Council Connections Are Here!


Our Spring Council Connections series continues this year with receptions and dinners across the Commonwealth!

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

These events are FREE TO ATTEND and OPEN TO MEMBERS & NON-MEMBERS!

    Thank You To Our Generous Sponsors!

                       

   




In light of the recent environment, our Council Connect Series have been postponed indefinitely. We hope to reschedule at a later point and will keep you posted. In the meantime, stay healthy and wash your hands. For more information on Coronavirus, please check out these resources by Virginia Cooperative Extension and the CDC.



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.


Details and Registration! 


POSTPONED: March 24   - Southside Council Connections Dinner
Richlands Creamery, Blackstone, VA


POSTPONED: April 9 - Northern Piedmont Council Connections Reception

Culpeper Farmer's Cooperative, Culpeper, VA


POSTPONED: April 21 - Southwest Council Connections Dinner

Glenburn Farms, Vinton, VA



POSTPONED: May 4 - Shenandoah Valley Council Connections Reception

James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

*JMU Ag Fair starting at 5:00 pm



Due to the recent CDC guidance, we have made the decision to
indefinitely postpone a few of our planned events.

We are monitoring the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation and will assess
future events based on expert advice and the changing situation to prevent further spread of the virus. We will look to reschedule these events later this year as the situation allows.

 



Registration & Sponsorships

Sponsorships can be selected during registration or by contacting the Council staff. 

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

  



                      


                           

                                 

                                          

                                    


 

            

                    

  






Help    Us   GROW


These events coincide with our 

2020 Membership Drive,

which runs March 1 - May 1. 

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

For more information about membership with the Council, contact us or visit our membership page


Submit an application with payment during our Membership Drive and receive 10% off of your dues! Use code GROW20 at checkout!



Virginia Agribusiness Council
(804) 643-3555; vac@va-agribusiness.org
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