Annual Legislative Appreciation Banquet

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
Registration: Register here!

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 - coming soon

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.

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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