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AUG 2018

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Virginia 2 0 1 8 / 2 0 1 9 M E E T I N G S I T E S G U I D E ⎜ ConventionSouth ⎜ w w w . c o n v e n t i o n s o u t h . c o m 111 Virginia Tourism Corporation 901 E Byrd St. Richmond (23219) Phone: (804) 545-5500 Fax: (804) 545-5501 Alexandria Visit Alexandria 625 N Washington St., Suite 400 (22314) Phone: (703) 652-5369 Toll Free: (800) 388-9119 Fax: (703) 746-3314 Contact: Lorraine Lloyd, Sr. VP Sales Carla Bascope-Hebble, Destination Sales Mgr. E-Mail: llloyd@VisitAlexVA.com Website: www.meetalexandriava.com Metro Area Rooms: 4,600 Largest Room Block: 450 City Population: 155,000 Services: Our team of destination experts will help you find the perfect meeting venue, create custom-tailored teambuilding money with partner discounts. Comments: Experience D.C.'s original Old Town, named #1 Best U.S. Travel Destination 2018 by MONEY just minutes to downtown D.C. A nationally designated historic district, Alexandria's cosmopolitan collection nestled among over 200 a perfect setting for small to mid-size meetings up to 800. Arlington Arlington Convention & Visitors Service 1100 N Glebe Road, Suite 1500 (22201) Phone: (703) 228-0875 Toll Free: (800) 296-7996 Fax: (703) 228-0806 Contact: Portia Conerly, Sr. Sales Mgr. E-Mail: pconerly@arlingtonva.us Website: www.stayarlington.com Metro Area Rooms: 11,000 Largest Room Block: 2,000 City Population: 230,000 Area Population: 6,897,000 Services: Visitors Service team is ready to help make your event an unqualified success! Our team provides the following free- of-charge to meeting planners, on a first-come, first-serve basis: hotel bids, site inspections, on-site hospitality desk, service-provider referrals. Comments: Just across the Potomac from the nation's capital, Arlington's walkable, Metro-centered "urban villages" meeting space, plus first-class shopping, scene. Originally part of Washington, Arlington is close to D.C.'s central business district but with hotel rates averaging 20 percent less than those of downtown properties. DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Washington D.C. - Crystal City 300 Army Navy Dr. (22202) Phone: (703) 416-4100 Fax: (703) 416-4147 Guest Rooms: 632 /Suites: 12 Mtg. Rms: 21 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 9,100 Cap. Mtg: 1,100 /Cap. Bnqt: 600 Total Sq. Ft: 30,000 Embassy Suites Hotel - Crystal City 1300 Jefferson Davis Hwy. (22202) Phone: (703) 979-9799 Fax: (703) 892-8121 Suites: 267 Mtg. Rms: 7 /Total Sq. Ft: 6,000 Cap. Mtg: 200 /Cap. Bnqt: 140 Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Reagan National Airport 2799 Jefferson Davis Hwy. Arlington (22202) Phone: (703) 418-1234 Fax: (703) 418-1233 Guest Rooms: 686 /Suites: 29 Mtg. Rms: 25 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 23,000 Cap. Mtg: 1,600 /Cap. Bnqt: 1,200 Total Sq. Ft: 53,000 Westin Arlington Gateway 801 N Glebe Road (22203) Phone: (703) 717-6200 Fax: (703) 717-6204 Guest Rooms: 336 /Suites: 12 Mtg. Rms: 17 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 6,798 Cap. Mtg: 615 /Cap. Bnqt: 450 Total Sq. Ft: 14,000 Blacksburg The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center 901 Prices Fork Road (24061) Phone: (540) 231-8000 Toll Free: (877) 200-3360 Fax: (540) 231-0117 Contact: Leland Shelton, Sales Mgr. Teresa Hughes, Dir. of Sales E-Mail: leshelt2@vt.edu Website: www.innatvirginiatech.com Guest Rooms: 147 /Suites: 3 Mtg. Rms: 11 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 8,832 Cap. Mtg: 700 /Cap. Bnqt: 600 Total Sq. Ft: 23,705 On Site: direct high-speed internet access, A/V facility. Comments: The Inn at Virginia Tech sits on 25 lush acres of the Virginia Tech cam- The perfect place for your next conference or business meeting. Mountain Lake Conservancy & Hotel 115 Hotel Circle Pembroke (24136) Phone: (540) 626-7121 Fax: (540) 626-7172 Guest Rooms: 101 /Suites: 34 Mtg. Rms: 7 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 2,800 Cap. Mtg: 250 /Cap. Bnqt: 220 Total Sq. Ft: 7,620 Charlottesville Charlottesville Albemarle CVB P. O. Box 178 610 E Main St. (22902) Phone: (434) 293-6789 Fax: (434) 295-2176 Metro Area Rooms: 3,700 Largest Room Block: 450 City Population: 42,000 Area Population: 150,000 Boar's Head Resort 200 Ednam Dr. (22903) Phone: (434) 296-2181 Toll Free: (800) 476-1988 Fax: (434) 972-6021 Contact: Ann Walker, Dir. of Sales/Mktg. E-Mail: awalker@boarsheadresort.com Website: www.boarsheadresort.com Guest Rooms: 170 /Suites: 9 Mtg. Rms: 20 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 5,883 Cap. Mtg: 630 /Cap. Bnqt: 450 Total Sq. Ft: 22,000 On Site: direct high-speed