ABOUT US

While the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships will last for two weeks, our overarching goal is to leave a lasting legacy throughout the Vail Valley, the State of Colorado and the United States through the hosting of these Championships. We want the benefits of this great event to live on through the dreams we have fulfilled, the lives we have touched and the inspiration we have provided long after the FIS flag is lowered at Closing Ceremonies.

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

The 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships Organizing Committee is comprised of a multi-faceted group of individuals, representing many of the key ski and tourism related entities throughout Colorado and the United States.

This diverse group encompasses all aspects of the World Championships, with vast major event experience on all levels.

2015 ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

CEIL FOLZ—PRESIDENT

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

ERIK BORGEN
BILL ESREY
HARRY FRAMPTON
JOHN GARNSEY
MIKE IMHOF
BILL MAROLT
STEVE MCCONAHEY
DEXTER PAINE
ERIC RESNICK
TIGER SHAW

COORDINATION COMMITTEE

INGO HANNESSON, EBU
SARAH LEWIS, FIS
CHRISTIAN PIRZER, Tridem
FRANCK CHOQUARD, Eurovision

ADVISORY COMMITTEE

TIM BAKER, Beaver Creek Resort Company
LOU KREIG, Beaver Creek Metro District
MICHAEL BERRY, National Ski Areas Association
VIRGINIA EGGER, Town of Avon
SCOTT FITZWILLIAMS, U.S. Forest Service
DAVID INGEMIE, Snowsport Industries America
PATRIK JAERBYN, Athlete Representative
MIKE JAQUET, USSA
DOUG LOVELL, VRI, Beaver Creek
KEITH MONTAG, Eagle County
ALEX NATT, USSA
ALDO RADAMUS, Ski & Snowboard Club Vail
STAN ZEMLER, Town of Vail

OPERATIONS COMMITTEES – KATRINA AMMER
ADMINISTRATION – ROGER BEHLER
CEREMONIES – JENN BRUNO
COMMUNICATIONS / IT – ROBERT URWILER
CULTURE – JIM PALERMO
DONORS – LUCY DAVIS
ENVIRONMENT – MARKIAN FEDUSCHAK
FACILITIES – CHUPA NELSON
FESTIVAL – SUSIE TJOSSEM
HOSPITALITY – BRIAN NOLAN
LEGACY – HARRY FRAMPTON
LODGING – JOHANNES FAESSLER
MARKETING – CHRIS JARNOT
MEDICAL – JACK ECK
MUNICIPAL SERVICES – BILL SIMMONS
PUBLIC RELATIONS & MEDIA – JOHN DAKIN
RACE – GREG JOHNSON
SECURITY & SAFETY – DWIGHT HENNINGER
SOCIAL – SUSAN FRAMPTON
TELEVISION – KEN SCHANZER
VOLUNTEERS – CHERYL JENSEN
YOUTH – MARGIE GART

Support Us

WE WANT YOU

Over 2,500 people from all walks of life and all corners of the globe will volunteer their time and talents to help fulfill the dream of 2015. You too can become a member of Team 2015 and help welcome the world back to Vail and Beaver Creek for the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships.

To apply to volunteer,  register here: www.volunteer.vailbeavercreek2015.com. Team 2015 is indeed the heart and soul of these World Championships and we thank you in advance for your dedication and commitment.

SPONSORS

A sincere thank you to our dedicated sponsor partners:

The overall presenting sponsor for the men’s and women’s FIS Alpine Ski World Cup race circuits since 2002 and the automobile sponsor for the U.S. Ski Team since 2007, Audi’s role with the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships dates back to 2003 in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

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Longines - A Valued 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships Partner

Based in Saint-Imier, Switzerland, since 1832, Longines celebrated 180 years of non-stop craftsmanship in 2012 and its watchmaking expertise reflects a strong devotion to tradition, elegance and performance. It has generations of experience as the official timekeeper at World Championships and as a partner of international sports federations.

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Since the release of its inaugural collection in 1997, Stockholm designer J. Lindeberg has successfully combined fashion and sportswear. The company’s main line, as well as their progressive golf and ski collections, is sold worldwide in over 30 countries. J. Lindeberg will provide the Organizing Committee and volunteer uniforms for the 2015 Championships.

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Helvetia has a long tradition: in over 150 years, it has grown from a number of Swiss and foreign insurance companies into a successful insurance group that does business everywhere in Europe. Today, Helvetia has branch offices in Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Spain, Italy and France, and routes some of its investment and financing activities through subsidiaries and fund companies in Luxembourg and Jersey. The Group is headquartered in St.Gallen.

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The Heinrich Deichmann-Schuhe GmbH & Co. KG is a German shoe retail chain, established in 1913. Two generations and almost a century later, the company has developed into Europe’s market leader, currently active in 21 countries with approximately 3,000 local shops and 30,000 employees.

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LIQUI MOLY from Germany offers a wide range of high-quality motor oils, additives, vehicle care products and service products. The range includes some 4000 items which are sold in more than 110 countries. LIQUI MOLY develops and tests their products in their own laboratories and manufactures exclusively in Germany.

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NATIONAL SPONSORS

Korbel - A valued 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships Partner PowerShares - A Valued 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships Logo
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COMMUNITY SPONSORS

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Blue Sky Mortgage - A valued 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships Partner Vail Conoco - A Valued 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships Partner
Alpine Bank - A Valued 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships Partner Alpine Collision - A Valued 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships Partner
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BECOME A PARTNER
Partnership opportunities exist with the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships. We recognize the world of brand marketing/corporate sponsorship is dynamic and ever changing so please know we can and will tailor every partnership to meet the specific financial and business objectives of you, our partner.

