SIA Announces 2010 U.S. Regional Retailers of the Year

SnowSports Industries America (SIA) is proud to announce the winners of the 2010 SIA U.S. SnowSports Regional Retailer of the Year Award. In its fifth year since inception, this award recognizes retailers in the snow sports industry that have succes
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SnowSports Industries America (SIA) is proud to announce the winners of the 2010 SIA U.S. SnowSports Regional Retailer of the Year Award. In its fifth year since inception, this award recognizes retailers in the snow sports industry that have successfully cultivated and furthered relationships with the reps and suppliers to increase sales of snow sports products.

SIA received more than 1,200 nominations for this accolade from snow sports reps and retailers in the industry nationwide. Within seven regions, they were asked to vote for the retailers they felt most deserving. The 2010 winners are:

Region:New England
Winner: East Coast Alpine, Danvers, MA

Region: Mid-Atlantic
Winner: Buckman's Ski Shop, Pottstown, PA*

Region: Southeast
Winner: Freestyle, Charlottesville, VA

Region: Mountain
Winner: Cole Sport, Park City, UT

Region: South Central
Winner: Neptune Dive and Ski, Nashville, TN

Region: North Central
Winner: Joe's Ski Shop, St, Paul, MN*

Region: Pacific
Winner: Sturtevant's, Bellevue, WA

*Acknowledged in 2008 with a SIA U.S. SnowSports Regional Retailer of the Year award for their respective territories.

The 2010 Retailer of the Year Awards will be given out during the 2011 SIA Snow Show in Denver, CO, at the Annual Awards Ceremony on Friday, January 28 at 6P in the CSCUSA Central Food Court & Lounge, located on the Show floor. Each winner will receive an award to recognize their commitment to the industry, as well as a one year SIA Retailer Membership and $150 American Express Gift Card.

The SIA U.S. SnowSports Retailer of the Year Award is based upon a shop's contribution to the growth of the snow sports industry, its promotional and marketing techniques and its success in the ski, snowboard, tele, cross country and/or snowshoe marketplace. The award winners are nominated and selected by suppliers and reps in the snow sports industry.

Click-on: http://www.snowsports.org/SuppliersServiceProviders/Awards/Retailer/
to read more about the winners.

The SIA U.S. SnowSports Regional Retailer of the Year award is part of the overall SIA Awards Program that has continued to grow over the past several years. Other awards in the program include: the Canadian Regional SnowSports Rep of the Year, U.S. SnowSports Regional Rep of the Year, Canadian Regional Retailer of the Year, and Supplier of the Year awards.

For more information, visit snowsports.org.


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SnowSports Industries America (SIA) is the national not-for-profit, North American member-owned, trade association representing suppliers of consumer snow sports products with constituents in the retailer, rep and resort communities. Established in 1954, SIA annually produces the SIA Snow Show, the largest snow sports industry trade show, on-snow demo and networking environment globally, while delivering invaluable data/research reports including the Snow Sports Market Intelligence Report, SnowSports RetailTRAK and Executive Market Summary. SIA also develops marketing products, programs and services such as logistics and Government affairs that help our Members operate more efficiently and increase participation in snow sports. For more information, check out snowsports.org. SnowSports Industries America, 8377-B Greensboro Drive, McLean, VA 22102-3587 (Washington, DC Metro Area). Phone: 703.556.9020, Fax: 703.821.8276, Email: SIAmail@snowsports.org.

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