CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The National Governors Association announced Tuesday it will hold its 2015 Summer Meeting in West Virginia.
The Greenbrier Resort will host the NGA from July 23-26, 2015. It will be the third NGA Summer Meeting in West Virginia since 1922. The last one was in 1950.
The NGA has two major meetings a year. West Virginia outbid several other states for the event.
“The nation’s governors are excited to bring our Summer Meeting to West Virginia, and we thank Gov. Tomblin for his gracious invitation,” NGA Vice Chair Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said in a prepared release. “NGA meetings are an opportunity for leaders from around the country to come together across party lines to develop innovative and improved approaches to governing.”
Gov. Tomblin called the gathering an opportunity to “showcase Wild, Wonderful West Virginia to my colleagues from across the country.”
The NGA said The Greenbrier has the necessary accommodations including meeting space, transportation requirements, security and volunteer needs.