Travel and hotel info

Pinewood, SC, is a small town located in the heart of South Carolina. The area is known for its historical landmarks, charming downtown area, ample outdoor activities and friendly people.

The POMA Annual Meeting location is the South Carolina Waterfowl Association – 8444 Old River Road, Pinewood, SC 29125. Watch a video tour of the center here.

Suggested Airport: The nearest airport is located in Columbia Metropolitan Airport, located in Columbia, SC. The airport code is CAE. All major rental car companies are available from Columbia Metro.

Drive Times: Airport to Hotel – 55 minutes. Hotel to South Carolina Waterfowl Association – 30 minutes.

Hotel Block: We have a limited amount of hotel rooms available at the Hampton Inn by Hilton – 1370 Broad Street, Sumter, SC 29150.

Discounted room rates are $136 per night, plus taxes. For reservations, call 1(800)426-7866 and give code “POM.” The deadline to reserve rooms is 4/1/24.

Bunk House Rooms: Bunk-house, rustic accommodations with shared bathrooms/showers are available on-site. We can accommodate groups of 2, 4 or 8. The cost is $50 per person, per night. You will need to provide linens and towels. If you’re interested in reserving these accommodations, please email

RVs and Tent Camping: There are 30 sites for RVs to park on-site. RV hookups aren’t available. There’s ample area to fit up to 200 on-site camping tents. RV and tent camping is free of charge May 5-9. Please email if you plan to RV or tent camp, so we can keep track.