September 9, 2019 - The Bluefield Coal Show opens on Wednesday morning with the opening Breakfast at 8:30 am. Thousands of members and supporters of the coal industry are arriving in Bluefield September 11-13 with over 7,000 expected over the three days!
“It’s just about here after many hours of work by our great volunteers,” said Ramsey. “We are very excited about the new items in the show and there is great enthusiasm for the show amongst the many folks who work hard to make it all happen. We are expecting an excellent turn out!” said Ramsey, who explained that. an industry leader is speaking at the breakfast and then opening the show.
A new feature of this show are live TV interviews, which will take place on the opening day. “Exhibitors have been invited to apply for an interview and a panel has selected them based on a new product or a significant contribution to the coal industry,” explained Bill Reid, who is also Chair of this project. “We want to give additional exposure to exhibitors while at the same time play our part to promote the coal industry.” The interviews will be streamed live and recorded on all chamber social media platforms and projected on large screens located throughout the show.