Associate Members

BEWI Productions

Producer of SnowSports Expos nationwide including Boston and Denver. Advisor to SKI USA International Marketing Program. Producer of specialty snowsports promotions.
240 Bear Hill Road, Suite 201
Waltham, MA 02154
781 890-3234

Chipotle Mexican Grill

Steve Ells, founder, chairman and co-CEO, started Chipotle with the idea that food served fast did not have to be a typical fast food experience. Today, Chipotle continues to offer a focused menu of burritos, tacos, burrito bowls (a burrito without the tortilla) and salads made from fresh, high-quality raw ingredients, prepared using classic cooking methods and served in a distinctive atmosphere. Through our vision of Food with Integrity, Chipotle is seeking better food not only from using fresh ingredients, but ingredients that are sustainably grown and naturally raised with respect for the animals, the land, and the farmers who produce the food. Chipotle opened its first restaurant in 1993 and currently operates more than 830 restaurants.

Christy Sports

Christy Sports, based in Lakewood, Colorado, is a family owned business with more than 50 years of experience in specialty ski and snowboard retail.  Since 1958, their commitment to excellent customer service has garnered a loyal customer base, allowing for a steady growth in premier ski destinations throughout the Rocky Mountains.  With more than 48 locations throughout Colorado and Utah, Christy Sports is focused on providing quality products at competitive prices everywhere you want to ski and ride.

Credit Union Of Colorado

Credit Union of Colorado provides a full spectrum of financial products and services, including checking and savings accounts, online banking, low interest auto loans and credit cards, lower fees and services like e-Alerts. With 15 statewide branches, members include state employees, retirees and their families, employees and officials of Colorado counties, school districts, municipalities and special districts, as well as students, faculty and alumni of many Colorado colleges.

Denver International Airport

Official sponsor of Colorado Ski Country USA. DIA is one of the country's most accessible and affordable hubs. This is an airport with skiers and riders in mind- complete with a new regional jet facility with service straight to your favorite mountain airport. Smooth traveling makes for happy skiing! Hit the slopes smiling with these helpful travel tips from Denver International Airport.


Hertz, the world's leading vehicle renting organization, operates from approximately 8,700 locations in 150 countries worldwide. Hertz is the largest general use single car rental brand in the world, and the number one airport car rental brand in the U.S. with many locations throughout the globe. Product and service initiatives such as Hertz Club Gold, Gold Choice, Virtual Kiosk Technology, 24/7 Rental Technology, eReceipt, Carfirmation, NeverLost GPS, Sirius satellite radio and unique cars and SUVs offered in our Collection Series, sets Hertz apart from the competition.

Internet Honey

Internet Honey works with Resorts & Attractions to engage and convert travelers. Pairing our process of Think. Execute. Measure.™ with industry expertise, we serve to help your resort generate awareness, share your message, and acquire new audiences. Data-driven and passionate about what we do, we’re your full-service Marketing Partner.

E/ P/ 855-466-3969


Leitner-Poma of America offers a complete line of cable transport systems, including surface lifts, chairlifts, gondolas, MiniMetro urban transport systems, passenger and industrial trams, incline elevator, etc. Leitner-Poma provides engineering, manufacturing, sales, service (including electrical and mechanical upgrades, technical support, gearbox inspections/repairs) and installation for systems throughout North America, New Zealand and Australia. Leitner-Poma has installed aerial and surface systems all over the world and has established its position as a market leader.
(970) 241-4442

Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C.

The business and commercial law practice of Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C. has significant experience with ski resort development and operations in Colorado and in other states.  Firm attorneys provide practical and effective legal counsel for resort operators, lenders, trade associations, and others in the areas of environmental and permitting, Forest Service lands, financing, corporate and business transactions, real estate, litigation, and employment law.


With more than 50 years of experience, MountainGuard is the oldest multi-line program providing insurance to the ski industry in North America, and continues to lead the industry in  providing coverages, claims handling, and loss control services.  Whatever your resort size you can count on us for reliable insurance solutions.

OnTheSnow is used by more skiers and snowboarders to research and plan their ski trips than any other source. The site reaches 3,400,000 unique skiers and snowboarders a month. (Source: Nielsen Audit) The site has consistently been #1 in market share for all sites in the Experian Hitwise Sports-Snow category. (Source: Experian Hitwise) Visitors log on to find snow sports content on over 2,000 ski areas & resorts throughout the world.
50 Vashell Way Suite 400
Orinda,CA 94563

RRC Associates

RRC Associates and our parent company Smith Travel Research (STR) offer customized services with an emphasis on mountain resorts. Specializations include market research and focus groups, strategic planning, and consulting.


Safehold Special Risk

Safehold Special Risk is an insurance services provider with custom programs for the snow sports industry including, property, liability, automobile, employee benefits, and workers' compensation coverages, coupled with claims management, loss control, actuarial, and captive management services. 

P/ 1-800-842-8917   E/ 

SE Group

SE Group provides consulting services tailored to resort communities: mountain planning & design; multi-season recreation; real estate planning & design; environmental analyses & permitting; strategic planning & market positioning; financial feasibility studies; operations efficency & opportunity assessments.
PO Box 2729/323 W. Main Street
Frisco, CO 80443


SnowSports Industries America | SIA is the national not-for-profit, North American member-owned trade association representing the winter sports industry. Established in 1954, SIA annually produces the SIA SnowSports Trade Show, the largest winter sports industry trade show and networking environment, while delivering invaluable data, support, marketing products, services and programs to the industry.
(703) 556-9020 is the leading provider of mountain travel in North America and offers the industry’s largest lodging inventory in more than 100 resorts worldwide.
AABC 210 Suite AA
Aspen, CO 81611

Stay Aspen/Snowmass

Stay Aspen Snowmass is the official reservation center representing 100% of the lodging properties in the AspenSnowmass area. Great vacation packages and last-minute deals available.
425 Rio Grande Place
Aspen, CO 81612


The world’s largest supplier of fan and air/water snowmaking systems and equipment. TechnoAlpin USA has North American operations based in Denver, CO.

The Denver Post

The Denver Post is a full-service media company, reaching more Denver-area adults every day of the week than any other medium in the market. The Denver Post's diverse portfolio of digital, mobile, social media and print products includes Colorado's largest daily newspaper, the state's most-visited website,, and the biggest network of websites, which includes and

As Colorado's leading source for news and information, The Denver Post also has the largest social media following, with more Facebook fans and Twitter followers than any other local media competitor. The Post also offers free apps for smart devices, including an iPad app, mobile news app, a sports app, Snow Report app and a bilingual Viva Colorado app. For more information about Denver Post apps visit

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Visit Denver

Visit Denver (formerly DMCVB) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and marketing the Denver Metro area as a visitor and meeting destination. Check out for information on visiting the Mile High City, contacts, photos and the area's most extensive events listing.
1555 California Street, Suite 300
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 892-1112