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Snowsports Industries America (SIA) Launches Six-Month Inclusion Training For Leaders in Winter Outdoor Industry

August 26, 2020

Commitment To Inclusion Highlights Organization’s Long-Term Plan Park City, Utah (Aug. 26, 2020) – Snowsports Industries America (SIA) announced today that it will kick off a six-month training program focused on inclusion in the winter outdoor industry. Joining SIA will be the leaders of the largest winter outdoor organizations in the country. Aimed at uniting […]

Technology Spotlight Webinars – September 1 & 2, 2020

August 24, 2020

SIA is hosting two days of technology presentations for your business. With webinars from various SIA members, these quick presentations will give you options on various technologies for affiliate marketing, consumer behavior, product development, sell-in and sell-through for your business. AvantLink, Brandlive, Centric Software, Elastic, Locally, NuORDER, Quivers and more will be presenting their products […]

The Wealthy Retailer® Series Presented by Canadian Retail Solutions & Empowered Retail

August 5, 2020

This 6-part roundtable webinar series facilitated by Dan Holman & Scott Smith will give specialty retailers and sales reps an opportunity to educate and collaborate as we continue to move business forward during and after the COVID-19 pandemic and successfully navigate the new-normal. The coaches will work you on your specific needs as you move […]

The National Winter Sports Education Federation Needs Your Gear!

August 23, 2018

The National Winter Sports Education Foundation improves the lives, health, and fitness of youth through winter sports.  Last year, the NWSEF funded over 30,000 youth in learn to ski and snowboard programs across the United States and this year they’re aiming to fund another 30-35,000! Their 2019 grant process is underway, and their grantees are […]

Webinar: Alibaba Business Solutions for Doing Wintersports Business in China

March 20, 2018

This Wednesday at 11 am., SIA is hosting an important webinar with Mark Fleming, Manager, Business Solutions, for Alibaba. Fleming leverages his prior experience working at Alibaba’s headquarters in Hangzhou, China, to help North American brands utilize Alibaba’s ecosystem to enter and expand their presence in China. Fleming previously worked in venture capital investing in tech […]

How to Turn a Beach Bum into a Ski Bum with Retail Education

February 22, 2018

How educating consumers helps build your reputation and your customer base.

Nick’s Notes – November 2017

November 7, 2017

We’re over half way done with our series of Town Halls and Think Tanks, making eleven stops in eight different cities across the country and one stop in Canada. These have been incredibly rewarding opportunities to meet with members and stakeholders in their home regions and better understand what the most pressing priorities are for […]

Nick's Notes – November 2017

November 7, 2017

We’re over half way done with our series of Town Halls and Think Tanks, making eleven stops in eight different cities across the country and one stop in Canada. These have been incredibly rewarding opportunities to meet with members and stakeholders in their home regions and better understand what the most pressing priorities are for […]

SIA Participation Committee Drills Down on Industry Growth

September 28, 2017

As part of its re-invigorated commitment to stakeholders, SIA is working hard and moving forward with all of its winter initiatives. Recently, the SIA Participation Committee met with the most current SIA Participation report in front of them. Here’s what transpired that you can help them act on: About half the hour-long session was spent […]

Nick’s Notes – September 2017

September 13, 2017

Welcome back from summer! I hope you all had an enjoyable time during these hot summer months! I just returned from an exploratory trip to China as a guest of the World Winter Sports Expo. As you may have heard, the Chinese government has declared they will have 300,000,000 skiers/snowboarders by 2022. Even if they […]