Past Events - Aspen Real Life

Past Events



Aspen Business Connect is our Roaring Fork Valley’s social referral network connecting business professionals together. Coffee Chats are held on the last Wednesday of every month.

These conversations are taking place online until we can revert to meeting offline again. You do not need to be a member to join, but we encourage membership to greater connect with the others joining the call, members are growing together both in relationships and in sales.

Whether you are a business wanting your content shared to a larger targeted audience, or an individual interested in building relationships and supporting other businesses, Aspen Business Connect is here to help cultivate the perfect space for you to learn from others and grow as a professional.

Get your feet wet by participating in the conversation, and then join our network if you want more … which we know you will.

Sponsored by FirstBank, Slifer Smith & Frampton RFV & Snowmass Base Village Development.

Mountain Pitch Summit 2020

Mountain Pitch Summit 2020 

Wednesday, October 28, at Noon

CoVenture is a business incubator focused on economic resiliency for the Roaring Fork Valley. In Spring 2020 alone, CoVenture has helped 50+ entrepreneurs and small businesses obtain over $1 million in funding and have been effective in helping local businesses pivot to strategies that are saving jobs. CoVenture has been working alongside six local businesses to help them to perfect their pitches and produce a cinematic event to capture the beautiful journey of growing a business in Roaring Fork Valley. Register to receive the live link for October 28th.


Revel Bikes (CEO Adam Miller): We strive to make the best full suspension bikes in the world by using legendary CBF suspension design, incredible carbon layup technology and top talent.

Campground Booking (CEO Heath Padgett): We help campgrounds save time and boost occupancy through our campground management software and powerful booking engine.

Quikr Bike Racks (CEO Bryan Wachs): The highest-quality aluminum receiver-hitch bike carrier available. It fits any kind of vehicle and is ready to carry your mountain, road, fat tire or e-bikes. With the optional add-on, you can bring the whole team by loading up to four bikes.

Gina Cucina Soup (Founder Gina D’orazio): Delicious, all-natural soup, humus and more from Gina Cucina. Made from non-GMO, organic ingredients. Available in retail stores and online for delivery to your doorstep.

Mountain Flow (CEO Peter Arlein): Eco-friendly, plant-based ski and snowboard wax. High performance, biodegradable wax that works in all conditions. Just as fast as conventional wax. Great Glide. Easy to Apply. Go Fast. Be Green.

Bayul Retreat Center (Founder Abby Stern): A destination resort that offers comprehensive wellness retreats, vacations stays and corporate events at the Diamond J Ranch. A flagship property on the Roaring Fork River just a few miles from Ruedi Reservoir and surrounded by hundreds of acres of national forest.