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Aspen/Snowmass Will Host the Sixth Annual Event Featuring Ski and Snowboard Films, Athletes, Media and Industry Influencers

Aspen/Snowmass, Colo., May 20, 2010 - Aspen/Snowmass will once again host The Meeting, September 23-26, 2010, the premier gathering of snowsports filmmakers, athletes, sponsors, media and fans. The Limelight Lodge is this year’s headquarters for the event.

Perfectly situated across from Wagner Park and steps away from the renowned downtown landmarks and hot spots, The Limelight Lodge offers spacious, comfortable, warm and friendly lodging. An industry rate of $205 plus tax is being offered until September 1, 2010. To reserve a room call:1-800-433-0832 and mention “The Meeting” and group code “1047AO”. www.limelightlodge.com.

The 2010 event is celebrating its sixth anniversary and continues to be the cornerstone kick-off event for the ski and snowboard industry each season. The latest snow films will be screened while parties and the fourth annual D&E Fashion Show will surround the films. In addition, private sessions with guest speakers and athletes will allow for spirited discussion on the state of the industry.

NEPSA Awards:

The eighth annual NEPSA Video Awards will kick off The Meeting on Thursday, September 23, at the Wheeler Opera House. The NEPSA Awards provides an opportunity for athletes and filmmakers to work together in crafting and showing their own ski/snowboard movie while competing for a cash prize. This year there are three themes to choose from: Ski School, Shreddin’ While Sleddin’, and Super Heroes.

Filmmakers will be judged equally on each theme and are asked to pick one theme and stick with it. There is $3,500 in prize money on the line for the 2010 NEPSA Awards. The three to five minute film should be submitted by September 14, 2010. For more information, please email rsvp@aspensnowmass.com.

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More details on films, events and parties will be announced at a later date. For more information regarding Aspen/Snowmass please visit www.aspensnowmass.com . The Meeting is sponsored by Audi, Bud Light and Skullcandy. For additional sponsorship opportunities and other ways to get involved in The Meeting, please contact Zach Crittenden at zcrittenden@aspensnowmasss.com or 970-300-7033.

Aspen Skiing Company operates the four mountains in the Aspen/Snowmass area – Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk – as well as the award-winning Ski & Snowboard Schools of Aspen/Snowmass. The area offers unparalleled nightlife and off-slope activities as well. Aspen/Snowmass is accessible by two of the most convenient airports in the mountains – Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (ASE) (3 miles from Aspen) and Eagle County Airport (EGE) (70 miles from Aspen). For more information on Aspen Skiing Company, please call 800-525-6200 or 970-925-1220, or visit the company’s website at www.aspensnowmass.com.