December 6, 2019
The dates and location for the Richmond event have been selected. This great event will take place on Virginia Commonwealth University’s downtown campus, May 14-15, 2020.
November 26, 2019
The dates of the Charleston event have been moved to March 26-27. The event will take on the beautiful campus of the College of Charleston (https://cofc.edu/visit/). Located in the Historic District, visitors to the College of Charleston are struck by the beauty of its historic buildings and shaded walkways.
In Charleston, the Cambria Charleston Riverview is the preferred hotel, offering a discounted rate of only $119 during the conference. That represents a $60/night discount! The Cambria is a highly rated hotel with complimentary Wi-Fi, a full service restaurant and bar, fitness center, outdoor pool, and complimentary local shuttle. The number of rooms at this rate are limited. To make sure you get yours, go to this web link: https://www.choicehotels.com/reservations/groups/DK35C7
We are still working on securing a great hotel deal for the Richmond event. We will announce the details as soon as we have them.
October 9, 2019
We will have a kick-off dinner the night before each conference. This is an opportunity to meet fellow veterans, presenters, and staff in an informal and fun setting. The registration fee for the dinner is $25 and includes food and non-alcoholic drinks.
September 28, 2019
Sponsors, exhibitors, and donations are needed to defray the cost of the event and provide travel scholarships for those veterans who are short on funds. There are many levels of sponsorship, from $10,000 to $500. Sponsorship benefits include exhibitor space, company logo in program books, advertising on web pages, luncheon tickets, and opportunities to present your organization at the conference. For details, download the Sponsor Levels and Exhibitor and Program Ad Flyers.
September 14, 2019
We have joined forces with the Women Veterans Social Justice Network to host the conference. WVSJN is a non-profit group with thousands of members. It has been helping women veterans get the help and support they need, learn coping skills, take advantage of professional opportunities, and advocate for change. More information about WVSJN can be found on their Facebook page.
May 18, 2019
We have room deals with a few hotels in the area and you can reserve your room now (there is no guarantee of room availability):
- Hilton Garden Inn, Mt. Pleasant, SC: http://hiltongardeninn.hilton.com/en/gi/groups/personalized/C/CHSPLGI-WVC-20200405/index.jhtml
- Spring Hill Suites, Mt. Pleasant, SC: https://www.marriott.com/event-reservations/reservation-link.mi?id=1557188888968&key=GRP&app=resvlink
- Linden Row Inn, Richmond, VA: https://secure.webrez.com/hotel/692/?package_id=185627&date_from=20200427&date_to=20200429&access_code=WVCC2020
April 9, 2019
The first two conferences are scheduled.
The first two conferences will take place in April of 2020: 6-7 April in Charleston, SC and 28-29 April in Richmond, VA. This events are free of charge.
Registration for the events will begin shortly. Consider sponsoring the conference or purchasing ad space to put your business, ministry, or non-profit in front of hundreds of military chaplains, civilian clergy, and veterans.