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!


$100 per person (Winter Special - thru March 1)

$150 per person (after March 1)

$200 per person (after April 1)

$250 per person (after May 1)

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 - Revised agenda TBA

PRE- AND POST-CONFERENCE MEDIA TRIPS - Media Members are invited to take Pre- and/or Post- Conference Trips. Check back for details.

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!