February 9, 2022 | Main Spotlight: A Snapshot of Virginia 2022 Mobile Conference Tours | Katherine Miller, Capacity Building Program Coordinator with the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development |
Jackson Ward. Photo courtesy of reRVA.
The 2022 Main Street Now Conference
is only four months away! We know everyone is excited to visit the vibrant city of Richmond, Virginia, but we also recommend taking advantage of the amazing mobile tour offerings around the rest of the state. We are offering 19 fun and unique mobile workshops, and whether you are interested in history, the arts, architecture, cinema, food or outdoor recreation, there is something for everyone! Registration for the Main Street Now Conference is now open! Register today to take advantage of early bird rates and to make sure you reserve a spot in the Mobile Workshop of your choice. Thank you to Virginia Tourism Corporation for their generous sponsorship of Main Street Now Conference Mobile Tours.
Main Street Tours
Many of the tours highlight the incredible work of Virginia Main Street communities, such as Gloucester, Ashland, Culpeper, Orange, Petersburg, Charlottesville, Fredericksburg, and Hopewell. On these tours, you will see how they have been implementing the Main Street Approach to revitalize their historic downtown district.
While in Richmond, take the time to explore some of the unique and historic neighborhoods within the city. Through the various tour options, you can learn about the extensive history of the city, taste the amazing culinary delights, and see the ongoing renaissance happening in Richmond. Make sure to spend some time on the picturesque James River and take advantage of everything the city has to offer!
These are just a few of the amazing local and mobile tours available! It may be hard to decide which to choose, but trust us there is no wrong answer when it comes to visiting Virginia. Combined with amazing session offerings, it will be impossible to leave Richmond and the 2022 Main Street Now Conference without feeling empowered and inspired.Check out descriptions of all Main Street Now Mobile Tour options here, and be sure to reserve your space soon! Registration for the conference is now open here.
About the Author
Katherine Miller is a Capacity Building Program Coordinator with the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development
(DHCD), specifically working with the Rural Community Development Initiative and Virginia Main Street
(VMS) program. In her free time, Katherine enjoys running, biking, walking around new cities and public transit. She is a lifelong Virginian, and she has a unique ability to find four-leaf clovers and fig trees anywhere she goes!Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development Facebook