Learn more about marketing to persons with disabilities and their families, and celebrate the launch of the CVB’s Certified Tourism Ambassador Program at the first in a series of informative events hosted by the CVB


The Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau, in partnership with the Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities and the Virginia Beach Hotel Association


Leading industry experts will discuss the diverse circumstances of our aging population, which make accessibility a growing consideration for tourists who visit Virginia Beach.  Learn more about the challenges travelers with disabilities face and how more inclusive marketing and an improved experience can exceed their expectations and win their loyalty. Following the disability portion of the forum, the Virginia Beach CVB will launch the Certified Tourism Ambassador program.


Wednesday, Oct. 7 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.  Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.


Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th Street, Virginia Beach, VA.


The forum is free; Stakeholders in the tourism industry – specifically general managers, restaurateurs, attraction owners and higher-level management professionals – are highly encouraged to attend.  Participants should register online at www.visitvirginiabeach.com/fallforum.

The media are invited and encouraged to attend.


Megan Shearin, Public Relations Specialist
Virginia Beach, Convention & Visitors Bureau
757-385-6646 or mshearin@visitvirginiabeach.com