Annual Legislative Appreciation Banquet 


Register for our 50th Annual Legislative Banquet. We look forward to seeing you all again in person on January 13, 2022 to celebrate properly!


Date & Time: January 13, 2022; 5:30pm
Location: The Shed at Main Street Station, 1500 E. Main Street, Richmond, VA 23219
 

Important Banquet Updates:

  • In an effort to provide a better experience for all of our guests, all ticket and table orders are placed online through the Council's website.  
  • Priority seating for table purchases will be given to those who submit complete registration information and payment, including the names of all attendees. Council staff will need for each registered attendee, the first and last name, the organization they will be representing, and the city, town or county in which they reside. This information should be provided by December 31, 2021 so that Council staff will have adequate time to prepare attendee name badges.  

Please contact our staff if you have any questions or concerns!  We appreciate your support of this event, and the Council, and we look forward to seeing you in January!

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 (elect), Lt. Governor (elect), and Attorney General (elect) 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


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





Click HERE for ticket and sponsorship opportunity details.

Event Links

Directions to The Shed at Main Street Station

Sponsored Valet parking will be available first come, first serve as well as lots surrounding The Shed at the Main, across the street from Main Street Station, in a smaller lot to the right of the station in addition to several public parking lots nearby.

Overnight accommodations are available for a discounted rate per night at the Omni Richmond.

*Reservations must be made by December 2021 to secure this rate.

*Please call 1-800-THE-OMNI to reserve your room and mention Virginia Agribusiness.

*Or go to:  https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/richmond/meetings/virginia-agribusiness-room-block-01132022.

E-mail vac@va-agribusiness.org for more information about the event.

Never been to this event before?

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

Click here to see a compilation of photos from our 2018 event on your mobile device

Refund Policy:

Full refund on or before December 31, 2021

No refund for no-shows

COVID-19 Guidance: 

The Virginia Agribusiness Council follows federal, state and local guidance for the health and safety of all of attendees and staff.

Virginia Agribusiness Council
(804) 643-3555; vac@va-agribusiness.org
9323 Midlothian Turnpike, Suite T
 Richmond, Virginia 23235
        
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