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Member Benefits

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ACRA members enjoy a host of benefits. Get involved.  Make connections. Continue learning. Grow your business. Take advantage of discounts.

Benefits Include

  • Product and service discounts, including season ski passes and athletic club memberships
  • Exclusive advertising opportunities
  • Lead generation, sales and guest service programs
  • Networking with business and community leaders
  • Coalition-building to represent and protect the local business community

Transportation Benefits

THE RFTA ZONE PASS

  • 5% discounted seasonal zone passes from New Castle to Aspen.
  • First, call ACRA to receive a voucher number. Second, redeem your voucher by calling RFTA (970) 384-4957

www.rfta.com 


Local Culture Benefits

ASPEN MUSIC FESTIVAL

  • ACRA Members are eligible for two free tickets to any Wednesday night concert at the Aspen Music Festival .
  • Pick up a form at the ACRA office and show it at the Wheeler Opera House or Harris Hall box offices.

www.aspenmusicfestival.com

SATURDAY MARKET BOOTH 

  • Every Saturday mid-June  through mid-October
  • ACRA members have the opportunity to advertise and promote their business at the market.
  • Dates are available on a first come first serve basis starting in March 2020. 
  • $50 fee/non-refundable 

Health & Wellness Benefits

ASPEN SKIING COMPANY DISCOUNT SEASON PASSES

  • Business owners and employees working 20+/per week, are eligilbe for a $470 discount on the 2019-2020 Premier pass!
  • First, pick up your voucher ACRA. Second, redeem your eligible vouchers at the Aspen Mountain ticket office. 

Detailed information on the Ski Pass Program
www.aspensnowmass.com 

JR'S GYM MEMBERSHIP DISCOUNT

  • First and last month due at sign-up.
  • No cancellation fee
  • 30-day notice to cancel

www.jeanrobertgym.com 

THE ART OF FITNESS 

  • Gyrotonic Lesson: $90 Chamber Rate
  • One Duet Pilates/Gyrotonic Lesson: $120 ($60 each)
  • Group Pilates: $35/class
  • Group Pilates Mat Class: $15/class

HEALTH LINKS COLORADO

  • FREE Health & Wellness Advising to all Chamber Businesses!
  • Signature program of the Center for Health, Work & Environment at the Colorado School of Public Health.
  • Build a culture of health and safety in the workplace Participating in Health Links demonstrates your commitment toward building a culture of health and safety.
  • Stand out among your competitors and enhance your organization’s ability to improve recruitment, retention and engagement of your employees.

Questions Contact:  [email protected]
Health Assessment: https://www.healthlinkscertified.org/certification/get-certified

 


Advertising Benefits

PRINT ADVERTISING

  • New members can buy two ads in the Aspen Times and receive one free ad! (One time only, restrictions apply.)
  • Call The Aspen Times at (970) 925-3414.

JOB POSTINGS

  • Members are eligible for a 25% discount on their job posting in the Aspen Daily News. Call the front desk at (970) 925-1940 for promo code.

CHAMBER PUBLICATIONS & WEBSITE

  • Learn how to market your business through our website, business directory and communications. Includes event sponsorships, email and social media advertisements. See our Advertising Opportunities Form for additional information.

Community Benefits

OCCUPANCY REPORTS

E-NEWS & BUSINESS RADAR NEWSLETTERS

  • Stay updated on community happenings and public affairs through our monthly news letters.

Dues are billed in-full/annually with a 3% increase. Benefits are revised every January.

Membership Application 

Dues Calculation

4th of July Parade Waiver

IMPORTANT PARADE INFORMATION

PARADE STARTING/STAGING: The parade will begin at 11:00am. Parade positioning is “first come, first serve” and line up begins no earlier than 10:00am. There is no entry fee and the parade is open to the public. All 5 lanes of Main Street, from Aspen Street to 2nd Street, will be closed to all traffic & designated for parade staging only. Power is not provided in staging area and remember generators do need gas.

