AC2023 Special Events


Special Events being held at the WNC Annual Conference will be requested online this year, to streamline the process of booking and including events in the special events calendar.  Please follow this two-step process!

  1. Make your event arrangements with your host!

​             a. To hold a special event at Lake Junaluska, please submit your request through the Lake Junaluska Special                         Events request button below.  Once your request has been received, a reservationist from Lake Junaluska will                  be in touch to confirm your event details and book your event.

                -All requests are on a first-come, first-serve basis!  Check out event space options                                                                      at

                -Scroll down to see the scheduled mealtimes.

                -Between now and Friday, May 5th, the meeting room rental charge will be waived, though a setup fee may                      still apply. 

                -New in 2023: Lake Junaluska will require payment at the time of booking.

                -A catering menu is being created for the WNC conference, but in the meantime, visit this page to see                                  potential dining and refreshment options.

                -As in years past, family events and ancillary activities are welcomed during Annual Conference and can be                    scheduled through the Lake Junaluska request button below, and do not need to be included on the P&R                          calendar.


           b. Or book your event with your non-Lake Junaluska host

  1. Submit your event for inclusion in the Special Events List:

        a. To include your event in the Program & Reports and P&R Supplement books, please click on the Special Events                  List Submission button below.  (This form will send the necessary information to Marsha Patton at the                                Conference Center.  For questions, please email directly, in addition to submitting the online form.)

        b. Submit your event as early as possible, but no later than Sun, April 30

        c. Please do NOT submit your event for publication until it has been confirmed.  We cannot include events                            with tentative or incomplete information.

Ordering food for your special event:
Are you hosting a special event at Lake Junaluska and would like to provide food for your participants? Check out the Special Events Menu provided by Lake Junaluska by clicking the button below. When booking your event with Lake Junaluska, their booking agent will handle your food order if you choose to provide food at your event.

Mealtimes are scheduled for the following: Friday, June 16 Breakfast @ 7:00 - 8:30 Lunch @ 12:00 - 1:30 Dinner @ 5:30 

Saturday, June 17 Breakfast @ 7:00 - 8:30 Lunch @ 12:30 - 2:00 Dinner @ 5:30 - 7:30