Premieres, parties, and panels–the eighth-annual Meeting returns to Aspen, Colorado, Sept. 27 to Sept. 29, as the leading snow film festival and seminar.
Ten of the latest ski and snowboard films serve as the foundation for a weekend comprised of speakers, panels, networking, music, and unprecedented fun in Colorado’s infamous mountain town.
This year the Meeting features ten elite speakers, including Chase Jarvis, a reputable visionary photographer, and Robert Scoble, an influential tech blogger, and will focus on three conference topics: brand building, content distribution, and audience building.
Burton’s “13″ and Standard’s “2112″ are among the films that will screen at the legendary Wheeler Opera House, while Level 1′s “Sunny” will show at Aspen Mountain’s Sundeck. The Meeting will also host musician Stephen Marley, and Brit Floyd, a Pink Floyd cover band, for two incredible nights of musical madness at Aspen’s esteemed venue Belly Up.
Registration for the Meeting 8 is open for industry professionals and the general public, so head here to get in on the action. You don’t want to miss this awesome, inspiring event.
Early registration is $250 until Sept. 22 and includes:
- Industry Conference Session Day (Sept 28) with lunch provided
- Happy hour following conference sessions
- Go-cart Racing (Sept 29)
- Guaranteed entry to 10 of the latest released ski and snowboard films
- Ticket for two nights of music at the Belly Up (Stephen Marley and Brit Floyd)
- Opening party at Sundeck on top of Aspen Mountain
- Bike rentals and gondola foot passenger tickets
- Complimentary drinks at all movies, music, and opening party
- Event gift bag
Chase Jarvis: Well known as a visionary photographer, director, and fine artist with a consistent ambition to break down the barriers between new and traditional media and fine and commercial art.
Robert Scoble: One of the web’s most influential gear and technology blogger. He’s a gadget lover, a technology savant, a Silicon Valley insider, and author.
Scott Mellin: Founder and chief executive of Factory Design Labs.
Alex Hillinger: A lover of all things creative, Alex collaborates with designers, artists, filmmakers, scientists, and entrepreneurs with an aim to make positive changes in the world.
Danny Grant: As General manager of The Orchard Sports, he works directly with filmmakers and brands to help syndicate and monetize their premium content worldwide.
Gary Arndt: One of the web’s most influential independent travel writers, photographers, and speakers.
Greg Lucia: A leader in consumer marketing and promotions, Greg has worked with companies including Toyota, News Corp., Red Bull, Pepsi, Nike, and more.
Brendan Gahan: The Director of social media at Mekanism and pioneer of the viral video industry.
Jill Kinney: Director of Gatorade Branded Entertainment and Influencer Marketing
Nick Hamilton: Content director at Transworld Snowboarding
Greg Jacobs: Head of distribution at Red Bull Media House North America
Content Distribution: The changing landscape of publishing in a digital world. What does it take to get your content distributed, get clicks, and drive ROI?
Brand Building: Creating non-endemic brand relationships in niche markets. How do big brands connect with a small, passionate niche and how do the content creators bring in the big brands?
How to Build an Audience: The age of the individual influencer is upon us. Social vehicles have enabled the individual creator to reach millions of people like no other time in history.
Matchstick Productions: “Superheroes of Stoke”
Teton Gravity Research: “The Dream Factory”
Poor Boyz Productions: “WE: A Collection of Individuals”
Level 1: “Sunny”
Voleurz : “Kill Your Boredom”
Teton Gravity Research: “Jeremy Jones Further”
Pirate Movie Productions: “Unique8″
Standard Films: “2112″
Musical Performances at Belly Up Aspen: