ASPEN SNOWMASS, Colo.—Sept. 4, 2015 – For eleven consecutive years, The Meeting has been a mark of the approaching winter season for snowsports enthusiasts, filmmakers, athletes, industry insiders, media and fans. This year, The Meeting 11 will take place Oct. 1-3, 2015 with the main theater in Wagner Park. The weekend will once again deliver a packed schedule with the latest ski and snowboard films, a conference of panels and speakers, networking, and live music at Belly Up Aspen. The Meeting has evolved into a snow sports industry staple highlighted with an influential conference for snow and action sports brands that brings together filmmakers, media, resorts and others. Tickets for films will be available through the Wheeler Opera box office (www.aspenshowtix.com) on Sept 11. Registration for The Meeting weekend package starts at $349 per person, which includes all panels, movies, activities, music and parties. Visit www.aspensnowmass.com/themeeting for the complete film and event schedule.
“Every year there are unique aspects to The Meeting and I am really excited to be back in Wagner Park to feed the excitement for the upcoming season with an outdoor party and chance to watch the top snow films,” says Deric Gunshor, Aspen Skiing Company Event Marketing Senior Manager.
This year’s confirmed feature films include: A Film by Clayton Villa – For Lack of Better, Level 1 – Small World, Superproof – Masquerade, Teton Gravity Research – Paradise Waits, Transworld Snowboarding – Origins, Will Film for Food – Seasoned, 32 Boots – 2032. Additional films will be announced soon.
The conference portion of The Meeting 11 is powered by Group Y, an action sports collective of individuals focused on uniting industries and igniting ideas. The conference takes place on Friday, Oct. 2 and will focus on all aspects of content with discussions focused on delivering marketing value, effectively using social platforms, fostering an audience and generating return on investment. There will be multiple panel discussions, group idea sessions and a moderated conversation with Daniel Houghton, CEO of Lonely Planet. Panelists and specific discussion topics will be announced soon.
Registration and Tickets
Individual tickets to movies in Wagner Park will be on sale through the Wheeler box office beginning Sept. 11 or online at www.aspenshowtix.com.
Registration for The Meeting 11 is now live at www.aspensnowmass.com/events-and-activities/events/the-meeting.
Event Pass Registration ($349 before Sept. 23, $399 after Sept. 23 and additional associates from a company attending can receive discounted pricing at $249 before 9/23, $299 after 9/23) includes:
· Industry Conference Session Day (Oct. 2) with lunch provided
· Happy hour following conference sessions
· Guaranteed entry to the latest released ski and snowboard films
· Ticket for music at Belly Up (Oct. 1 – 40 oz. to Freedom, Oct 2. – Berkel Beats, Oct 3. – The Green)
· Bike rentals and gondola foot passenger tickets
· Complimentary drinks at movies and music
Tickets to conference only are available for $225.
Video & Photos
Follow @AspenSnowmass on twitter for all the latest updates. Please note the official hashtag of the event is #TheMeeting11. To check out everything that went down at The Meeting 10 last year click here: https://vimeo.com/113331330 or visit https://aspensnowmass.imagerelay.com/sb/ab8d4002-12cf-47ea-9d07-e5ef004ba308 for photos by Jeremy Swanson.
Aspen Snowmass would like to thank The Meeting 11 presented by GoPro sponsors: Perky Jerky, Red Bull Media House, Audi, Helly Hansen, Bud Light, HEAD and Smith.
Founded in 2006, Group Y is the original and leading collective of professionals focused on youth marketing, action sports, entertainment and other progressive and expressive cultures. Our mission is to intersect influencers across industries and ignite ideas that inspire the current and next generation leaders and decision makers. Leveraging events, outreach, content and consultation, Group Y takes the work out of networking and strengthens the areas where industries overlap. @GroupY www.GroupYnetwork.com
Aspen Skiing Company operates the four mountains in the Aspen Snowmass area - Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk - as well as the award-winning Ski & Snowboard Schools of Aspen Snowmass. The area offers unparalleled nightlife and off-slope activities as well. Aspen Snowmass is accessible by two of the most convenient airports in the mountains – Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (ASE) (3 miles from Aspen) and Eagle County Airport (EGE) (70 miles from Aspen). For more information on Aspen Skiing Company, please call 800-525-6200 or 970-925-1220, or visit the company’s website at www.aspensnowmass.com.