There is still time to register for the 2019 Virginia Automotive Association Convention and Trade Expo at Hilton The Main in Norfolk, Va., April 12-14.
The deadline to register for the event is March 18.
If you are a dealer, here is the online registration link:
If you are a supplier vendor, her is the online registration link:
There is no cost or registration required to attend just the Trade Expo, which will be held Saturday, April 13, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. "Our trade show will be the largest we have had in eight years," says Executive Director Steve Akridge.
"At a recent board of directors meeting, our convention Chairman, Steve "Fish" Crawford stated that from beginning to end, this is our best convention schedule ever," said Akridge. "He and I have been working on our conventions for many years, and I have to agree with him."
Here is a synopsis of the agenda.
Friday, April 12
Morning: golf tournament at Cypress Point Country Club.
Evening: reception cruise on the Spirit of Norfolk.
Saturday, April 13
Morning: opening keynote address by Roy Littlefield, CEO of the Tire Industry Association; two special sessions; peer-to-peer roundtable.
Afternoon, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.: trade show.
Evening: Reception and Awards Banquet.
Sunday, April 14
Morning: closing breakfast; keynote address by Steve Gilliland, best selling author and Hall of Fame speaker.
To book a room at Hilton The Main, visit https://www.vaauto.org/hotel-reservation.htm.