Snow Conference

Colorado Ski Country USA
38th Annual Snowmaking and Slope Maintenance Conference & Trade Show

Save the Date:

April 3rd - 5th, 2018
Two Rivers Convention Center in Grand Junction, CO
Trade Show: Tuesday, April 3, 2018 from 5 - 7 p.m.


The Annual Snowmaking and Slope Maintenance Conference & Tradeshow provides snow professionals with information from experts and suppliers on the latest snowmaking and slope maintenance technology, offers resort management and staff the ability to network, and creates the unique opportunity for snowmaking and slope maintenance professionals to learn about industry resources throughout the state, region, country and the world. We also recognize the top achievers in the Colorado ski industry through the Lifetime Achievement Award, Snowmaker of the Year, Groomer of the Year and Terrain Master of the Year Finalists and Nominees.

Schedule of Events:


 TUESDAY, April 3, 2018

8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Two Rivers Convention Center Atrium

Snow Conference Award Nominee Interviews

12 – 1 p.m.

Welcome Lunch

1 – 2 p.m.

General Session

2 – 3:30 p.m.

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

3:45 – 5 p.m.

Nominee Round Tables
Meet this year’s Snow Conference Nominees and find out what makes them the best at what they do.

5 – 7 p.m.

Trade Show & Welcome Reception
Come see the latest technology and learn about your vendors’ services and products. Refreshments and raffle giveaways during the event.

 WEDNESDAY, april 4, 2018

8 – 8:30 a.m.

Please enjoy the complimentary breakfast at your hotel.

8:30 – 9:45 a.m.

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Grooming Breakout

Snowmaking Breakout

Terrain Park Breakout

10 – 11:30 a.m.

General Session

11:30 a.m – 12 p.m.

Grab and Go Lunch Provided
Two Rivers Convention Center Atrium 

12 – 7 p.m.

Snow Conference Activities

Golf Tournament
Adobe Creek National Golf Course

Mountain Biking
Trail TBD

Dirt Biking
Trail TBD 

7 – 9 p.m.

Snow Conference Awards Banquet

Thursday, April 5, 2018

8 – 8:30 a.m.

Hotel Check Out + Coffee
Please check out and enjoy the complimentary breakfast at your hotel.

8:30 – 9:45 a.m.

General Session - Snow. Make it. Move it. Master it.
Come prepared with your questions for an informal and interactive discussion with snowmaking, grooming and terrain park leaders from around the state that make up the CSCUSA Snow Conference committee. This audience-driven discussion aims to answer all those questions that continually arose throughout the previous season. 

10 – 11:30 a.m.

Concurrent Technical Breakout Sessions

Grooming Breakout

Snowmaking Breakout

Terrain Park Breakout

11:45 a.m – 12:45 p.m.

Concurrent Summer Breakout Sessions

Grooming Breakout

 Snowmaking Breakout

Terrain Park Breakout

12:45 – 1:45 p.m.

Closing Lunch    

**More details will be added as they become available.**


Snow Conference Home

Snow Conference Registration

Travel & Lodging Information

Trade Show & Sponsorship Information

Snow Conference Award Nominations

Snow Conference Speakers


For more information about the event, or to sign up as a trade show participant or sponsor, please contact Katherine Rainbolt at or 303.866.9728.

Written material may be mailed to:

Attn: Snow Conference
Colorado Ski Country USA 
3773 Cherry Creek North Drive
Suite 955
Denver, CO 80209