Business briefs, March 11-14
Chamber/Bureau seeks survey feedback
The Park City Chamber/Bureau is asking members to fill out an annual survey about how the organization’s events, communication and operation can better serve its membership. According to a newsletter from the Chamber/Bureau, the surveys were recently emailed the primary contacts on file for members. The survey will be available until 5 p.m. on March 22. For more information, or to confirm the primary contact in the Chamber/Bureau database, members are encouraged to call 435-658-9600. The organization’s website is visitparkcity.com.
Former Olympian named company spokesperson
Summer Sanders, a Parkite and former gold-medal Olympic swimmer, was named spokesperson for Laguna Blue, a company that makes eco-friendly, bacteria-resistant microfiber towels. According to a press release, Sanders’ involvement with the company stems from her role as a mother and an advocate for health and fitness. Laguna Blue indicated in the release that it’s eager to have Sanders’ unique voice and energetic spirit working with the brand. “We are thrilled to have Summer Sanders onboard as our official spokesperson,” said Debbie Wideroe, president of Laguna Blue, in the release. “She is the face of an Olympic Athlete, (a) TV personality and (a) mom, living the Laguna Blue life authentically.”
Women entrepreneurs can apply for Pitchfest
Women who own businesses in the outdoor industry are encouraged to apply for a chance to participate in Camber Outdoors Pitchfest, which is scheduled for July 25 in Salt Lake City. According to a newsletter, entrepreneurs will be able to pitch their growth plans to thought leaders, investors and company CEOs. Women who are selected will receive mentorship leading up to Pitchfest. Applications are due by April 19. For more information, visit camberoutdoors.org.
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Vail Resorts has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire 100 percent of the outstanding stock of Peak Resorts. Through the acquisition, Vail Resorts will add 17 U.S. ski areas to its network of resorts.