February 18 - Breakfast Event

"Meetings, Conventions and Expos: Best Practices for an Emerging Destination"

Where: Sandler Center for the Performing Arts

Panel Speakers:

David DuBoise, President and CEO of International Association of Exhibits and Events

Michael Tarr, CMP and BIO of Helms Briscoe

Bob Hope, VP Meetings for American College of Surgeons

Bill Martin, VP of Strategic Development, Experient, Inc.


June 2  - Afternoon Event (3:00 pm)

"Scoring Big with the Sports Market"

Where: Virginia Beach Tennis and Country Club (VBTCC)

Keynote Speaker: Jon Schmieder, Founder + CEO of Huddle Up Group, LLC

Happy Hour Sponsored by VBTCC


September 29- Breakfast Event

State of the Virginia Beach Tourism Industry

Where: Virginia Beach Convention Center Ballroom


November 3-Breakfast Event

"Making Big Bucks from Group Tour and International Visitors"

Virginia Beach Convention Center Suite 5