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  • May 23, 2016

    CVB Director Speaks at Virginia Legends Walk Induction of Gov. Doug Wilder

      Last week, former Virginia Governor, L. Douglas Wilder, the first elected African-American governor in the United States, was inducted into the Virginia Legends Walk at the Virginia Beach Resort area. CVB Director, Brad Van Dommelen, took to the stage during the ceremony to congra...

    May 19, 2016

    Tourism Excellence in Business and Leadership Series Returns to Discuss Sports Marketing June 2

      Virginia Beach, VA- The Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau is proud to announce the second industry event of the 2016 Tourism Excellence in Business & Leadership Seasonal Series, "Scoring Big with Sports Marketing" will be held Thursday, June 2 at the Virginia...

    May 04, 2016

    Meetings Team Heads to DC for Springtime in the Park Expo

      Members of our CVB Meetings and Conventions team traveled to our nation’s capital for the annual ASAE (American Society of Association Executives) annual Springtime in the Park Expo, which was held April 27-28.  The annual event draws thousands of meeting industry executives an...

    April 29, 2016

    Adventure Awaits in Virginia Beach

      With the CVB's Sports Marketing Team welcoming the U.S. Finals to Virginia Beach this weekend, visitors will be coming in to town by the thousands. There are many fun ways for them to get out and get moving, including the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center, The Virginia Adventure ...

    April 27, 2016

    Oceanfront Receives Ladies' Choice Award for Best STAY-Cation Destination

      Tidewater Women Magazine readers have chosen the Oceanfront, in the resort area, to receive the 2016 Tidewater Women Ladies' Choice Award in the category of "Best STAY-cation."   Voting took place from February to March 2016. Tidewater Women readers cast their votes both onlin...

    April 22, 2016

    American Collegiate Rugby Championship Set to Return to Virginia Beach

      The    American Collegiate Rugby Championship (ACRC7s) will bring over 20 college teams to the Virginia Beach Sportsplex April 29-May 1. Last year’s series was conservatively estimated to have had a direct economic impact of $233,376 on Virginia Beach, including drawin...

    April 18, 2016

    BAYDA at the Beach

      Convention Services, with the Convention and Visitors Bureau, has been kicking it into overdrive this week as the city has hosted the Black Adventist Youth Directors Association (BAYDA) 2016 United World Congress . The congress brings over 2,000 guests to Virginia Beach for four ...

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