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VSNC , Inc. welcomes you to the 19th annual Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference taking place in the Portsmouth, Virginia on Friday, September 14 ­ Saturday, September 15, 2018 at the Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Hotel on the waterfront in Portsmouth, VA. The theme of this year's conference is "Waves of Opportunity, Oceans of Success in Virginia’s Neighborhoods” and we look forward to bringing you another exciting conference this year!

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Attendees from neighborhoods and municipalities across our Commonwealth will come together to learn best practices for addressing neighborhood issues of the times, attend informative workshops, network with one another, and share experiences and information toward building stronger communities.

In addition, the Youth Café will be offered to participating youth for them to learn how to become contributing members of their community, facilitate constructive changes and create opportunities for themselves and friends.

The 2018 conference will also continue to solicit nominations from neighborhoods, individuals and youth from across Virginia to recognize the commitment, time, and energy of those who tirelessly volunteer to make their neighborhoods the places they are proud to call home at the annual VSNC Awards Luncheon. These awards have been presented since 2000 as a collective “thank you” to those nominated neighborhoods and individuals, and are the only statewide awards given to neighborhood organizations and individuals for their neighborhood self-help initiatives.

VSNC , Inc. thanks our conference sponsors and exhibitors for without their financial support, this conference would not be possible. Please show them your ongoing gratitude as well by supporting their products, services and activities.

We look forward to seeing you at this year's 19th Annual Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference in Portsmouth, Virginia and hope you will SAVE THE DATE!

Check back often as information about the 2018 conference being held in Portsmouth, Virginia is being updated as it becomes available.

Latest News

Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference Calls for Neighborhood Award NominationsNew

Posted April 13, 2018 at 12:57 PM
The Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference, Inc. (VSNC, Inc.) Planning Committee is proud to announce the opening of the 2018 Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference Awards Program, recognizing the accomplishments of outstanding neighborhood organizations and civic individuals from across the Commonwealth who work tirelessly to enhance the quality of life in their communities. (more...)

VSNC Extends Deadline for Submitting Workshop ProposalsNew

Posted April 13, 2018 at 11:08 AM
The Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference, Inc. (VSNC, Inc.) Planning Committee is pleased to announce the deadline for submitting 90-minute workshop proposals for presentation at the 19th Annual Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference scheduled for September 14-15, 2018 in Portsmouth, VA has been extended until close of business on Friday, April 20 th , 2018. (more...)

VSNC Announces Site for the 19th Annual 2018 Conference

Posted February 5, 2018 at 11:25 AM
The Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference, Inc. (VSNC) Planning Committee is proud to announce that the City of Portsmouth, Virginia has been chosen as the site for the 19th annual Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference taking place at the Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Hotel on September 14-15, 2018. (more...)