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Trade Events

Marketing, Educational & Promotional Events

November 13 -15
Virginia Farmers' Market Association Conference
Staunton, Virginia

Members of VDACS from Virginia's Finest, Virginia Grown and Economic Development will attend and present at this annual conference for the Virginia Farmers Market community.


November 17 - 19
VA1 - Virginia Tourism Summit
Arlington, Virginia

Join members of VDACS and the Virginia's Finest team for this tourism industry annual conference.  Focusing on "Crafting a Powerful Story", VDACS will exhibit and share the stories of Virginia producers and farmers.


November 21 - 22
Virginia Wineries Association Meeting
Leesburg, Virginia

Members from VDACS will attend this annual meeting to promote the Virginia Food & Beverage Expo to the wineries, both to exhibit and to participate as buyers.


December 2 - 5, 2019
Virginia Farm Bureau Convention
Norfolk, Virginia

VDACS will have a significant presence at the 2019 VFB Conference, themed "Harvesting Perspectives".  VDACS will lead seminars, network with agricultural industry members and facilitate a Virginia's Finest exhibit featuring nearly 20 producers.  


January 14 - 21, 2020
Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market
Atlanta, Georgia

The Atlanta Market attracts 55,000 buyers from around the globe and is one of the largest income generators for Virginia specialty crafted food and drink producers. VDACS will host up to 15 Virginia’s Finest companies at the January 2020 show.


January 19 - 21, 2020
Winter Fancy Food Show
San Francisco, California

The WFFS is the largest specialty food trade show on the West Coast, featuring thousands of products, exhibitors and buyers. Virginia will host a 1,000 square-foot Virginia’s Finest Pavilion in which Virginia specialty food and beverage firms will showcase and sample their products. Promotions will staff an information booth on the show floor as well, promoting Virginia agriculture and economic development opportunities.


March 18, 2020
2020 Virginia Food & Beverage Expo
Richmond, Virginia

The Virginia Food and Beverage Expo is a bi-annual event that highlights hundreds of Virginia specialty crafted food and drink producers directly to industry buyers and members of the media. For more information about this event, please visit www.2020vaexpo.com.

Pesticide Training Schedule

Click here for Pesticide certification courses and conferences.

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