DRA Vendor Page

Below are the vendors for the 93rd convention on January 23 - 26, 2019.  The vendors offer goods such as personalized Western wear, artwork, coffee, cowboy boots and services such as insurance, reservation software and media/website support.  All of these business know what Western Hospitality is all about and will be happy to help you find what you are looking for. If you would like more information about the vendor opportunities click here.

 

"Being a Vendor is a terrific way to interact with DRA members one-on-one, to put faces to names, to get an update on their year, and know how to best serve their current and future needs. We really appreciate the "homecoming" and the opportunity to share our own industry updates during the Vendor Intro's. We're in this together - feeling more of a Partner than simply a Vendor. Having a week of insight into the challenges and magic of the DRA world and the people who make it what it is, is priceless." -- Patty Ceglio, Coolworks.com

 

 

AdvenSure by McNeil & Company

Steve Gulini ~ 800-822-3474 Ext. 124 ~ sgulini@mcneilandcompany.com ~ www.advensureins.com

AdvenSure offers a comprehensive insurance and risk management program for dude ranches and operations that specialize in adventurous outdoor activities. Many of our clients provide all-inclusive vacation packages, and eligible businesses may offer horseback riding, fishing, shooting, cross country skiing, boating, snowmobiling and other recreation.

 

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Roger Peterson ~ 310-502-4270 ~ roger@adventuredesigns.net ~ www.adventuredesigns.net

We have been printing and embroidering custom ordered sportswear since 1972. When we started, we specialized in small custom orders and progressed over the years to a high-volume contract printing for major L.A. clothing makers and have printed over 35 million shirts in the last 40 years.

Now we have downsized and have gone back to our roots and specialize in small custom orders again. Since 1994 Peter Deneen, founder of Deneen Pottery, and I have been working together using the excellent mug art they create and screen print the logos on sportswear for the Bed and Breakfast Industry. Because of my "Cowboy Heritage," Peter suggested I join the DRA along with Deneen Pottery. It has turned out to be an enjoyable experience for both of us.

Stop by and see samples of what we do with our printed and embroidered sportswear, bandanas, caps, henleys, T-shirts, sweatshirts and gift items.

 

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Bill & Carol Corneliuson ~ 303-670-0362 ~ admin@art-soulworks.com ~ www.art-soulworks.com

 Art & SoulWorks is dedicated to providing you with a variety of uplifting gift choices. Our goal is to create beautiful, value-based gifts with a message of hope and wholeness that you can be proud to own and share. And if you are a wholesale distributor, you will be proud to offer these items to your customers.

 

Gary GrenzkeArthur J Gallagher

Gary Grenzke, Nancy Tulley ~ 800.451.7286 ~ Gary-Grenzke@ajg.comwww.ajg.com

Do you operate a dude ranch in Montana, Idaho or Colorado? How about a cattle operation in Wyoming or California? Perhaps a resort in Arizona? Then we should talk! Now you can have access to every company that insures dude ranches through a single agency. We have offered the DRA Endorsed Insurance Program since day one. Today there are also many other programs from which you may choose. We work for you. It's your choice.

Call us for a comparative analysis of today's market and to receive multiple competitive bids. It takes only two weeks. Good news! We do all the work!

Way back in 1919, we started to insure dude ranches. Now we are international in scope.  Our team of dude ranch specialists consists of Nancy Tulley, Teresa Mese, Lauren Hewson and myself. Dude ranch insurance is what we do,...and we love it."

 

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Blubandoo Cooling & Warming Headwear

Cindy Benedict ~ 949.545.6105 ~ info@blubandoo.com ~ www.blubandoo.com

We are quite excited to join the Dude Ranchers’ Association due to our product success with other DRA members and we look forward to meeting you during the convention. We make cooling hats, caps, neckbands, doorags, visors in western themes and more. Just soak them in water to activate our proven effective evaporative cooling feature. Plus, we offer customized evaporative cooling and thermal warming headwear fabric designs. Imagine placing your picture-quality iconic image or logo on high performance cooling or warming headwear and neck gators. Your guests will love our state-of-the-art product features while receiving a useful iconic souvenir to take home as a memento of their visit. Most of our products are proudly made in the USA since 1993. All are reusable and washable. 


