Member Benefits & Services
KPAA member benefits help you to promote your business, build your network, purchase discounted unlimited ski passes for your employees and save money. Read on for more details.
Promote Your Business
Referrals & Rack Card Space
Thousands of visitors contact the KPAA each year requesting information on area businesses. The Killington Welcome Center is open 7 days a week and staff is available to assist visitors with area shopping, dining, lodging, attractions and services. As a member, your rack card will be placed in the Killington Welcome Center with the opportunity to purchase onsite advertising or design a custom display space. We refer only KPAA Members via phone calls, information requests and walk-in traffic.
Reach individuals and groups planning to visit the area, or people who are already here. Our website (www.KillingtonPico.org) provides 24/7 access for viewing your business information. Members are given a free business listing with the option of purchasing additional listings and ads. We can also list jo openings for you to reach a wider audience.
Celebrate your business with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The ribbon cutting photo along with a description of your business is put on the KPAA website and submitted to local newspapers.
Current opportunities include:
- Purchase ad space in Killington Resort’s 4241’ Magazine at a discounted rate. KPAA members also receive a FREE web listing on www.Killington.com with ad purchase.
- Promote your business by participating in the KPAA’s member-to-member program by offering discounts to other KPAA members.
- Send two custom e-blasts each year through our office to inform others of your business’ news and events.
- New member one-time offers:
- Purchase four consecutive ads of equal size in The Mountain Times and receive a fifth ad free.
- Free framed poster featured in the Killington Welcome Center for six months.
Build Your Network
Monthly KPAA Mixer
This monthly networking event is an excellent chance to meet with fellow business owners for an evening of networking. Mixers are held the first Tuesday of each month and hosted by KPAA member businesses. Monthly locations are listed on our website and in our newsletter.
Membership Mailing Lists
Upon request, members will be provided with one set of KPAA mailing labels per year for business use only.
Serve on a committee or task force and you will not only help your community prosper, you will expand your sphere of business contacts at the same time.
Money Saving Benefits
Heavily Discounted Season Passes with No Blackout Dates
As a KPAA member, the Killington/Pico no blackout date season pass is offered at a significantly discounted rate. This pass is an unlimited non-blackout pass offered only to KPAA members and their employees.
- The Killington Merchant Pass is offered at only $429+tax, with the requirement of attendance at an information session and eight hours of volunteer work.
- KPAA members outside of the immediate Killington Region are offered the Regional Merchant pass for $599+tax without the additional requirements of volunteer work and attendance at an information session.
Additional to the pass program are discounts on Resort lodging, retail shops, food & beverage, ski programs and the Pico Sports Center and free scenic gondola rides during the summer months.
VACE Dental Insurance
With the affiliation of Delta Dental, the KPAA is able to offer competitive dental plans. Our group rate for a single person is a 20% savings compared to the open-market of the Northeast. For family coverage it is over a 30% savings! Please visit www.vaceinsurance.com for additional details &/or contact us to request an information packet.
The Marble Valley Regional Transit District offers a 50% discount to Killington Pico Area Association member employees making transportation easy and affordable.
Group Discount on Auto & Homeowners Insurance
Working with KPAA member Curtis Insurance Agency, we are pleased to offer a 10% group discount program for personal insurance. As an owner of a KPAA member business, you now qualify for a special group discount of 10% on your personal insurance including auto, home, condo, umbrella, and renters insurance through Co-operative Insurance Companies of Middlebury, Vermont and Killington’s own Curtis Insurance Agency. See for yourself how much money you could save with Co-operative and Curtis Insurance compared to your current insurance provider by calling Jon or Janina at (802) 775-0521.
New Member Mountain Times Advertising Discount
New member one-time offer for advertising; purchase four consecutive ads of equal size and receive a fifth ad free. Cost is based on ad size.
Click here for the regularly updated list of member-to-member discounts.
KPAA staff is available to you in-person, over the phone or by e-mail to address your questions and concerns.
Killington Welcome Center
Stop by the Killington Welcome Center to pick up a stack of hiking maps, road maps or other brochures and coupons as information to display or hand-out at your business. The Welcome Center also has up-to-date information about what’s happening around town, so stop by for more details.
Weekly Business eNewsletter
Each week, a fresh copy of our eNewsletter provides you with the most up-to-date KPAA information. Contact the Killington Pico Area Association office to reserve space to publish your upcoming events & news. Both are delivered directly to your e-mail. Other updates are available on request.
For your own copy of your KPAA member benefits, download the PDF by clicking here.
For additional information on any KPAA member benefit or services, please contact us at (802) 773-4181 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
KPAA staff is available to you in person, by phone or e-mail to address your questions and concerns.