Camelback Resort, Tannersville, PA
Event Website: iskinyexpo.com
NASJA members are invited to join the ISKINY/PSAA Expo organized by Ski Areas of New York and Pennsylvania Ski Areas Association. The meeting takes place at Camelback Mountain Resort September 18-20. Join resort marketing and PR folks to learn about latest trends at ski resorts and come up with some fresh article ideas for winter 2017-18.
Lodging is available at the new Camelback Lodge that features the country’s largest indoor waterpark right next to the slopes! Start your trip with a guided mountain bike tour on Monday, September 18 at 1 p.m. There are also complimentary mountain activities including the ropes course, zip line, mountain coaster and alpine slide.
Mingle with resort management at the trade show and cocktail reception (5:30 p.m.) and learn about the latest snowmaking trends, lift ticket trends and more. Seminars take place Monday and Tuesday until noon. On Monday evening there is a dinner and fireworks display. All meals on Tuesday are $80 per person or $55 for just breakfast and lunch. Rooms are available for $129 per night (plus tax and resort fee for total of $146.08 that includes all activity costs).
Seminar Highlights: Liftopia’s Dave Madden will present a seminar focusing on e-commerce trends visible across hundreds of resorts and millions of customers on the Liftopia platform.
Mary Jo Tarallo of LSSM (Learn to Ski and Snowboard) and Sam Rufo (nxtConcepts Ltd.) present a seminar about attracting newcomers and boosting results with outside resources. The Triple Play strategy combines Bring a Friend Challenge Weekend, Word Snow Day and the Winter Olympics to help areas and retailers generate interest in snowsports including attracting newcomers.
“Facebook for Business is Evolving – Are You?” is a seminar that promises to deliver the best practices for converting followers to customers. It is a hands-on seminar that will help you with applicable, immediately usable Facebook customer service and marketing skills.