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The Wilds Cooperative and the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship are proud to present the first

PA Wilds Creative Entrepreneur's Conference

April 27, 2018  
Pajama Factory, Williampsport

The Wilds Cooperative of PA is rural PA’s largest network of creative entrepreneurs. Our creative artists and entrepreneurs influence our regional brand and visitor experience in a unique way. Join us we launch our first conference to engage members in program strategies, networking and professional development. Session topics include Capitalizing on PA’s Booming Outdoor Recreation Economy, Unifying Your Community with the PA Wilds Design Guide, Marketing Across Digital platforms and Within Four Walls, and Producing for Wholesale. The event will also feature a Keynote luncheon and scheduled tours of the Pajama Factory.

Join us on April 26 for the Annual PA Wilds Dinner  for two days of networking and learning. 

More details about the Annual PA Wilds Dinner here

Looking for lodging?


Advance registration is now closed. 
Tickets will be available at the door.
Find out more here. 


Thank you!

ICYY Ink Screen Printing and Laughing Owl Press for underwriting The Creative Makers Reception 

The Progress Fund for underwriting the The Keynote Luncheon


Williamsport has many lodging options from Bed and Breakfasts to larger hotels throughout the city and surrounding area. Our team has worked with the Holiday Inn Downtown and Holiday Inn Express to negotiate a preferred rate for our event.

Holiday Inn Downtown, 100 Pine Street, $75 plus tax (for single or double) call 570-327-8231 for reservations

Holiday Inn Express, 90 Pine Street, $80 plus tax (for single or double) call 570-327-5292 for reservations.
You must call to book your reservation and reference the "PA Wilds" rate while booking your room.

Additional Discounted Rates for Event Attendees:

Genetti Hotel & Suites, 200 West Fourth Street, $84 rate for singles and doubles (plus tax) for 15 rooms per night. The cut-off date will be April 11th. Guests can call the hotel at 570-326-6600 and request the “PA Wilds Center” group room rate.

Hampton Inn Williamsport, - Downtown, 40 Via Bella, Non-Commissionable room rate of $92 (plus tax) per night for single-quad occupancy. Guests can reserve online using Group Code “PAW’ or by calling the hotel directly at 570-323-6190 and asking for the "PA Wilds” room rate.

Find additional lodging options via the Lycoming County Visitors Bureau website here

The Wilds Cooperative of Pennsylvania is a program of the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, a regional non-profit. Find them online at facebook.com/pawildsTreps or Twitter @pawildsTreps

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