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The fifth annual Virginia Agritourism Conference provides agritourism entrepreneurs access to the best resources and the chance to gather ideas that can be adapted to their own farms.  The 2019 conference features interaction with experts on developing an agritourism operation, celebrating the successes and managing the challenges of agritourism, delivering exceptional customer service, marketing the operation through multiple sources, ensuring farm safety, hosting events, building a regional approach, and networking with other agritourism farms.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

For more information about the conference please contact Dr. Martha A. Walker, Virginia Cooperative Extension, at (434) 766-6761 or walker53@vt.edu.

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Section Title
2019 Virginia Agritourism Conference
Type
Discussion
Days
W
Time
9:00AM to 6:00PM
Dates
Apr 03, 2019
Type
Discussion
Days
Th
Time
7:30AM to 2:00PM
Dates
Apr 04, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
14.0
Location
  • Off Campus
Fee(s)
Registration Options non-credit $0.00
Section Notes

LOCATION:

Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center

110 Shenandoah Ave NW

Roanoke, VA 24016

540-985-5900

www.hotelroanoke.com

 

LODGING:
A block of rooms is being held at the Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center for the nights of April 2 and 3. Individuals are responsible for their own lodging. Use the following link to book your hotel reservation Va Agritourism Room Reservations or call the hotel directly at 540-985-5900 or toll free at 866-594-4722 and reference the Virginia Agritourism Conference room block to receive a group rate of $111+ for single occupancy or $131+ for double occupancy. After the cutoff date of Friday, March 8th, these rates will no longer be available to the group.

 

SCHEDULE:

April 3, 2019

9:00 am - Registration opens and breakfast

9:30 am - Conference/General Session

12:30 pm - Networking Lunch

2:00 pm - Farm Tours

April 4, 2019

7:30 am - Breakfast

8:30 am - Concurrent Sessions

12:30 pm - Networking Lunch

2:15 pm - Adjourn

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

For more information about the conference please contact Dr. Martha A. Walker, Virginia Cooperative Extension, at (434) 766-6761 or walker53@vt.edu.

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