November 11—13, 2018 | Richmond, Virginia | Greater Richmond Convention Center

The 2018 VA-1 Tourism Summit is headed back to Richmond to the Greater Richmond Convention Center. Sign up now, then join your industry peers and colleagues in November. The 2018 Summit features quality content on tourism marketing strategies and best practices, great networking, and more.

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Parking is available at the Greater Richmond Convention in the parking garage on Third and Marshall Streets for $7 per entry. Once you park, use the elevator or stairs and proceed to the 3rd floor to enter the Convention Center on the ballroom level. Follow the signage to the Grand Ballroom foyer for registration.

Convention Center Level 2 map 

Convention Center Level 1 map

2018 Summit Pass

$299 Early Bird (through Oct. 12)
$349 Full Rate (beginning Oct. 13)

Summit Pass Includes Access to:

General Sessions + Keynotes
Breakout Sessions
Exhibit Hall Access
Monday Lunch + Evening Opening Reception
Tuesday Breakfast + Lunch


Celebrate Tourism Networking Event

Sunday Night at The Hippodrome from 6-9pm | presented by VADMO

Please join VADMO and VA-1 for the Opening Networking Event for the 2018 Conference in Richmond!  Lights….Camera….Action!  VADMO will be hosting the Blue Jeans/Red Carpet Experience at the famous Hippodrome Theater just a few blocks from the Marriott and Richmond Convention Center.  Enjoy meeting with your hospitality partners casually at “The Hipp” while you indulge in great food and libations (including popcorn and movie candy!) and premier a fabulous feature film shot in Virginia this past year.  And…don’t let the paparazzi scare you off!  This is a red carpet experience not to be missed!

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Pre-Conference VTC Digital Marketing Workshop

Monday Morning | presented by VTC Digital Marketing


This very informative and practical workshop will look at the Digital Marketing outlook, content marketing trends, tips for using Google Analytics, and what’s new in the social media landscape.
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Student Passes

College Students Are Invited to Attend VA-1 for a discounted rate.

$50 for both days

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