PARADE ROUTE: The parade will start East on Main Street. It will turn South onto Hunter Street, then West onto Cooper Avenue. The parade will continue West on Cooper Avenue to Galena Street. At Galena it heads North for 2 blocks before turning West onto Hopkins Avenue. The parade will continue South on Mill then West on Hyman Avenue. Parade participants will be directed to disperse at Hyman and Monarch Street.  PARADE JUDGING: Parade judging will take place in front of the Hotel Jerome. Participants will be limited to 1 minute or less for any performances in front of the judges. Security will be onsite monitoring all entries to help prevent gaps in the parade route. Recognition will be awarded to the best entries in the following categories: 

Most Patriotic | Most Humorous | Best Animal | Best Music | Most Outrageous | Best Children’s  

PARADE REMINDERS:  

  • Consumption of alcohol is prohibited during the parade.
  • Candy, favors, etc. should not be thrown from your float/vehicle during the parade. This is for the safety of the spectators and to prevent children from running out into the street. 
  • Water balloons will not be permitted. According to city ordinances, those caught throwing balloons will be removed from the parade and could face citations and/or arrests. 
  • All parade entries must be in “good taste” and will be allowed in the parade per the director’s discretion. 
  • Maximum height restriction for any float entry is 13’5”.

 

The undersigned organization has elected to participate in the Fourth of July parade sponsored by the City of Aspen and Aspen Chamber Resort Association (“ACRA”). In consideration for City of Aspen and ACRA allowing the undersigned to participate in the festivities, the undersigned has read, understood, and willingly agreed to the terms of this INSURANCE LIABILITY AGREEMENT and WAIVER AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT (collectively referred to herein as “RELEASE”).

INSURANCE LIABILITY AGREEMENT

                                    Participants are required to carry insurance adequate to cover any liability for damage, injury, economic loss, or other liability that may be incurred by individuals and/or organizations during the Fourth of July parade. All participants agree to carry such insurance, and also agree not to submit any claim against the insurance of City of Aspen, ACRA and/or any other sponsors of the parade, their officers, directors, agents, shareholders, employees, or anyone else directly or indirectly connected with production of the parade.

WAIVER AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT

                                         The undersigned understands the potential dangers that could be encountered in participating in the Fourth of July parade. The dangers include, among other things, dangers relating to vehicular and pedestrian traffic; crowds of persons in close proximity to such traffic; animals that may react unpredictably in a parade environment; celebration and recreational activities; loud and unexpected noise; items that may be thrown to and from the crowd in connection with the parade; and other dangers traditionally associated with parades.  Understanding those risks, the undersigned for itself and for all persons who the undersigned invites or allows to participate in the parade with the undersigned, does hereby agree to indemnify, hold harmless, and release City of Aspen, ACRA and/or any other sponsors of the parade, their officers, directors, agents, shareholders, employees, and anyone else directly or indirectly connected with production of the parade from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions, or rights of action (including attorneys’ fees and costs) that are related to or are in any way connected with the undersigned’s participation in the parade. By signing this RELEASE, the undersigned intends to extinguish any and all liability and to indemnify against any loss on the part of City of Aspen, ACRA and/or any other sponsors of the parade, their officers, directors, agents, shareholders, employees, and anyone else directly or indirectly connected with production of the parade for any injury or damage of any nature (without regard to negligence or fault) to the undersigned and to all persons who the undersigned invites or allows to participate in the parade.

                                      The undersigned warrants and represents that it will not invite or allow any person to participate in the parade unless such person is bound to the terms of this RELEASE. To that end, the undersigned agrees that it shall take any steps necessary to secure agreement of such persons to the terms of this RELEASE, and that it shall be deemed a responsible person within the meaning of C.R.S. § 13-22-107 and § 19-1103(94) for all children who the undersigned invites or allows to participate in the parade.

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION

   I am the official representative of the undersigned organization. On behalf of the organization, I acknowledge our responsibilities as set forth above. I also accept on behalf of the organization all of the terms and conditions of this

INSURANCE LIABILITY AGREEMENT and WAIVER AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT.

 

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