Summer Conferences

Thank you for considering Emory & Henry College for your summer event!

Founded in 1836, Emory & Henry is the oldest college in Southwest Virginia. It is known for the beauty of its campus, the central portion of which is listed on the National Historic Register. The campus is located in the village of Emory, Virginia, a few miles north of Abingdon, Virginia and the Tri-Cities area. The campus is surrounded by an outdoor wonderland with many opportunities for activities and enjoyment of the area’s natural beauty.

Emory & Henry is an ideal location for your summer conference. We offer modern amenities to meet your specific needs, all here at the “Safest Four-Year College in Virginia,” according to, an online educational ranking and research service.

Emory & Henry’s Summer Conferences office provides a customer-centered, one-stop-shop approach to conference planning and coordination. Our friendly and helpful staff can coordinate housing, meeting space, meals, catering, audio-visual, and various registration services. We offer you everything required to ensure that your program at Emory & Henry is memorable. We remove the guesswork from the planning process and allow you to focus on the more important components of your event. We ensure an extraordinary experience for all of your guests.

Check out the links below for more information about the college. Contact Jimmy Whited, director of housing, 276.944.6529, ORL\Pm5GcJ{=ITK]#[6J1FESt^I/_G#5A for more information about planning your conference.