River and Outdoor Recreation

Advantage Valley is Fertile Soil for Growth-Minded Entrepreneurs

Advantage Valley has always been a great place to start or grow a small business, and our team provides a wealth of resources to small business owners and entrepreneurs alike. Our FASTER WV (Fostering Advantages for Start-Ups & Entrepreneurial Resurgence in WV) initiative is here to identify, encourage, and support businesses like yours through a series of information-packed webinars and other helpful resources.

Archive of Recorded Webinars
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FASTER WV Webinar

River & Outdoor Recreation

July 29, 2020

FASTER WV Webinar

River & Outdoor Recreation Business Opportunities

March 25, 2021

FASTER WV Webinar

River & Outdoor Recreation, Lodging or Food

March 24, 2022

Advantage Valley

Bryan Shaw

Director of Entrepreneurial Development

(304) 352-1165
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Advantage Valley

Barbie Wood

FASTER WV Business Coach

(304) 633-4829
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Unlimited Future

Jules Bills

FASTER WV Business Coach

(304) 697-3007
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Resources for Business Owners

Learn more about the specific resources we offer to small business owners and entrepreneurs focusing on River and Outdoor Recreation businesses.

West Virginia Travel Impact Study 2000 – 2018 (Dean Runyon Associates)

View the Study

Panelist Jeffrey Lusk of Hatfield McCoy Trail Systems

jlusk@trailsheaven.com

Panelist Bill Currey of Coal River Group

bike1currey@gmail.com

Panelist Zack Brown of WV Department of Natural Resources

Zack.J.Brown@wv.gov

Link to WVDNR List of Public Fishing and Boating Access Sites

wvdnr.gov

US Army Corps of Engineers

Counties in the FASTER WV program region would be regulated out of the Huntington District. Please call (304) 399-5710.

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WV Department of Environmental Protection

Please call (304) 926-0440.

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Airbnb Specialist: Jeremy Turner, of Epic Mission

jeremy@yourepicmission.com

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