2022 Committee

CHAIR Heather Etheridge, CISR
Connie Boyd, ACSR, AIAM, CPIA
Lindsay Brookshire, CIC, CRM
Chris Daniel, CPIA
Bill Desko, CIC
Tom Ennis, CIC
Missy Ferguson, CPIA
Kim Foltz, CISR
Jason Kilgo, CPIA
Sarah Koob
Carla Marks, CIC, CISR
Joey Sorrell, CIC
Megan Williams

This year’s Convention education program is focused on sales and production. Consequently, there are no classes that qualify for CE.
We hope you enjoy this dynamic change of pace.

Speaker Preview
Scott Hicks

Speaker Preview
Brandon Smith

Speaker Preview
Matthew Smith

Speaker Preview
Billy Wagner

Hotel Information

Register online via the link below or by calling (757) 425-9000.

Callers ask for "PIAVADC Annual Convention 2022" to receive discounted rates.

Room block dates are 6/26 - 7/1/2022.

Rates are $209-$259/night and do not include applicable taxes, resort, and services fees.

PIA group rates are available until 6/1/2022 and are subject to sell-out, after which normal rates apply.

Room Amenities

Private Balcony

Flat Screen Television, Microwave, Refrigerator

Complimentary High-Speed Internet

Check-in 4pm; Check-out 11am

Dress Code


Business casual for Closing Celebration

Comfortable shoes for tradeshow and boardwalk walking

Sweater/jacket for cooler hotel ballrooms

Free Trade Fair

No activities conflict with the free Trade Fair.

Agents should visit each exhibitor to learn the benefit of their products and services.

Trade Fair cards, in your registration packet, should be initialed at each exhibitor.

Completed cards qualify for cash grand prizes.

Names are drawn at the close of the Trade Fair.

Door prizes will also be awarded throughout the event to individuals who are present.

Refreshments are available throughout the event.

E-Blast Archive

  • Save the Dates!

  • Reserve Your Room

  • Speaker Previews

  • Exhibitor Registration is Open

  • Speaker Session Preview - Brandon Smith

  • Speaker Session Preview - Billy Wagner

  • Registration is Open

  • Exhibitor Update

  • Speaker Session Preview - Ballyhoo Digital

  • Speaker Session Preview - Matthew Smith

  • Speaker Video Previews



Sponsor generosity makes it possible for PIA VA/DC to host its annual convention.

Sponsors are recognizable by their Sponsor badge ribbons.

There are 4 Long Term Sponsor categories based on contribution.

Thank you PLATINUM sponsors ($5,000 - $7,499)!

Thank you GOLD sponsors ($2,500 - $4,999)!

Thank you SILVER sponsors ($1.000- $2,499)!

Thank you BRONZE sponsors (up to $999)!

Thank you 2022 Sponsors

Future Conventions - Save the Dates!

  • June 28-29, 2023 - Sheraton Oceanfront Hotel, Virginia Beach, VA
  • June 20-21, 2024 - Great Wolf Lodge, Williamsburg, VA
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