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 Friday, May 5

2:00pm - 2:45pm

E-Commerce & Pricing Trends: Looking Back and Ahead
Evan Reece, Co-Founder and CEO, Liftopia

Palomino 8 

Liftopia will recap the 2016/17 season with a focus on pricing, e-commerce and online marketing trends using data from hundreds of resorts and millions of customers on the Liftopia platform and beyond. They will share industry benchmarks, highlight trends in skier participation, and preview the upcoming 2017/18 season.

3:00pm - 3:45pm

An accesso Update
Mark Danemann, President, accesso Siriusware

Palomino 9 

Join accesso for an update on new enhancements to their accesso Siriusware and accesso Passport solutions built specifically for the mountain resort industry. From award-winning eCommerce to all the essential features you’ll need for every point-of-sale throughout your mountain resort, accesso has you covered! These topics and more will be discussed in a session designed both for existing and potential users. As always you will have an opportunity to bring up site-specific topics and general questions.

Ultra-tech Lighting: Boosting Nighttime Revenue
Philip Gotthelf, Managing Director, Ultra-tech Lighting; Doug Allen, recently retired VP of Operations, Steamboat; Al Fletcher, President/CEO, Nashoba Valley Ski Area

Palomino 8 

Discover new ways to generate mountain revenue through expanded night programs that can be easily promoted and implemented without adding excessive overheads. Learn how simple programs can enhance top and bottom line performance while increasing market visibility. From “ski dating” to “snow dancing,” There are activities for every night of the week that can match your demographic target. Attend this enlightening session.

4:00pm - 4:45pm

What’s New from Inntopia
Trevor Crist, CEO, Inntopia

Palomino 8 

Inntopia has had a busy year. In 2016 the company acquired Ryan Solutions and DestiMetrics, and experienced record growth across the entire company. Come learn about the latest features and services from the integrated platforms, as well as learn about the combined vision for the future.

ADG- A 21st Century Take on a 20th Century Classic
Ray Lauenstein, Business Development Manager, ADG; Lew Wemple, Business Development Manager, ADG

Palomino 9 

Reengineered and redesigned for better performance and style, discover why the classic Alpine Slide of the 1970’s is now the perfect attraction for today’s Mountainside Adventures. A new twist on a tried and true summer staple - discover the advantages and ROI potential behind the all new Alpine Mountain Slide: what’s new, why it’s better and what attractions to pair it with for maximum benefit. Join us as we examine investment costs and operational considerations of installing Mountain Slides and Coasters, and look at the revenue potential and ROI for each.