Park City is a major hub for Association Meetings, with Visit Park City being a member of ASAE, The American Society of Association Executives. ASAE is a membership organization of more than 22,000 association executives and industry partners representing more than 11,000 organizations.
We work to enhance offerings to association meetings for members of ASAE: New Meeting Space Developments, team building group activities, and a wide range of group accommodation Restaurants, Tours, Resorts, and fun meeting facilities available year-round.
Our storied mountain town is full of exceptional experiences; however, don’t let the abundance of offerings detour planning just because of budget restraints. With these 5 cost effective tips, you can confidentially let your board members and attendees know just how cost effective Park City can be for your meeting.
1. Choose Venues Close to the Airport
Your attendees will spend more time perusing the plane’s Sky Mall magazine than they will Getting to Park City from Salt Lake City International Airport. Park City is an easy, 35-minute scenic ride from the airport by way of a number of shuttles or a rental car. This means most of Park City’s unforgettable Venues are just as easily accessible for your attendees, speakers, staff and volunteers, which keeps Transportation costs down.
2. Use Free Park City Transit Services
Give attendees the chance to explore our destination, while cutting transportation costs. Park City’s Free Local Transit System, with a fleet of bio-diesel buses, is excellent for green meetings and allows attendees to get around our mountain town easily.
Groups can take the charming Main Street Trolley to explore Historic Main Street, or utilize the free bus system to venture to Deer Valley Resort, Park City Mountain, or the Utah Olympic Park, for a day of activities, shopping and great food to fill the itinerary.
3. Create More Interaction
Interactive sessions can help save costs and are excellent for learning and engagement. Integrate more round table discussions and fewer lectures for your associations. Our Team of Experts can offer creative ideas and resources to add more interaction into your meeting, cutting audiovisual costs.
4. Utilize the Destination’s Ambience
Several of Park City’s sites and venues have surrounding attractions so attendees can entertain themselves while cutting costs. For example, an event in Historic Park City lets attendees take advantage of shopping, landmark theaters, museums, and other local attractions. This can help avoid the cost of higher end receptions and entertainment.
5. Utilize the CVB!
Visit Park City’s team of experts will work with planners to provide the most cost effective meeting for your associations. Their destination knowledge and community and vendor relationships are some of the most valuable resources you can utilize. Let them help you facilitate costs and provide you with resources that will save you money at the end of the day.
Even with Park City information and cost-cutting tips at your disposal, sometimes believing is seeing. With our 48- Hour Planner Experience, you could receive complimentary airfare for two, a two-night stay at one of Park City’s premier accommodations, and a seasonal itinerary of activities.