Agritourism in Virginia's New Economy 

Tuesday – Thursday April 18– 20, 2017
Three days filled with fresh ideas on a variety of hot topics! 

Day 1:   Explore agritourism tools including social media, event planning, labor regulations, legal issues, financial resources,  marketing strategies,  and agritourism’s best practices!

Day 2:  Visit three farms and personally discover agritourism successes and challenges. 

Day 3:  Spend the last day with Jon Schallert, an internationally-recognized speaker and business expert specializing in teaching businesses and communities how to turn themselves into Consumer Destinations. 

Hotel Information

This year's Agritourism Conference will be held at the Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa Short Pump in Richmond, Virginia. Conference attendees are responsible for making their own hotel reservations.
To reserve a hotel room at the conference rate of $91.00, plus applicable taxes and fees, either call the Hilton Richmond Short Pump at 804-364-3600, or click here
For more information, contact Martha A. Walker, or call 434.766.6761. 
Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.  An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating.  Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.
If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Martha Walker at (434.766.6761/TDD 800.828.1120) during business hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations 5 days prior to the event.