With unforgettable outdoor activities, terrific shopping, phenomenal food, bountiful wildlife, and pleasant accommodations, Chesapeake offers an endless range of options for your next gathering. Though there are countless reasons to hold a meeting in Chesapeake, here are the top five.

1. Location

Chesapeake is conveniently located in the heart of the mid-Atlantic region, within a day's drive of 3/4 of the U.S. population. Both I-64 and I-664 run through Chesapeake, positioning Chesapeake just 10 minutes from downtown Norfolk, 25 minutes to the beaches of Virginia Beach, and 45 minutes to Colonial Williamsburg. Chesapeake serves as a great meeting hub where you can enjoy all that Coastal Virginia has to offer.

Easily accessible, getting to Chesapeake is effortless for your attendees via planes, trains, or automobile.

2. Chesapeake Conference Connection

Located in the business hub of the Greenbrier area, the Chesapeake Conference Connection is your home base for your next meeting, convention or event.  This meeting hub is anchored by the Chesapeake Conference Center, Delta by Marriott, and Holiday Inn Express.  All sharing a common parking area which makes navigation between venues seamless. In total you will find over 48,000 square feet of meeting/banquet space, award winning culinary teams, and free parking for your attendees.

The Delta by Marriott is completing a stunning multi-million dollar renovation, with interior design space inspired by the beauty and mystique of the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. The Chesapeake Conference Center has just finished several upgrades to their facility, and the Holiday Inn Express is celebrating their one year anniversary.

3. Personalized Hospitality

When you bring your meeting to Chesapeake it's a big deal, and the team at the Chesapeake CVB is here to support you every step of the way. The CVB is your one stop shop to find the perfect location for your meeting, conference, or event.  Post booking your services team will assist with attendance building, welcome materials, vendor assistance, pre and post conference itineraries, and more.

4. Golf & Team Building Activities

If golf is your game, then you've come to the right place. With unmatched views and memorable courses, Chesapeake's golf offerings are anything but par for the course. Whether you're a seasoned player or just the occasional swinger, visit our greens for the perfect balance of sport and serenity.

Chesapeake is home to some of the best-preserved natural areas on the east coast. Create awesome team building activities including kayaking, trail walks, or a boat excursion along the beautiful Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway.

5. A Foodie’s Paradise

Whether your guests prefer nationally established restaurants or locally owned diners, there’s something to please everyone’s palate in Chesapeake. Explore our list of delectable restaurants perfect for groups of all sizes.

These five reasons are only touching the surface of why you should host your next meeting in this Virginia destination. Chesapeake could be described as a small metropolis, with plenty to do without the concerns that come with a busy downtown.  You can have the best of it all in Chesapeake. Modern, spacious conference space and lodging, plenty of dining and activities, blended with tranquil moments to relax between meetings or at the end of a conference.

Reach out to the Chesapeake CVB team and let your meeting moments begin.