The 2017 Virginia Agritourism Conference - Agritourism in Virginia’s New Economy – will be held on April 18– 20, 2017. It will include three days filled with fresh ideas on a variety of hot topics with varying formats:
· Day 1—Tuesday: Explore multiple agritourism tools including social media, event planning, labor regulations, legal issues, financial resources, marketing strategies, and agritourism’s best practices!
· Day 2—Wednesday: Visit three farms and personally discover agritourism successes and challenges.
· Day 3—Thursday: Spend the last day with Jon Schallert an internationally-recognized speaker and business expert specializing in teaching all types of businesses and communities how to turn themselves into highly desired Consumer Destinations.
The Conference is being held at the Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa/Short Pump at 12042 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23233. You can review the program and register on-line by visiting: https://vafb.swoogo.com/agritourism2017