2019 Virginia Emergency Management Symposium

"Motivate, Innovate, and Integrate"
March 26-29, Newport News Marriott at City Center

Sponsored by: Virginia Emergency Management Association & Virginia Department of Emergency Management

The Virginia Emergency Management Symposium is an annual event that is co-sponsored by the Virginia Emergency Management Association and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management. The Symposium provides a forum to discuss current trends and topics and share information about the latest tools and technology in emergency management and homeland security. Sessions encourage stakeholders at all levels of government, the private sector, public health and related professions to exchange ideas and collaborate to protect lives and property from disaster. 

Registration is now CLOSED. Please click here to download the registration form to bring with you to the Newport News Marriott at City Center

Registration Type
VEMA Member
VEMA Student Member
VEMA Non-Member
3 Days (includes Thurs Awards Banquet)
Wednesday Only
Thursday Only (does not include Awards Banquet)
Friday Only
*After February 25th, there is a $50 late fee

Schedule - Text VEMS19 to 888-777 for updates!

Lodging Information - Newport News Marriott at City Center is SOLD OUT. There are a limited number of rooms available at the Holiday Inn Newport News-Hampton. Both hotels will have complimentary shuttle service. Click link for details!

Sponsor, Marketing & Vendor Information

Tuesday Activities (Golf Tournament / Wine & Design)

Symposium Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be submitted in writing. Written cancellations can be emailed to [email protected] or mailed to VEMA, 4461 Cox Road, Suite 110, Glen Allen, VA  23060. Verbal cancellations will not be accepted. Refunds of conference registrations fees will be paid minus a $25 administration fee. Full registration fees will be charged if written cancellation is not received by close of business on Monday, March 4, 2019.