Industry Press Release

Second Annual Skiing Business Industry Awards Nominations Announced


Boulder, CO (November 9, 2011) — Bonnier’s, the leading publication for ski industry news, and Skiing Magazine are accepting nominations for the 2012 Skiing Business Industry Awards.

The awards recognize the shops, employees and sales representatives who continue to build and promote the ski industry, by providing them with nationwide recognition. This is a chance to acknowledge outstanding leaders that advance the industry.

We are accepting nominations from November 28 through December 9. Retailers, sales reps, and manufactures can nominate candidates online at

“It’s important that we recognize the best shops, sales reps and shop employees in the industry,” says Ryan Dionne, Skiing Business editor. “It validates their hard work and helps others learn by example to improve their own business.”

Several categories include:

  • Most knowledgeable retail staff
  • Best retail vibe
  • Best retail marketing practices
  • Best sales rep accessibility
  • Best sales rep presentation

New this year, Skiing Business will reward three outstanding retail shop employees with a Shop Hero Award.

As part of the Shop Hero Awards, nine finalists will post videos to explaining why they should become a Shop Hero. Skiing Magazine readers will then vote online for their favorite shop employee. and are sending the winners on an all-expenses-paid trip to Wyoming’s Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

Our editors will announce the winners on Thursday, Jan. 26 at the Skiing Business Industry Awards party presented by Hestra at the 2012 Snowsports Industries America Snow Show in Denver.                                     

For more information contact Amanda at

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Skiing Business, Bonnier Corp. publication, is committed to serving the ski industry through the analysis of news and trends. Timely reporting, quality journalism and reliable data make Skiing Business the first choice for decision makers who help shape and lead the winter sports industry.

About Bonnier Corporation

Bonnier Corp. (, one of the largest consumer-publishing groups in the U.S., is the leading media company serving passionate, highly engaged audiences through magazines, events, digital media and leading-edge products. Bonnier Corp. is the U.S. division of the Bonnier Group (, an international media group active in television, newspapers, magazines, movies and cinemas, books and digital media.