Tue, Apr 27


Embassy Suites Charleston

2021 Stand Up Rural America Summit

Join us for this dynamic Economic Development Summit designed specifically for Rural America. Regular Summit Registration Rate $349 thru 4/25/2021 Onsite Registration Rate $449 available 4/26/2021 Discounted Group Registration for Five $1,396

Registration for the Summit will close on April 27, 2021.
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Time & Location

Apr 27, 2021, 3:00 PM EDT – Apr 29, 2021, 3:00 PM EDT

Embassy Suites Charleston , 300 Court St, Charleston, WV 25301, USA

About The Event

RESCHEDULED! This national Rural Economic Development Summit will take place April 27-29, 2021 in Charleston, WV. This event, Stand Up Rural America-Get Yourself a Seat At the Big Table, will feature more than 18 nationally renowned subject matter experts and successful economic development practitioners. Topics to be covered include planning, leadership, entrepreneurship, downtown revitalization, marketing, regionalism, BRE, rural retail recruitment, communictions, livability and more!  

Enjoy an event designed specifically for rural communities. You will receive tangible tools and strategies to help your cities, counties and regions grow! This summit is designed for Economic Development Organizations, Chambers of Commerce, Cities, Counties, Utilities, Lenders, Industry Leaders and those with a vested interest in the growth and prosperity of Rural America.

Summit Organizer: ACCELERATION by design LLC EIN #82-4908085 (W-9 provided upon request) 





  • Regular Summit Registration


    Regular Registration Rate for the Summit was $399. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, we have discounted this rate to the early registration rate of $349 for the 2021 Summit. Open to all interested individuals.




  • Extra Ticket to Summit Dinner


    One Dinner ticket is included in each registration. $25 for extra tickets to the CELEBRATE RURAL AMERICA Reception & Dinner Party to be held on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. Family members and guests are welcome. Dress is Casual.