Why Richmond?

As Frommer’s Travel Guide put it, “When you weren’t looking, Richmond got cool.”

Richmond has always been known for its historical significance in the civil rights movement, the American Revolution and the Civil War, but the last decade has seen the city evolve into a hotbed for culinary innovation, craft beer development, arts, culture and outdoor recreation.

Add a touch of history and hip to your next convention, meeting, sporting event or expo. One of Lonely Planet's top 10 best destinations, the Richmond region has every amenity your conference, group or tour could need. 

Here are just a few of the reasons you should consider Richmond for your next event:

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Richmond Region Tourism is committed to assisting meeting planners in every aspect of their convention, meeting or trade show. Attendance building, local liaison and unique services will enhance the attendance experience. RRT’s attendance-building strategy, relationships with the local business community and reputation as a leader in the convention services industry will promote higher attendance and provide a lasting memory of your brand and our region.