Other than that, Id recommend locals check out the Mile High Snow Fest, says SIA spokeswoman Anovia Daniels. Never Summer Snowboards is hosting the Snowdown SIA kickoff party at City Hall. On Friday, Icelantic Skis is bringing Big Boi and other hip-hop art-ists to the Ogden, and the Fillmore is hosting the TransWorld Snowboarding Riders Poll Awards. There are parties going on all over town all weekend, and were also going to be showing The Way I See It, from Colorado-based film company Matchstick Productions, all week on an outdoor LED screen at Denver Pavilions.
Other SIA events open to the public include the Ski Channel Film Festival which runs today through Saturday in rooms 301-304 at the Convention Center (purchase tickets at www.theskichannel.com/skifilmfest/tickets.php and Innovations, Now, a free exhibit showcasing trends and emerging technologies in snowsports equipment, apparel and accessories. For more information on the show, go to http://denver.org/MileHighSnowfest or http://siasnowshow.snowsports.org.
Jan. 25-30, 2011