For questions or more information please contact Michael Imhof at 970-777-2015 or click here.

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PARTNERS

A sincere thank you to our dedicated partners:

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Created in 1981, the nonprofit Vail Valley Foundation is responsible for providing the Vail Valley with some of its most treasured annual athletic events, including the Audi FIS Birds of Prey Alpine World Cup, American Ski Classic,  GoPro Mountain Games and , along with coordinating stages of the USA Pro Challenge.

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Vail Resorts, Inc. is the premier mountain resort company in the world and a leader in luxury, destination-based travel at iconic locations. Their product is the great outdoors. Their mission is simple: Experience of a Lifetime.

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International Ski Federation (F.I.S.; short for Federation Internationale de Ski) is the world highest governing body for international skiing and snowboarding founded in 1924.

It is responsible for the Olympic disciplines of Alpine skiing, Cross-Country skiing, Ski Jumping, Nordic Combined, Freestyle skiing and Snowboarding including setting the international competition rules.

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TRIDEM SPORTS AG is an international, independent full-service sports management/sports rights agency with a clear focus on a sustainable improvement and development of sports through professional marketing of athletes, federations, clubs and sports events.

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The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) is the national governing body for Olympic skiing and snowboarding. Founded in 1905, the century-old organization provides leadership and direction for tens of thousands of young skiers and snowboarders from over 400 member clubs who share an Olympic dream.

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The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) is the world’s foremost alliance of public service media (PSM) with 73 Members in 56 countries in Europe and 36 Associate Members in Asia, Africa and the Americas.

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At Vail, the experience extends far beyond the mountain. Vail is linked by 3 lively base areas filled with shops, world class restaurants, bars and apres hot spots. Linked by pedestrian friendly heated streets, the village is a perfect place for a family stroll after skiing or a bar-hopping night out on the town. The countries largest free transportation system runs frequently, making it easy to access almost anywhere in the Vail area without touching your car. It’s almost like the whole town is “ski in, ski out”.

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For those seeking vibrant and inspiring Rocky Mountain experiences in a comfortable, unpretentious, small-town setting, Avon is a year-round mountain resort community and the gateway to the world-renowned Beaver Creek Resort. It is a town that connects the shared values of both its residents and visitors, creating a one-of-a-kind place to visit, work, play, grow a business and raise a family in a spectacular outdoor setting.

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Surrounded by the White River National Forest and home to the internationally-renowned ski resorts of Vail and Beaver Creek, residents and visitors to Eagle County enjoy a wide range of geographic, recreational and cultural diversity. The mission of Eagle County Government is to be a model of excellence for mountain communities.

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The town was named for the Eagle River & incorporated in 1905. The town is gaining recognition for its extensive trail system for mountain biking, hiking and trail running. Located just 30 miles west of the resorts of Vail and Beaver Creek, the Town of Eagle and its residents enjoy an abundance of year-round recreational opportunities.

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Just 30min. from the world class skiing of Beaver Creek and 45min. from Vail, the Town of Gypsum is located at the west end of the Eagle Valley.  Due to our westward location we are lucky to enjoy a couple more months of snow-free Fall and Spring weather than our neighboring towns to the East.

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Nestled between the glamour of Vail and Beaver Creek, Minturn is a small town with big character. In addition to historic architecture and charming homes, the oldest town in the Vail Valley boasts great restaurants, unique galleries and several western antique stores.

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Vail Valley Partnership is the regional community development organization, dedicated to the economic vitality of the Vail Valley. With a membership of 800+ organizations that spans the Vail Valley and beyond, Vail Valley Partnership is dedicated to ensuring local business success and fostering regional economic vitality by offering local business tools & resources, promoting the Vail Valley to destination guests and initiating economic development efforts.

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The Beaver Creek Metro District is responsible for the funding and oversight of streets, water systems, fire, public safety, cable TV and transportation in Beaver Creek, Colorado.

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Beaver Creek Resort features the ultimate ski vacation experience featuring a World Cup mountain, intimate alpine village, and legendary attention to detail. It is home to some of the West’s most celebrated Rocky Mountain restaurants and pioneer chefs. The resort is located just 25 miles east of Eagle Airport offering nonstop jet service from major U.S. destinations.

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Coveted as one of the largest ski resorts in the world with more than 5,200 acres of skiable terrain, seven legendary Back Bowls spanning seven miles, and the most groomed terrain on the planet, Vail has been an extraordinary winter vacation destination for passionate skiers and snowboarders for more than 50 years. It is home to world-class athletes during the U.S. Ski Team early-season training sessions in Golden Peak, the Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships and the 2015 World Alpine Ski Championships. Under blue skies more than 300 days each year, friends and families reconnect and celebrate here from year to year and generation to generation. The vacation experience is exceptional, from the Vail Ski & Snowboard School to events, activities and festivals, shops and spas, abundant culinary experiences and luxurious accommodations. Coupled with the vision inherent in the spirit of Vail’s founders, and a modern day commitment to excellence in all aspects of guest service and operations, Vail is a mountain resort like nothing on earth.

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Eurovision Production Coordination LLC is the premier distributor of sports and news content for the world’s top broadcast and media platforms.

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The Beaver Creek Resort Company is a special non-profit association which acts as the municipality of Beaver Creek with functions that include marketing, transportation, public safety, town maintenance, village events, and community quality.

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Founded in 1986 with a customer first mentality, SOS Global Express is a one stop Freight Forwarding and Logistics company with operation teams in place for both the USA and Europe for seamless coordination throughout the world. The team routinely handles Sporting Events, Broadcast TV and News Networks for the most anticipated events worldwide.

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