2017 Conference Location & Lodging

Update 12/31: Our discounted room block is now SOLD OUT.

Rooms are now reserved at The Homestead’s regular rate.

Please note that conference registration is non-refundable. Thank you.


The Homestead Resort
1766 Sam Snead Highway
Hot Springs, VA  24445
Map & Directions


As always, conference participants must make their own lodging arrangements. This year feel the warmth and charm of the distinctive guest rooms at The Homestead starting at only $89/night (normal rate is $220/night).  We have a limited amount of rooms at this rate so book early!!

Traditional Room

For a limited time only, rooms are only $89/night.  Authentic Southern style radiates from these classic guest rooms that include either one king bed, one queen bed or two double beds

To take advantage of this special conference pricing:

  1. Call 800-838-1766 or book online.
  2. Inform the reservation specialist that you are booking a guest room(s) for the conference.
  3. Enjoy!


Accommodations boast rich fabrics and furnishings fit for world leaders—22 U.S. presidents have stayed with at The Homestead since the 18th century. Plenty of fluffy down pillows and comfortable feather beds invite guests to relax in traditional Virginia style, while flat screen plasma televisions and WiFi in every room provide the comforts and conveniences of home.


Breakfast/lunch/dinner on Tuesday, and breakfast/lunch on Wednesday are included in your conference registration.  The Homestead also offers numerous additional dining options, both formal and informal, including restaurants, bars, and pastry & coffee shop.  Check out their website for more dining details.

Due to the number of conference attendees traveling to The Homestead with someone NOT attending conference, we are selling meal tickets.  The cost is $100/adult and $70/child under 12.  This meal ticket covers meals for both days of conference (Tuesday B/L/D, and Wednesday B/L).

Internet & Cellular Service

Internet WiFi is free in The Homestead’s private hotel rooms and in the public lobby.  All cellular service providers have good signal strength at this venue.


Valet parking is a special conference rate of $5/day.  Self parking is also $5/day.

Pre-/Post-Conference Resort Activities

Take advantage of this amazing venue and come before or stay after conference at the same discounted conference room rate (room offer valid for the 3 days before/after conference). The Homestead offers a multitude of activities for the whole family including skiing, snowboarding, and ice skating. Check out their website for more winter activity details.