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  • Calendar

    • Virginia Green Conference & Green Travel Star Awards

      Jan 25, 2016, Jan 26, 2016
      Renaissance Arlington – Capital View
      Save the Date! 3rd annual Virginia Green Travel Conference & Mid-Atlantic Green Tourism Business Expo. Read More
    • Art Works for Virginia 2016 Annual Conference

      Jan 27, 2016
      Greater Richmond Convention Center; Richmond, Virginia

      “Flourish! How the Arts will Thrive and Grow in the Next Decade”

      The Virginia Commission for the Arts is hosting a one day conference for artists, board and staff members of arts organizations, community cultural leaders, arts educators, and arts advocates from every corner of the Commonwealth. The day will begin and conclude with networking and hospitality opportunities and be packed in between with ideas, strategies for success and advice from experts on arts management. Registration now open at: https://artworks2016.eventbrite.com

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    • Virginia Travel & Hospitality Day at the General Assembly

      Jan 28, 2016
      General Assembly Building, 1000 Bank Street Richmond, VA
      Join the Virginia tourism and film industries at the General Assembly on the morning of Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 in Richmond. "Tourism teams," comprised of representatives from across Virginia will visit lawmakers to discuss issues affecting Virginia's travel and tourism industry during the GA session. Read More
    • Shiver in the River

      Jan 30, 2016
      Historic Tredegar, Richmond, VA
      RVA's Coolest Winter Festival! Participate in the Community Clean Up, Walk/Run in the 5K, take the James River Jump...or do all three! Stick around the winter festival for food, beverages, music, and more. Register at shiverintheriver.com and set up a fundraising page to earn great incentives! Read More
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  • Virginia Tourism Industry News

  • Governor McAuliffe Announces Tourism Revenues Expected to Exceed $22.4 Billion in 2014

    ~ New statewide data shows a forecasted increase of 4.1% compared to 2013

    Governor Terry McAuliffe announces today that Virginia’s tourism revenues are expected to exceed $22.4 billion in 2014, a 4.1 percent increase over 2013. In 2014, tourism in Virginia supported 216,300 jobs, an increase of 1.5 percent in employment, and provided more than $1.5 billion in state and local taxes, an increase of 5.6 percent compared to 2013. The increase is largely attributed to Virginia’s authentic, local travel experiences and surging culinary scene.
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    VTC Re-Opens the LOVEwork Reimbursement Program

    LOVE is Popping Up All Over Virginia, and now is your chance to be a part of it!

    This year, VTC hopes to see the same success as previous years by re-opening the LOVEwork reimbursement program. VTC will reimburse approved projects up to $1,500 each for the creation of a LOVEwork.
    More information and apply.
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  • Tourism Opportunities