This is Virginia's annual premier event for association executives, professional meeting planners, and others who are involved with holding meetings or events. Interact with representatives from meeting venues and service providers throughout the Commonwealth and beyond in the Exhibit Hall. Enjoy the insights of high-caliber content leaders on a variety of issues affecting the association industry. All while networking with your association peers!  


October 4 (all events at Hilton Richmond Downtown)

  2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Registration Open
  2:30 - 5:00 p.m. - Workshop (2.50 CAE)
  5:00 - 6:30 p.m. - Networking Reception

October 5 (all events at the Greater Richmond Convention Center)

  8:00 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. - Registration Open   
  8:00 - 9:00 a.m. - Networking Breakfast
  9:00 - 10:00 - Keynote Address (1.00 CAE)
10:15 -11:30 am - Morning Breakout Sessions (1.25 CAE)
11:30 am - Expo Opens 
12:15 - 1:30 p.m.  Attendee Lunch (in expo hall)
  2:00 pm - Expo Closes
  2:00 - 3:15 pm Afternoon Breakout Sessions (1.25 CAE)

6.0 CAE Credits


Attendees must be association executives, professional meeting planners, or others who are involved with holding meetings or events. Suppliers/Associate Members may attend only as an exhibitor for the Expo portion and do not qualify to attend the conference portion (see Exhibitor Registration Form). Non-exhibiting suppliers may not attend.

Online registration ends Friday, September 29 at 5 pm. On-site registration begins on Thursday, October 5 at 8 AM.
  • FULL REGISTRATION - includes Wednesday workshop & networking reception, Thursday breakfast, education sessions, Expo with lunch, and parking at GRCC on Thursday. 6.00 CAE hours
  • WEDNESDAY ONLY - includes Wednesday workshop & networking reception. 2.50 CAE hours
  • TRADESHOW ONLY - includes Expo with lunch and parking at GRCC on Thursday.


By Sep 1

After Sep 1


$125 Member
$145 Non-member

$145 Member
$165 Non-member


$79 Member
$89 Non-member

$89 Member
$99 Non-member

Expo Only

Free Free

Cancellation Policy:
You may cancel your registration on or before September 6 for a full refund. After that date, we are unable to issue refunds. You may transfer your registration to an association executive, professional meeting planner, or other qualified leader involved with holding meetings or events.

Contact [email protected] for more information. VSAE reserves the right to deny entry to anyone who does not meet stated criteria. 

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Hotel Accommodations

The room block at the Hilton Richmond Downtown closes on Monday, September 4. The link to reserve your room online will be in your registration confirmation email. Don't miss their special offer of $179+tax per night! 

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