Sponsorship & Vendor Information

The 2022 Virginia Emergency Management Symposium will be held March 21-24, 2022, at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott, located at 235 E. Main Street, Norfolk, VA 23510.

We anticipate 250 plus participants this year including emergency managers, emergency responders, law enforcement officers, public safety officials, and hospital and college/university representatives. Please see below for the sponsorship and vendor opportunities available this year. If you would like to reserve a vendor space or sponsor an event, please return the reservation form via email, or register online. As there is limited space available, please register early to receive first choice of location in the vendor hall.

The vendor hall will be available for set up from 3:00 – 6:00 pm on Monday, March 21. A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held to open the vendor hall at 6:30 pm on Monday, March 21, with a reception to follow (6:30  8:30 pm).  Vendor hall hours are from 6:30 – 9:00 pm on Monday, March 21 and 7:30 am – 2:00 pm on Tuesday, March 22; exhibitor tear down begins at 2:00 pm. We hope that you will take this opportunity to market and share your products and services to those directly involved in emergency management, public safety, and higher education fields from across the Commonwealth.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email [email protected], or call Laura McHale at 804-643-0080. 

We look forward to having you join us in supporting the emergency management community at this year's Symposium.


William Flagler
Symposium Committee Chair

The VEMS Vendor Hall is SOLD OUT! We have one sponsorship remaining for Thursday Morning's Refreshment Break ($500). Please click here if you are interested, or refer to the PDF below.

2022 Sponsorship and Vendor Opportunities PDF

Shipping Information

You may either ship items directly to the Marriott using this form, or you may ship them to our exhibit company and they will have them waiting for you in your booth. If you would prefer to do that, please send them to the address below with arrival between March 3 and March 17.

Premier Exhibit & Event Services
8411 Sanford Dr.
Henrico, VA 23228
Attention - VEMA 

Lodging Information