Officials expecting 19,000 delegates at the downtown convention center; post-show demo days set for Winter Park and Devil’s Thumb Nordic center
By Summit Voice
SUMMIT COUNTY — Denver and Colorado will stake another claim to being the country’s winter sports headquarters with the Jan. 27 opening of the SIA Snow Show including a bell-ringing ceremony by Gov. John Hickenlooper and and Denver Mayor Guillermo (Bill) Vidal, 8:30 a.m. shaprt in the Colorado Convention Center lobby, 14th and California Street entrance.
The SIA event will bring more than 19,000 delegates to the Mile High City. Now in the second year of an 11-year run, the show is expected to result in $30 million of economic impact to Denver. Surrounding the show, running from Jan. 25-30, is “Mile High Snowfest,” a citywide celebration of all things snow with more than 30 events and activities for locals and visitors, including the first-ever Denver Big Air Competition. (more…)
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