Meetings in Chesapeake, VA combine state-of-the-art facilities with world-class recreation in the heart of Coastal Virginia. Travel to the area is convenient, and visitors attending conferences in Chesapeake enjoy unique attractions in their downtime.
Chesapeake, Virginia has more miles of canals than any other destination in the U.S., making it a perfect location for paddling or kayaking. The city is known as part of the hub of Coastal Virginia, with central access to the pulse of nightlife in downtown Norfolk, the salty air of Virginia Beach, and the rich history of Colonial Williamsburg.
Chesapeake also participates in the Virginia Green initiative and has many eco-friendly hotels, restaurants, and venues to explore.
Chesapeake is conveniently located within 750 miles of two-thirds of the United States population. Just minutes from Norfolk International Airport, Chesapeake is easily accessible by car or plane. Dozens of hotels accommodate meeting attendees, and many have on-site meeting spaces. We have provided maps and transportation information to help you get your team from point A to B.
The Chesapeake Conference Center boasts 39,000 square feet of meeting space for conventions, conferences, meetings, trade shows, and events. With a full culinary program, high-tech rooms, and professional event planners, your Chesapeake conference is in good hands.
Flexible meeting space means the convention center can accommodate as many as 2,500 people in the main theater. The spacious 14,000-foot promenade is perfect for trade shows, while the Chesapeake Room offers 2,100 square feet of space for breakout sessions. It’s all within walking distance to comfortable hotels and fine dining restaurants.
Several hotels provide meeting space in Chesapeake, VA, as well. Delta by Marriott has 12,000 feet of meeting space and over 200 contemporary rooms within walking distance to the conference center. Wingate by Wyndham and Springhill Suites by Marriott host meetings as well, with planners on hand to help you put it all together.
To experience unique Chesapeake flavor, opt for a meeting space like the Chesapeake Arboretum. Breathe in nature's air and walk miles of easy hiking trails to recharge in between sessions. Team building at Puzzlequest Escape Room is a fun way to kick off a conference and strengthen your team.
Sports facilities in Chesapeake, VA accommodate all kinds of athletics, from soccer to stand-up paddling along the city’s 22 miles of waterways.
The Chesapeake Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) offers meeting planners support during every phase of the process. From finding the perfect venue to wow your attendees to accommodations with all the amenities, Chesapeake’s CVB Services are personalized to your needs. Visit the RFP page to fill out the request form and start planning the perfect event today.