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Drive business growth with rural America marketing insights

Are you ready for actionable marketing insight you can apply to help you reach, connect and convert rural American consumers? Hop in the front seat as you’ll be riding shotgun with Cliff Callis, your OUTdrive host, as he takes you down the road to success.

Jun 18, 2024

Tim Kondratyuk's story is a classic narrative of American determination, tracing his roots back to Ukrainian immigrant parents and a childhood on a Missouri farm. As the eldest of nine, Tim's early life was defined by hard work and resilience, qualities that have served him well in his entrepreneurial journey. Today,...


Jun 11, 2024

As the creative director of Outback Team Building and Training, Mike Cavers's journey began in Ottawa, Canada, where his love for entertainment took root. His early years were marked by a natural talent for engaging audiences, which he cultivated through lead roles in high school plays and further developed while...


Jun 4, 2024

Nicholas Harrison, a Canadian-born author, actor, and self-proclaimed Jedi, has led an extraordinary life that intertwines with the world of entertainment and creativity. With a Ph.D. in film and theater history, Nick's career spans 35 years, covering various roles from a fight director and stunt performer to a morning...


May 21, 2024

Ever wonder how the Missouri and Iowa State Fairs became such beloved events? According to Gary Slater, formerly the director of both fairs, "It's all about vision and teamwork.” Gary's insights into the art of drawing crowds to these agricultural, entertainment and community celebrations reveal a shared belief in the...


May 14, 2024

It's not every day you meet someone who has built their career from the ground up. Jason Moore's rise from a homebuilder to carpenter at the Missouri State Fairgrounds to Missouri State Fair director is a testament to his dedication, hard work, and passion. His journey began with hands-on work, which laid the...