VCEDA joined several other coalfield region exhibitors at the Southwest Virginia Outdoor Expo in Raford, Va. on April 22. VCEDA manned a booth and joined the Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority, Breaks Interstate Park, Dickenson County, the City of Norton, Southern Gap Outdoor Adventures, Town of Pennington Gap, Spearhead Trails, Tazewell County, the Clinch River Initiative, as well as Heartwood, Round The Mountain and The Crooked Road as exhibitors. The event attracted 98 exhibitors from throughout Southwest Virginia. Susan Copeland, VCEDA marketing coordinator, represented VCEDA.