Southbridge Hotel and Conference Center, Southbridge, MA

When construction on the Southbridge Hotel & Conference Center began in 2000, the aim was to preserve and restore the architectural heritage of the American Optical Company, an eyeglass and optics manufacturer and innovator that called Southbridge, MA, home for 160 years. The result – which seamlessly blends historic touches and modern design – is a one-of-a-kind combination of contemporary aesthetic and traditional New England charm.

The KWE 2023 cost for a single hotel room of $333 ($111/per night Thurs/Fri/Sat) includes:

  • A comfortable room with free wifi, ergonomic chairs and spacious desks
  • Access to pool, fitness center, racquetball and basketball
  • Shades lounge access, with pool table and darts
  • All taxes

Your room can be booked directly through the Southbridge site with the KWE room block code.  Double rooms may be booked by calling the hotel. 

All meals for Thursday evening through Sunday lunch are included in the separate retreat/tuition fee, paid at time of registration (see Cost for more info – the total for the retreat is similar to past years, but structured differently).  


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