Meet the UKs top Snowsports Tour Operators

LISTEX is the UK’s first and only trade event designed exclusively for the snowsports market. Meet buyers from the UK, and other European tour operators in the Trade Exchange. Attend the LISTEX Forum to hear presentations, debate and insight from leading experts in the industry, and add your own voice. Promote your latest news to members of the UK press attending from national newspapers to specialist magazines and the leading online resources. Meet with the biggest snowsports media owners in the UK to maximise your promotional reach. All attendees are invited to our social networking events to unwind and make new contacts.

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The LISTEX Summer Session offers an end of season opportunity for all involved in the ski industry to meet, network and review the season past and look forward to getting the most out of the forthcoming winter.

This year the LISTEX Summer Session takes place on Tuesday May 5th at the Snow Centre, Hemel Hempstead. This £30 million facility welcomes over 250,000 skiers a year through it’s doors to experience real snow year round in a venue just 25 miles from Central London.

Like the LISTEX main event, the Summer Session brings together tour operators, resorts, hotels, ski schools, ski rentals, transport companies, airlines and media together for networking, business development and to debate the key issues of the winter in the LISTEX Forum.

LISTEX Summer Session 2015 – The details:

Date:  Tuesday 5 May 2015

Venue: The Snow Centre, Hemel Hempstead

Time: 10.00 – 3.00 (3.00 – 5.00 free slope time)

10.00 – Welcome Coffee/Tea

10.30 – 12.30 – Mind The Gap – After the significant impact of Sochi 2014 on participation at UK slopes, why has this not translated to more people taking snowsports holidays and buying equipment,  how does the industry need to move forward? A panel of leading figures from all areas of the UK Snowsports Industry  discuss how we address these issues and open the discussion up to the floor to create a set of actionable proposals for the industry to consider.


Tim Fawke, CEO – Snowsports England

Ian Brown, MD – The Snow Centre

Sean Newsom, Journalist – Sunday Times/We Love 2 Ski

Cathy Rankin, Head of Sales and Marketing – Pierre & Vacances

Sally Bartlett, Ski Bartlett

12.30 – 1.30 – Lunch

1.30 – 3.00 – Marketing Masterclass – Our panel of marketing experts will share ideas and look at case studies from all aspects of the marketing mix – strategic marketing, digital, social media and PR. Topics covered will include organic versus paid for activity on social media, loyalty versus penetrating new markets, and how to tell your company’s story effectively in today’s evolving media environment. The panel will take questions from the audience on these and any other areas of marketing.


Michelle Blaydon, Global Brand, Marketing and Communication Strategist – Jaguar-Land Rover

Iain Martin, Director – Skipedia

Rob Stewart, Director – Ski Press

Chris Radford, Director – Diiferentiate

3.00 – 5.00 – FREE slope time

5.00 – Networking drinks

The LISTEX Summer Session is free of charge for participants. To register your interest, or find out more information, email

We look forward to welcoming you at LISTEX.

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