5 Ways to Get the Most from the Mountain Travel Symposium

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mtntrvl1For nearly 40 years the Mountain Travel Symposium has been the largest gathering of travel professionals in North America. Representatives of mountain travel companies come from all across the globe for a variety of meet and greats, forums, and of course to play a bit all while making new contacts and learning the growing needs of the mountain travel industry. This year we are honored to have the Mountain Travel Symposium right in our own backyard. Beaver Run Resort in Breckenridge, Colorado will be hosting this incredible week long conference this year. Here are 5 ways to get the most from the Mountain Travel Symposium.

  1. Start investigating early! The Mountain Travel Symposium website has a plethora of information about the conference. Start your research early to be sure you are registered for the aspects of the conference that will be most beneficial for your company.

  2. Research the companies that you plan to meet with! One aspect of the Symposium is one on one meetings between vendors and suppliers. Do a little background research on the companies you plan to meet with in order to ensure a productive experience. Don’t forget to book your mountain shuttle to and from DIA as well.

  3. 20120417-mts-day3-1494Get involved! One of the best parts of these of events are the opportunities to network at afterhours occasions. From the Valhalla Gala, to dinner at The Maggie, not only is the food delicious but it is a great time to introduce yourself to fellow vendors and suppliers in a relaxed laid back setting.

  4. Be prepared! Know your product along with how you would like to present it to buyers. Have some special Mountain Travel Symposium discounts and sales. With reps from multiple countries and a large amount of suppliers and vendors, be prepared to show how and why your company is number 1.

  5. 85b86f4e7aHit the Slopes! Mountain Travel Symposium tickets come with a full week lift ticket to Breckenridge Ski Resort. Be sure to take advantage of this and spend some time spring skiing with your new contacts.

Overall, be outgoing, prepared, and have fun! This is the best way to get most of your trip to The Mountain Travel Symposium.