November 6, 2014 (Thursday)
Online registration electronically gathers information and allows us to plan the meals. You can pay with credit card or indicate payment by check either in the mail or bring to the meeting. Please help reduce office adminstration and register online. Thank you.
Registration includes a continental breakfast and lunch.
CCSAA Members (attendees & exhibitors).... $55 Non-members....$75
hosted by Trapp Family Lodge
Trapp Family Lodge.... 802-760-6325, 800-826-7000
reservation code....50H0MJ (Cross Country Ski Areas Association)
$125/room double or single occupancy and includes von Trapp Lager tasting.
Parking for meeting: Please park at the Outdoor Center. This allows easy access to the yurt for pick up of cases of Nature Valley Granola Bars.
7:00 -8:00 exhibitor set up St. George's Hall
8:30 - 10:00 Trade Expo & continental breakfast & registration check-in..... St. George's Hall
General Sessions in the Mozart Room
10:00 - 10:15 Welcome to Trapp's....Sam Von Trapp & Drew Gelinas, nordic director
10:15 - 10:30 CCSAA Programs....Chris Frado, CCSAA executive director
Boston Ski Show....brochure distribution Nov. 14-17 offered by Weston Ski Track
10:30 - 11:15 State of the Market...Reese Brown, SIA nordic director
Data from SIA research is interpreted and highlighted giving insights into our outdoor winter marketplace.
SIA SnowShow & Demo and Winter Trails....Reese Brown, SIA nordic director
Meet with each of the national product managers from the major ski & wax companies as they unveil product January 30 -Feb. 2 at the SnowShow and then for demo testing at Copper Mountain Feb. 3 & 4, 2014. Are you a participating area for Winter Trails January 11, 2014? Join this nationally promoted introduction to cross country skiing and snowshoeing.
11:15 - 11:30
11:30 - Noon Who's Here from Where....everyone
12:15 - 12:30 Load Nature Valley Granola Bars....each member business may take 5-10 cases of bars for sampling with your customers this winter.
Deliver brochures for Boston Ski Show....representatives from Weston Ski Track will take 200-500 brochures for distribution during the Boston Ski & Snowboard Expo. Please have a check for $30 payable to Weston unless you are helping to staff the booth at the Show.
12:30 - 1:45 Lunch & Presentation
Trapp Family's Nordic Program....Drew Gelinas & Sam Von Trapp
Silent Auction (Dining Room)...attendees bring items to donate to the Silent Auction. From signature wine or local brews to outdoor gear and from tote bags to novelties to local delicacies, it's all good. Winning bids are paid in cash, check or credit card (Visa & MasterCard).
General Sessions in Mozart Room
1:45- 2:30 Adaptive Skiing..Patrik , NENSA director Adapative Skiing
2:30 - 3:00 Maximizing Your Retail Returns....Drew Gelinas
3:00 - 4:00 Fat Tire Bikes on Nordic Trails
4:00 - 4:30
Lodging at Trapp Family Lodge
Reservations: Ask for the CCSAA group rate.
855-318-4641(U.S. & Canada)
Directions to Trapp Family Lodge
700 Trapp Hill Road, Stowe, Vermont 05672
From Interstate 89, Exit 10 (Waterbury/Stowe). Go North on Route 100. Follow local directions as shown in the link.