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2023 VA1 Governor’s Tourism Summit

November 12, 2023 - November 14, 2023

Get in the Game

The 2023 VA1 Governor’s Tourism Summit will take place November 12 – 14, 2023 at The Greater Richmond Convention Center – Richmond Marriott in Richmond, Virginia. Network with colleagues and industry experts, attend presentations and panel discussions and celebrate travel in Virginia.

Your 2023 VA1 Governor’s Tourism Summit includes access to all general sessions and keynotes, breakout sessions on Monday and Tuesday of the conference, the exhibitor hall, breakfast and lunch on Monday and Tuesday of the conference, as well as a VA1 Reception Monday evening.

2023 Supersessions topics include

  • Driving Value-Based Outcomes: How VA is One Step Ahead
  • Digital Marketing 201: Take Your Online Presence to the Next Level
  • RVA Sports & Recreation Tourism Panel
  • How to Turn a Loss Into a Win For Your Organization

and more!

Headline Speakers: Governor Glenn Youngkin – 74th Governor of Virginia; Sarah Dandashy – Verified Travel Expert, Best-Selling Author, and TV Personality

Speakers: Chris Albrecht – Senior Vice President and General Manager, Caesars Virginia; Dennis Bickmeier – Executive Director, Henrico Sports and Entertainment Authority; Jonathan Keslow – Director of Travel and Tourism, Epsilon; Jeremy Harvey – Senior Sales Director, Adara; Jonathan Lugbill – Executive Director, Richmond Sportsbackers; Staci Martin – Partnership Marketing Grants Manager, Virginia Tourism Corporation; Lindsey Norment – Brand Director, Virginia Tourism Corporation; Todd “Parney” Parnell – Chief Executive Officer, Richmond Flying Squirrels; Mike Ritchie – Senior Digital Marketing Manager, Visit Richmond; Dan Roberts – Vice President of Research and Strategy, Virginia Tourism Corporation; Noah Salaah ad-Deen – Partnership Marketing Grants Specialists, Virginia Tourism Corporation; Lori Waran – Track President, Richmond Raceway; and others.

Co-sponsor(s) & Partner(s): Virginia Restaurant, Lodging and Travel Association, the Virginia Association of Destination Marketing Organizations, the Virginia Tourism Corporation, VisitRichmondVA.com, LeisureMedia360, Henrico Sports & Entertainment Authority, Advance Travel & Tourism, Adara, Epsilon, VistaGraphics, Inc., Tripadvisor, Virginia Business Lamar Advertising, Sojern, and MediaOne.

Rates Per Person: 

$359 Early Bird (ends September 1)
$399 General (after September 1)
$50 Student



November 12, 2023
November 14, 2023


The Greater Richmond Convention Center & Richmond Marriott
403 N 3rd St
Richmond, VA 23219 United States
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