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JR Morden & Janey Morden ~ 480.540.5123 ~ jrmorden57@gmail.com

Hello and welcome from the Cactus Companies / Stetson & Resistol,
The importance of Western traditions and the cowboy way of life are often overlooked and forgotten in the new age. Running a dude ranch means you have a special purpose. You are entrusted with bridging the gap between the cowboy lifestyle and the everyday hustle and bustle of the cities from which your guests arrive.
Our group of companies also depends on Western ways and the people who thrive there. To show our appreciation to you for keeping our Western traditions alive, we have designed a special program for you. This will allow you direct access to our products. You will find saddles, tack, ropes, hats, apparel, roping aids, and much more, and will provide your guests the most authentic Western experience.
We look forward to partnering with you in the future.

 

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Carroll Companies

Emily DuVarney ~ 828.268.6156 ~ emily@clgco.com ~ www.clgco.com

Carroll Companies is a 50 year old; family owned and operated leather company. We are proud to offer high quality leather products in diverse categories. Several products, including our home furnishings, are manufactured in the USA; in our factories in North Carolina.

We specialize in manufacturing, warehousing and distributing products from fine leather western style home furnishings to premium leather western wear and ranch wear jackets, vests and handbags. Our embroidery program allows you to personalize many products we sell.

Along with our attention to quality and detail we hold customer service very high on our list. Offering personal attention to each customer’s needs is important to us to build long lasting business relationships.

We look forward to working with all the members at the upcoming Dude Ranchers' Association Vendor Show this January. In the meantime visit our corporate website and familiarize yourself with us and our products! 

 

CBI Insurance

Larel Parkinson ~ 866-977-4555 Ext. 4 ~ larel@cbiins.com ~ www.cbiins.com

CBI Insurance Agency specializes in the outfitter, dude ranch and guest ranch insurance. We work hard to meet all your insurance needs. We welcome any questions you may have.

 

 

 

 

 

 CBIZ Sattler logoCBIZ Sattler Insurance    

Leslie Vannoy & Tyler Martin ~ 800-615-8418 lvannoy@cbizsattler.com ~ cbizsattler.com

  CBIZ Sattler Adventure Sports offers a personalized approach to meeting your outdoor recreation insurance needs.  We strive to understand our client’s business, and their day to day operations.  Our Dude Ranch Program includes property, and liability as well as numerous important coverages in a package policy. This program was created to meet your specific insurance needs.  We are a major sponsor of the Dude Ranchers’ Association and are proud to support our friends and clients. We look forward to seeing you.

 

comphy-company-logo-for-dude-ranch-01The Comphy Company
 
Pamela Dujmovich ~ 323.225.8234 ~ marketing@comphy.com ~ www.comphy.com
 
As the inventor and leader of linens for the spa industry, Comphy understands the importance of a luxurious touch. Comphy products were first developed specifically for spa and then, due to customer demand, were made available for home. Our products offer the best in durability, sustainability, design and quality. Most importantly, Comphy linens live up to their name. The indescribably soft feel of the high-performance, superior quality microfiber is comparable to 600 thread count sheets. Plus, in an independent research study, our sheets were also scientifically proven to promote sleep. This applies to our Baby linens, too! To learn more about our products and browse our many fabric colors and designs, visit us at comphy.com.
 

 

Conestoga Wagon Company

Jason Olson ~ 307.277.0525 ~ jason@conestogawagonco.com ~ www.conestogawagonco.com

Conestoga Wagon Company based in Bear Lake handcrafts custom made wagons for the glamping, hotel and camping industry.  Conestoga’s craftsmanship is quickly earning the reputation for providing dependable and durable units.

Modeled after authentic 19th century designs, our luxury wagons evoke an Old West ambiance with the comfort and convenience of modern day technology.  Fully mobile wagons come equipped with electricity, pillow-top mattresses, comfortably sleep six, appeal to adults and kids alike while making your guest experience unforgettable.

 

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CoolWorks.com

Kelcy Fowler ~ 720.145.8790 ~ help@coolworks.com ~ www.coolworks.com

Advertising in the right places gives you a better shot at finding the right people. By advertising your job opportunities on CoolWorks.com, you will tap into the thousands of seasonal job seekers who are searching for their next work adventure. Employers consistently tell us that the quality and experience of the employees they recruit through our site are top notch. Ask us about the Staffing Center, a powerful tool to streamline your employment application process and minimize the time you spend reviewing applications.

CoolWorks has been a supporting member of the DRA since 1998, and is proud to offer personalized service at an affordable price.

 

 Deneen Pottery Logo 2015Deneen Pottery 

 Peter Deneen ~ 651.646.0238 ~ peter@deneenpottery.com ~ www.deneenpottery.com

Our family pottery has been making custom stoneware since 1972. Each mug is hand-thrown by a master potter before a custom designed medallion is applied. Each piece is unique yet consistent. All mugs are safe for the dishwasher, oven, freezer and microwave. Using and selling handcrafted branded mugs offers your guests another way to take part of their visit to your ranch home. Each time they use your mug they will remember the wonderful time they had with you.

