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Winter Insight is excited to partner with the online alpine community Mountain Trade Network and their live b2b trade events, LISTEX and SASTEX on 21-22 September 2022.
MTN is an online platform that offers individuals and companies working in the winter and summer mountain economy, the opportunity to connect, share and grow business. Brought to you by the team behind LISTEX and SASTEX live B2B mountain trade networking events.
How does MTN work?
MTN is a membership based community platform with year-round benefits. MTN connects everyone working in the global mountain economy in a variety of ways; via member and company profiles on the platform, live events including LISTEX, SASTEX and LISTEX Luxury, virtual events, the MTN Press Centre, and the option of direct messaging and requesting virtual meetings with other members on the platform.
What are MTN live events?
LISTEX and SASTEX (21 & 22 September) are available to book via MTN and bring together mountain buyers, suppliers, media and press. LISTEX focuses on the Winter – and SASTEX on the Summer mountain industry. Once registered to attend the events, MTN members connect with people attending the same event and pre-schedule to meet during the Trade Exchange.
LISTEX & SASTEX, 21 & 22 September at The Snow Centre, Hemel Hempstead
LISTEX & SASTEX live B2B networking events are tailored specifically for the Alpine winter and summer market, held in May and September annually. Both events include the Trade Exchange, Forum and networking and take place simultaneously, for suppliers to meet and discuss both winter and summer business at a single event. Sports Insight will be there and available for meetings across the two days.
During the Trade Exchange, Suppliers meet with Buyers (tour operators & travel agents) and media via face-to-face, 20 minute meetings pre-scheduled on the MTN platform.
“We are super happy to be back at LISTEX after more than two years of pandemic. LISTEX was actually the first ever B2B event we’ve attended in the UK and we really love it. The organisation is so great, the meetings are well organised and the after work programme is always our personal highlight,” said Katrin Villgrater – Bergbahnen / Impianti a fune 3 Zinnen, Dolomites.
Forums take place across the two days, with keynote speakers, the insightful consumer research presentation in partnership with the Ski Club of Great Britain, the revamped [email protected] bringing new and exciting mountain businesses to pitch for support and money and further sessions focused on growth and knowledge within the industry.
Networking opportunities include hosted breakfasts, lunches, evening party with live music and food, skiing and coffee breaks. Please email [email protected] for supplier prices and further information.
Who can you meet?
The events are full of industry businesses including the following attending in September and previously in May: Ski Club GB, Inghams, Mountain Heaven, Iglu Ski, Crystal TUI, Sunweb, Club Europe, Neilson, Peak Retreats, Ski Collection, Mountain Heaven, Ski Yodl, Inspireski, Ski People, Flexiski, Ski Solutions, Skiworld, Ski Weekends, Erna Low, Mountains4All, HF Holidays, Altitude Holidays, Snow-Camp, Ski Quest, Undiscovered Mountains, Mountain Tracks, STC Ski, Corporate Ski Specialists, Winter Insight, Outdoor Insight, InTheSnow, The Ski Podcast, Ski+board, Snow Magazine, The Ski Podcast, Fall-Line Skiing. Suppliers include Chamonix, Samoens, 3Zinnen Dolomites, France Montagnes, Méribel, Trentino, Atout France, ANTO, Davos, Aosta, Jungfrau, Puy St Vincent, Serre Chevalier, Tignes, The Southern French Alps, Skiset, Provence Cotes d’Azur, Hotel Snow Chill at Risoul, Val d’Allos plus many more.
“SASTEX was a fantastic forum that helped facilitate fantastic new connections and potential business partnerships as well as learn more about the state of play across the industry. Combined with an engaging guest speaker in Squash Falconer and fascinating panel discussions, I can’t recommend the event enough,” said Ben Lee, Bikecation.
We hope to see you there!
The Winter Insight team