Annual Legislative Appreciation Banquet -- SOLD OUT!

Due to overwhelming demand, we are once again sold out!  Thank you to everyone for your support of this event!
Should you have any questions, you may call the VAC office to speak with a staff member at 804-643-3555

Date & Time
: January 12, 2017; 5:30pm
Location: Old Dominion Building, Richmond Raceway Complex,
600 E. Laburnum Ave.,
Richmond, Virginia
Cost: $150.00/ticket, $1200/table

Why Should You Attend?

  • This is an exclusive opportunity to network with nearly 1000 fellow industry members and elected officials during an evening highlighting agribusiness
  • General Assembly members consider our event the highlight of the session
  • The Governor, Lt. Governor, and Attorney General attend every year
  • Traditionally, over 100 members of the General Assembly and their guests attend
  • You will be joined by more than 600 from the agribusiness community
  • Reserved seating with an elected official allows you to have them seated at your reserved table
  • The Virginia's Finest reception and elegant buffet dinner of Virginia products are outstanding
  • The Council's "Distinguished Friend of Agribusiness Award" winner will be presented


  • 5:30 pm - Virginia's Finest Reception
  • 7:00 pm - Elegant Buffet Dinner of Virginia Products
  • 8:00 pm - Banquet Program & Award Presentation

Tickets & Sponsorships

  • Individual ticket ($150.00)
  • Reserved seating with a Special Guest** ($300) - A contribution equal to the price of two tickets allows you to reserve seating with a Special Guest**
  • Reserved table of 8 ($1200) - 8 individual tickets
  • Reserved table of 8 with a Special Guest** ($1200) - 6 Individual tickets + 2 seats for a Special Guest**
  • Dinner sponsor ($2000) - Your name listed in banquet program and 1/8 page ad space
  • Reception sponsor ($1000) - Your name listed in banquet program
  • Audio Visual sponsor ($1000) - Your name or logo projected on a large screen during the banquet and listed in banquet program
  • General banquet sponsor ($25, $50, $100, $250, or $500)

**Special Guests available for reserved seating include the Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Member of the General Assembly, member of the Governor's Cabinet, a State agency director, or member of Congress, and their spouse/guest.

Event Links

Registration form

Directions & map to the Old Dominion Building at the Richmond Raceway Complex

Floor plan

Overnight accommodations provided by the Omni Richmond

Reservations can be made at the link provided above or by calling 

1-800-843-6664 and asking for the Va. Agribusiness Council block.

*Reservations must be made by January 3 to obtain discounted rate.

Never been to this event before?

Click here to see a time lapse video of our 2015 Banquet or Banquet slideshow

Refund Policy:
Full refund on or before December 31, 2016
No refund for no-shows

Virginia Agribusiness Council
(804) 643-3555;
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