53rd Annual Meeting

CSCUSA 53rd Annual Meeting
June 9, 2016
The Curtis Hotel
Denver, CO

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Thank you for attending CSCUSA's 53rd Annual Meeting!

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2015-16 Double Diamond Awards Winners

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2015/16 Ski Season Stands Out As Best on Record for Colorado

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The Colorado Ski Country USA Annual Meeting is Colorado ski industry’s premier conference. The Annual Meeting delivers news, education, tools, strategy and networking opportunities to Colorado ski industry professionals during a full day of programming.  

On June 9, the 2016 Annual Meeting will bring together leaders in Colorado's ski industry, experts in related fields, and other affiliated business professionals. Dynamic programming will feature speakers, breakout sessions and open dialogue that aim to guide attendees toward the future of Colorado's ski industry.

CSCUSA members and non-members are invited to join ski industry representatives as we review the 2015-16 ski season and look ahead to 2016-17 and beyond. Registration costs & information, guest speakers & event schedules, and hotel & travel info will be posted as they become available.


Schedule of Events:

More schedule details will be added as they become available.

 Wednesday, June 8

12 – 4 p.m. CSCUSA BOARD MEETING*

 Thursday, June 9

7:30  11 a.m. REGISTRATION
Marco Polo Foyer
9 – 11:45 a.m.

GENERAL SESSION, PART I
Marco Polo Ballroom 

 Navigating Change with the Turnaround Pilot at Frontier Airlines
 Daniel Shurz, Senior Vice President, Commercial, Frontier Airlines
with Bill Tomcich, President, Stay Aspen Snowmass 

A Political Update from the 2016 Presidential Campaign Trail
Caitlin Huey-Burns, National Political Reporter, RealClearPolitics 

Business Meeting: Financial Update & Skier Visits

11:45 a.m  1 p.m. LUNCH
Four Square Ballroom 
1 – 3 p.m.

GENERAL SESSION, PART II
Marco Polo Ballroom

 Gen Edge: Meet the Next Generation
Hannah Ubl, Bridgeworks, Generational Expert

A Wake-up Call with A Side of Kale:
The New Realities of Destinations Brought on by Younger Travelers
Jordi Lippe-McGraw, travel writer and founder, Well-Traveler

3 – 3:15 p.m. Break 
3:15 4:15 p.m.   

CONCURRENT BRREAKOUT SESSIONS, PART I 

Reviews, Rankings and Reports: Keeping Up With Online Reputation Management
Megan Brown, Turner PR
Caitlin Martz, Turner PR
Red Rover

Curating the Crowd
 Patrick Armitage, Victors & Spoils

Marco Polo

What You Need To Know About the New Forest Service Ski Area Permit Water Clause*
Bill Baum, General Counsel, Intrawest
Doug Laraby, Planning Director, Winter Park
Zeke Williams, Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C.
Duck Duck Goose 

4:15 – 4:30 p.m. Break 
4:30 5:30 p.m.

CONCURRENT BRREAKOUT SESSIONS, PART II  

Understanding the Colorado Beginner - Insights from the NSAA Beginner Conversion Study
Anne Failing, RRC Associates
Red Rover

How to Create and Distribute Killer, Cost-effective Video Content
Arlynn Ilgenfritz, Brandzooka
Marco Polo

An Update from CDOT
Mike Lewis, Deputy Executive Director, CDOT
Duck Duck Goose 

6 – 8 p.m. DOUBLE DIAMOND AWARDS
Special Guest Owen Daniels
Two-time Pro Bowler and Super Bowl 50 Champion
the Art, a hotel 

Friday, June 10

8 a.m. – 12 p.m. OPERATIONS COMMITTEE MEETING*
Duck Duck Goose, Curtis Hotel 
8:30 – 11:30 a.m. MARKETING, COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE MEETING*
Red Rover, Curtis Hotel 

 

*Resort employees only please.                              

**As more details become available they will be added to this schedule of events**


Annual Meeting Home

Annual Meeting Registration

Travel & Lodging Information

Annual Meeting Speakers

Double Diamond Awards

Annual Meeting Sponsors

 

Questions: contact Jennifer Rudolph at jennifer@coloradoski.com or 303-837-0793.


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