Arrival Day Programs

 Tuesday, January 31st

11:00am - 12:00pm

SMI SnowMakers- What is New at SMI

Joe VanderKelen, President
Learn about currents trends in the snowmaking industry and new products offered by SMI to help your resort improve efficiency and quality.

PistenBully- SNOWsat, Help from Above!

Stefan Lux, Head of SNOWsat Business Unit
Slope and fleet management with snow depth measurement with an accuracy to within 1.5 inches! Eliminate the guesswork. Know how much snow is on the slope. Reduce your snowmaking expense while lowering the environmental impact.

Ultra-tech Lighting – Snow Venue Lighting and New Profit Opportunities

Philip Gotthelf – Managing Director
Learn how snow venue lighting technology can improve your top and bottom line with new ways to generate revenue while reducing utility overheads. Discover why LED lighting is not the choice for slope or terrain illumination. See how you can comply with new “Dark Sky” rules and regulations (light pollution ordinances) without sacrificing lighting quality and safety. Explore how you can use Snow-Bright™ technology by reviewing case studies. Whether you have night lighting or are contemplating a new installation, this is a “must-see” presentation.

12:15pm - 1:15pm

Liftopia- E-Commerce, Distribution & Pricing: Winter 16/17 Buying Behavior, Regional Trends and Best Practices

Dave Madden, VP of Partner Success
Liftopia will recap online purchasing and pricing trends, visible across hundreds of resorts and millions of customers on the Liftopia platform, for the 2016/17 season so far. He will share best practices, benchmarks, and success stories from East Region resorts, highlight trends in new skier participation, and preview pricing and distribution trends for the rest of the season and beyond. He will be showcasing actionable insights and case studies for ski areas of all sizes.

TechnoAlpin- An Insiders Tour of Automated Snowmaking in North America

Robin Smith, Strategy and Business Development
Get an insider’s look with a photo essay, backed by performance data of 5 fully automated snowmaking systems in North America. This is the chef’s tour you never seem to find time for in the snowmaking season, so we will bring these trendsetting resorts to you. The presentation is a cross between “A Day in the Life” of an automated snowmaker and “Back to the Future”.

PRINOTH – We’ve Got Your Back!

New Bison, Leitwolf & New Husky: Know more on the World’s cleanest fleet.
Clean Motion: Learn how our approach can take your sustainability program to the next level.
Expert knowledge: Our industry-leading partners talk about their experience with the PRINOTH products.
Snow How: PRINOTH’s program to improve your grooming efficiency. Extended after sales network: Rest assured, our team is there for you!