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VA-1 Registration Continues; Lt. Gov. Confirms Attendance

Thursday, October 15, 2015  
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VA-1 Virginia Tourism Summit
November 15-17, 2015 | Richmond Marriott Downtown
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VA-1 with Govenor McAuliffe
VA-1 Tourism Summit
Virginia & Tourism: Technology Driven

We are excited to announce that Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam will join us at this year's VA-1 Tourism Summit to kick-off the event and talk about the importance of tourism to VA.


Virginia's 2015 VA-1 Tourism Summit will focus on the importance of and how to harness today's technology. Destinations, attractions, hotel, and restaurants will learn how to put technology to work for marketing, improving the guest experience, and more.

Summit Passes

Early Bird Deadline October 23rd — $229
After October 23rd — $259

Main Conference, All General Sessions, All Breakouts, Monday Lunch and Reception, and Tuesday Breakfast and Lunch, Access to Exhibit Hall


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VHTA Quarterly Meeting
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November 15–16, 2015
Registration Included w/ VA-1

VHTA will host iour regular quarterly meeting prior to the VA-1 Tourism Summit. Registration for this Quarterly meeting is included with VA-1.


Sunday, November 15

  • 2:30-4:00pm | Executive Committee Meeting
  • 4:00-5:30pm | Government Affairs Committee Meeting (details on VHTA event page, member sign in required)
  • 6:30-9:30pm | Blues & Brews (see below, additional registration fees apply)

Monday, November 16

  • 8:00-9:45am | Offshore Energy Panel & Roundtable
  • 10:00-11:00am | Board of Directors Meeting
  • 11:00-11:30am | Component Meetings

After registering for VA-1, please let us know if you will be attending the VHTA meetings by signing up on


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Blues & Brews
Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
November 15, 2015
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Separate Ticket Required

Join your other attendees, VHTA, VACVB, and VTC at Hardywood for a relaxed evening with local Hardywood craft brews, RVA's best food trucks, and live music. Don’t miss this relaxing evening at one of Richmond’s top craft breweries.


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VTC Digital Marketing Workshop
Digital Marketing Session
Pre-conference workshop
November 16, 2015
8:00 am - 11:00 am

Separate Ticket Required

Get a deep dive on everything digital — VTC co-ops, the do's and don’ts of digital, and more — from the Digital Marketing Team at VTC. Don’t miss this great opportunity to beef up your digital knowledge.


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Featured Session
Video - the Future of Marketing
Video: The Future of Marketing
November 16, 2015
2:30-3:30 pm

Video is the future of content marketing. That is, if isn’t already the new norm. In this session we will review the importance of video in a destination’s marketing strategy, how to create a video framework, and how to market using your video assets.


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VA-1 Tourism Summit
Presented by Virginia is for Lovers, Virginia Hospitality & Travel Association, and VACVB
Downtown Richmond Marriott
500 E Broad St,
Richmond, VA 23219
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