On April 3, 12:00, Zurab Kostava, president of the ski federation of Georgia held a summary press conference in the hotel "Radisson". Within the framework of the event IDS Borjomi signed a memorandum on cooperation with Georgia. According to the memorandum, the world famous mineral water brand "Borjomi" will provide Georgia's ski federation for three years.The event was attended by Sports and Youth Minister Tariel Khechikashvili and founder of the company "Silknet" Giorgi Ramishvili, along with the heads of the ski federation and company IDS Borjomi. The president of the ski federation of Georgia summarized the past season in the press conference. It is worth mentioning that the Georgian Cup of 2017 was held in four stages in Mestia, Bakuriani, Goderdzi Pass and Gudauri with the support of the Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs, General Sponsor Silknet, Company Borjomi and Mountain Resorts Development Company. The fourth phase of the Georgia Cup 2017 was held in Gudauri on March 24-26. Members of Georgian skiing team participated in the international races and participated in the World Championship of St. Moritz. Therefore, it was not possible to take regular roles in the Georgian Cup.The owners of this year's Cup of Georgia in Gudauri became sportsmen's of Tbilisi St. Giorgi School, Bakuriani, Mestia and Adjara Sports School.
The Ski Federation of Ireland hosted the Small Evolving Ski Nations (SES) Assembly in Dublin from 28th-30th April 2017.
17 member nations of SES attended the Assembly with Presidents and Secretary Generals from: Albania, Bosnia Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Hungary, Ireland, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Morocco, Montenegro, Monaco, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, San Marino and South Africa. A warm welcome was extended to FIS Secretary General, Sarah Lewis who also attended.
On Friday 28th April a Reception was held to welcome all member nations. Attendees included representatives from the Government Agency Sport Ireland, Paul McDermott and the Irish Olympic Committee, Rob Johnson.
On Saturday, 29th April, the SES AGM was held and a new committee was elected. The newly elected Executive Board members are: President, Milan Bozic, SRB: Vice President, Pedro Farromba, POR: Secretary General, Shane O’Connor, IRL: Treasurer, Freddy Kairouz, Lebanon and Legal Matters, Jelena Dojcinovic, BIH.
The guest speaker at the SES meeting was David Carrigy, Head of Development and International Relations of World Rugby. He interacted with the members and presented their “Get Into Rugby” programme for developing the sport, which showed a number of synergies between the World Rugby and FIS activities.
Outgoing committee members Paul Michaelides, President, Dan Mihoc, Vice-President and Ken Hicks, Secretary were honoured at a SES Dinner at the Royal Irish Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire, Dublin.
On Sunday morning a tour was arranged to the Guinness Storehouse and in the afternoon some of the delegates visited the Dry Ski Slope operated by the Ski Club of Ireland.