Virginia is for Lovers

Meetings in Virginia


Meeting Planning Toolkit

These new tools will provide everything you need for planning a successful meeting, making your job more efficient and life a little easier.

Governor Terry McAuliffe

 Click here to request a Welcome Letter from the Governor of Virginia for your upcoming meeting.  Please allow at least 45 days for processing.  

  • Top 5 Reasons to Bring Your Meeting to Virginia
  • Local  Experts at the Ready Destination marketing organizations (DMO/CVB) in every region of the state stand ready to help you with logistics as well as enhancement of your attendees’ experiences.  Best of all, most DMO services are complimentary.
  • Virginia Map Maps and overviews of cities/counties and all regions of Virginia.  Location may be as important to your meeting's success as the content of the program.  The Commonwealth sits at the strategic center of the Eastern Seaboard, within easy one-day drive access from just about anywhere east of the Mississippi River. Major interstates, stellar air access from both major and low cost carriers and Amtrak rail service provides national and international access that’s hard to match.
  • Virginia Green logoMeet Green Virginia Green is your assurance of planet-friendly facilities and practices that acknowledge our compassion for the environment. It’s easy to organize a green meeting throughout the Commonwealth as even our convention centers in Richmond, Hampton and Virginia Beach are among the many “green” meeting facilities throughout the state.
  • Virginia is for lovers Virginia PeanutsLooking for Virginia is for Lovers Merchandise? Check out our Virginia is for Lovers Store - - for a large selection of giveaways and other items for your meeting attendees.
  • RFP – Need help finding a venue?  Submit your Request for Proposal.


Below you will find a gallery of high-resolution images for your use in publications, websites and more. Use of these images is unrestricted for event planners. To download, simply click on the image.

Under the image gallery, we have placed a high-resolution promotional video in several formats. Feel free to use this clip on your website, motorcoach, or in presentations or other promotional materials.

Download the full-size video here. (300MB DVD-resolution MPEG 4)

Download a PowerPoint-friendly version. (50mb Windows Media .wmv).

Link directly to the video on YouTube:  

Embed the video directly on your website with the following code:


Image Library

Promote your meeting with beautiful images of Virginia

Blue Ridge Parkway  Ralph Stanley Museum  State Capitol Richmond  
Humpback Bridge  Assateague Island  Manassas Battlefield Park
Poplar Forest Wine Festival  Heartwood Center  Maccallum Moore Gardens
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