2021 Mid-Atlantic Conference and October Chapter Meeting

The 2021 Mid-Atlantic Conference and October Chapter Meeting, co-hosted by the National Waste & Recycling Association’s (NWRA) Virginia and Carolinas chapters, will be held October 5-6 at the Omni Resort, Grove Park Inn in Asheville, N.C.

Please join us for the 2021 NWRA Mid-Atlantic Annual Conference at 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 in the mountains of Asheville, N.C. This is the perfect place to get together with your industry colleagues and enjoy networking events, educational sessions, a golf tournament and annual chapter meetings.


Tuesday, October 5

8:30 a.m.       Registration

9:00 a.m.       VWIA Annual Chapter Meeting

10:00 a.m.     NWRA Carolinas Chapter Meeting

12:00 p.m.     Lunch in Exhibit Hall

1:30 p.m.       Educational Sessions

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

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

8:30 p.m.       Casino Night

Wednesday, October 6

9:30 a.m. Golf Registration and Putting Contest Begin

10:00 a.m. Annual Golf Tournament

6:30 p.m.   Annual Cookout and Golf Awards


The Annual Golf Tournament will be held on Wednesday, October 6 at 10:00 a.m. on the resort golf course; Golf Registration and the Putting Contest open at 9:30 a.m. The golf tournament fee includes the greens and cart fees as well as a boxed lunch and on-the-course drink tickets.

FEE: $180/person    

REGISTRATION FEES: (register online here)

NWRA Member: $300 

Non-member: $365

Exhibitor: $700 (includes one registration)

Spouse/Guest: $225 (fee includes meals, reception and educations sessions)

Golf: $180/person


Please make room reservations by clicking here or by calling (800) 438-5800 by Monday, September 13 and asking for the Mid-Atlantic Conference for the discounted rate of $289. This does not include the reduced resort charge of $10.00 per room, per night.

Note: The room block is limited, so please make your reservation early as the room block can fill up prior to the September 13 deadline.


The Mid-Atlantic Conference has numerous opportunities for sponsorships. Sponsorships are a great way to support VWIA and the NWRA Carolinas chapter while also getting 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 404-386 2141/mhuff@wasterecycling.org or Bob Kania at 757-621-3192/bkania@wasterecycling.org.