SIA | Participation

Growing the Business of Winter

Participation by industry businesses is key to stimulating growth. SIA has made participation a key focus and is committed to driving this important conversation with business and/or political leadership in areas of impact for SIA.  SIA Participation gets our members in front of the right people to make sure our interests are protected and defended.

Partner Organizations

The environment is the lifeblood of our industry. We support organizations like Protect Our Winters, and others, who are in the business of defending the snowsports industry.


Government Affairs

SIA reports legislative issues to help members understand the businesses of our members. Together, as a unifying body, we have a greater voice to achieve, protect, or advocate for our voices.

Contact Your Congress Member

Contact by Phone

United States Capitol Switchboard: (202) 224-3121
Senate & House Bill Status: (202) 225-1772

News on SIA Participation

SIA’s New Online Ski Mechanics Learning Center is Live!

Snowsports Industries America (SIA), the non-profit trade association for the winter sports industry, announces the launch of its first online education platform with the new Ski Mechanics Learning Center (SMLC), formerly known as the Ski Mechanics Workshop (SMW). The inaugural online course is part of SIA’s completely redesigned website, and is designed to make ongoing […]
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Dates Confirmed for Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show, Outdoor Retailer Summer Market and Outdoor Retailer Winter Market Through 2022

Outdoor Retailer and SIA this week announced widely anticipated dates for the 2019-2022 outdoor and snowsport industry tradeshows. Please give us your opinion on these new dates by clicking here! Starting in November 2018, Outdoor Retailer moves to the beginning of the seasonal buying cycles, positioning the national show as the launch event and epicenter […]
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US Ski & Snowboard Association Announces Rocky Mountain Division All-Star Team

Fifty young alpine and freestyle athletes from across Colorado were recognized yesterday as USSA Rocky Mountain Division Colorado All-Stars. These promising young athletes compete on the local, national and international level in pursuit of their US Ski Team and Olympic dreams. The All-star team includes 30 alpine skiers and 20 freestyle skiers. “Congratulations to the […]
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