You are cordially invited to attend the 51st Annual Legislative Banquet on January 12, 2023

Date & Time: January 12, 2023; 5:30pm
Location: The Shed at Main Street Station, 1500 E. Main Street, Richmond, VA 23219

You are invited to attend this annual sell out event to celebrate the 1st and 3rd largest industries in the Commonwealth.  

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 700 guests 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

Important Banquet Registration Information:

  • 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 the following for each registered attendee
    • First and last name
    • Organization they will be representing
    • City, town or county in which they reside. 
Deadline to register is Friday, December 30, 2022. Please note that the cut off for name changes/additions is January 5, 2023. Any changes after this date will be made on-site changes will be made at the name badge changing stations. 

    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!

    **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.

    We are now accepting wait list registrations! Please contact the Virginia Agribusiness Council staff at or by calling

    Event Links

    Floor Plan: find the 2023 floor plan HERE!

    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 29, 2022 to secure this rate.

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

    *Or go to:

    E-mail for more information about the event.

    Never been to this event before?

    Click here to see a compilation of photos from our 2022 event on your mobile device

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

    Refund Policy:

    Full refund on or before December 30, 2022

    No refund for no-shows

    Virginia Agribusiness Council
    (804) 643-3555;
    9323 Midlothian Turnpike, Suite T
     Richmond, Virginia 23235
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