Conference and Exhibition

87th Annual Conference and Exhibition of the Virginia Sheriffs’ Association

Make plans to attend the 87th Annual Conference and Exhibition of the Virginia Sheriffs’ Association. The conference will begin with lunch on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 and conclude Thursday afternoon, September 17, 2020 at the Renaissance Portsmouth Waterfront Hotel in Portsmouth, Virginia.The Conference program will consist of an array of speakers relating to criminal justice and sheriffs’ office management. The exhibition hall, president’s reception and Sheriffs’ Night will compliment the 2020 conference. VSA, as social distancing measures allow, will work to ensures the safest and most valuable experience for our members and exhibitors during the event. The impact of COVID-19 has been swift and far-reaching. VSA feels it is important for our community to come together and learn from each other and from experts on best practices and lessons learned from this pandemic. To be clear, your health and well-being are VSA’s first priority. Beyond that, we want you to have a great experience. There will be some minor modifications to the event to ensure the safety of everyone, and VSA will continue to adjust the program as the situation changes.

To register for the annual fall conference and exhibition, please click HERE

VSA Exhibitions – Why exhibitors should participant in the two annual VSA exhibitions (April and September)?

The Virginia Sheriffs’ Association (VSA) represents 95% of the 123 sheriff’s offices in Virginia with over 8,300 sheriff, deputy and sheriff’s office staff members with law enforcement, jails, court services and civil process responsibilities. 

Consistently, both annual exhibitions (April and September) attract over 275 sheriffs and key decision makers from over 75% of the sheriffs’ offices in Virginia. Over and over exhibitors at VSA’s exhibitions compliment the sheriffs and their staff regarding their friendliness and their willingness to talk with each exhibitor in the exhibit hall.  VSA ensures maximum amount of exposure to exhibitors by providing meals, coffee breaks and specific exhibit time in the exhibit hall.

For more information and to register online for the 2020 fall exhibition, please click HERE.


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