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The 2014 Convention will be held October 31 - November 1, 2014 at Flatwoods Conference Center located in the Days Hotel in Flatwoods, WV. Centrally located in the state, Flatwoods offers outlet shopping, camping and a bit of nostalgic charm in the historic town of Sutton.

Conference Program

We have an exciting and engaging schedule of events planned for this year's program that professionals in the field cannont afford to miss! The general program schedule is as follows (subject to modification by conference organizers as needed):

October 30 - Pre Convention Workshops

  • Higher Education Faculty Workshop
  • Young Professionals Workshop
  • Past-President's Dinner and Social

October 31 - Convention and Program: Day 1

  • Lecture and Activity Sessions
  • Keynote and General Sessions
  • Exhibitors and Catelogue Displays
  • Awards Banquet and Social

November 1 - Convention and Program: Day 2

  • Lecture and Activity Sessions

Lodging Accomodations

Welcome to the Days Hotel in Flatwoods, WV ( for the 2014 WVAHPERD Annual Convention. The Days Hotel is located near the Flatwoods Factory Outlet and an hour from the New River Gorge Bridge. Start your morning with free hot breakfast at the on-site Visions Restaurant, then enjoy a workout in the fitness center or soak in the spa. Jump start your morning with a hike on the property trail system and then swim in the seasonal outdoor or indoor pools. Stay connected to home or the office with free Wi-Fi Internet access. The hotel offers 24-hour front desk service, in-room refrigerators and free parking. Handicapped-accessible rooms and whirlpool suites are available.

Local Attractions

Across from the hotel is the Flatwoods Factory Outlet, featuring many local and national brand stores. Right next door you will find Mountain Lakes Amphitheater, featuring concerts and performances that are fun for everyone. Get out on the green and hit a hole-in-one at Arnold Palmer Golf Course. 

Just one mile from this Sutton, WV, hotel, you can get lost in the 8,000 acres of serenity and beauty at Holly River State Park. In the evening, sample handcrafted wines at Lambert’s Vintage Wines or The Kirkwood Winery. For lakefront recreation, beautiful Burnsville Lake is just a short drive away, or take an hour scenic drive to the New River Gorge National Recreation Area.

Dining Options

Enjoy the famous all-you-can-eat prime rib and shrimp cocktail at Visions Restaurant, located on-site at our Sutton, WV, hotel. Fresh pizza awaits at Sicilia’s Pizzeria, only minutes away. McDonald’s and Moe’s Southwest Grill are close by for a quick bite near our hotel. 

Business & Event Facilities

The hotel offers more than 15,000-square-feet of meeting space. Their 24-hour business center is equipped with public computers, Internet access, fax and copy services.

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