United Bankshares, Inc. To Present At Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Boston Bank Conference March 1, 2012

United Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: UBSI), will be presenting at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Boston Bank Conference on Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 10:25 a.m. (Eastern), at the Langham Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts.

Speaking on behalf of United will be Steven E. Wilson, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. The presentation will include, among other things, discussions of United’s financial performance, corporate objectives and United’s merger with Centra Financial Holdings, Inc.

The presentation, which is expected to last 40 minutes, may be viewed live by accessing the Investor Relations section of United’s website at http://www.ubsi-inc.com. The archived webcast will be available for 30 days after the event.

United Bankshares, with $8.5 billion in assets, has 126 full-service offices in West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Ohio, Washington, D.C and Pennsylvania. United Bankshares stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the quotation symbol “ UBSI”.

The presentation may contain certain forward-looking statements, including certain plans, expectations, goals and projections, which are subject to numerous assumptions, risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those contained in or implied by such statements for a variety of factors including: changes in economic conditions; movements in interest rates; competitive pressures on product pricing and services; success and timing of business strategies; the nature and extent of governmental actions and reforms; and rapidly changing technology and evolving banking industry standards.

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