• Event Calendar

    Virginia World War I and World War II Commemoration Commission Information Sessions

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    Jul 7, 2016, Jul 8, 2016...

    Various Locations

    The General Assembly created the Virginia World War I and World War II Commemoration Commission to plan, develop, and carry out programs and events to commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I and the 75th anniversary of World War II, a statewide commemoration that holds tremendous educational, economic, and tourism opportunities.

    Plan to attend an information session to share information with planning partners and learn more about how to be involved. Please RSVP to Cheryl Jackson, Executive Director, at (804) 786-3591, ext. 276 or cjackson@dls.virginia.gov

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    RVA to DC Ride

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    July 23-34, 2016

    Starts at Sports Backers Stadium, 100 Avenue of Champions Richmond, VA 23230

    Red, bike, and blue--we want YOU! It's RVA to DC's inaugural year, and we're ready to ride on Washington! Come bike for your rights and celebrate stars, spokes, and stripes. This is one 156-mile adventure you don't want to miss (not to mention you'll earn some serious bragging rights!). So join us, and pledge your allegiance to a more bikeable, walkable future. Read More

    VTC Orientation

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    Sept. 14-15 or Dec. 7-8

    Hilton Richmond Downtown, Richmond, VA

    Join us for a one-and-a-half-day interactive session in Richmond where you will you learn about VTC’s marketing strategies and programs and how you can work with VTC. Orientation is a must for tourism marketers, DMOs, managers/owners of Virginia tourism properties and those who want to increase their visitation. 2016 Orientation Dates:  Sept. 14-15; or Dec. 7-8. Cost: $45.  More Information Read More