AUG 2017

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Website: www.embassysuites Suites: 295 Mtg. Rms: 25 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 27,860 Cap. Mtg: 9,000 /Cap. Bnqt: 1,920 Total Sq. Ft: 55,284 On Site: Two-room suites, complimentary breakfast, evening reception, in-house Spa Botanica, business center, indoor Comments: Connected by a cov- ered walkway to the Hampton Roads Convention Center. Virginia Air & Space Center 600 Settlers Landing Road (23669) Phone: (757) 727-0900, ext. 718 Toll Free: (800) 296-0800 Fax: (757) 727-0898 Contact: Roshanna Boyd, Special Events Mgr. E-Mail: Website: Facebook: andspacecenter Mtg. Rms: 1 /Total Sq. Ft: 55,000 Cap. Mtg: 300 /Cap. Bnqt: 500 Comments: A unique atmosphere for your special occasion. SEE AD ON PG. 110 Harrisonburg Harrisonburg Tourism & Visitor Services 212 S Main St. (22801) Phone: (540) 432-8935 Metro Area Rooms: 1,916 City Population: 52,000 Area Population: 130,000 Hot Springs The Omni Homestead P. O. Box 2000 7696 Sam Snead Hwy. (24445) Phone: (540) 839-7753 Toll Free: (888) 796-5838 Fax: (540) 839-7782 Contact: Chris Long, Dir. of Sales Alex Gregory, Dir. of Sales/Mktg. E-Mail: Website: thehomestead Guest Rooms: 483 /Suites: 88 Mtg. Rms: 28 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 13,500 Cap. Mtg: 1,250 /Cap. Bnqt: 1,000 Total Sq. Ft: 72,000 On Site: America's premier mountain 72,000 square feet of meeting space! Call - cial meeting promotions. Comments: Inspired setting, time-hon- ored traditions, southern hospitality-The Omni Homestead. Experience America's First Resort for a meeting unlike any other. Leesburg The National Conference Center 18980 Upper Belmont Place (20176) Phone: (703) 729-8000 Toll Free: (877) 363-3108 Fax: (703) 729-5382 Contact: Chuck Ocheltree, Dir. of Sales/Mktg. Bill Gibson, Dir. of Business Development E-Mail: Website: Guest Rooms: 917 Mtg. Rms: 250 Cap. Mtg: 1,800 /Cap. Bnqt: 1,600 Total Sq. Ft: 266,000 Comments: The National Conference Center offers the ultimate learning envi- - tion-free meetings in a wooded, campus setting near Leesburg, Virginia. Lynchburg Holiday Inn Downtown Lynchburg 601 Main St. (24504) Phone: (434) 528-2500 Toll Free: (800) HOLIDAY Fax: (434) 528-4782 Contact: Kimberly Shawver, Dir. of Sales Faye Burks, Dir. of Catering E-Mail: Website: lynchburgva Guest Rooms: 220 /Suites: 15 Mtg. Rms: 6 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 5,200 Cap. Mtg: 600 /Cap. Bnqt: 400 Total Sq. Ft: 12,100 On Site: Within walking distance of Riverfront Park, unique dining experienc- business center, full-service restaurant, seasonal outdoor rooftop pool. Comments: Holiday Inn Downtown Lynchburg, VA. Historic district downtown, 220-room, 8-floor high-rise with flexible meeting space. City center to all local col- Martinsville Martinsville - Henry County Tourism P. O. Box 631 (24114) 191 Fayette St. (24112) Phone: (276) 632-8006 Toll Free: (888) 722-3498 Fax: (276) 403-5941 Contact: Sarah Hodges, Dir. of Tourism Heather Hoffman, Visitor Services Coord. E-Mail: Website: Metro Area Rooms: 600+ Largest Room Block: 146 City Population: 14,000 Area Population: 60,000 Services: We provide complimentary planning assistance, welcome bags, cus- in one convenient location. Our charming town offers an assortment of venues rang- the iconic Martinsville Speedway! Comments: Experience heart-pounding paddling hiking so much more. You'll have "fun in record time" in Martinsville - Henry County, Virginia! Martin-Lacy Lecture Hall at New College Institute 191 Fayette St. (24112) Phone: (276) 403-5660 Fax: (276) 403-5604 Contact: Stacy Peters, E-Mail: Website: Mtg. Rms: 17 /Total Sq. Ft: 4,350 Cap. Mtg: 300 Cap. Bnqt: up to 300 - round tables Comments: Technology-packed spaces including video conferencing, device-shar- ing, etc. Built in 2014, NCI's Martin-Lacy Lecture Hall is highly adaptable with pre- Newport News