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2019 Mid-Atlantic Annual Conference

Tue, Oct 1, 2019   thru Wed, Oct 2, 2019

The Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville, NC

Mid-Atlantic Annual Conference

October 1-2, 2019

 

The Omni Grove Park Inn

290 Macon Drive

Asheville, NC 28804

Tel: 828-252-2711

 

THE OMNI GROVE PARK INN:

With a history of serving guests for over a century, The Omni Grove Park Inn welcomes you with a tradition of Southern hospitality, rich heritage and all the conveniences a modern traveler requires. Enjoy a vast array of art galleries, local craft breweries and tons of venues for the performing arts here in the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina.

GETTING TO THE GROVE PARK INN:

The Omni Grove Park Inn sits on 150 acres about 2,000 feet above sea level in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. The luxury Asheville, North Carolina, resort is near the crossroads of Interstates 40 and 26 and just 1.5 miles from downtown. The AAA Four Diamond resort is 17 miles from Asheville Regional Airport. FROM I-26 & I-40 (THE ASHEVILLE AIRPORT) Take I-240 into Asheville. Exit 5B/Charlotte Street. From I-240 East, turn left on Charlotte Street or from I-240 West, turn right on Charlotte Street. Proceed north on Charlotte Street for approximately 0.7 miles. Turn right on Macon Avenue and continue for 0.8 miles. The Omni Grove Park Inn entrance will be on your left.

HOTEL RESERVATIONS:

Please make your room reservation by calling by 1-800-438-5800, by Monday, September 9, 2019 and ask for the Mid-Atlantic Conference discounted rate of $259.00++, which includes the resort fee.

Guests may also access room reservations via online booking HERE:

https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/asheville-grove-park/meetings/nwra-mid-atlantic-annual-conf-09302019

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEES:

Member               $260

Non-Member      $365

Spouse/Guest     $190

(fee includes meals, receptions, education sessions )

Exhibitor:             $600

Golf :                    $170     

 

SPONSOR AND EXHIBITOR OPPORTUNITIES:

The Mid-Atlantic Conference has numerous opportunities for sponsorships.  Sponsorships are a great way to support VWIA and the Carolinas Chapter, as well as to get your company name in front of potential customers.  We also welcome members to promote your company at our tabletop exhibit hall.  If you have any questions, or wish to secure a sponsorship, please contact Mike Huff at 770-513-1440/mhuff@wasterecycling.org or Bob Kania at 757-621-3192/bkania@wasterecycling.org

GOLF INFORMATION:

The Annual Golf Tournament will be held on Wednesday, October 2 at 12:00 p.m. on the resort golf course;  the Putting Contest and the Bloody Mary Bar both open at 10:00 a.m.   The golf tournament fee of $170 includes the greens and cart fees and a box lunch.

CASINO NIGHT – TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1:

Join us again this year in the fun of Casino Night at the Homestead.  We will have a buffet dinner, then a casino night afterwards.  There will be blackjack, roulette, poker and craps.  Your winnings will become raffle tickets for the raffle drawings.  This will be a fun and casual night, so get ready to gamble and possibly be a big winner!!

TENTATIVE AGENDA

 

Tuesday, October 1

8:30 a.m. - Registration

8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. - Exhibit Set-Up

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. - Carolinas Chapter Annual Meeting

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. - VWIA Annual Meeting

12:00 p.m. - Exhibit Hall is Open

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. - Annual Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. - Education Sessions

6:00 p.m. - Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall

7:00 p.m. - Annual Dinner with Casino Night

Wednesday, October 2

Take advantage of all the activities at The Grove Park Inn and enjoy the resort on your own this morning.

10:00 a.m. - Bloody Mary Bar and Putting Contest Open

12:00 p.m. - Annual Golf Tournament

6:30 p.m. -Annual Cook-Out and Golf Awards

Location

The Omni Grove Park Inn
290 Macon Avenue
Asheville, NC 28804
US
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