The Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Festival is back and is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever, with even more attractions and entertainment set to take place at this year’s event.
Taking over Battersea Evolution for the fifth year running from 24-27 October, the festival will transform into an alpine wonderland, uniting ski, winter sports and destination experts from across the globe under one roof. With over 200 exhibitors, there is so much on offer for visitors to the show, and below are six highlights that avid skiers and snowboarders won’t want to miss.
- Win the trip of a lifetime with Ski Utah
Ski Utah, a non-profit trade organisation which offers extensive knowledge on all things ski and snowboard related in Utah, has an exciting competition for visitors to their stand. You could win an exceptional 10-day trip worth almost £10,000, which will include ski passes, accommodation, airfares and car hire for travel, between December 2019 and April 2020.
- Win a weekend break for four to Dorset with WhoSki.com
With sustainable fashion at the heart of their mission, WhoSki.com allows skiers the chance to sell their old ski gear and revitalise their slope wardrobe for less with their marketplace for buying and selling pre-owned ski clothing. WhoSki.com are offering the chance to win a weekend winter break for up to four people in Shaftesbury, Dorset, staying at the stylish Barber’s Cottage. For the chance to win, simply stop by their stand or bring along some pre-loved ski-wear for resale.
- Explore Mont Blanc with Megève Tourism
At the Megève Tourism exhibition space, visitors will have the opportunity to learn about the world-class ski offering in Megève, in the French Alps. Visitors will be whisked off to the pistes of Megève thanks to a state-of-the-art, on-stand Virtual Reality sledging experience, as well as having the opportunity to win a fabulous four-night holiday, for two people, to Megève. The trip includes four nights’ accommodation, ski passes, a helicopter ride over Mont Blanc, lunch and a luxurious spa treatment.
- Pyrenees Heliski raffle and discounted bookings
Experts in heliskiing, Pyrenees Heliski will be running a raffle for visitors to win a trip to the Spanish Pyrenees for an amazing heliskiing experience. In addition, all bookings made during the show will receive a five percent discount.
- Spark a skateboarding passion with Graystone Action Sports
With skateboarding debuting at the Olympics next year, Graystone Action Sports will be running skateboarding lessons across all four days of the festival. This is the perfect activity for kids at the festival and a fantastic chance to get them hooked on the newest Olympic sport.
- Balkan Holidays offer discounted ski adventures
Balkan Holidays offers travellers 53 years of experience in planning and arranging memorable holiday experiences to Bulgaria, Croatia, Montenegro, Slovenia and Romania. Keen to encourage beginners to try their hand at skiing, Balkan Holidays will be offering a promotional lead-in offer of just £299pp. Other on-site incentives include low deposits from just £70 and an early booking discount of up to £225 per couple.
Other exciting offers include mini sports massages for only £10 with Morzine Massage, the chance to win a trixski Ski Helmet Cover and local delicacy tastings across the weekend at a number of exhibitor stands. Kids can also meet Santa ahead of Christmas at Norway Home of Skiing.
Tickets to the event start from £21.65 per person (including access to the Après event). Find more information and tickets here.
Words by Riana Dixon