2023 Exhibitors

We have a great selection of organizations exhibiting at VA1! Here are some of the organizations that can’t wait to meet you:

Advance Travel & Tourism
Over the past 9 years the Advance Travel & Tourism team has grown to include over thirty travel marketing experts. During this time, we have developed partnerships with literally hundreds of clients; our work has included ad creative and design, ad messaging and other written content, social media, video, multi-channel media strategy and placement, and robust campaign performance reporting. Our team is proud to work exclusively within the tourism industry to help promote destinations, museums, attractions and other travel-related organizations.
bandwango logoBandwango is changing the way that businesses connect with their community by creating mobile passes that drive consumers to businesses. Bandwango’s Destination Experience Engine (DXE), enables clients to curate free and paid experiences into passports, trails and marketplaces designed to deliver the best experiences to locals and visitors alike.

Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine
For over 27 years Blue Ridge Outdoors has been the premier outdoor lifestyle publication and website for people interested in adventure travel in the Southeast. Each month we inspire our readers to go outside and play with compelling stories about the region’s best outdoor destinations. Our website keeps our readers current on races, festivals, news, gear, and travel ideas.

Upcoming issues in 2023 include Best of the Blue Ridge, The Fishing Issue, The Outdoor Family edition, The Music & Camping Issue, The Paddling Issue, and more. Plus our popular advertorial "Adventure Guides" provide an opportunity to tell your story, as we highlight a different outdoor activity each month with professionally written custom content.

Blue Ridge Outdoors is a proud partner of the Virginia Tourism Co-Op program!

Compass Media
Compass Media is a multi-media marketing agency that specializes in digital marketing and custom publishing solutions for clients throughout the United States.

Epsilon is an advertising, measurement, and marketing technology company. We connect advertisers with visitors to drive performance and ROI. Epsilon helps clients harness the power of their first-party data to enhance, activate, and measure campaigns. Over decades, we’ve built the industry’s most comprehensive identity graph to give brands and agencies the ability to reach real visitors across all channels!

The Henrico Sports & Entertainment Authority was launched in 2022. We are your principal point of contact for our area’s sports tourism programs, which generate more than $60 million in economic impact annually. We also lead the way in event programming as well as the management of Henrico’s public and private investments. This growing portfolio of venues includes the Henrico Sports & Events Center (opening fall 2023) at Virginia Center Commons, in addition to the upcoming 17,000-seat GreenCity Arena. Other public and private facilities that the HSEA manages include the newly reimagined Belmont Golf Course, and the Frank J. Thornton YMCA Aquatic Center, an ultramodern structure and beacon of unity in eastern Henrico.

Founded in 1902, Lamar Advertising is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in North America. Lamar offers advertisers a variety of premium static and digital billboards, transit and airport advertising formats, helping local businesses and national brands reach audiences every day. Please visit www.lamar.com to learn more.

LeisureMedia360 has three loves. Our customers, our employees and the products we deliver to our industry. All of us at Leisure look forward to working with you on your project. Leisure is an experienced, trusted publishing partner for local, regional and statewide travel, leisure and tourism clients. We’d like to count you among them.

MediaOne, based in Atlanta, is a cutting edge and industry leading full-service digital marketing firm. The team members have been involved in digital marketing since its inception. This far-reaching breadth and depth of experience means you’ll benefit from it. MediaOne will deliver the measurable results and accountability that you need, expect and deserve for your digital marketing campaigns.
Richmond Region TourismAs the Region’s destination organization, we are experts who have a deep love for the community in which we live, work, and play. We enrich the lives of our residents and visitors by sharing the unique culture and humanity that is the Richmond Region.

The Sojern Travel Marketing Platform helps destination marketers reach and inspire travelers throughout their planning journey across digital channels. With unmatched visibility into travel demand and market insights, Sojern builds audiences to find the right travelers for your destination and demonstrate economic impact. The platform is flexible to meet the needs of destinations and their stakeholders.

Virginia Business
Virginia Business is the only publication dedicated to covering economic activity in every sector and every region of the state. Since its creation, our magazine has won awards, attracted loyal readers and established a reputation as a “must read” for anybody who wants to stay abreast of business news in the commonwealth. In addition to our monthly print magazine featuring in-depth stories, Virginia Business posts breaking news and daily articles to VirginiaBusiness.com, sends a daily e-newsletter with the biggest business news around Virginia, a weekly real estate e-newsletter on Mondays and a roundup of the biggest stories of the week each Friday. Our annual publications include the Virginia 500, Maritime Guide, Hampton Roads Business, Site Selector, Virginia Meetings and in 2023 we introduced StartVirginia.

With over 38 years experience, VistaGraphics has its roots in hospitality publishing having published its first such title in 1985. Their evolution as a media company includes the addition of the most current digital marketing solutions customized for the tourism and destination marketing industry.