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SANY/PSAA Expo and New England Summit

During September, two trade shows took place in the Northeast and here is a brief overview, plus lots of great pictures.

First up was the New England Summit, held at Sunday River Ski Resort, Maine, where 218 ski area personnel from 53 resorts across New England and eastern Canada gathered together.

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Summer Ops Camp 2012

The SAM Summer Ops Camp, based at Canyons Resort in Park City, Utah Sept. 4-6, paired site visits to Park City, Canyons, and the Utah Olympic Park with a varied schedule of indoor sessions at Canyons on the business aspects of summer operations. Topics ranged from complementary marketing and activity development among neighboring resorts to examinations of specific types of activities, from ziplines and aerial parks to water decks.

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SIERRA AT TAHOE DEBUTS YODA'S RIGLET PARK

Partnering with Burton Snowboards and Lucasfilm, Sierra at Tahoe this season has opened Yoda's Riglet Park, a miniature progression park for 3- to 6-year-olds. The park helps kids learn the ways of the Force, and snowboarding, through interactive learning nodes, or staging areas, that showcase custom-made wood carvings of Chewbacca, Jar Jar Binks, Yoda and others.

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