an inside look into our all-star speaker roster

Our speaker roster this year consists of a group of carefully hand-picked senior leaders from some of the top companies within the industry. Through topics such as the integration of sales and marketing, the nuts and bolts of turning data into revenue, building a successful sales and marketing model, you'll learn the latest trending content. We can't wait to hear them speak in April, but here's an inside look into what you'll hear before the event. 


Nick Sargent

Nick Sargent is the President of SIA. He discusses why he feels the industry is too fractured, gives advice to other businesses in the industry, and shares some of the biggest challenges he faced when he officially took over as president of SIA in February 2016. 


Steve Nilsen

Steve Nilsen is the Lifestyle Marketing Manager for Pabst Brewing Company. He shares why PBR is interested in promoting at ski resorts, unique techniques they use to reach their audience and how they differentiate themselves from competitors. 


Bruce Kirkby 

Bruce Kirkby is an acclaimed explorer, writer, and photographer. His adventures have taken him from Everest to Arabia, Ethiopia to the Arctic. He shares his favorite expedition and gives insight into how his adventures have given him perspective on how to battle the daily distractions of today’s technology. 


Kristian "Jaymo" Jamieson

Kris Jamieson, most commonly known in the Outdoor and Travel Industry as Jaymo, has spent the last 30 years as a catalyst of sorts. Jaymo is currently the Director of Business Development for EVO Gimbals, the only US Based Camera Stabilization Company. He shares insight into how he got started with his career, his experience with GoPro, and a sneak peek into his Breakout at MTS. 


Amy kemp

A veteran of Vail Resorts and the journalism/brand journalism world, Amy's worked on award-winning projects and websites like EpicMix and helped to create Camp 9600, a storytelling “un”conference for the outdoor and travel industries, with the Breckenridge Tourism Office. Her mission through ELEVATE and Mountaintop Media is to help outdoor, travel and tech companies build their communities through business strategy, storytelling, marketing and events. Amy talks about how she was an early adopter of social media in the ski industry, the creation of on-mountain workshops at MTS and gives readers a closer look into Camp 9600.