Savory Satisfaction: Using Current Food and Beverage Trends to Add Value to Your Next Corporate Event

Beautifully curated, light, and simple meals are trending and that is a very good thing for meeting planners. Not only do these types of meals help attract attendees, but they are also very versatile and serve the overall agenda of the meeting well. From grab and go snacks that encourage mingling to locally sourced salads that energize and satisfy, your staff will enjoy every bite. 


Stress Less – It’s The Season To Bless!

‘Tis the season — when stress is up and productivity is down. Everyone’s already packed calendars are overflowing with must-dos like kids’ holiday concerts and gift buying. Work must go on but with some careful planning and a sprinkle of understanding, your company atmosphere can inspire productivity through the holidays. 


What Makes Stonewall Meetings Unique

When planning an offsite meeting, you should have high expectations and anticipate a significant return on your investment. But no matter how much you plan and schedule, if your team is not inspired, your results will likely be mediocre at best. If you are planning an offsite meeting, you need a venue that inspires creativity, sparks innovation, and triggers engagement.


Five Ways to Sprinkle in Mother Earth to Your Corporate Meetings

In life, there’s what we know to be true intuitively and then there’s scientific fact. When what we know to be true, intuitively, is further validated by scientific data, then it becomes utterly indisputable. The physical, mental, and emotional benefits of nature are indisputable. Scientific study after study has proven, throughout the past decade, what most humans already know to be true experientially: nature enhances overall wellbeing.


Laid-Back Outdoor Group Adventures to Amp Up the Agenda

Being the only lakeside conference center in West Virginia has its perks. Just look out the window and you’ll see them:

Colleagues laughing among rolling mountains. Handshakes during hikes in lush forests. Connections made while cruising on a glistening lake.

More than just a beautiful backdrop for remarkable meetings and events, our tranquil surroundings are actually the secret to instilling your participants with more energy, stronger connections, and sky-high creativity.

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Appetizing Anticipation: What to Expect in Appalachian Cuisine at Your WV Meeting

Here in West Virginia ‘eating local’ is old news. Our families are made up of long-time locavores. We’ve been resourcefully thriving off our land for centuries, way long before ‘farm-to-fork’ was cool!

So, when it comes to customizing your group meeting experience, you’ll definitely want to dive into what the locals have to offer by way of cuisine. Appalachian cuisine is considered an undiscovered gem of American regional cooking. Let’s explore West Virginia through our flavors, textures, and recipes, so you can plan an event your guests will not soon forget.


Small Meetings, Big Objectives: Creating Impactful Executive Retreats

Executive retreats are the Teslas of meetings.

They’re designed for a company’s C-suite, meaning the budget and the expectations are sky-high. These off-site team-building and strategy sessions are vital to building a strong, collaborative team dynamic that impacts the entire company, its employees and its future. So, planning one requires more than just a firm grasp on the logistics.

What’s the secret sauce behind planning an executive retreat that is both posh and productive?