The Meeting Aspen
Join us is Aspen for three days as we deep dive into content creation, marketing, social media, data analysis and technology. Network and rub elbows with other industry professionals and story tellers while you explore the mountains and get inspired.
The Meeting is designed to inspire an interactive atmosphere of Do-ers, Think-Outside-The-Box-Ers, Creative, Strategists, Entrepreneurs, and Leaders in the Outdoor and Tech industries who want to network in an environment that ignites new ideas and cultivates old ones.
Who should attend? The Meeting is perfect for content creators, social and digital strategists, marketing professionals, influencers, account managers, public relations professionals and anyone looking to be inspired and grow!
For over a decade “The Meeting” has evolved from what started as an open forum conversation with all attendees on the roof deck of the Mountain Chalet to a carefully curated conference while creating unique opportunities for attendees to network, share and be inspired by new ideas.
Featured Speakers Include:
We’re so excited to introduce this year’s lineup of awesome and accomplished speakers. Each one brings their own unique insight to the world of social media the digital space, and impactful leadership.
Geoffrey Colon, Communications Designer, Microsoft
The author of “Disruptive Marketing,” Colon is a compelling voice at the intersection of marketing, tech, and popular culture.
Andy McKeon, Global Customer Marketing Lead, Facebook
A unique global marketer whose background combines work with some of the world’s best companies and advertising agencies with cutting edge experience at some of Silicon Valley’s most innovative companies.
Matt Renner, Vice President for Production, National Geographic
With a career in production spanning such diverse locations as the Bering Sea and the surface of Mars, Renner knows his way around compelling storytelling, and models for leveraging content effectively.
John Lee, Senior Brand Strategist, Twitter
An accomplished industry speaker and writer, Lee leads a team of creative, strategic and technology experts building custom marketing activations for Fortune 1000 brands.
Michael O’Conor, Senior Vice President of Business Development, US Olympic Committee
As the leader of the US Olympic Committee’s Business Development team, O’Conor is responsible for both annual and long term marketing efforts of the USOC’s athletes, events, and digital assets.
Chris Brinlee, Jr., Storyteller
A former advertising art director, Brinlee is an accomplished storyteller who seeks to inspire would be adventurers through his relatable and humorous celebrations of suffering for such publications as Outside, the Red Bulletin, Huckberry and more.
Marti Walsh, National Account Sales Director, The Coca Cola Company
In 17 years with the beverage giant, Walsh has amassed a remarkable portfolio of accomplishments, including sports marketing, national partnerships with Powdr Corp, AMC Theatres, among others, as well as development and management of the “My Coke Rewards” customer loyalty program.
Norb Garrett, Executive Vice President, TEN Sports & Entertainment Group
Aaron Chase, Professional Mountain Biker
Tom Zuccareno, Film Producer & Photographer
Jeff Bartel, Founder, Principal & Creative Director at Nemo Design
Stephen Fox, Cofounder and Managing Partner, DRINK WATER
Wendy Hu, Photographer, Creative Director & Story Teller
Cooper Cox, Founder at Disruptive Media Labs
Amy Gavin, Senior National Sales Executive, The Coca Cola Company
Allegra Stanek,Senior Marketing Manager, The Mountain Channel at the Coca Cola Company
Matt Doyle, GM North America, FatMap
Bradford Schmidt, GoPro Media Department
Alyssa Roenigk, Senior Writer, ESPN
More To Be Announced
FILMFEST [Oct 6-8]
The Meeting will once again bring an exciting weekend of Ski & Snowboard Films and all around Snow Stoke to Aspen. Films will be released soon.
TICKETS / PASSES
$399 (BEFORE SEPTEMBER 8) // $499 (AFTER SEPTEMBER 8)
• Conference Sessions / Panel / Keynotes
• Welcome Cocktail Reception
• Two Farmtables And A Microphone Farm to Table Dinner
• Thursday Breakfast & Tech Demo
• Get Outside Activities: Mountain Biking, Hiking & Yoga
• Official Meeting swag and Helly Hansen gift
10am – 5:30pm: Registration + Check-in (Limelight Hotel)
5:30pm – 6:00pm: Welcome Reception + Cocktails (Aspen Art Museum)
6:00pm – 7:00pm: Private Exhibit Viewing (Aspen Art Museum)
7pm – 9pm: Two Farmtables & A Microphone Farm-to-table dinner at the Aspen Art Museum featuring photographer & filmmaker Tom Zuccareno presenting ‘How We Grow’; and Matt Renner, National Geographic
7:30am – 8:30am: Registration + Check-in (Limelight Hotel)
8:30am – 9:00am: Tech Demo – GoPro (Limelight Conference Room)
9:00am – 9:45am: Brad Schmidt – GoPro
9:45am – 10:45am: From Screen to Sale – Connecting brand affinity to the retail experience with Jeff Bartel, Nemo Design; Cooper Cox, Disruptive Media Lab; Stephen Fox, Drink Water
11:00am – 11:45am: Andy McKeon, Facebook
11:45am – 12:45pm: The Business of Influence -With Aaron Chase, Chris Brinlee Jr., Lynsey Dyer, and Wendy Hu
12:45pm – 1:45pm: Lunch (Limelight Hotel)
2:00pm – 5:00pm: Biking, Hiking, Yoga: There will be a group XC mountain bike ride, a bike ride with Aaron Chase at Snowmass, Guided hike & meditation with Gretchen Bleiler & Yoga with Shakti Shala
7:00pm – 9:00pm: Cocktail Party (Mi Chola)
8:30am – 9:15am: Tech Demo – Matt Doyle, FATMAP (Limelight Conference Room)
9:15am – 10:00am: John Lee, Twitter; Michael O’Conor, USOC; Amy Gavin, Coca Cola; Allegra Stanek, Coca Cola
10:00am – 10:30am: Marti Walsh, Coca Cola
10:30am – 11:15am: Scott Bradfield, Red Bull Media House; Norb Garrett, The Enthusiast Network
11:15am – 12pm: Closing Keynote – Geoffrey Colon, Microsoft
*Schedule is subject to change. Check back for updates.
Here’s the roster of some of the past speakers: Abe Kislevitz – Media Creator, GoPro; Brendan Gahan – Media Strategist; Chase Jarvis – Creative Visionary; Chris Miller – Social Activism, Ben & Jerry’s; Chris Davenport – Athlete; Circe Wallace – Executive VP, Wasserman Media Group; Greg Lucia – Director Brand Integration, Saatchi & Saatchi; Gretchen Bleiler – Athlete; Issa Sawabini – Partner, Fuse Marketing; Mike Douglas – Athlete; Nick Tran – VP of Marketing, Stance Socks; Nick Sargent – President, SIA; Paul Crandell – VP of Marketing, GoPro; Robert Scoble – Tech Evangelist; Steve Kotler – Author; Tim Reed – Vice President, ESPN X Games; Todd Jones – Founder, TGR; Travis Rice – Athlete; Adam Cozens – Vice President & GM, Dew Tour; Wil Tidman – VP of Creative & Strategy, GoPro; Justin Faiber – Senior Manager of Sports Marketing, Pepsi Co. ; Bob Africa – CMO, Popsockets to name a few. The roster continues to grow.