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Hampton Roads Alliance
Hampton Roads Alliance3 weeks ago
Want to learn more about how your business can support the growing offshore wind industry in Virginia? Dominion Energy is hosting a supplier event on 2/28 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. at the Chesapeake Conference Center. Local businesses can meet with major suppliers for the project and find out how they can support onshore/offshore construction.

Learn more & register here: www.coastalvawind.com/coastal-virginia-offshore-wind-supplier-event.aspx
Hampton Roads Alliance
Hampton Roads Alliance4 weeks ago
Last month, our investors attended a Virginia Governors Panel with three remarkable former Virginia governors: George Allen, Bob McDonnell, and Ralph Northam. They each spoke about their time as governor, discussing the impact of their initiatives on job creation and economic development. Check out this highlight reel. Thank you again to Amazon.com, our presenting sponsor, and to Old Dominion University for hosting our event.
Hampton Roads Alliance
The Hampton Roads Alliance hosted a bipartisan panel discussion with three remarkable former Virginia governors: George Allen, Bob McDonnell, and Ralph North...
Hampton Roads Alliance
Hampton Roads Alliance4 weeks ago
We’d love to extend heartfelt congratulations to the economic developers who have recently been promoted/hired:

Chuck Rigney, Director of Virginia Beach Department of Economic Development
Kristi Sutphin, Director of Isle of Wight County
Preston Wilhem Deputy Director of Chesapeake Economic Development
Beth Cook, Assistant Director of James City County

The dedication, expertise, and leadership of each individual have undoubtedly contributed to their well-deserved promotions. We look forward to the significant contributions each will make to the economic development of their respective communities.

Getting Active in Hampton Roads

Sports

If athletics are your thing, you’ll be glad to know that Hampton Roads is home to several regional sports teams and countless opportunities for recreational play including beach volleyball, tennis, indoor soccer, flag football, and more.

In the summer, be sure to catch our Norfolk Tides, the AAA baseball club of the Baltimore Orioles, at beautiful Harbor Park. For hockey lovers, the Norfolk Admirals minor league team plays at the Scope in a high-energy, family-friendly event.

Relive your college game days watching student athletes compete at every division level. The Norfolk State University Spartans host the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference basketball tournament every season. The Old Dominion Monarchs are a gridiron powerhouse with the greatest starting season record in college football history. These are just two of the numerous collegiate athletic programs in our region. To learn more about individual university athletics visit the links below.

Christopher Newport University
Hampton University
Norfolk State University
Old Dominion University
Regent University
Virginia Wesleyan University
William & Mary

Outdoor Recreation

Our 3,000 miles of shoreline offer many outdoor activities including swimming, sailing, hiking, surfing, kayaking and more. The fun doesn’t stop with the beach though... We also have campgrounds, adventure parks, rope courses, dog parks, botanical gardens and more, all of which provide endless opportunities to get outside and get active.

Hampton Roads is also a biker’s paradise with over 100 miles of dedicated street and nature paths, in addition to the 53-mile Virginia Capital Trail that runs along the James River from historic Jamestown and Williamsburg to Richmond.

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