• Event Calendar

    VTC Orientation

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    June 8-9; 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: June 8-9; Sept. 14-15; or Dec. 7-8. Cost: $45.  More Information Read More

    Southeast Tourism Society Congressional Summit on Travel & Tourism

    Southeast Tourism Society Congressional Summit

    June 14-16, 2016

    Washington, D.C. - Hyatt Arlington at Washington's Key Bridge

    The annual Congressional Summit on Travel & Tourism builds on our reputation as a national industry leader in Washington, with congress and federal agencies on issues you know best, and can deliver the importance of tourism to our communities in the southeast.  Your personal outreach throughout the year is magnified by your presence in the offices of those that shape our industry and our nations policies that affect our profession.


    If there was ever a year to unite our voices in D.C. it is this one. You schedule a one on one meeting with your Member(s) of Congress for the afternoon of June 15. On the morning of your meeting, STS will provide a list of talking points for you. Via guest speakers, we will brief you on important topics and legislation within the travel and tourism industry. Breakfast will also be served at this time. *Often you are joined by industry peers from your state so you are not alone in the meeting with your Representative(s). Just another way to unite your voice. $125

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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