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  • 320 Market St., Parkersburg, WV

Womens Weekend – A WV Retreat Conference for Women


The next Women’s Weekend will be on April 27th and 28th, 2024.


Save the Date - Women's Weekend April 27 & 28 2024

We are currently looking for:


Are you an engaging public speaker? Do you have a passion for self-improvement and well-being?

We’re on the lookout for passionate and knowledgeable women to share their stories and expertise with attendees at our annual retreat in West Virginia. As a speaker, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with a diverse group of women and inspire them to reach their full potential.

Our conference focuses on personal growth, self-care, and empowerment. If you have experience in these areas or have a unique perspective to share, we’d love to hear from you.


We love our event sponsors and we make it our aim to get YOUR BRAND’S name out there to a niche audience of professional women who value self-care.

Some quick 2023 stats regarding touchpoints where your logo is featured:

6,247 total email OPENS (as reported by Constant Contact)

1,150 total CLICKS across Social Media, email and web to learn more about Women’s Weekend

Ads with sponsor logos ran on loop on internal TVs, Lobby TV, and Lounge TVs

Logos were placed on printed tote bags guests received

Let us know you are interested using the button below!


We will soon be accepting vendor applications for our annual retreat in West Virginia. Our conference is a great opportunity to showcase your products and services to a diverse group of women who are passionate about personal growth, self-care, and empowerment.

We welcome a wide range of vendors who offer products and services that align with our conference’s themes. Some examples of products and services that have been popular in the past include wellness products, handmade crafts, jewelry, clothing, and home decor.

Sign up to be contacted! THE BUTTON BELOW IS NOT AN OFFICIAL APPLICATION. Applications are not yet live. Fill this out and we will contact you to apply when applications are publicly released for vending tables at Women’s Weekend.

2023’s Women’s Weekend

We are leaving this page up until we announce speakers and events for April 27th and 28th Women’s Weekend so that you can see what Women’s Weekend is all about!

Update (April 17): TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT!

Sign up to learn about 2024’s Women’s Weekend here!

April 22nd & 23rd, 2023

Reserve your spot now for the getaway weekend you and your friends have been seeking! (SOLD OUT)

🔪 Enjoy a murder mystery dinner

🎨 Get creative and cut loose at Paint & Sip

🚃 Take a tour in a Trolley

🙋🏽‍♀️ Engage with incredible, informative, and fun speakers

🍸 During cocktail hour, bond with your friends and forge new relationships with other professional women

events and speakers are subject to change

Your Wellness Escape Awaits - Women's Weekend April 22nd & 23rd




Experience as a Spa-Cation for One
Experience as an escape w/ friends


to the 2023

Women’s Weekend


The ticket price includes several meals, and we’ll keep you well-fed with many scrumptious offerings!


Kick off Women’s Weekend with a wide variety of fresh-baked muffins, donuts, and fruit turnovers. For lunch, expect a delightful soup and salad combo from the chefs at The Blennerhassett Restaurant and Lounge. For dinner, we have a fun Murder Mystery Dinner lined up – keep reading for more info and the mouthwatering menu!

There’s more! Before you leave on April 23rd, enjoy a warm, inviting breakfast consisting of a perfectly-cooked vegetable frittata, crispy bacon and fruit.

***That’s not all!***


We have invited THE BEST local companies to vend for this wonderful event! Stay updated to our page for when we announce the juried vendors who have accepted! We know you are going to love this exclusive shopping experience!

Spa services are available all weekend long! Let us know to book you for an oh-so-relaxing massage or Repêchage Facial! Keep reading to the end to see our host of spa services!



Fashion Runway: Murdering Divas - A Women's Weekend Exclusive - A murder mystery dinner by Murder & Merriment and The Blennerhassett Restaurant & Lounge

Murder Mystery Dinner

“Fashion Runway: Murdering Divas!” tells the story about five contestants who appear in the Final Episode of the reality TV show, “Fashion Runway” – hosted by fashion model, Heidi Klam and co-judged by Neena Garcia and Michael Coors. It’s a cut-throat competition and everyone’s dying to win!

The Murder Mystery Dinner will be led by Murder and Merriment.

Murder and Merriment is the 2nd largest murder mystery theatre company east of the Mississippi River. Headquartered in West Virginia, they are celebrating 13 years in business and offer 60 different murder mysteries.

Fashion Runway: Murdering Divas!


Course 1:
Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Course 2:
Grilled Airline Chicken in Maderia Cream Sauce, served with Nicked Redskin Potatoes, Vegetables, and Rolls or Bread

Course 3:
Dessert options by our talented pastry chef!

A vegetarian option is available. Please call 304.422.3131 or email marketing@theblennerhassett.com to let us know you wish to receive the vegetarian option, alongside your name should you choose to email

Paint & Sip - a Women's Weekend Exclusive

Paint & Sip


The Parkersburg Art Center is joining us for Women’s Weekend, instructing Paint & Sip Sessions. We will be using watercolors to make your own version of Neurographic Art.

Take home art that you made to commemorate Women’s Weekend 2023!

