Summer Ops Camp 2015

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Summer Ops Camp 2015 
September 9-11 

Camelback RESORT, PA



Registration fills on a first-come,
first-served basis.
Questions: olivia@saminfo.com 









A SNEAK PEEK AT WHAT'S IN STORE FOR THE 2015 SUMMER OPS CAMP: 




Schedule at a glance: 
> 2015 Agenda Highlights

Email olivia@saminfo.com to be on the email list for updates on sessions added and space available. A full agenda will be posted soon.

Wednesday, September 9th

Arrival day off-site and on-site tours (optional):

8:30am-11:30am A behind-the-scenes tour with the operators of Mountain Creek's Downhill Bike Park and the editors of MTBParks.com. Bikes provided. Mountain Creek, NJ. Email liz@saminfo.com to sign up for this tour.

10:00am-12:00pm Behind-the-scenes tour with the operators and designers of Camelback's newly opened hotel and indoor water park, Aquatopia. Camelback Lodge, PA. Email liz@saminfo.com to sign up for this tour.

  • 12:00pm-4:30pm Summer Ops Camp Registration
  • 1:00pm-4:00pm Sessions
  • 5:00pm-7:00pm Welcome Cocktail Reception and Dinner at the new Camelback Lodge
  • 7:00pm-9:00pm "After Dark in the Park." Nighttime adventures will get you thinking about operating after dark. Riding a coaster, zip lining and some surprise activities are in store!

Thursday, September 10

  • 7:30am-9:00am Vendor Showcase Breakfast
  • 9:00am-12:00pm Sessions and small break-outs
  • 12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch
  • 1:00pm-4:00pm Outdoor demos and hands-on workshops in the CBK Mountain Adventure Park
  • 4:00pm-5:00pm Break
  • 5:00pm-7:00pm "Summer Ops Luau at CamelBeach"—Cocktails and dinner will be enjoyed while campers have private use of Camelbeach including free fall attractions, Flow Rider, climbing wall and much more. Experts on hand to answer questions.
  • 7:00pm-9:00pm Last call at Aquatopia, Camelback's new indoor water park.

Friday, September 11

  • 7:30am-9:00am Vendor Showcase Breakfast
  • 9:00am-12:00pm Sessions and small group break-outs
  • 12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch and outdoor demos

Off-site tour to Blue Mountain, PA (optional)

1:30pm-4:00pm Behind-the-scenes tour of Blue Mountain's successful summer business including their "Climb, Zip & Dine" program. Blue Mountain Resort, PA. Email liz@saminfo.com to sign up for this tour. >> Full Details

 


 

2015 Agenda highlights:


Operator's Roundtable: Operators from the same region discuss market share, setting themselves apart and opportunities for collaborating.

Risk Management / Liability: Summer activity incident trends and best practices in your risk management approach to summer operations.

Summer Market Intelligence: The latest data on the demographics, behavior and spending habits of the summer customer.

Marketing: How to get your summer attractions and park noticed. An online marketing specialist for the adventure park industry will share what works and what doesn't to get the bookings.

Mountain Bike Parks: A behind-the-scenes tour with the operators of Mountain Creek's Downhill Bike Park and the editors of MTBParks.com. Bikes provided. Mountain Creek, NJ. E-mail liz@saminfo.com to sign up for this tour.

Financial Modeling: Whether you are on master plan 2.0 of your summer operations or just getting into the fun, learn how to evaluate and prioritize your summer planning before writing the check. Some valuable insights will be shared that could save you tens of thousands in expensive mistakes.

Aerial Adventure Parks, Part 1: The Importance of Being Grounded. Crucial elements of safety instructions and best ways to deliver them. Part 2: Hands-on belay workshop. Understand the brands, the technology, storage, maintenance and best practices.

Zip Lines: A closer look at look at one aspect of the burgeoning zip line business responsible in large part for keeping customers safe and coming back: braking systems.

Free Falling: Free fall is a hot category, along with other high thrill products that add excitement to your adventure park.

Behind-the-scenes tour at Blue Mountain: In less than four years, Blue Mountain has increased its summer cash flow to where it now accounts for 20% of its total revenue. Come learn the secret to Blue's success.

Summer Ops and Tots, Part 2: Last year we covered the risk management considerations with your young customers. This year we will learn about the opportunities to attract more business by catering to kids and hear some success stories.

And much more... including Summer Staffing: seasonal transitions, hands-on demos of summer activities; and more than 35 summer operations suppliers on site. 
 


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