Aspen Skiing Company Recognized as SIA SnowSports’ Mountain Retailer of the Year

February 18, 2009

MCLEAN, Va.Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ — SnowSports Industries America (SIA) is proud to award Aspen Skiing Company as the Mountain SIA US SnowSports Retailer of the Year. They also won the 2006.07 and 2007.08 SIA US SnowSports Retailer of the Year Award for the Mountain region. Winners of the SIA SnowSports Retailers of the Year and the Canadian SnowSports Retailers and Reps of the Year were honored at an Awards Ceremony during the SIA.09 SnowSports Trade Show, in Las Vegas. Awardees were chosen based on specific criteria and for consistently making a significant impact in the snow sports industry.

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Retailer nominees in the US hailed from seven different regions and were voted on by suppliers and reps in the snow sports industry. Winners of the Canadian accolades came from six different territories in their country. Canadian retail winners were nominated by suppliers and reps while the Canadian Rep winners were nominated by retail shops.

“We were very pleased to see that the industry is continuing to show their support of the snow sports rep and retail community and recognize their hard work and dedication to the industry,” said Sara Hobbs of SIA. “We look forward to continue raising awareness of the overall SIA awards programs and its winners.”

The Aspen Skiing Company (Aspen Mountain Four/Mountain Sports/D&E Ski and Snowboard Shop) has implemented many innovative marketing ideas and outstanding retail promotions. The shop offers convenient programs for the customer including free overnight storage and transfer to any of the four mountains by 8am and a one-stop shopping for clothing, accessories, logo wear, rentals, lift tickets and ski and snowboard school.

This award is part of the overall awards program that SIA has continued to build over the past several years. Other awards currently included in the program: the US SnowSports Rep of the Year and Supplier of the Year awards. For more information on the awards program visit, snowsports.org. For more information about the Aspen Skiing Company, visit AspenSnowmass.com.

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SnowSports Industries America (SIA) is a not-for-profit trade association whereby competing on-snow product suppliers magnify their power, by working together, for the development of the on-snow sports industry. For more information, check out www.snowsports.org. SnowSports Industries America, 8377-B Greensboro Drive, McLean, VA 22102-3587. Phone: 703.556.9020, Fax: 703.821.8276, E-mail: SIAmail@snowsports.org.

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