The announcement of the area, set to be ready to host events in 2019, was one of the many highlights covered by Mayor Sessoms as he kicked off the Hampton Roads Chamber's State of the City Series to a record-breaking crowd of 1300 business leaders, city employees, and citizens of Hampton Roads.
The Hampton Roads Chamber is committed to empowering and advocating our female business leaders in Hampton Roads. The Glass: Empowering the Business Woman offers an opportunity for women in Hampton Roads learn and grow in their careers.
The Hampton Roads Sports Commission is one of 260 tourism partners in the Commonwealth that will be impacted by the total award of $772,000 for sports tourism marketing endeavors.
The State of the City address is the premier annual forum for interaction among Virginia Beach's business, civic and community leaders. Mayor Sessom's address will highlight key business development initiatives, provide strategic municipal progress updates, address challenges and opportunities, and provide a glimpse into the City's future.
Over 1,800 bills were considered and a $107 billion dollar budget was adopted during the 46-day Virginia General Assembly session that adjourned sine die on February 25th.
The roundtable event was sponsored by Virginia Business magazine and the Virginia Restaurant, Lodging and Travel Association and the event will be featured in the May issue of Virginia Business magazine.
Sarah McCoy, State Governmental Affairs Director for the Virginia Port Authority provided the board members with an economic development update.