Why Virginia's Blue Ridge

When planning for your next meeting or convention, select a destination that will provide your participants with a unique metro mountain experience.

The Roanoke Valley is located in the heart of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains, offering an exciting blend of stunning natural beauty with a variety of urban and outdoor adventures.

Learn what others have said makes the region special in our Client Testimonials and read about the different awards and accolades the Roanoke Valley has received. We've also compiled a list of Fast Facts to help you and your attendees become more familiar with Virginia's Blue Ridge.

Top Reasons to Book in Virginia's Blue Ridge

Downtown Roanoke - Unique VenuesUnique Venues

The region boasts over 650,000 square feet of unique meeting space, and you're never far from a breathtaking view of the Blue Ridge Mountains. From mountaintop wineries and lodges to an IACC-approved Conference Center, we've got the perfect venue for your next meeting.

Shrimp - Culinary SceneCulinary Scene

The chefs of the Roanoke Valley are part of a growing movement that is putting Virginia on the map as a food destination. Many local restaurants feature ingredients that are grown on local farms and Virginia's Blue Ridge is putting a new twist on Southern cuisine.

Destination Experts - GroupDestination Experts

We are here to offer complimentary services and our expertise about how to make your meeting in Virginia's Blue Ridge a success. We'll partner with you while connecting you to our local partners in the hospitality industry to ensure you have everything you need.

Metro Mountain - ConcertMetro & Mountains

Our vibrant culture makes the region well-suited for any type of meeting. We offer the incredible outdoor opportunities of being located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, while also having all the cultural attractions and amenities of a major city. Learn more about activities and tours your attendees can enjoy.

Accessibility - AirplaneGetting Here

With an airport that offers direct service to eight international hubs, convenient road access via Interstate 81, multiple U.S. Highways and the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the arrival of Amtrak service in 2017, attendees won't have any trouble getting to Virginia's Blue Ridge.

 Still not sure? Here's our list of 10 Reasons to Choose Virginia's Blue Ridge!

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