Why Meet in Richmond?

No matter the size or style of your Richmond, VA meeting, convention or event, we have venues to fit your fancy. The Region boasts locations where your delegates can get outdoors or venues that provide indoor elegance. From local parks to five-star hotels, we have the perfect spot to host your next event.


"Without exception the attendees, presenters and host committee members have expressed nothing but kudos and accolades." - Beblon G. Parks, Chairperson, VA National Black Staff Network

"There's plenty of sizzle in Richmond these days, and its easy-to-get-to location makes it well worth considering for an annual meeting, regional sales training event, as a reward trip for company superstars or simply a personal getaway." - Betty Stark, Capital Region Business Journal

"In my 19 years of event planning, this has been by far the most enjoyable experience." - Rev. Leon M. Poe, Chairperson, Midwest Missionary Baptist Youth Conference

"The delegates, most of whom had never visited Richmond (and many who had never been in the USA), were overwhelmed by the warm reception they received everywhere they went; the convention center staff, the  hotels, the restaurants, the tourist attractions….I would wholeheartedly recommend Richmond as a wonderful place to host a conference!” - Andrew Hutton, Associate Director, Accelerators, Jefferson Lab, 2015 International Particle Accelerator Conference Chair

"I have been impressed by the professionalism of Richmond Region Tourism. They are always willing to go the extra mile and find out what you need and make sure that it happens." - Lynette Banks-Harris, President, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.

Things to Do

Whether it's a food festival, a hot new restaurant, live music, gallery openings or a team-building trip with Riverside Outfitters down the James River, your attendees with have no problem finding things to do outside the convention center or meeting venue.


There's no shortage of fun, interesting and exciting events for your attendees between and after meetings. We’ve got: outdoor festivals with flying humans and dogs; food festivals with dinners, collaborations and experiments; jazz; folk; more food; beer, wine and even bacon.