The Meeting 2012 coming September 27 – 29

Aspen/Snowmass will once again host The Meeting, September 27 – 29, 2012. The Meeting is the premier gathering of snowsports filmmakers, athletes, sponsors, media and fans.  The 8th installation of The Meeting will deliver a packed schedule of the top 2012-2013 ski and snowboard movies.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
NEPSA Video AwardsWheeler Opera House
6:30 p.m.Doors Open
7:00 p.m.NEPSA Video Awards
Showing #1Aspen Mountain Sundeck
9:00 p.m.Gondola Upload Begins
10:30 p.m.MOVIE 1:  Level 1- “Sunny”
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
Showing #2Wheeler Opera House
4:30 p.m.Doors Open
5:00 p.m.MOVIE 2:  Jeremy Jones & TGR – “Further”
6:15 p.m.Intermission
6:30 p.m.MOVIE 3:  Burton – “13”
Showing #3Wheeler Opera House 
8:00 p.m.Doors Open
8:30 p.m.MOVIE 4:  MSP – “Superheroes of Stoke”
Showing #4Belly Up Aspen
9:00 p.m.Doors Open
9:30 p.m.MOVIE 5:  Givin – “Too”
10:30 p.m.Musical Performance featuring Stephen Marley
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29
Showing #5Wheeler Opera House 
4:30 p.m.Doors Open
5:00 p.m.MOVIE 6:  Voleurz – “Kill Your Boredom”
5:30 p.m.Intermission
5:45 p.m.MOVIE 7:  PBP – “WE: A Collection of Individuals”
Showing #6Wheeler Opera House 
7:30 p.m.Doors Open
8:00 p.m.SHORT 1:  Sent Productions – “Vaya a la Cumbre”
8:25 p.m.MOVIE 8:  TGR – “Dream Factory”
Showing #7Belly Up Aspen
9:00 p.m.Doors Open
9:30 p.m.MOVIE 9:  Pirates – “Unique8”
10:00 p.m.MOVIE 10:  Standard Films – “2112”
11:00 p.m.Musical Performance featuring Brit Floyd

Stay tuned for Coverage from Aspen.

 The Meeting Conference Details

The eighth annual Meeting will return September 27 – 29, 2012 as the premier snow film festival featuring 10 of the latest ski and snowboard to serve as the foundation for a weekend of panels, speakers, networking, music, art, and fun.

Registration is open for industry professionals and the general public.  Don’t miss this chance to experience The Meeting like a pro!  Click here to register

Click Here Conference Schedule

Registration is $250 until Sept. 22nd and includes:

  • Industry Conference Session Day (Sept 28) with lunch provided
  • Happy hour following conference sessions
  • Go-cart Racing (Sept 29)
  • Guaranteed entry to 10 of the latest released ski and snowboard films
  • Ticket for 2 nights of music at the Belly Up (Stephen Marley & Brit Floyd)
  • Opening party at Sundeck on top of Aspen Mountain
  • Bike rentals and gondola foot passenger tickets
  • Complimentary drinks at all movies, music and opening party
  • Event gift bag

Confirmed speakers include (additional will be added when confirmed):

  • Gary Arndt  -  The web’s most influential Independent travel writer, photographer and speaker. @everywheretrip
  • Brendan Gahan  -  Director of Social Media at Mekanism. He is the man behind successful online marketing campaigns. @brendangahan
  • Danny Grant  – As General Manager of The Orchard Sports he works directly with filmmakers and brands to help syndicate and monetize their premium content world-wide. @orchardsports
  • Nick Hamilton - Content Director at Transworld Snowboarding @hamiltonick
  • Alex Hillinger  - A lover of all things creative, Alex collaborates with designers, artists, filmmakers, scientists and entrepreneurs with an aim to make positive changes in the world. @goodchemist
  • Greg Jacobs – As Head of Distribution for Red Bull Media House he has a 20-year television background with expertise in lifestyle and sports programming. @GregoryJacobs
  • Chase Jarvis - Well known as a visionary photographer, director, and fine artist with a consistent ambition to break down barriers between new – and traditional media, fine – and commercial art. @chasejarvis
  • Jill Kinney - Director of Gatorade Branded Entertainment & Influencer Marketing @smallsjk
  • Greg Lucia - Director of Brand Integration at Saatchi & Saatchi. @toyotaactionhub
  • Scott Mellin  – Founder and CEO of Factory Design Labs. @scottmellin
  • Robert Scoble - The web’s most influential gear and technology blogger. He’s a gadget lover, a technology savant, a Silicon Valley insider and author. @scobleizer

Conference Topics:

  • Content Distribution: The changing landscape of publishing in a digital world.  What does it take to get your content distributed, get clicks and drive ROI? Panelists: Brendan Gahan, Danny Grant, Nick Hamilton & Greg Jacobs.
  • Brand Building: Creating brand relationships in niche markets. How do big brands connect witha small passionate niche and how do the content creators bring in the big brands?Panelists: Jill Kinney, Greg Lucia & Scott Mellin.
  • Creating an Audience: The age of the individual Influencer is upon us. Social vehicles enable the individual creator to reach millions like no other time in history. Panelists: Gary Arndt, Alex Hillinger, Chase Jarvis & Robert Scoble.

 

Feature Films:

  • Matchstick Productions – Superheroes of Stoke
  • Tetor Gravity Research – The Dream Factory
  • Poor Boyz Productions – WE: A Collection of Individuals
  • Level 1: Sunny
  • Voleurz – Kill Your Boredom
  • Teton Gravity Research – Jeremy Jones Further
  • Burton – 13
  • Given – Too
  • Pirate Movie Productions – Unique8
  • Standard Films – 2112

Musical Performances at Belly Up Aspen:

  • Stephen Marley
  • Brit Floyd