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SIA and Snowbound Festival Partner with AvantLink

August 26, 2020

We are very excited to officially announce that SIA and Snowbound Festival have partnered with AvantLink, the premier online affiliate network for winter outdoor brands. AvantLink’s approach to affiliate marketing is simple and allows you to grow your business through quality partnerships that earn a commission from sales generated by referrals to your website.  AvantLink […]

What the Ski Industry Should Know About Two New Rules Regulating Long-Chain PFAS

July 20, 2020

By: Tracy Heinzman, Wiley-Rein LLP Martha Marrapese, Wiley-Rein LLP This month will see two significant regulations by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published in the Federal Register to tighten controls on long chain perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). These rules affect the ability of companies to continue to make or use certain long chain PFAS […]

Channel Mastery + SIA Weekly Consumer Behavior Pulse – May 28, 2020

May 28, 2020

Stores are re-opening, people are starting to daydream about their future, and summer is upon us. We’re also seeing stronger than predicted retail sales. Here’s SIA’s Consumer Behavior Pulse for May 28, 2020. NPR had a great piece posted on May 18, 2020, titled: Businesses May be Reopening but Customers may not be Ready to […]

SIA Premium Members Save The Most At Outdoor Retailer Snow Show 2020

April 25, 2019

Outdoor Retailer announced booth space pricing for exhibitors at January’s Outdoor Retailer Snow Show, taking place in Denver on January 29-31, 2020.  With the announcement, SIA announced that SIA Premium Members will have the best possible square footage rate found anywhere, while their membership dues stay the same as last year. “Since the last trade […]

Elan Alpine Skiing Museum Opens Doors in Slovenia

June 27, 2018

Begunje naGorenjskem, SLOVENIA  (June 26, 2018) – Elan Skis, the Slovenian-based legacy supplier of handcrafted skis, announced the opening of the Elan Alpine Skiing Museum at the brand’s headquarters in Slovenia. The museum opened doors on June 21 by one of the best skiers of all times and legendary Elan athlete, Ingemar Stenmark. As one […]

Cascade Mountain Ski Team Member Grace Winkelmann Awarded LEKI Full Ride Scholarship to Ligety-Weibrecht Ski Camp

June 13, 2018

BUFFALO, NY – June 11, 2018 – LEKI is proud to announce U14 Grace Winklemann from Wisconsin as the winner of the 2018 LEKI Full Ride Scholarship to the Ligety-Weibrecht Ski Camp. Winklemann grew up skiing in Winter Park, CO and just recently moved to Wisconsin to be closer to family. Fortunately, she found the […]

DPS Hires Jamie Starr as VP of Global Marketing

June 13, 2018

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – June 12, 2018 DPS Skis recently named Jamie Starr vice president of global marketing. Dan Benshoff, who has served as the brand’s marketing director and executive producer of DPS Cinematic for the past two and a half years, will pivot into the newly created role of digital director. “Jamie brings […]

Trump Orders Stiff Tariffs On China

March 22, 2018

On March 22, 2018, President Trump announced stiff new tariffs on certain goods imported from China. As of now, we understand that the tariffs could target as many as 1,500 tariff lines representing $50 – $60 billion worth of imports in the aerospace, machinery, and information- communication technology sectors. However, a proposed list of affected products […]