Business briefs, Nov. 7-10
Business association to hold annual meeting
The Kimball Junction Business Association is set to hold its annual meeting on Nov. 11, from 11:30 a.m. to noon at Jupiter Bowl. According to a newsletter, the meeting will feature discussion of local events, projects and business updates. Coleen Reardon, director of marketing for Deer Valley Resort, will serve as a guest speaker and update attendees on capital improvements at the resort and its acquisition of Solitude Mountain Resort. Lunch will be served, and the meeting is complimentary for members of the association. For more information, visit kimballjunction.org.
Chamber/Bureau to hold TripAdvisor workshop
The Park City Chamber/Bureau will hold TripAdvisor workshops for members to teach them how to "work with and respond to consumer reviews on this important website." According to the Chamber/Bureau’s website, visitparkcity.com, TripAdvisor is the largest travel community in the world, meaning customers of local businesses are likely spreading their opinions on the site and influencing the travel decisions of other readers. Two workshops will be held Nov. 12 at Park City Peaks Hotel. The first is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., with the second set for 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free for members. For more information, contact Erin O’Keefe at 435-658-9619.
Ski Utah receives History-Maker award
Ski Utah was awarded the History-Maker award Thursday at the 25th Ski Affair, the annual fundraiser for the archives of the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah. According to a press release, the award honors people or organizations in the intermountain region for "extraordinary accomplishments" in winter sports. "It’s great to have our organization recognized," said Nathan Rafferty, president and CEO of Ski Utah, in the release. "The real success of Ski Utah has to be credited to the cooperation of Utah’s 14 alpine ski areas, the State of Utah and our membership base."
A study pegged the number of Sundance Film Festival attendees at 122,313, with the event generating an economic impact of $182.5 million. Both numbers represent a slight decrease from the 2018 festival.