Neurographic Art
Trolley Tour Hosted by West Virginia University at Parkersburg Foundation

Trolley Tour of Parkersburg

Hosted by the West Virginia University at Parkersburg Foundation

Cocktail Hour - A Women's Weekend Exclusive

Cocktail Hour


Socialize with your friends, meet new people, and enjoy delicious cocktails from The Lounge at The Blennerhassett! We will soon announce a special Women’s Weekend Cocktail – sign up for updates here!

Keynote Rita Suiter

Rita Suiter


The Women’s Weekend’s Keynote Speaker is someone we first heard speak at the WV Governor’s Tourism Conference – and she blew us away! We are bringing in Rita Suiter, owner of Five Star Customer Service Strategies, because she offers attendees a wealth of information for professional development implement, no matter your industry.

Your Front-Line Impacts Your Bottom Line

Rita will be talking about identifying and implementing key customer experience concepts. You won’t want to miss her fun and informative talk!

“Any business with customers is in the “people business.” Losing even a single customer can be very costly. It’s critical for companies to turn a complaint into a positive for the customer and for the company moving forward.”



with Repêchage Skincare

Women’s Health Specialist

board-certified surgeon and Alex Alexa MediSpa Medical Director

Dr. Jane Kurucz (pronounced Cruise) is certified by the American Board of Surgery. She studied at WVU Medical School, and her residency at Alton Oshner Foundation Hospital in New Orleans, LA. She practiced in Huntington until 2003, and then joined Dr. Blair (her husband) at his Teays Valley office.

She offers:

  • Healthy ageing
  • aging
  • Wellness
  • Metabolic Management
  • Bio-Identical Hormone Treatment
  • Breast Cancer Risk Assessment & Management
  • Age Optimization
  • Hormone Balance

Facial Plastic Surgeon

board-certified plastic surgeon, Alex Alexa MediSpa Medical Director

Dr. Paul Blair is board certified in Facial Plastic Surgery. He was born and raised in WV and studied at WVU for both his undergraduate work and medical school. Dr. Blair has practiced in Huntington since 1988, then in 2003 he moved his practice to Teays Valley where he has a brand new office with state-of-the-art facilities.

He offers:

  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Nasal Surgery
  • Cosmetic Ear Surgery
  • Cosmetic Laster Treatment
  • Chemical Peel
  • Injectable Fillers
  • Face Lift
  • Brow Lift
  • Forehead Lift
  • Botox / Dysport

We’re dog-friendly!

For an additional fee, we offer a limited number of pet-friendly rooms to guests so you don’t have to leave your furry companion at home.


Indulge & Melt Away

Make Women’s Weekend your spa-cation by booking a massage to ease your tired muscles, or a relaxing Repêchage facial.

We still have time slots available throughout the weekend! Call 304.422.3131 to book.

Melt Away

Massage & Facials

We have four massage therapists ready to relieve your tension and melt your stress away. We take the time to get to know you during our intake process so your massage is customized to your needs.

Schedule your massage when you book a room! Call 304.422.3131

Manicures and Pedicures

Book with us during Women’s Weekend and we will provide your hands Blennerhassett-level treatment, and we shall have your feet looking their best just in time for sandal season!

A limited number of appointment spots are available, call 304.422.3131 to inquire and book.

Manis and Pedis are available by appointment. Call 304.422.3131
Repêchage Light and Lasting Moisture. My skin is soft and radiant.

Repêchage Facials


When you book a room, let us know to schedule you for a rejuvenating four-layer Repêchage facial – the #1 in the USA!

Schedule your facial when you book a room! Call 304.422.3131

BOTOX and Fillers


All injections are performed by Lee’s Studio MediSpa Medical Director and facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Paul Blair. Dr. Blair is double-board certified by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and The American Board of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.

Call 304.482.3143 to schedule

Thermage® Skin Tightening

Explore non-invasive skin-tightening when you visit for Women’s Weekend. We offer single-treatment Thermage® radiofrequency therapy to treat wrinkles and loose skin around the eyes, on the face, and body. Thermage® is the only FDA-approved skin tightening system, and available during Women’s Weekend 2023! Ask for more information when you book your room! 304.422.3131

Learn more about Thermage® here

Tarot Readings

You asked and we listened! Several people have asked us in the preceding weeks to include an optional Tarot session. This will be Nicole Williams’ second time reading at The Blennerhassett Hotel and Spa this year. Last month Nicole was SOLD OUT of sessions during Appalachian ParaCon. We loved her, and more importantly, so did our guests! We are bringing Nicole Williams back for Women’s Weekend 2023!

Nicole Williams is currently accepting appointments during Women’s Weekend. To reserve her now, call 304.422.3131.

Tarot Nicole Williams from Odin's Rose

Learn more at odinsrose.com

Sign up for Women’s Weekend Notifications

Would you like to learn when Women’s Weekend 2024 will be? Click the button below to join our mailing list for Women’s Weekend so you can be contacted in subsequent years when we host Women’s Weekend and other women’s getaway events!

Please be advised that when you sign up for emails via the link below, we will share your contact information with United Way Alliance of the Mid-Ohio Valley so that they can also be in contact with you about subsequent Women’s Weekend events.


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