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Appalachian Incentives, Retreats and Meetings

Looking for a unique location for a retreat or meeting? The Summit is the ideal setting to balance nature with incentives, corporate retreats, executive meetings, planning sessions, team building, education, and creative think tanks. Choose from large auditoriums, state-of-the-art classrooms, elegant dining spaces, and outdoor pavilions and decks featuring expansive views of the Summit’s wooded property. Plus, with Wi-Fi both indoors and outdoors, your group is sure to feel more connected than ever. With the convenience of on-site lodging and activities, attendees can customize their stay and comfort level.

Ready to schedule your meeting or retreat? Submit an event request to start your adventure!

J.W. Marriott, Jr. Leadership Center
The JW Marriott, Jr. Leadership Center on Robert H. Murray Leadership ridge is a beautiful, state-of-the-art conference center. Perched high above the property, it offers modern amenities against a backdrop of adventure, making it an excellent option for conferences, meetings, and retreats.

Learn more about this meeting venue here.


Rex W. Tillerson Leadership Center
The Rex W. Tillerson Leadership Center was designed to serve as a multi-functional hall that can host a variety of gathering functions, such as lectures, banquets, and group educational activities. The 15,000-square-foot facility features a modern, upscale learning environment and a tranquil covered veranda where participants can gather for social and educational activities or take a break from their training. The center comprises the Perot Family Leadership Wing, Ross Perot Leadership Hall, James S. Turley Leadership Wing, and The Rees-Jones Foundation Leadership Veranda.

Learn more about this meeting venue here.


Accommodations for Your Group
From mid-October to mid-May, 41 hotel rooms, Fenneman Lodge (a 3-bedroom mountaintop villa), and two bunkhouses (dorm-style lodging) with 36 rooms each provide indoor comfort and amenities for groups with up to 584 guests.

From mid-May to mid-October, 18 safari-style luxury tents expand the housing options for your group bringing the total guest count to 692. Primitive camping and RV spots further expand lodging options with six campgrounds that can host a total of 50,000 guests.

J.W. Marriott / Gene H. Yamagata Lodging
Fenneman Lodge / Great Hall
Luxury Tents
Primitive Camping & RV


An Array of Adventures, Right Here on Property
Experience all sorts of heart-pumping adventure! Whether it’s learning to rock climb and rappel for the first time, trying your shot at 5-stand clay shooting, or winding down dirt trails on a mountain bike, the adventures here bring out the best in participants and instill long-lasting camaraderie.

Each season brings new opportunities to discover Appalachia.


No two days are the same.
From the moment you turn onto the unpaved road, you know you’re in a truly special place. Summit Bechtel Reserve encompasses four pristine lakes, campground fields, and more than 100 miles of pine-forested trails. Once the awe settles in, you realize this place is also filled with potential—70+ outdoor adventures await.

And five uninterrupted days here present a new world of opportunities.