Networking & Fun

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New this Year! Friday night FUN – News Brews Tour iconmonstr-beer-2-240-1
Friday, April 7, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Get a taste of three of Richmond’s most popular breweries while networking with your peers! Don’t worry about driving – VPA has it all covered. Friday night, join us at 6:00 in front of the Short Pump Hilton Hotel for bus pick-up. We will tour Legend, Stone, and 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, 1 beer ticket for each of the 3 breweries and heavy hors d’oeuvres at Legend.

Networking Reception/Cash Bar
Saturday, April 8, 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 8, 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.

After Party
Saturday, April 8, 9:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

partyCap off the entire conference with more fun and networking! Free beer, wine, and light hors d’oeuvres will be provided. And it wouldn’t be a party without music – a D.J.will be there to party with us. party-dj-adelaide-icon