that makes such large impacts on the spouses and children of those who protect our families and our freedom,” said POMA President Michelle Scheuermann.

“I’m incredibly proud to speak to the members of POMA. The outdoor community is a group of individuals who are as passionate about patriotic values as they are the outdoors, and it’s these same values that fuel our foundation. We believe POMA members can play a significant role in spreading the word and helping us support the families of American heroes, and we’re grateful for the opportunity to share our mission at the conference in June. Together, we can make a lasting impact and ensure these families are never forgotten,” said Col Nichols.

The POMA Annual Business Conference consists of three exciting days of educational and networking opportunities. View the full agenda here. Members are encouraged to register and book hotel accommodations early to take advantage of early registration savings. The host hotel for #POMA2023 is Stoney Creek. They’ve offered a special rate for POMA conference attendees. All meals, networking events, and sessions will be held at the hotel.

About POMA

The Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA), founded in 2005, is the only national association representing the traditional outdoor hunting and fishing community. Our members include hunting and fishing industry communicators, industry professionals, students, influencers and brand ambassadors and even avid outdoor sports enthusiast.

POMA is dedicated to seeing the traditional outdoor sports story is told honestly and fairly so hunting, fishing, the shooting sports and trapping will endure.



Thomas MacAulay, POMA Executive Director