internet access, A/V services, 4 restaurants, 18 holes of golf, 26 tennis courts, 4 outdoor pools, fitness facility, spa treatments, gift shop, fly fishing, Boar's Head Outfitters, team breweries. Comments: The Boar's Head, situated on a 573-acre estate, is ideally suited to host your event, complemented by 170 newly-renovated guest rooms. Inviting conference service staff offering professional expertise. Catering banquet service with 4-Diamond polish. Holiday Inn University Area & Conference Center 1901 Emmet St. (22901) Phone: (434) 977-7700 Fax: (434) 296-2425 Guest Rooms: 170 /Suites: 1 Mtg. Rms: 8 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 4,582 Cap. Mtg: 300 /Cap. Bnqt: 300 Total Sq. Ft: 8,014 Chesapeake Chesapeake CVB 1224 Progressive Dr. (23320) Phone: (757) 382-6411 Fax: (757) 502-8016 Metro Area Rooms: 4,000 City Population: 216,662 Area Population: 1,500,000 Chesapeake Conference Center 900 Greenbrier Circle (23320) Phone: (757) 382-2500 Fax: (757) 382-2535 Mtg. Rms: 9 /Total Sq. Ft: 36,700 Sq. Ft. Contiguous: 34,000 Cap. Mtg: 2,500 /Cap. Bnqt: 1,200 10' x 10' Booths: 106 Fredericksburg Fredericksburg Regional Tourism Partnership 706 Caroline St. (22401) Phone: (540) 372-1216 Fax: (540) 372-6587 Metro Area Rooms: 5,000 Largest Room Block: 1,500 City Population: 28,000 Area Population: 350,000 Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center 2371 Carl D. Silver Pkwy. (22401) Phone: (540) 548-5555 Fax: (540) 548-5577 Contact: Marlene Camp, Dir. of Sales E-Mail: mcamp@bmg1.com Website: www.fredericksburgexpocenter. com Guest Rooms: 393 Mtg. Rms: 11 /Total Sq. Ft: 100,000 Sq. Ft. Contiguous: 80,000 Cap. Mtg: 3,500 /Cap. Bnqt: 1,500 10' x 10' Booths: 403 Arena Cap: 3,400 Cap. of Theater: 3,400 Description: Conference Center offers most services in house, e.g., electric, decorating, A/V, food, Comments: about the details for you, plus we are a convenient location being only 50 miles Hampton Hampton CVB 1919 Commerce Dr., Suite 290 (23666) Phone: (757) 722-1222 Toll Free: (800) 487-8778 Fax: (757) 896-4600 Contact: Michelle Hergenrother, CMP, Sr. Sales Mgr. Mary Fugere, Director E-Mail: michelle@hamptoncvb.com Website: www.visithampton.com/meet Facebook: www.facebook.com/ visithamptonva YouTube: www.youtube.com/ visithamptonva Instagram: www.instagram.com/ visithamptonva Metro Area Rooms: 30,000 Largest Room Block: 1,000 City Population: 140,000 Area Population: 1,600,000 Services: Home to the 344,000-square- foot Hampton Roads Convention Center, Hampton is geographically centered between Willi Hampton features abundant water recreation, picturesque beaches, harbor Riverside IMAX® Theater, multiple craft breweries, Peninsula Town Center, golf, charming historic downtown waterfront. Hampton Roads Convention Center is within walking distance of headquarters Comments: Hampton's sales services group's needs are supported to ensure your attendees an outstanding event. Our city's hotel offerings are expanding, with 2 new hotels opening Winter 2018-2019. By experiencing our world-class attrac- discovering our unique place in American history, you'll understand why visitors have been choosing Hampton for over 400 years. Hampton Roads Convention Center c/o 1919 Commerce Dr., Suite 290 (23666) Phone: (757) 722-1222 Toll Free: (800) 487-8778 Fax: (757) 896-4600 Contact: Shannon Perry, Asst. GM Michelle Hergenrother, Sr. Sales Mgr., Hampton CVB E-Mail: michelle@hamptoncvb.com; sperry@thehrcc.com Website: www.thehrcc.com Mtg. Rms: 35 /Total Sq. Ft: 344,000 Sq. Ft. Contiguous: 102,000 Cap. Mtg: 102,000 /Cap. Bnqt: 2,000 10' x 10' Booths: 540 Description: The Hampton Roads Convention Center is located in the geo-center of coastal Virginia. At the convenient to reach. There are world class the surrounding region. Comments: Distinguished by a team of experienced meeting professionals, the Hampton Roads Convention Center delivers customized services to ensure each convention experience is unforgettable. With a dramatic wall of water greeting guests at its entrance, the center presents 35 flexible spaces including an exhibit hall, grand ballroom, conference center looms at its grand entrance setting the stage for spectacular outdoor receptions on the terrace below. Complimentary Embassy Suites by Hilton Hampton Roads - Hotel, Spa & Convention Center 1700 Coliseum Dr. (23666) Phone: (757) 213-8520 Fax: (757) 213-8524 Contact: Jeffrey Fork, Dir. of Sales Laurie Toomey, Dir. of Event Sales E-Mail: jeffrey.fork@atriumhospitality.com Website: www.embassysuiteshampton. com 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 covered walkway to the Hampton Roads Convention Center.

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