Jan 28, 2015
Industry + Intelligence
Denver, CO
Jan. 29-Feb. 1, 2015
SIA Snow Show & Sourcing Show
Colorado Convention Center
Denver, CO
Feb. 2-3, 2015
On-Snow Demo/Ski-Ride Fest
Copper Mountain Resort, CO

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ON-SNOW DEMO/SKI-RIDE FEST

Quotes from the Snow

  • “The On-Snow Demo is what brought me back to the SIA Snow Show. I do three of four days of demoing and then a couple days of skiing, which is a real welcome break.”
    John Wright, Trollhaugen Ski & Board Shop, WI
  • “The On-Snow opportunity is fantastic. There's only so much you can learn from touching and feeling the gear, and to give retailers an opportunity to really experience it is huge.”
    Tom Winter, VP Marketing, Liberty
  • “I just love the On-Snow Demo. I come back from the SIA Snow Show feeling refreshed.”
    Dan Sullivan, Director of Sales, Rome Snowboards
  • “We absolutely feel it is important for us to be at the Demo. It’s a good opportunity for retailers because they can come to the Show, they can get on snow, and then they’re done.”
    Matt Sterbenz, Founder 4FRNT
  • “I absolutely love the On-Snow Demo. It’s where research and development culminates and begins anew.”
    Dean Cummings, Owner, H2O Guides and sales rep, H2O Outdoor Gear
  • “The On-Snow Demo is a great opportunity for retailers to get new technology under their feet for a firsthand experience. Customers can see the confidence we have in the product.”
    Stephen Craig, general manager, Royal Board Shop
  • “At the Demo, you’re always looking to find something that you can really get behind that you feel special about, that will make your store a little different than somebody else’s.”
    Jeff Proctor, Proctor Ski and Snowboard, Nashua, NH
  • “I love how the On-Snow Demo and Nordic Demo are together. I’m totally into it. It is so nice to have it at Copper!”
    Spike Clayton, Skirack, Burlington VT
  • “The terrain was great for testing, a few hills, some flats. It was really great to be able to compare so much equipment. Definitely worth coming.”
    Adam Jonson, Pioneer Ski and Board

The On-Snow Demo/Ski-Ride Fest & Nordic Demo, Copper Mountain Resort

For its inaugural year at Copper Mountain, the SIA On-Snow Demo/Ski-Ride Fest hosted a record number of attendees at its new location. Nearly 120 brands exhibited at the Demo, offering hundreds of 2014/15 skis, snowboards, boots, poles, helmets and accessories for buyers and media to compare side-by-side. Getting out on the snow is something the industry always looks forward to after wrapping up the SIA Snow Show at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver.

The On-Snow Demo, held in conjunction with the Western Winter Sports Representatives Association (WWSRA) Rocky Mountain Demo, enjoyed ideal conditions and terrain at Copper Mountain with over 200 inches of snow this season and about 35 inches of new snow in the past week.

In conjunction with Cross Country Ski Areas Association (CCSAA), the Nordic Demo, located in Copper’s East Village and featured a 5K-loop and well-groomed park for testing. Included with the Nordic Demo were seminars, roundtables and plenty of snow! Products featured: cross country skis, snowshoes, poles, wax, and accessories.

“The terrain was great for testing, a few hills, some flats. It was really great to be able to compare so much equipment side-by-side. Definitely worth coming.” - Adam Jonson, Pioneer Mountaineering

Copper Mountain, only 74 miles west of downtown Denver, is home to the U.S. Ski Team Speed Center, the only full-length downhill early-season training facility in the world. It also features Woodward at Copper, the newly renovated indoor/outdoor year-round action sport training facility. Copper Mountain’s award-winning, naturally divided trail network provided the ultimate environment for testing the latest gear and on-snow technologies. The village bars and restaurants were great gathering spots for the entire industry – all in one place!

A complete list of 2014 alpine, snowboard and Nordic exhibitors is available here.

$20 On-Snow Demo Registration Includes

    2 Days at Copper Mountain Resort with:

  • Lift Tickets
  • Breakfasts & Lunches
  • Après Ski/Ride Happy Hour (Monday)    
  • Transportation To & From Denver
  • Ski/Snowboard Rentals

 

“There is no regional demo that happens with the depth of product that is available at Copper – every deck, every binding and plenty of sizes. The SIA On-Snow Demo is a one-stop shop for retailers who make it to SIA to combine their buying efforts into a single trip.” – Johan Malkoski, Sales Manager, C3

“At the Demo, you’re always looking to find something that you can really get behind that you feel special about, something that will make your store a little different than somebody else’s.” – Jeff Proctor, Proctor Ski & Snowboard, Nashua, NH

Contact WWSRA’s Cami Garrison at Cami@wwsra.com to exhibit at the 2015 On-Snow Demo/Ski-Ride Fest or Nordic Demo.

*Demoing is only open to buyers and media

We look forward to seeing you at the 2015 On-Snow Demo/Ski-Ride Fest. 

2015 On-Snow Demo/Ski-Ride Fest – alpine/snowboard – Copper Mountain Resort
Monday, February 2   9A – 3:30P
Tuesday, February 3   9A – 3:30P

2015 Nordic Demo Copper Mountain Resort
Monday, February 2   9A – 3:30P
Tuesday, February 3   9A – 3:30P

 


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Tracy Bordwell, Creative and Technical Design, Fate Clothing

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