Snowsports Industries America Announces Registration is Now Open for 2024-2025 Summit Series

June 26, 2024

Popular industry gatherings conclude with Global Summit in Sundance, UT

PARK CITY, UT (June 26, 2024) /OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ Snowsports Industries America (SIA), the premier trade association representing the winter outdoor industry, today announces the continuation of its highly successful Summit Series industry events. Building on the momentum and impactful programming of last year, the 2024-25 Summit Series promises to deliver even more value, insights, and substance for those representing and engaging with the winter outdoor industry.

With the goal of creating accessibility no matter where you are in the country, the Summit Series is comprised of two regional events this fall and a brand new, on-snow event at the end of the winter season. The Summit Series will kick off in Burlington, VT, on Tuesday, October 22 with the Eastern Regional Summit, and continue in Denver, CO, on Thursday, Oct 24 with the Western Regional Summit. These one-day events will be tailored to address the specific interests and challenges of the respective snow sports communities, ensuring relevant and impactful discussions.

The Series will conclude with a resort take over at beautiful Sundance Resort in Sundance, UT, March 24 – 26 for the Global Summit. Taking place over three nights and two days, the Global Summit brings together the global winter outdoor community for critical conversations and impactful educational sessions, receptions, on-snow activities, awards, films, and more.

The Summit Series has quickly become a cornerstone for fostering collaboration, progression, and growth within the winter outdoor community to elevate industry engagement. Last year’s events received overwhelmingly positive feedback for their engaging content, expert speakers, tactical takeaways and networking opportunities. This year, SIA is committed to enhancing the experience by introducing a new event, new topics, interactive sessions, and expanded programming that addresses the evolving needs of the industry and its most pressing challenges.

From coordinator to C-Suite, this year’s programming will build on last year’s success and further empower our industry with the knowledge and connections needed to navigate the dynamic snow sports landscape, and help our industry grow and thrive.

This will include:

  • Expert-Led Sessions: Featuring leading voices from within and outside the snow sports industry, the Summit Series will cover a wide range of topics, including: critical compliance areas, buy-sell cycle, market trends, circularity practices, and consumer behavior.
  • Interactive Workshops: Hands-on workshops designed to provide best practices and practical knowledge necessary to help attendees successfully navigate the current landscape and plan for the future.
  • Knowledgeable Speakers: Guest speakers from the trenches who will share their experiences and insights on driving company success while tackling the ever-changing market.
  • Community Building: Facilitated networking sessions and social events that allow industry professionals to connect, share ideas, and build lasting relationships.

“We are thrilled to continue the Summit Series and build on the success of last year’s events; the positive feedback from participants has reinforced the need for highly relevant and timely content, while bringing the community together to network, share ideas and simply connect in person.” said Nick Sargent, president of SIA. “We are especially excited that Winter Sports Retailers has decided to participate with us at the Global Summit at Sundance Resort, further strengthening the important connection between retailer and supplier on and off snow.”

The continuation of the Summit Series underscores SIA’s dedication to supporting the growth and sustainability of the snow sports industry. By bringing together professionals from various sectors, the Summit Series fosters a collaborative environment where innovative ideas can flourish, and actionable strategies can be developed.

For more information about each of the Summit Series stops and to register, please visit snowsports.org/sia-summit-series-2024-2025/. For the Global Summit, SIA members will have exclusive access to registration, special pricing and lodging deals until September 15, 2024.

About Snowsports Industries America (SIA): Snowsports Industries America (SIA) is the trade association of the winter outdoor industry. Through SIA membership, brands, destinations, retailers, service providers, and nonprofits solve urgent business problems, adapt to changing

pressures, save, and grow. Together SIA and its members spot trends that matter, facilitate industry wide strategy, and innovate to ensure the winter outdoors thrives for future generations.

Founded in 1954, SIA is based in Park City, UT. We are #TheBusinessofWinter. For more information and to become a member, visit http://snowsports.org.