Virginia Beach Mayor to Deliver Chamberís Virginia Beach State of the City Address on April 13

Virginia Beach Mayor to Deliver Chamberís Virginia Beach State of the City Address on April 13

HAMPTON ROADS, VA — The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce’s annual State of the City will be held in Virginia Beach on Wednesday, April 13 at noon at the Virginia Beach Convention Center (1000 19th Street). Virginia Beach Mayor William D. Sessoms, Jr. will highlight key business development initiatives, provide strategic municipal progress updates, address challenges and opportunities in the city, and provide a glimpse into the city’s future.  More than 700 of the region’s business, political, and community leaders are expected to be in attendance. 

The Chamber's State of the City Series has become the preferred forum for elected officials and mayors to communicate with their constituents.  The State of the City addresses are annual updates of each city's progress over the past year and agenda for the upcoming year.  With five events in the series, each address is held in the featured city and is given by the mayor of that city.  These events are a forum for interaction among leaders in attendance. 

Remaining schedule for the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce State of the City Series:

Portsmouth:  Wednesday, April 20, noon at the Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel & Waterfront Conference Center

Suffolk:  Tuesday, April 26, noon at the Hilton Garden Inn and Suffolk Conference Center

Many thanks to Series Sponsors: TowneBank (Presenting), Bon Secours Virginia Health Systems (Gold), Cox Communications (Media), and Farm Fresh Inc. (Silver). 


About the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce (

The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit member-based business organization. The Chamber is a vigorous advocate for the economic success of its nearly 2,000 member businesses, which employ more than 280,000 men and women in southeastern Virginia.  The Chamber promotes Hampton Roads’ healthy business climate through economic development, public policy initiatives, services and benefits to members.  The Chamber is dedicated to creating economic opportunity and enhancing the quality of life in Hampton Roads.

Please contact Lisa Jones at 757-664-2531 or if you would like to attend and cover this event.


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