The Virginia Beach Hotel Association

The Virginia Beach Hotel Association, VBHA, is a representative trade association serving the Virginia Beach hotel industry to advance and promote ethical practices; education and training of employees; cooperation with local government officials and city leaders; and a spirit of friendly cooperation among members to better serve the public.

Property Members

Top Five Reasons to join the VBHA as a Property Member

  • Let Your Voice Be Heard
    Have a presence in legislative decisions that impact the Virginia Beach market. This includes representation with local and state officials and partnering with the Convention & Visitor Information Bureau (CVB) and the Virginia Restaurant, Lodging and Travel Association (VRLTA). The VBHA has established the Virginia Beach Hospitality PAC which allows endorsement of local and state candidates.
  • Workforce Development
    Educational seminars on a variety of industry topics present a great opportunity for professional development. Let us help you hire your professional team members using great referrals and internship programs. The VBHA recruits throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia and has a presence in the Virginia Beach High School utilizing career fairs and other opportunities.
  • Network
    Meeting other hoteliers in Virginia Beach allows us to offer support, resources, and share best practices. Keep it LOCAL by meeting other Virginia Beach business partners and utilize the Associate Members in meeting your hotel’s business needs.
  • Resources Available At VBHA
    Stay informed of local activities and events and offer reduced ticket prices to your guests. Numerous opportunities exist for discounts as we join together and benefit from quantities of scale.
  • Market Exposure
    Get referrals from the VBHA website, Accommodations Directory and our valuable Associate Members. Stay in the know regarding Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) opportunities and other Virginia Welcome Center marketing initiatives. Partner with the military via the Military/Hospitality Task Force at the VBHA.

Associate Members

Top Five Reasons to join the VBHA as an Associate Member

  • Network with Property Members in Virginia Beach
    Meeting other hoteliers in Virginia Beach allows us to offer support, resources, share best practices and create job opportunities.
  • Associate Member Expo
    Provides you a great opportunity to gain access to top decision makers in our local area and region. Highlighting the vendors participating in the event is our key focus along with growing the audience of attendees each year.
  • Resources Available At VBHA
    Stay informed of local activities and events and offer reduced ticket prices to your employees and clients. Receive access to the Property Members’ contact data and business discounts. Remain connected with city officials on important issues like safety and venue development throughout Virginia Beach.
  • Workforce Development
    Educational seminars on a variety of topics present a great opportunity for professional development. VBHA recruiting and advocacy efforts support the industry and provide job placement information.
  • Let Your Voice Be Heard
    Have a presence in legislative decisions that impact the Virginia Beach market. This includes representation with local state officials and partnering with the CVB and the VRLTA. The VBHA has established the VB Hospitality PAC, which allows for endorsement of local and state candidates.

 

MEMBER EVENTS

 

february 2020

19feb9:00 am11:00 amSports Update

march 2020

10mar9:00 am11:00 amVA BEACH 2020 J1 SUMMER WORK TRAVEL EMPLOYER & COMMUNITY FORUMCOST

19mar4:00 pm6:00 pmVBHA General MeetingWorkforce Development

april 2020

08apr6:00 pm9:00 pm5th Annual VBHA Reverse RaffleCOST

may 2020

07may1:00 pm3:00 pmExceeding the StandardsCustomer Service Training

21may4:00 pm6:00 pmVBHA General MeetingSports Team Group Planning and Attractions

june 2020

09jun8:00 am9:30 amCoffee ConnectionABC Representative

july 2020

16jul4:00 pm6:00 pmVBHA General MeetingMobility Plan/ Group Transportation Plan

august 2020

No Events

september 2020

17sep4:00 pm6:00 pmVBHA General MeetingSTR Review

october 2020

06oct8:00 am9:30 amCoffee ConnectionTIP/TAP Overview

15oct4:00 pm6:00 pmVBHA General Meeting

november 2020

19nov4:00 pm6:00 pmVBHA General MeetingBoard Elections

december 2020

09dec6:00 pm9:00 pmHospitality Party

january 2021

No Events