Newport News Tourism Development Office 702 Town Center Dr. (23606) Phone: (757) 926-1428 Toll Free: (888) 493-7386 Fax: (757) 926-1441 Contact: Cheryl Morales, Mktg. Mgr. Cindy Brouillard, Dir. of Tourism E-Mail: Website: Facebook: newportnewsvirginia Twitter: @tournewportnews Metro Area Rooms: 12,000 Largest Room Block: 1,000 City Population: 180,719 Area Population: 1,000,000 Services: proposal coordination, complimentary attendance-building materials, on-site visitor information table during your regis- successful event! Comments: This high-tech hometown offers 2,654 guest rooms, nationally - Newport News Marriott at City Center 740 Town Center Dr. (23606) Phone: (757) 873-9299 Fax: (757) 310-5040 Guest Rooms: 256 /Suites: 6 Mtg. Rms: 13 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 12,000 Cap. Mtg: 1,400 /Cap. Bnqt: 1,000 Total Sq. Ft: 25,000 Norfolk VisitNorfolk 232 E Main St. (23510) Phone: (757) 664-6620 Toll Free: (800) 368-3097 Fax: (757) 622-3663 Contact: Donna Allen, VP of Sales/Mktg. E-Mail: Website: Facebook: VisitNorfolkToday Twitter: @VisitNorfolkVA Pinterest: YouTube: VisitNorfolkVirginia Instagram: visitnorfolkva Metro Area Rooms: 5,500 Largest Room Block: 2,900 City Population: 240,000 Area Population: 247,000 Services: Named one of 50 Best Places to Travel in 2017 by a well-known travel publication, Norfolk is a city with vibrant staying in Norfolk are accommodated in a wide variety of hotels, most of which are located within walking distance of the city's downtown meeting venues, shops, For more information go to www.visit! Comments: VisitNorfolk VA, with our revitalized waterfront, 2,900 committable rooms city wide, 242,000 square feet there's no better place to stage your meeting. SEE AD ON PG. 111 DoubleTree by Hilton Norfolk Airport 1500 N Military Hwy. (23502) Phone: (757) 466-8000 Fax: (757) 466-7806 Guest Rooms: 250 /Suites: 5 Mtg. Rms: 12 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 4,320 Cap. Mtg: 500 /Cap. Bnqt: 500 Total Sq. Ft: 10,500 Richmond Richmond Region Tourism 401 N Third St. (23219) Toll Free: (800) 370-9004 Fax: (804) 780-2577 Contact: Jack Berry, Pres./CEO E-Mail:; Website: Metro Area Rooms: 18,000 Largest Room Block: 2,500 City Population: 214,000 Area Population: 1.3 Million Services: We'll partner with you to pro- while providing logistical meeting services. Comments: The Richmond Region offers more than 18,000 hotel rooms, the largest - national airport offering nearly 200 daily non-stop flights. Greater Richmond Convention Center 403 N Third St. (23219) Phone: (804) 783-7334 Fax: (804) 225-0508 Contact: Linne Diiorio, CMP, Dir. of Sales/Mktg. E-Mail: Website: Mtg. Rms: 36 /Total Sq. Ft: 700,000 Sq. Ft. Contiguous: 178,159 Cap. Mtg: 12,186 /Cap. Bnqt: 8,500 10' x 10' Booths: 892 Cap. of Theater: 258 fixed seats Description: The GRCC is adjacent to on-site hotel rooms. Features include a visitors center, cyber cafe, food court, Complimentary Wi-Fi in all public areas. Comments: As the largest convention facility in the state, the GRCC is ser- accommodating groups up to 12,000 in in a 30,550-square-foot grand ballroom. Convenient downtown location near inter- us a call today! The Jefferson Hotel 101 W Franklin St. (23220) Phone: (804) 649-4669 Toll Free: (888) 943-8800 Fax: (804) 649-4400 Contact: Mark Paterson, Dir. of Sales E-Mail: jefferson.sales@ Website: Guest Rooms: 181 /Suites: 15 Mtg. Rms: 19 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 4,556 Cap. Mtg: 450 /Cap. Bnqt: 450 Total Sq. Ft: 26,000 On Site: 2 complimentary business centers, complimentary wireless Internet A/V services, 2 lounges, 2 restaurants, Comments: Richmond's premier hotel located in the heart of downtown featuring Virginia ⎜ ConventionSouth ⎜ 2 0 1 7 / 2 0 1 8 M E E T I N G S I T E S G U I D E w w w . c o n v e n t i o n s o u t h . c o m 112

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