VRID 2012 Conference - Partnering for Success!

 2012 Conference Schedule

VRID welcomes you to Partnering for Success! A conference that is designed to be a worry free experience. To make your day easier, this event includes continental breakfasts, lunches and refreshment breaks. Enjoy the time you have to learn and network with friends. Especially on Friday night at 7, take the time to refresh with your colleagues at the conference mixer.

 

Accommodations

Roanoke Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center offers free shuttle service to and from the airport and free parking.  Room rate for the conference is 109.00 per night is available through May  31st. However, there is an additional 9.99 per day charge for Wi-Fi/internet connection in your room. Wi-Fi access in the lobby and common areas is free.  Room reservations can be made through the link on the VRID homepage. Your reservation requires a credit card to reserve your room and will not be charged till the reservation date or check in.

Travel Information

Roanoke Airport      http://www.roanokeairport.com

Amtrak                   http://www.amtrak.com

                            Amtrak riders coming from Washington, D.C. have the option of taking Amtrak to                                        Lynchburg and then catching a shuttle bus to Roanoke. For additional details about                                 shuttle information please call  540-982-2222 or visit www.smartwaybus.com.

 

Directions by Car:

From the North or West: I-81 to exit 143 (5-81 South) then exit 3-W at stop light turn left and you will see the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center entrance.

From the East: 64W to I-81 South to exit 143 (5-81 South) then exit 3-W at stop light turn left and you will see the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center entrance.

From the South: 220 N to 5-81 N, then exit 3-W at stop light turn left and you will see the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center entrance.

Things to Do in Roanoke

Things to Do:

Roanoke has many sites to see as you venture around our great city. The destinations such as:  Splash Valley, Mill Mountain Zoo, Taubman Museum of Art, Market Building and dowtown shopping are just a glimpse of the Roanoke destinations, if you want to explore on your own or with family.  Roanoke also offers many outdoor destinations for the recreation lover.

Below is Roanoke’s website for visitor information.

http://www.visitroanokeva.com 

Restaurants

Shula's 347 Grill  

All restaurants with in 5 minutes of hotel:

Smokey Bones                   O’ Charley’s                                      Ruby Tuesday’s

Olive Garden                      Long Horn Steakhouse                   Applebee’s

Abuelo’s                             Buffalo Wild Wings                         Carrabba’s Italian Grill

Cheddar’s                           Golden Corral                                   Logan’s Roadhouse

Panera Bread                     Red Palace                                        Red Robin

Shaker’s                              TGI Fridays

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