A meeting planner’s job is quite daunting and selecting the perfect meeting locale is the ultimate challenge. Luckily, Virginia Beach offers planners a wide variety of incentives and accommodations to guarantee a successful experience. From unforgettable events at the convention center to the daily reunion of sand and surf, Virginia Beach takes the guess work out of selecting a destination.
Here are the top 5 reasons to host your next meeting or event in our unmatched city:
# 5: Location –Location –Location –Virginia Beach Is Easy To Reach!
Centrally located on the east coast, our city is an easy drive, flight or rail away from strategic population masses. A mere 3 hour drive from DC, 6.5 hours from NYC and 3 to 5 hours from some states south. Our city is serviced by almost every major US Carrier with direct and non-stop flights at Norfolk International Airport and Amtrak now services the Greater Virginia Beach region as well.
#4: No Matter Your Vibe – Virginia Beach Accommodates!
Our city is unique in that we offer diverse and appealing locations to host meetings and events. Whether delegates seek a resort off the sandy shores of the Atlantic Ocean, a downtown setting with shopping, arts and entertainment or a retreat off the rustic shores of the Chesapeake Bay, Virginia Beach has your venue.
#3: One of a Kind Experience? – We Have Your Venue!
Virginia Beach revels in unique meeting experiences. From a live event on the stage of the Oceanfront Park or a meeting surrounded by sea turtles at the Virginia Aquarium to a gala at the Virginia Beach Military Aviation Museum, our coastal destination soars to new heights when it comes to off-site venues!
#2: Sustainability is our Specialty – LEED® Gold Convention Center!
The Virginia Beach Convention Center, the first LEED® Gold Convention Center in the country for existing buildings, is one of the most beautiful and sustainable buildings along the east coast for mid-sized meetings. This nationally acclaimed building embodies Virginia Beach intrinsically through its architecture and offers delegates a living, breathing building that inspires learning and networking at the highest levels!
#1: There’s Not an APP for What Our Team Will Do for You – Service is Our Passion!