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2021 Annual Convention

The 84th Annual Convention of the Cotton Warehouse Association of America will be held  June 23 - 26, 2021 at the beautiful Greenbier in White Sulphur Springs, WV.

The convention is a great opportunity to reconnect with old friends in the industry and build new relationships with the members and guests of CWAA. Keep checking back to this page as we will be posting more details about the meeting as they are confirmed.


Lodging Information

Located amid the breathtaking mountains of West Virginia, The Greenbrier is a National Historic Landmark and world-class resort that has been welcoming guests from around the world since 1778. The natural mineral springs that drew their first guests over 235 years ago continue to lure visitors to their 11,000 acre luxury retreat today. With a guest list that includes 27 of our country’s 45 Presidents, America’s Resort has long been a favorite destination of royalty, celebrities and business leaders. Today, The Greenbrier invites a new generation to come out and play. Enjoy relaxing pastimes, start treasured traditions, or set out on an amazing adventure.  You'll find endless vacation possibilities at The Greenbrier. 

Making Reservations

A room block has been negotiated with The Greenbrier at a rate of $279/night. Click here to make your room reservations online. If you prefer to call the hotel to make your reservations, you may do so by calling 1-844-521-6695, and then selecting option 2.  Be sure to tell them you are with the CWAA group to get our group room rate.   The reservation portal and group room rate will be available until May 21st.     

If you are planning on arriving prior to the meeting or staying after, the special room rates are valid 1 day before and 3 days after the meeting.  

The deadline to make your reservations with the discounted room rate is Saturday, May 21, 2021.

Preliminary Schedule

 Wednesday, June 23, 2021    
  12:00 - 5:00pm  Registration 
   4:00 - 5:00pm Ways and Means Committee Meeting 
   6:00 - 7:00pm President's Welcome Reception 
 Thursday, June 24, 2021    
  8:00 - 11:00am  Committee Meetings (All attendees welcome) 
   1:00 - 6:00pm Cotton Classic Golf Tournament 
 Friday, June 25, 2021    
  8:00 - 11:00am Committee Meetings (All attendees welcome)  
   11:30 - 1:00pm Retiring Board of Directors Meeting 
   7:00 - 9:00pm Convention Banquet 
 Saturday, June 26, 2021

   8:30 - 10:00am Breakfast/General Session 
   10:00 - 11:00am Business Session 
   11:00 - 12:00pm New Board of Directors Meeting 

Cotton Classic Golf Tournament

This year's Cotton Classic Golf Tournament will be at the Lewisburg Elks Country Club located about 10 miles from the Greenbrier.

The Lewisburg Elks Golf Course dates back to the 1930s when the first nine holes were constructed.  The second 9 holes were added in the 1960s.  The course has been a West Virginia State Amateur Qualifier site for men, an annual WVGA Senior Series event, as well as a regional site for the First Tee West Virginia.   

Boxed lunches and golf carts will be provided for golfers.  Golf club rental is limited, so plan to bring your golf clubs when you travel, if possible.  

The tournament will be played in a four player scramble format with teams grouped evenly by handicap. Prizes will be awarded to the top teams, as well as individuals posting the longest drive and closest to the hole.

Getting There

By car, it is a scenic drive from both Washington, D.C. or Charleston, WV.

From Interstate 64 West
Exit #181 White Sulphur Springs. At end of exit ramp take a right and proceed for approximately 1.5 miles. The Main Entrance will be on the right.

From Interstate 64 East
Exit #175 White Sulphur Springs. At the end of the ramp take a left; go to the stop sign, turn right and proceed approximately 3.5 miles. The Main Entrance will be on the left.

Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB)
, is served by SkyWest, and tickets are currently available for purchase at Greenbrier Valley Airport is located only 15 minutes away from The Greenbrier. SkyWest will offer daily flights to and from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) and Washington Dulles (IAD) Airports. 

Other airports convenient to The Greenbrier include Roanoke, VA (ROA), Charleston, WV (CRW) and Beckley, WV (BKW) with service provided by major carriers.

Cotton Warehouse Association of America
12023 E CR 6500
Lorenzo, TX 79343
(806) 577-7193

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