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Meet Your Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show Sales Team

Hello from SIA’s Membership team – There’s been a whirlwind of activity of trade show news lately and we want to ensure that you are informed, updated and know the who / what / when / where of the Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show. First, we are excited to share the news of last week that Denver will […]

Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show Stays in Denver

As I am sure, most of you have seen, today Emerald re-confirmed the date and location that we originally announced for the 2018 Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show. We are also pleased to see that the show will remain in Denver for the foreseeable future! This is great news for our industry! We hope this […]

Brandlive Video Questions & Updates

Thanks to everyone that joined SIA’s Nick Sargent for our Brandlive video event. One thing we’ve heard from all our members is that “better and transparent communication” is needed and this is one step in getting there! SIA will be  providing regular updates, video events and communicating SIA’s successes, challenges and progress through all our […]

Kohlberg Just Purchased a Large Share of the Snow Sports Market

Late last week, Newell Brands Inc. announced that Kohlberg and Company, a private equity company out of Mount Kisco, NY will purchase Newell’s portfolio of winter brands for $240M. Kohlberg’s acquisition of brands including winter K2, Volkl, Marker, Dalbello, Madshus, Line, Ride, Full Tilt, BCA, Atlas, and Tubbs will make Kohlberg and Company the largest […]

Alarming EPA Climate Study on Snow Sports Economy Released

Yesterday, Protect Our Winters published a link to a new EPA study that estimates that we will lose about 30% of skier/snowboarder visits and snow sports revenue by 2050 due to climate change.  The findings are alarming and potentially dangerous for the snow sports industry but there are some issues with the research and the conclusions regarding […]

Nick’s Notes – April 2017

With many resorts closing this past weekend and winter slowly coming to an end, we are keenly focused on the job ahead. Throughout the spring and summer, we will be working to develop more tools to help strengthen our value to SIA’s members. Focus groups, new research and data projects, educational programs, and a look […]

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