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Event Name:  Industry Day + Small Business Conference

Event Location: Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Event Date/Time: March 1, 2022 at 7:00 AM - March 2, 2022 at 12:00 PM

For more details or to register, visitHERE

Event Description:  All attendees must fill out a waiver prior to the event and email it to Cindy Nash at WAIVER HERE


Monday, February 28, 2022

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Vendor setup


Tuesday, March 1, 2022

7:00 am - 8:00 am Registration/Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

8:00 am - 8:15 am Opening Remarks and Keynote Speaker:

8:15 am - 10:15 am General Session/Agency Industry Day:

10:15 am - 10:30 am Break in Exhibit Hall

10:30 am - 11:50 am Matchmaking/Networking in Exhibit Hall

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm Networking Lunch

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Matchmaking/Networking in Exhibit Hall

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Break in Exhibit Hall

3:15 pm - 4:45 pm Agency Briefing

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm Break in Exhibit Hall

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm Matchmaking/Networking in Exhibit Hall

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Ice Breaker & Young Member Receptions


Wednesday, March 2, 2022

7:30 am - 8:00 am Breakfast/Registration

8:00 am - 8:15 am Opening Remarks/Housekeeping

8:15 am - 9:45 am Matchmaking/Networking

9:45 am - 10:00 am Break

10:00 am - 11:30 am Agency Briefings

11:30 am - 12:00 Closing Remarks

Sponsorship Opportunities: HERE

Hotel Information

Double Tree Hotel $102 per night. Mention SAME Conference when booking your room. Room rate will end Feb 15, 2022 so please book your room soon.

Please follow this link for information and booking for the group rate: HERE

Mailing of Sponsorship Booths

Sponsors that want to ship their booth must be labelled accordingly:

Virginia Beach Convention Center

1000 19th Street

Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Please make sure of the Conference Name is clearly seen, name of the person to receive the shipment with their arrival and departure date.


ALL "pay by check" options MUST be received NO LATER then February 10, 2022, after this date, you will not be allowed entry unless you have a credit card to pay at the time you arrive unless other arrangements have been made in advance with either Stacey Higgins or Cindy Nash.

Please include a copy of the confirmation email and name of attendee with your check payment.


Check Payable To: SAME Hampton Roads Post

Mail to: Attn: SAME Small Business Outreach + Industry Day (c/o Stacey Higgins)


222 Central Park Drive

Suite 1330

Virginia Beach, VA 23462



For questions, contact Cindy Nash ( or Stacey Higgins (


Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be made in writing no later than 5:00 PM on February 10, 2022 for a full refund (less administrative costs if paid through Paypal and/or Eventbrite). No-shows and cancellations made after this deadline are responsible for the full cost of registration, sponsorship, exhibitor fee, etc. No-shows who elected to pay by check will be billed after the event.

Industry Day + Small Business Conference
Start Date/Time:
Tuesday, March 1, 2022
End Date/Time:
Wednesday, March 2, 2022