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VMA's 100th Anniversary Reception | February 13 | Richmond

You are invited to join us in Richmond, VA on February 13, 2020...exactly 100 years to the day when 56 maritime business leaders signed the historic charter establishing the Norfolk Maritime Exchange, now the Virginia Maritime Association. 

In honor of this milestone, the reception will include a signing ceremony where sponsors and leaders will add their signature of commitment, championing the VMA into its next century!

(Become a sponsor by February 5 to secure your signature on this new document! Learn more below).

Event Details

February 13, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Cocktail Reception &
Signing Ceremony

Richmond Marriott Downtown
500 East Broad Street


VMA Members



Bus transportation to/from Richmond and Norfolk is available to book at time of registration for $35 per person.

3:00 PM - Meetup in Norfolk to Catch Bus 
3:30 PM - Bus departs Norfolk for Richmond 
8:45 PM - Bus Leaves Richmond to return to Norfolk

A block of rooms at the Richmond Marriott Downtown are available at a special rate of $159. Please book online or contact the hotel by January 7, 2020 at (804) 643-3400 and mention that you are attending the "VMA Richmond Signing Event."
Book Rooms Online Now

RESERVATIONS EXTENDED- Reserve rooms by FRIDAY, FEBRUARY, 7 to secure special rate of $159.


Secure Your Company's Place in History!

Become a "1920" sponsor now!

Includes recognition in emails, signage, on the website, and in social media; the opportunity to provide swag & pop up banners at select anniversary events; and a representative signs their name on the new charter document!

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Thank You to the Sponsors of our 100th Anniversary Celebrations!

Thank You to Our 2020 Sponsors!


This is more than 100 years of History...We are Celebrating the Future!

Through VMA events, I have gained a greater depth of knowledge of the industry. There is no comparison to seeing an ultra-large container vessel up close in-person, unloading at a marine terminal."
- Marissa Henderson, Ventker Henderson PLLC

Have a Question? Contact us!

Ashley McLeod

Ashley McLeod

Vice President of Communications and Membership
Virginia Maritime Association
(757) 628-2678

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