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Hipcamp’s First-Ever Host Summit

It’s been an especially exciting time for Hipcamp. In the last few weeks, we’ve celebrated a few special milestones, including the launch of our first-ever mobile app and our inaugural Host Summit where more than 100 Hipcamp Hosts, employees, and partners from across the country gathered for an unforgettable weekend of connection, community, and learning.

Set against the backdrop of bucolic, rolling hills on Whiskey Ranch in Livermore, California, the Hipcamp Host Summit opened with remarks from members of the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe to acknowledge the historical significance of the land on which we were gathered. This spirit of connection continued throughout the weekend in the form of Host-led workshops, dedicated Hipcamp staff tutorials and Q&As, keynote presentations from influential conservationists, ecologists, and storytellers, and ongoing conversations over fresh food, yoga, nature walks, and live music by the campfire.

See how it all went down:

If you weren’t able to attend the Host Summit in person this year, you can still enjoy some of the key learnings shared during our workshops, which we’ve compiled into the following Journal posts:

A special thank you to the Hosts who attended and collaborated with us, speakers who shared their inspiring work, and corporate partners who helped make this event possible.

Speakers:

Partners:

Interested in future Hipcamp events? Share your feedback with us here!

A warm welcome to the Hipcamp Host Summit!

Hosts approach Hipcamp “company car” and van mascot, Betty, for their registration.

Hosts were lodged in beautiful canvas tents from Shelter Co., topped off with an incredible view of the rolling hills.

Hipcamp Product Manager, Xanthe, and Market Manager, Cassandra, helping Hosts master their Host Dashboards.

Ecologist + Conservationist Charles Post and Tori Linder speaking on the importance of wildlife corridors + land preservation.

Hipcamp Hosts connecting on shared-experiences and wisdom gained as landowners.

Behind-the-scenes of a Hipcamp Host, Greg Rose, sharing his story with our community on film!

Hipcamp Star Host, Jim Revely, leading a workshop on how to get good reviews.

Hipcamp Founder + CEO, Alyssa Ravasio, enjoying the fresh air + community vibes!

Maybe our favorite “classroom” of all time.

Attendees enjoying the Hipcamp New Feature contest and Q+A with Hipcamps founder, Alyssa Ravasio.

Morning yoga in the antique barn was offered for early risers.

The gorgeous Shelter Co tents added the perfect amount of luxury to the campout.

The connection, camaraderie, and community was felt by all.

Wonderful photography provided by Lisse Lundin, Eileen Roche, and Julian Bialowas.

Hipcamp is an online marketplace where you can list, discover, and book campsites and accommodations on private and public land. Hipcamp is your go-to guide to getting outside. If you’re a landowner, Hipcamp creates new revenue streams for your business, which can help conserve your land and keep it wild. #FindYourselfOutside #LeaveItBetter

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