Council Connections Are Here!                         Our Spring Council Connections series continues this year with receptions and dinners across the Commonwealth! These events are FREE TO ATTEND and OPEN TO MEMBERS & NON-MEMBERS!

      Join us for an exciting evening of food, fellowship and important        industry updates you won't want to miss!

Those in attendance will have an opportunity to...

  • Hear from important decision makers in your industry and other special invited guests, such as agency administrators. 
  • Learn more about the priorities of your elected officials as they relate to agriculture and forestry.    
  • Submit questions for Council staff and invited guests to address during the meeting  
  • Hear a recap of the most recent General Assembly session and the legislation impacting your farms and businesses.

 March 21 - Eastern Shore Meeting;

Eastern Shore AREC (Painter)

April 17 - Southwest Council Connections Dinner;

Red Sun Farms (Dublin)

*Includes tour! Registration coming soon!


  • April - Richmond and Southwest Council Connections Events
  • May - Northern Virginia and Shendoah Valley Council Connections Events

**Check back frequently as we confirm new dates and locations!**

Most events will follow a similar format:
5:30 pm - Registration and networking; refreshments
6:00 pm - Program begins; Comments from special guests and VAC staff

Registration & Sponsorships

Click on the registration links at the top of the page to register and/or sponsor. 
Please note, not all events are open for registration at this time. 

As a sponsor, your name and website link will be included in meeting promotions and Council newsletters, your sponsorship will be recognized at the meeting and/or meal, and you will be given time to introduce yourself and your business during the event.  In addition to those in attendance, your promotion will be seen by thousands across the industry state-wide.
  • Attendee - No cost for industry members
  • Dinner or Reception Sponsor - $500
  • Event Sponsor - $300

Thank You To Our Sponsors:


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These events coincide with our 2019 Membership Drive, which runs March 1 - May 1. 

Please help our organization grow by bringing a prospective member to one of these events! These events are free to attend and open to members and non-members

For more information about membership with the Council, contact Shepherd Cronemeyer or

visit our membership page

  Submit an application with payment during our Membership Drive and

receive 10% off of your dues! Contact our staff for more details!










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