Richmond Region Tourism Foundation Awards and Annual Meeting

Join Us for a Tourism Celebration: A Legacy Conversation and The Future Unveiled

The Richmond Region is an award-winning destination thanks to our incredible hospitality community. Join us as we honor industry partners and professionals at the Tourism Awards and Annual Meeting.

Enjoy the unique opportunity to hear an intimate conversation with Jack Berry, hosted by Kelli Lemon, as he reflects on stories and experiences that have shaped Richmond's Region Tourism’s landscape during his three-decade tenure as President and CEO.

And then, look toward the future as Katherine O'Donnell steps into the helm July 1. Get a glimpse into the exciting journey and opportunities ahead for Richmond Region Tourism.

Tuesday, May 7, 2024
8:00 AM: Registration, sponsored by Mosaic Interpreting Services, Breakfast and Networking
8:30 AM: Program Begins
10:00 AM: Program Concludes

Greater Richmond Convention Center

Ticket Information

Single Tickets
$100 includes breakfast
Registration closes Tuesday, April 30

Single Ticket Registration Here

Partner Table Sponsor
$1,000 partner table sponsorship (set for 8) includes breakfast.
​Registration closes Tuesday, April 30.
*As a table sponsor, you receive your organization name on event and table signage, event website and program.

Table Registration Here

About the venue
Here is a list of Visitor Amenities at the Greater Richmond Convention Center.

Our goal is to make this event as inclusive as possible. Should you require accessibility accommodations please contact no later than April 22.

Suggested entrance to the event: 3rd & Marshall GRCC Parking Deck Entrance (GRCC 2nd Floor). There are elevators in the parking deck as well as staircases. The event is on the 2nd floor of the GRCC in Ballroom B/C.

Parney bumpChairman's Award presented by Dominion Energy

The Chairman's Award is given to a person or organization who has been a significant asset and made the greatest contribution during the previous year. This year’s Chairman's Award will be presented to Todd Parney Parnell, past CEO of the Richmond Flying Squirrels, for his years of leadership and dedication to minor league baseball. *Photo credit: Mark Gormus Times/Dispatch

Additional award winners to be announced at the event

•          Tourism Impact Award presented by Colonial Downs® & Rosie’s Gaming Emporium®

•          Chairman's Award presented by Dominion Energy

•          Partner of the Year

•          MVP Sports Award

•          Restaurant of the Year

•          Hotel of the Year

•          Event of the Year

•          Tourism Leadership Award

•          Customer Service Award

Thank you to our award sponsors

Dominion Energy 2024   Chairman's Award            Rosies crop   Tourism Impact award

Hamilton Glass     A Special Thank You to Hamilton Glass for Creating Our Tourism Awards
                                                                                                                              Artwork (C) Hamilton Glass

Sponsor Footer 2024

This event is produced by the Richmond Region Tourism Foundation. The mission is to advance the impact and benefit of tourism on the Richmond Region by supporting and investing in local education, diversity and inclusion and sports tourism programs. Make a tax-deductible donation today.
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