 We love working with y’all! Thanks for your support.

 
Guest Ranches of North America

The Dude Ranch Partnership

Peter Askew & David McCollough ~ 404.272.1159 ~ peter@duderanch.com 

www.DudeRanch.com  ~ www.GuestRanches.com

 Our partnership exists to deliver Ranchers one thing - Bookings.   

Our 370,000 yearly website visits and 1 million page impressions help us deliver on that promise every year.

New for 2017 - Embed your own video ads into GuestRanches.com & DudeRanch.com. Grab Peter or David for more info!

 

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DudeRanches.com

Dean Ruffing ~ 760.567.6005 ~ dean@duderanches.com ~ www.Duderanches.com

The website developed by Dude Ranchers for Dude Ranchers – the only site with an Advisory Board that includes 3 past presidents of the DRA.
 
 
 
 
Colorado Distributors - Lisa Rasmussen & Sandy Golemb, lisa@agapenaturals.com
Western States Distributor - Rod Korte, rod@agribestfeeds.com 
 
EquiPride/EquiLix provides an easy and convenient way to help your horses look and perform at their best!  EquiPride/EquiLix covers all of your bases with a full vitamin and mineral pack, protein, energy, a powerful digestive aid (ProBiotein®, a multi-prebiotic source), and flax factors to help your horses perform better on less forage – saving you money. With our new additive. Equilix & Equipride with GARLIC has shown more benefits that just the fly/tick and mosquito repellent. Garlic is a known inflammation fighter, boosts immune systems, and also helps in the aid of absorption of essential nutrients. Garlic not only compliments Equilix but gives it the advantage and longevity you look for in your equine animal. 

Escalante Rugs LogoEscalante Rugs

Andrew Merrill ~ 508.740.6311 ~ Andrew@escalanterugs.com ~ www.escalanterugs.com

In a world where centuries-old traditional weaving crafts are slowly disappearing, the history and culture of the Zapotec weavers in the Oaxaca Valley, Mexico is alive and thriving. Escalante Rugs has been THE source for fine hand-crafted wool rugs over 22 years, working with Master Weavers.

We specialize in contemporary Western designs, custom sizes and custom rug branding. Escalante Rugs has been working with DRA ranches for many years and has won many textile awards for quality and design. We look forward to seeing you! Check out our web site!
 
 
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HUB International Insurance
 
John “Tote” Turner ~ 307.732.5952~ john.turner@hubinternational.com ~www.hubinternational.com
 
The HUB Jackson office has been writing dude and cattle ranches policies since the mid-1980's.  With over three decades of experience in the hospitality and agricultural ranching business, HUB knows where to go to find the right coverages for your ranch.  Regardless of the type of outfitting your ranch is involved in, we have a program for you.
 
Our office is appointed with all of the major carriers that are competitive in the outdoor market.  We have a great reputation in the dude ranching industry and our office is a short call away.
 
Get your ranch insured the right way today by calling us @ 307-732-5952.  Looking forward to seeing you at the convention!
 
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InsideOut Solutions, Inc. 

Patricia McCauley ~ 800.500.8401 x302 ~ pat@insideout.com ~ insideout.com

Creating Marketing Solutions for your Destination

Marketing your Ranch has never been so complicated nor moved as fast as Internet marketing strategies do today.  Having a PR firm, SEM company and website developer all working independently is not in your Ranch’s best interest.  Using a shotgun approach for your marketing won’t bring you the results you desire. An All-inclusive marketing plan will help you drive business and control your marketing budget and is measurable.

InsideOut Solutions is a full service marketing company with 16 years of experience in PR, Print, SEM and Website development.  We develop one plan that integrates your website with your social media, PPC, PR and provide you the tools to manage and measure your success.

 

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Peg Menzel, Roger Arora ~ 720.977.2027 ~ pmenzel@intrix.com ~ www.intrix.com


Intrix provides safe reliable and affordable payments processing solutions for your ranch.  As the Dude Ranchers’ Association’s official merchant services provider for the last 7 years, we understand the specific needs of ranchers and your business and have the experienced staff to help design the right solution at an affordable rate.

Whether you need a simple point of sale terminal device or a fully integrated payment solution, we can design a program to find your needs!

Intrix Technology is the official merchant services provider for the DRA and is proud to give back a significant portion of our proceeds from our DRA merchant services relationships in support of the Association.  We also provide special rates for all Association Members!

