56th Annual Meeting

CSCUSA 56TH ANNUAL MEETING
JUNE 6, 2019
JW Marriott in Cherry Creek
DENVER, CO

*CSCUSA Members and Invited Guests Only*

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

On June 6, the 2019 Annual Meeting will bring together leaders in Colorado's ski industry, experts in related and relevant fields, and other affiliated business professionals. Programming will feature speakers, breakout sessions and open dialogue to inform and educate attendees about the future of Colorado's ski industry.

CSCUSA members and non-members are invited to join ski industry representatives as we review the 2018-19 ski season and look ahead to 2019-20 and beyond. Registration costs & information, guest speakers & event schedules, hotel & travel information and details about the Double Diamond Awards can be found throughout this website.


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

More schedule details will be added as they become available.

 WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5

12 – 4 p.m. CSCUSA BOARD MEETING*
5:30 – 8 p.m.

Happy Hour - Marg's Taco Bistro

200 Filmore St. Denver CO, 80206

 THURSDAY, JUNE 6

7:30 – 11 a.m. Registration
9 – 9:15 a.m. Welcome from Colorado Ski Country
9:30 – 10:20 a.m.

GENERAL SESSION 1

 The Empowered Consumer

Robert Rose, The Content Advisory

10:20 – 11:15 a.m.

GENERAL SESSION 2

 The Six Americas: Persuasive Climate Messaging for your Audiences

Lynsy Smithson-Stanley, Yale Program for Climate Change Communication

11:15 – 11:30 a.m. Break
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

GENERAL SESSION 3

 Air Travel, Carbon, and Sustainability. How one airline is taking on climate change and planning for the future.

Aaron Stash, United Airlines

12:15 – 12:30 p.m. Board Nomination/Financial Update/Skier Visits
12:30 – 2 p.m. Lunch
2 –3 p.m.

CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSION 1:

How Artificial Intelligence is Changing the Landscape of Tourism Marketing

Dr. Urlike Gretzel, University of Southern California

Research Insights on New Residents, Lapsed and Non-Core Participants and CSCUSA Programs

David Kennedy & Matt Herndon, Principals, Corona Insights

3 – 3:15 p.m. Break
3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSION 2:

Traffic and Parking Solutions Panel*

Peggy Hiller, Arapahoe Basin (Moderator)

Tony Janowiec, Interstate Parking

Mike Timlin, Colorado Department of Transportation 

Lift Safety: Evolving Our Approach to Address New Realities*

David Byrd, NSSA (Moderator)

Katie Ertl, Aspen Snowmass

Patrick O'Sullivan, Arapahoe Basin

Tim Hendrickson, Mountain Guard

5 –7 p.m. Double Diamond Awards

FRIDAY, JUNE 7

8 a.m. – 12 p.m. OPERATIONS COMMITTEE MEETING*
8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

MARKETING, COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE MEETING*

Community Relations Training

Ground Floor Media

 

*Resort employees only, please.                              

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


THE COLORADO SKI COUNTRY USA 56TH ANNUAL MEETING IS SPONSORED BY:

Check back later for more information on sponsors

 

Interested in sponsoring the 2019 Annual Meeting? Please contact Chris Linsmayer at clinsmayer@coloradoski.com.


Questions: contact Chris Linsmayer at clinsmayer@coloradoski.com or 303-837-0793.