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2024 Annual Conference


Download Agenda and Registration Form to Print HERE. 

Thursday, June 6th

 9:40am – 10:10 am  David Pattishall – Davey Tree, Golf Chairman  Tee Off Times & Course TBD
 3:00pm – 5:00pm  Registration and Vendor Set-Up  Ocean Grand Hallway
 4:30pm – 5:30pm  VCA Board of Directors  Cape Hatteras
 6:00pm – 8:00pm  Presidents Reception  Ocean Grand Foye

Friday June 7th

 8:00am  Registration and Continental Breakfast  Ocean Grand Hallway
 8:30am   Welcome and Early Bird Raffle  Cape Charles
 8:45am – 9:15am   VCA Annual Membership Meeting  Cape Charles
 9:15am   Legislative Report, Jimmy Stewart  Cape Charles
 9:30am   VFDA Report Cape Charles
 9:45am   SCCFA Report Cape Charles
 10:00am   ICCFA Report Cape Charles
 10:15am   Break with Sponsors   Cape Henry I & II
 10:45am   “Creating a Grief Trail”; Ivy Spicer, Historyland Memorial Park Cape Charles
 11:30am   “Relevant Cemetery Websites”; Andrew Rountree, Addison Clark Marketing Agency Cape Charles
 12:15pm   Lunch  
 1:00pm   “Tomb of the Forgotten”; Emily Mitchell, Historyland Memorial Park Cape Charles
 1:45pm   DPOR Update; Don Wilson, Board Member Cape Charles
 2:00pm   Veteran’s Update; Wally Frankland Cape Charles
 2:15pm   VCA Directors Meeting  Cape Hatteras
 2:30pm   Afternoon Activities and Dinner on your on  
 8:00 pm  Hospitality Suite; Sponsored by Matthews International  TBD

Saturday, June 8th

 8:00am        Registration and Continental Breakfast  Ocean Grand Hallway
 8:30am  Welcome and Early Bird Raffle  Cape Charles
 8:35am – 12:35pm  Cemetery Training for the Compliance Agent; Mike Doherty  Cape Hatteras
 9:00am  “Making your Cemetery a Tier 1 Arboretum”; Matthew Amato, Horticulturist Cape Charles
 10:00am  “Radical Hospitality; Danny Jefferson, Two Guys and a Question Cape Charles
 11:00am  “ Innovative Community Programming and Outreach”; Kurt Deion, Historic Congressional Cemetery Cape Charles
 12:00pm  Lunch with Exhibitors  Cape Henry I & II
 1:00pm  “Creating a Natural Cemetery or Garden" Cape Charles
 2:00pm  Family Time “Enjoy the Beach”  
 5:00pm – 8:30pm  Presidents Awards Reception and Banquet; Danny Jefferson, guest speaker Cape Charles
 8:30pm – 10:00pm  Hospitality Suite  


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Membership with the VCA provides your company with many valuable benefits. We host educational and networking events each year with a large discount provided for our members. Supplier Members have the opportunity for advertising and sponsorships to promote their business.
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