Conference Info at a Glance! 

June 1-4, 2022

The Resort at Glade Springs - Daniels, WV

REGISTRATION - Registration for the 2022 SEOPA Conference is underway!

Be sure to register early for maximum savings!

REGISTER HERE!

$250 per person (after May 1)

Get to know wild and wonderful Southern West Virginia:  ON-YOUR-OWN ADVENTURES

Conference Details and Reminders

A flat fee of $200 is charged to Corporate members who wish to display at Breakout Day, Shooting Day, and/or the Tourism Destination Station.

LODGING - Have you booked your room? A variety of lovely accommodations are available at The Resort at Glade Springs. Just call 1-877-814-7316 and mention Group Code SEOPA22 to secure the special rate of $120 (includes taxes and fees).

VENUES - As if the Resort doesn't have enough to keep us busy, our preliminary agenda includes an afternoon/evening at Adventures on the Gorge overlooking the New River, and a Shooting Event/Breakout Day at the Summit Bechtel Reserve, the nearly 11,000-acre home of the Boy Scout Jamboree. One of many choices for Saturday afternoon is hiking at nearby Little Beaver State Park. The Park has more than a dozen easy to moderate trails ranging from .25 to 2.6 miles.

SESSIONS - Sessions will include informative round-tables with area experts discussing all things Southern West Virginia Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow:  The History of Coal Country and Its People; How Snow-skiing, Rafting, Rock Climbing, and Mountain Biking Compete With Screen Time; All About the Newly Designated New River Gorge Park and Preserve, and more:

• Landscape Photography Tips

• Careful Planning:  Eating on Multi-Day Trips in the Wild

• ATV Safety and Southern West Virginia Trails Programs

• Bear Hunting With Dogs

• Giving Back:  Teaching Kids to Fish at the Glade

AGENDA

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES BEFORE, DURING, AND AFTER THE CONFERENCE

All attendees are encouraged to participate in the activities at Adventures on the Gorge on Thursday, June 2. Pre-registration is required. Click HERE for more!

Pre- and/or post-trips are offered as follows:

Tuesday, May 31 - ATV riding on the Hatfield & McCoy Trail is available for 9 participants
Tuesday, May 31 - Exhibition Coal Mine Tour is available for 32 participants (Tour begins at 10 a.m.)
Tuesday, May 31 - Whitewater Rafting with River Expeditions-Full Day (5-7 hours) Media member complimentary, spouse cost is $62.50
Tuesday, May 31 - Zipline with River Expeditions - Media member complimentary, spouse cost is $29.50
Sunday, June 5 - Whitewater Rafting with River Expeditions-Full Day (5-7 hours) Media member complimentary, spouse cost is $62.50
Sunday, June 5 - Zipline with River Expeditions Media member complimentary, spouse cost is $29.50

Contact Sam Brackenrich to reserve your spots on the above-listed adventures!

Sam Brackenrich
[email protected]
304-252-2244
visitwv.com

Add outstanding food, hospitality, and time spent with a wide array of colorful characters, and you're in for a special gathering in a special place. It's almost heaven!

Click here to see what SEOPA Past President Jeff Samsel has to say about Southern West Virginia!