Join us September 8-11, 2024 in beautiful Charleston, West Virginia. Registration is open. Get ready for a knowledge-charged conference where you will hear from leading experts in the tourism industry. We can’t wait to see everyone there!

Governor’s Conference on Tourism 2024

We are delighted to be holding this year’s conference on September 8-11 at Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center in the Metro Valley region. The conference will be full of education and networking opportunities for tourism professionals of all backgrounds – from students entering the field to seasoned experts looking to hone their skills and reconnect with colleagues. We hope you’ll join us!

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Early Bird Registration Open Now

Register at the Early Bird rate of $185 while you can. Early Bird registration is available until May 1st, 2024.

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Conference Fast Facts

DATES: September 8-11, 2024

LOCATION: Charleston Coliseum
& Convention Center

200 Civic Center Dr, Charleston, WV 25301

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The Early Bird rate is available until May 1, 2024.

Start planning your visit to the Metro Valley by submitting your conference registration and exploring the tentative event program.

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Updates & Announcements

Stay in the loop about all things Governor’s Conference by signing up for our Partner Portal. You will begin receiving helpful tips and know-before-you-go information!

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Have any questions?

Reach out to Brenna Dugan, Organizational Communications Coordinator, at

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Discover the must-visit boutiques and must-try eateries in Charleston. Pick your destinations before you go, so your Governor’s Conference experience is packed with local flair.

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