The federation was formed
in late 1978 to represent the retail and wholesale sector of the
industry. Membership comprises retailers, wholesalers and some ski
A six person executive committee
that is elected annually, comprising three wholesale members and
three retail members manages the federation.
On behalf of its membership
the federation is involved in:
- snow sports trade fair -
this is a major event run by the federation annually. all industry
wholesalers are eligible to exhibit product for the retail sector
of the industry. the snow sports trade fair is held late september/early
october and plays an important role for the federation as an effective
vehicle for bringing the industry together at least once a year.
- research - the federation
undertakes research on behalf of the membership. this includes
import statistics for ski and snowboard hardware.
- marketing - the federation
supports national marketing initiatives through the ski marketing
promotion fund, in partnership with the ski areas association.
- tianz affiliation - federation
members can join the tourism industry association nz as affiliate
members. as affiliate members they have access to tia benefits,
negotiated on behalf of the tourism industry.
- membership id cards - the
federation issues nzsif gold and id cards to those members who
contribute to the ski marketing promotion fund.
- legislation - the federation
is in a position to prepare submissions regarding new and existing
legislation. this includes legislation regarding the importation
of product, duties and concessions.
- training - the federation
endorses and supports training courses and works with sfrito in
regard to the national certificate and units on the national qualifications
SUPPORT YOUR INDUSTRY
Join The New Zealand Snow Industries Federation.
Membership Is Open To All Wholesalers And
Retailers Whose Products Benefit Skiers, Snowboarders, Ski Areas
And Related Activities.
Do You Want To Receive The Benefits Offered
To The Tourism Sector?
As A Member Of The Nz Snow Industries Federation
You Are Entitled To Become An Affiliated Member Of The Tourism
Industry Association Nz. This Organisation (Tia) Has A Large
Membership And Has Obtained Very Good Benefits For Its Members.
You Can Save $$$ And Take Advantage Of Reduced Air Fares Within
New Zealand And The East Coast Of Australia, Rental Cars And
Accommodation, Plus Many Other Benefits.
Please contact the NZ Snow Industries Federation
if you wish to become a member Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
WINTER SNOW SPORTS TRADE FAIR
This Is A Major Event Run By The Federation.It
Is Held Annually And All Industry Importers And Manufacturers
Are Eligible To Exhibit Product To The Retail Sector Of The
All wholesalers listed on the snow industry
database will be sent preliminary registration forms in June
or July. These forms will need to be returned to the NZ Snow
Industries Federation in Wellington to have space secured for
the trade fair.
to 'industry structure'