in partnership with the
Preservation Virginia's Annual Conference
October 20-22, 2013
Preservation Virginia’s 2013 statewide Annual Preservation Conference held in partnership with the Virginia Department of Historic Resources will be in Roanoke, Virginia from October 20th through 22nd, 2013. The conference typically draws 150-200 preservationists, architects, city planners, developers, local government officials, historic property owners, historic preservation non-profit staff and members, and others to attend lectures and panels, workshops, tours, and field sessions on a variety of preservation-related issues from historic tax credits to economic development to heritage tourism. The awards luncheon and the lively Preservation Pitch will return this year, too.
The conference will be based at the historic Hotel Roanoke (where we have negotiated an excellent nightly rate) and at sites located throughout Roanoke’s walkable downtown. Sessions will be held at various sites that have benefitted from Roanoke’s active historic preservation culture, including Center in the Square and the Patrick Henry Hotel, among others. Receptions will be held at the Virginia Museum of Transportation and the Roanoke Market Ballroom, affording attendees the opportunity to explore downtown Roanoke’s restaurants and music scene first-hand.
Watch this space for the preliminary program and conference and hotel registration links.
Register Soon for Preservation Virginia's 28th Annual Conference
Space is limited! Register online to secure a spot!
Click here to see the preliminary conference program. Click here to see speaker biographies.
Conference registration is $189.00.
Preservation Virginia Members save 10% on registration!
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What Registration Includes
The Preservation Conference registration fee includes registration for all sessions; walking tour of Roanoke on Sunday, Sunday night reception at The Virginia Museum of Transportation (one drink ticket and cash bar), continental breakfasts, Annual Preservation Awards luncheon on Monday, Monday evening reception at the Roanoke Market Ballroom (one drink ticket and cash bar), conference materials, and access to the conference bookstore.
Location of the Conference and Events
The conference will be held in historic buildings and sites throughout downtown historic Roanoke and at the Hotel Roanoke, including the morning plenary sessions, continental breakfasts, conference bookstore and coffee breaks.
Come early and attend our two pre-conference workshops.
Cemetery Conservation and Documentation Workshop: Saturday, October 19th, 2013
Click here for Cemetery workshop brochure.
Training for Architectural Review Board Members: Sunday, October 20th, 2013
5 AICP CM Credits for ARB workshop.
Click here for ARB Training workshop brochure.
Receptions at Virginia Museum of Transportation
Roanoke Market Ballroom
Featuring the return of Preservation Pitch...
Preservation Pitch is a competition to win $2,000 for your bricks and mortar preservation project. Presentations will be made LIVE at our reception at Roanoke Market Ballroom on Monday night. Get ready to cast your vote for your favorite project.
For more information and to participate click here.
One day conference ratesand individual session rates are not available. Preservation Virginia Members save 10% on registration and receive a 10% membership discount at the conference bookstore. Participants will receive a confirmation of registration via email for web and mailed purchases. Please provide a valid email address.
We recommend that you contact Preservation Virginia at 804-648-1889, ext. 317 to check on registration availability prior to arrival. Meals cannot be guaranteed with on-site registrations.
- You must pre-register for each session.
- Limits are placed on the size of sessions andoff-site sessions based on available resources at each site.
- Arrive early. Off-site session attendees are required to line up 10 minutes early prior to bus departure.
- Wear comfortable clothing and shoes.
- Off-site sessions will be held rain or shine, so please dress accordingly.
- Persons with limited mobility should email firstname.lastname@example.org to determine accessibility of specific tours and off-site sessions.
- Don't forget to bring your camera!
ACIP Credits are available for specific sessions and pre-conference workshops.
Click here for a Map of Conference Sessions and Pre-conference workshops Locations in Roanoke.
Click here for Roanoke Parking Guide
Preservation Virginia staff and volunteers will take photographs and video throughout the entire conference and pre-conference workshops and at receptions and reserves the right to post them on our website, social media outlets adn use them in promotional and educational materials.
Accommodations and Parking
Hotel Roanoke information and registration coming soon.
To Register by Mail
Fill out and print the web registration form and mail with check. Checks made payable to Preservation Virginia can be mailed to:
Attn: Conference Registration
204 West Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Fill out and print the web registration form and fax with credit card information to 804-775-0802.
Registration Payment Information
- Payment must accompany registration.
- Mailed or faxed registrations are processed in the order they are received. Please provide an email address on the form so confirmation receipts can be sent via e-mail.
- Payment can be made by check, Visa and MasterCard.
Call Alex Feria at 804-648-1889, ext. 300 or email@example.com
Cancellation and Refunds
Full refunds for cancellations will be given, less a $35 administrative fee, if received in writing or by email by October 1, 2013. No refunds can be given after that date; however, a substitute can be sent in your place, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to give the name of the substitute.
About Roanoke and the Roanoke Valley
Click here to link to events in the Roanoke Valley Area http://www.visitroanokeva.com/