Annual PIA VA/DC Trade Fair & Convention


The 84th Annual Trade Fair & Convention

August 26-27, 2021
Sheraton Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel

3501 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
757-425-9000 or 1-800-325-3535

Navigate the "New" Future with PIA

Room Reservations

Room block is available Wednesday, August 25 - Saturday, August 28, 2021

Last day to book is July 22, 2021

Rates range from $199-$259/night

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

Many thanks to the 2021 Convention Committee

CHAIR Carla Marks, CIC, CISR
CHAIR Heather Etheridge, CISR

Vaughan Alexander, CIC, CCB, AFIS
Connie Boyd, ACSR, AIAM, CPIA
Teresa Brannock, CPA
Lindsay Brookshire, CIC
Chris Daniel, CPIA
Melisa Davis-Harris, CIC
Bill Desko, CIC
Tom Ennis, CIC
Joey Sorrell, CIC
Megan Williams

2021 Annual Awards

Winners will be announced at the Friday 8/27 Annual Business Meeting at Convention.

There are 6 PIA VA/DC Award Categories.

2021 Convention will be fundraising for Special Olympics Virginia.

Virginia Products Basket Raffle

Corn Hole Tournament

Future Conventions - Save the Dates!

  • June 29-30, 2022
  • June 28-29, 2023