Upcoming meeting and Hotel information

Meeting information

The 98th Annual Cumberland-Shenandoah Fruit Workers Conference will be held Thursday and Friday, December 1st & 2nd, 2022 at the Holiday Inn Winchester SE-Historic Gateway (333 Front Royal Pike, Winchester, Virginia 22602).

The agenda will include a Plenary Session with a keynote presentation along with our traditional call of the states.  Following the Plenary Session, you can expect presentation sessions dedicated to research and extension topics in tree fruit horticulture, plant pathology, and entomology.  Our presentation format will be 12 minutes for content, and 3 for questions, for a total of 15 minutes.  A/V equipment for PowerPoint presentations will be available.

We are planning on a registration deadline of Tuesday, November 1st with a conference early registration fee of $100 per attendee.  Online registration after November 1st will increase to $150, and the registration fee will be $200 at the door.

Hotel information

We have a block of rooms reserved in Holiday Inn Winchester SE-Historic Gateway. You can call the hotel directly (540-667-3300) or book online through the booking link to make reservation(s). When you call the hotel, you will be directed to central reservations or book with the front desk agent. You can mention the Cumberland SFW Conference. The booking link is below:

Cumberland Conference

Follow the link, on the top right, and select the green button “Book Now”. Choose the dates between Nov 30 and December 2, 2022, in the search boxes. It will show the rooms listed within the block and the rates. If you would like a specific room type or stay two days before or after, you will need to call the hotel line to make your reservation. Selecting a date outside the date range on the booking link will show different rates. “