Interested in sponsoring this event? Check out our CAN Convening Sponsorship Packet!
Contact with questions 

This event is a chance for folks who are building the region’s new economy from the ground up to come together and connect! The Central Appalachian Network invites economic development practitioners, community change makers, funders and investors, experts, and other stakeholders to our Regional Peer-to-Peer Convening. The purpose of this convening is to:

  • Inform and advance collaborative regional strategies in the sectors of clean energy, creative placemaking, and food and agriculture systems.
  • Cultivate peer-to-peer sharing and learning based on the work on the ground in these sectors and beyond.
  • Encourage attendees to engage with cross-cutting issues impacting community economic development and economic transition work.
  • Expand connections, relationships, trust, and partnerships across the broader Appalachian transition movement.

Focus Areas:
Clean Energy
Food & Agriculture Systems
Creative Placemaking
Equity & Inclusion
& Other Cross-Cutting Issues 

Space is limited, so please confirm your spot by registering as soon as possible!

2018 Regional Peer-to-Peer Convening at Tamarack 

 2019 CAN Convening Agenda

CAN Convening Program Final

Interested in Sponsoring this Event? 

Find more information in our CAN Convening Sponsorship Packet!
Contact with sponsorship inquiries.


Registration closes November 13th!

Register Here!


 Find our full registration page here!

Check out highlights from the 2018 Regional Peer-to-Peer Convening here!

Lodging Information

Participants are required to cover travel and lodging to the event.
There is a room block at Hampton Inn Beckley.

Use this link to book online and use group code CA2 to receive the room block rate. 
Use code CA2 to book with the room block rate over the phone.

110 Harper Park Drive
Beckley, WV 25801

Thank you to our 2019 Sponsors!

Lead Sponsors: 


Supporting Sponsors: