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Meetings in Roanoke

Meetings in Virginia's Blue Ridge

The Roanoke Valley in Virginia's Blue Ridge is the ultimate destination for your next meeting.

Nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Roanoke Valley provides a metro mountain mix of exciting adventure with refined culture.

We're Open for Business!

Virginia's Blue Ridge is open for business! Connect with Caitlin Schmelz to learn more about how Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge can help you plan your next meeting. Caitlin can be reached via e-mail at cschmelz@visitvbr.com or phone at (540) 342-6025 x115.

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As the largest metropolitan area in the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Roanoke Valley is a place where meeting attendees will have the opportunity to concentrate on business and relax among modern amenities.

Meetings, conventions, conferences, trade shows, and every other kind of gathering are well accommodated in Virginia's Blue Ridge. Collectively, the region features over 650,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, and can handle groups of more than 10,000 attendees.

Learn more in the following sections about how to begin planning your next meeting in Virginia's Blue Ridge.

Contact Us

The Sales Department of Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge is excited to offer assistance and expertise in what makes this region an ideal destination for a meeting. Please visit our Contact Us page for contact information for members of the Sales Team and fill out the form on the page to receive more information.

Meeting Facilities

With two civic centers, an IACC-approved conference center, and a fantastic collection of unique venues and hotels with meeting space, Virginia's Blue Ridge has facilities that can accommodate any type of meeting, convention, reunion, or other special events. The region boasts over 650,000 square feet of unique meeting space along with 5,000 guest rooms, and our staff will work with you to find the venue that's the perfect fit for your event.

Plan a Meeting

We have a variety of resources to help plan your meeting in Virginia's Blue Ridge. You can connect to local service providers in the region, download materials that can be distributed to planning committees and attendees, learn about possible itineraries and group activities, and much more. With the assistance of Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge, you'll be able to plan a first-class meeting and all-around experience.

Why Virginia's Blue Ridge?

Whether it's our convenient location, comfortable weather and climate, testimonials from past planners and attendees, or because you keep hearing about how great the region is through different awards and accolades, there are plenty of reasons to choose Virginia's Blue Ridge for your meeting.

Submit an RFP

We value your business and look forward to the opportunity to showcase Virginia's Blue Ridge as a possible location for your meeting. Please submit a Request for Proposal to learn more about how your event can be accommodated in our region.

Please call (540) 362-7848 to speak with someone in our Sales Department who can assist you with planning your meeting or event.

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