 

Leavitt Insurance

Leavitt Recreation & Hospitality Insurance

Dan Schneider, Damian Petty ~ 520.571.1900 ~ dan-schneider@leavitt.com ~ leavitt.com

Leavitt Recreation and Hospitality remains the endorsed provider of insurance for the Dude Ranch Association with Dan Schneider and Damian Petty serving as your point of contact.  LRHI has served the outdoor recreation and hospitality industry for over 25 years in all 50 states with relationships with key carriers that have the ability to insure your dude ranch including liability, property and worker’s compensation.

We remain committed to the association and in addition to attending the convention, we welcome opportunities to educate and inform Dude Ranch Operators about the changes in the insurance industry and coverage specific to your operation.

 

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 Mountain Arts Pottery 

Josh & Kathy Lockie ~ 406.522.7707 ~ orders@mtnartspottery.com ~ www.mtnartspottery.com 

Mountain Arts Pottery is a homegrown, Montana-based, small family business that specializes in hand thrown pottery. We work hard to design and create our pottery so it is of the highest quality and strikes the perfect balance between everyday functionality and beauty. From full sets of dishes, to iconic serving pieces, to custom made logo mugs, our array of offerings has something to fit every function and design aesthetic.

 

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Philadelphia Insurance Companies

Krystal Allen, Allyson James ~ 303.200.5340 ~ krystal.allen@phly.com ~ phly.com

Gillingham & Associates is a subsidiary of Philadelphia Insurance Companies (PHLY) that specializes in commercial property & casualty insurance for the outdoor recreation and hospitality industries. With over 15 years insuring the recreation, hospitality and leisure market, including outfitters, guides, dude ranchers', bed & breakfast owners, and others, we have insights into your industry that others just don’t have.

We tailor each policy to address each insured’s unique exposures. We offer package policies including general liability, property, crime, inland marine, automobile, separate directors and officers liability, and umbrella liability. For all your guide & outfitter needs, visit our website at PHLY.com.

 

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Matthieu Corrand ~ 307.413.2324 ~ matt@ranchbookings.com ~ ranchbookings.com

 We’re honored to be back for our fifth convention! We build the software that makes your life easier and your guests happier.

Our more than 20 member ranches:

- Save their staff 30+ hours a week of office work

- Get more inquiries and bookings

- Make less mistakes

It’s the system built for ranchers, by ranchers.

Come catch up with us at our booth and attend our user group meeting on Friday!

 

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Judy McMullin Stromme ~ 602.370.2273 ~ ranchgifts@gmail.com ~ www.brandedranchhands.com

25 + years in the DRA

We brand deerskin gloves with your brand, ranch name and logo.

-Branded rusted steel Christmas ornaments

-Branded silver stampede strings

 -Branded silver jewelry - earrings, necklaces, charms, hat pins, etc.

 We provide your guests with a quality product with your name and brand.  Advertising that your guests pay to take home.

 

Salon Sheets and Boutique

Patty and Peter Steur ~ 805.253.0315 ~ pbsteur@aol.com ~ www.salonsheets.com

Salon Sheets has been looking forward to attending the next DRA Convention. In addition to our previous inventories, we have added pillow protectors, goose down, along with alternative goose down pillows and comforters.  We carry a selection of mattress pads and protectors. Update your cabins and guest rooms with new and refreshing linens. The boutique items for this year include handbags, wraps and ponchos.  We would be happy to assist you in expanding your ranch gift shop with merchandise, gifts and souvenirs. We have grown from a 48-year-old business where we have always provided the best in customer service and community involvement.  Through our business we support educational and charitable organizations. We support the Dude Ranch Foundation, the Carousel Ranch Fundraiser in California for their work with children with Therapy Horses and the MP/CVCOC Education Fund for the “Ahead with Horses Program.”  When we travel to acquire new items for Salon Sheets and Boutique, it is always with the client in mind.  Our items are available in Western and Southwest themes, along with other regional and seasonal favorites. We always offer “complimentary shipping” to DRA Members!

 
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Think Reservations & ThinkOrganizations

E Scot Fuller-Beatty ~ 877.736.4195 x703 ~ scot@thinkreservations.com ~ thinkreservations.com

ThinkReservations provides a fast, professional, and comprehensive property management platform for your business. With a unique ecosystem of proven business management solutions, integrated payment processing, best-in-class support, and direct connectivity with channels such as Booking.com, Expedia, TripAdvisor, BedandBreakfast.com, and Airbnb, we’re dedicated to giving you the tools to make your business more profitable and productive. Are you ready to upgrade to ThinkReservations?

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