Networking & Fun

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BBQz and BREWz Bash

New this Year! Friday night FUN
iconmonstr-beer-2-240-1Friday, April 13, 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Get a taste of one of Richmond’s most popular breweries while networking with your peers! In case you haven’t heard, Richmond has been named the “world’s best city for beer!”

Copy of Copy of BBQz and BREWz_ VPA Friday night Hang Out

Don’t worry about driving – VPA has it all covered. Friday night, join us at 6:30 in front of the Short Pump Hilton Hotel for bus pick-up Hardywood for food, fun, and of course, beer.

Make sure you register for this event as you go through online registration – space is limited! Registration will get you transportation, 2 beer tickets and a meal from a BBQ food truck.

Networking Reception/Cash Bar
Saturday, April 14, 5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.


After a full day of programming, relax and unwind with your fellow conference-goers at the networking reception which includes a cash bar.


Annual News & Advertising Awards Banqueticonmonstr-award-7-240
Saturday, April 14, 6:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.

Every year, we honor the best of the best among Virginia’s newspapers. Join us for dinner, music, games and prizes as we honor our peers for their outstanding work in news and advertising.