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The Asheville Christian Writers Conference is not a level of writing – it’s a battle cry. God calls us to step up and answer with the best work possible using the talents He has given. We are called together to focus our hearts on the task Christ assigned us . . . to strengthen our ties with one another and hone our craft of writing so we might effectively spread the Word of God through fiction and non-fiction books, screenplays, scripts, articles, and blogs.
ACWC is not a level of writing – it’s a battle cry. Past attendees have gone on to write for Inspire A Fire, Christian Devotions, CBN Devotions, the Upper Room, and Inspiration.org. Other attendees have received book contracts from Iron Stream Media, Thomas Nelson, Tyndale, and other book publishers.
Join us February 18-20 ON-CAMPUS at the Cove, for the 2022 Asheville Christian Writers Conference. If On-Campus is not for you - Register for our virtual conference.
RATES FOR STAYING ON CAMPUS AT THE COVE ARE AS FOLLOWS.
YOU MAY PAY IN FULL OR CHOOSE TO PAY A DEPOSIT. The deposit will subtract from your total and the remainder is billed in November)
*Pay a $150 deposit for a Single or Double Room (Remainer billed in November and subtracted from your total.)
*Single Rate is $554 + 5 (Pay Pal charge) = $559
Single rate includes a single room, all meals, and conference fee.
*Double Rate is $426 + 5 (Pay Pal charge) = $431
Double rate includes a double (shared room), all meals, and conference fee
*OFF Campus Rate is $308 + 5 ( Pay Pal Charge) = $311
Off-campus rate, conferees secure their own housing off-campus. Included in this rate are all meals, venue charges, and conference fee. See below for off-campus hotels located just outside the Cove.
Triple or Quad occupancies must be specially approved – contact [email protected] with the names and email addresses of all occupants.
ATTEND ACWC VIRTUALLY and receive access to the live streaming portion of our conference. At the conclusion of the conference, you will also be able to download videos of all classes, workshops, and keynotes. – Live streaming virtual conference cost is $170 + 5 (Pay Pal Charge) = $175 Register for Virtual Conference (Pay in Full)
We are offering a virtual conference. This will stream LIVE from the Cove. Attend our classes from the comfort of your home.
*FOR OFF-CAMPUS ATTENDEES see below off-campus hotels for housing. (OFF-CAMPUS ATTENDEES conferees are responsible for booking their own housing).
The Days Inn – Biltmore East
(1 Block from the Cove)
The below rate includes a 10% discount for overflow from the Cove
*2 Double beds or 1 queen bed
*1 King bed
The Holiday Inn Express – Biltmore East
(1 Block from the Cove)
*2 Double beds or 1 King
The Quality Inn & Suites – Biltmore East
(4 minutes from The Cove)
1430 Tunnel Rd., Asheville, NC, 28805, US
Phone: (828) 298-5519 Fax: (828) 298-4739
**SPECIAL NOTE – Please note the Cove, the Billy Graham Training Center, and Christian Devotions Ministries, are Smoke-Free, Alcohol-Free, (Vaping and Drug-Free) Campuses and conference. These items are not allowed on the campus of the Cove. Please abide by this policy.
ACWC is held in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Weather is something we cannot predict and since our conference is a winter conference, we have made arrangements for you to secure travel insurance should you chose to do so. We have yet to be snowed out, but it’s important you realize ACWC continues, regardless of the weather. If you fear that snow could be an issue, then you might consider the purchase of travel insurance on your own. Vetting coverages is the responsibility of the conferee as this changes from year to year with travel insurance. ACWC cannot refund conference registrations due to the weather. ACWC is under contract with the Cove, and registrations must be paid and are non-refundable after a certain point.
AIG Insurance has contacted us and offers very affordable travel insurance (anywhere from $25-$90 depending on your age, amount to cover, and the state you live in). As we noted – the weather has never been an issue, but we don’t want you to lose your registration should you feel you cannot make the trip. Should you choose travel insurance it is your responsibility to check out the exact coverages. The Asheville Christian Writers Conference is not responsible for the rules and variations of travel insurance. We are not responsible for the return of conference fees due to the weather.
You may contact AIG at 1-800-826-4919. ACWC makes no money or rewards from the sale of travel insurance. This number is provided merely as a convenience to our conferees. Should you choose to purchase the insurance it is your responsibility to flesh out all the details or locate other companies that might offer the same coverage.
The Cove’s Policy on Children
The Cove is a Christian Adult Retreat Center meant for personal restoration and conferences. Children under the age of 18 are not permitted to stay on campus. There are personal retreats and additional conferences running alongside ACWC. Please respect this policy. Of course, there is an exception to every rule. Teens age 16 and over are permitted to attend ACWC but only with an adult registered for the conference. The paying adult must attend all conference activities with their teen. Teens are not allowed outside the parameter of the conference. If you have a teen who wishes to attend ACWC please contact Cindy so she can secure the proper permissions for this attendee. The rate is the same as is an adult.
Please do not ask us about bringing your children. It will only force us to say no.
Unfortunately, ACWC cannot be used for family accommodations while our conference is in session. Three hotels are located at the entrance of the Cove where families can stay and then enjoy a long weekend in beautiful Asheville. All individuals must be registered and attending the conference in order to stay on the premises of the Cove. (This is not us, this is the 501(c )3 status requirements for The Cove.) We ask you respect that and not put us in a position to have to say no.
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations can be made prior to January 1 with a full reimbursement. Cancellations after January 1 are non-refundable.