Networking & Educational Events

Vail Valley Partnership offers a variety of networking opportunities and events to help leverage your business. From signature events like our Annual Success Awards and Vail Valley Business Forum, to monthly After-Hours Business Mixers and Leads Groups, the Partnership provides avenues to help promote your business and services.

After-Hours Business Mixers:
After-Hours Business Mixers are a lively after-hours format where members can form new relationships and catch up with old contacts. Members also have the opportunity to host mixers at their place of business. Held the third Wednesday of every month from 5-7 pm at members' place of business.

Blue Jeans and Lobster Networking Party:
An annual event that provides a delicious lobster meal, prize drawing and most importantly networking.

Breakfast Scramblers:
Breakfast Scramblers are morning mixers that provide a structured networking environment. Think speed dating for networking. Bring plenty of business cards.

Hospitality Days:
The Partnership is happy to provide free networking opportunities for our members while highlighting the wonderful recreational opportunities that exist across our valley. Throughout the year, there are a number of free Hospitality Days for our members at various outfitters.

Joint Mixers:
The Partnership works collaboratively with other business, chamber, and merchant association groups to create a stronger valley-wide voice by hosting networking opportunities.

Partner 101:
Partner 101 is a great opportunity for new members to learn more about Vail Valley Partnership benefits, marketing opportunities, networking events, and member-savings.

Success Awards:
The annual Success Awards recognizes businesses that have excelled over the business year and acknowledges their hard work and dedication as the best in the Vail Valley.

Vail Valley Business Forum:
The Forum brings a diverse and knowledgeable panel of industry experts to the Vail Valley, allowing local and regional businesses to engage in a unique conversation on the national and global economy and how it affects their business.

Leads Groups:
The mission of the Leads Group is to promote the products and services represented by our Leads Group partners, pass along qualified business referrals, motivate professional growth, and provide information regarding the business community. Leads Groups are available to Bronze Level members and above. To learn more, contact Haley McNeill at

New Member Breakfasts:
We're excited to get to know you and we already want to introduce you to some fellow members. Each month, we will be hosting a New Member Breakfast where there will be unstructured networking that allows members to interact in a more casual atmosphere.

Ski with the VVP:
Grab your gear and come ski with the Vail Valley Partnership team this winter. Make time to get out on the slopes and network with other members.

VVP University:
Offered entirely free as a part of your membership, VVP University sessions are small group meetings held throughout the year to help you learn more about a specific aspect of your membership - marketing, members-savings programs, signature programs, etc.

Other Educational Programs:
There are a number of additional educational events hosted throughout the year to allow industry experts to share their knowledge on a particular topic. From our Customer Service Seminar to nonprofit seminars, and Labor Law Seminar, the Partnership continuously brings programs to help you stay on top of industry trends and enhance your business with greater knowledge.

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