Join us in Roanoke, VA

Our 2020 Conference will be held at the historic Hotel Roanoke nestled in the heart of Downtown Roanoke, Virginia.

Lodging

On-site accommodations are available at The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center at a reduced rate of $111 (plus taxes) per night. Book your room by December 20, 2019.

Book online using the button below. You can also call the hotel directly at (540)985-5900. Just let the booking staff know that you’re a “VABF attendee” to reserve a reduced-rate room in our conference block. Guests in the group block will automatically receive complimentary, high speed, wi-fi in their guest rooms and one complimentary valet parking space per guest room. Don’t miss out on all the things to do in Roanoke!

Interested in sharing a room or a ride? Click here!

BOOK LODGING

110 Shenandoah Ave NW, Roanoke, VA 24016

Parking

Below are the parking decks available for events taking place at the Omni Richmond Hotel. Click here for a downloadable Public Parking Lot Map.

James Center Parking Deck- Day Parking and Overnight Parking Allowed

Deck located beneath the hotel, entrance at 1021 East Cary Street

  • Daily Rates (subject to change without notice): $4.00 per hour for the first 3 hours, then $3.00 per hour up to a $21.00 maximum per day (Cash or Credit Card) $3.00 Evening Rate, enter after 4:00 pm, exit before 3:00 am Daily rate charges apply if you enter before 4:00 pm or if you exit after 3:00 am.

Shockoe Parking Deck

Corner of 12th Street and Canal Street- Directly across from the main entrance of hotel.

  • LOWER LEVEL ONLY (Left Lane)- Day Parking Allowed and Overnight Parking Allowed.  Daily Rates (subject to change without notice): Daily Rate: $5.00 per hour for first 2 hours then $18.00 per day (Cash or Credit Card).  Hotel Overnight Rate: $15.00, enter after 3:00 pm- exit between 5:00 am-11:00am. Saturday- Sunday, Right Lane Available for Day Parking Only

14th Street Parking Deck (No Overnight Parking)

1400 East Cary Street

  • Daily Rates (subject to change without notice): $5.00 parking per day – enter before 9:00 am and exit between 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm (Cash or Credit card)

Virginia StreetGarage Parking Deck (No Overnight Parking)

100 Virginia Street

  • Daily Rates (subject to change without notice): $8.00 parking – enter before 9:00 am and exit between 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm  (Cash only)

Travel

The Richmond region is easy to get to with flights from all over landing at Richmond International Airport. Within half a day’s drive of half the population of the United States, getting to Richmond by car or bus is as easy as hopping on I-95. Amtrak trains follow the I-95 corridor as well with two Richmond region trains dropping off at Ashland, Staples Mill and Main Street Stations.

  • Richmond International Airport is 11.3 miles (18 minutes) from Omni Richmond Hotel
    • Uber – $20-$30 depending on the time of day.
    • Lyft – $20-$30 depending on time of the day
  • Main Street Amtrak Station is 0.4 miles (6 minute walk) from the Omni Richmond Hotel

Driving Directions

From North or South I-81
Exit 143 (I-581 South) to Exit 5. Cross Wells Avenue and continue to the main entrance of the hotel.

From 220N (Martinsville)
220N becomes I-581N. Take exit 4E (Orange Avenue). Take first right at traffic light onto Williamson Road. After the third traffic light, turn right on Shenandoah Avenue. Take the first right to main entrance of the hotel.

From 460W (Lynchburg)
460 becomes Orange Avenue. Turn left at the traffic light at Williamson Road and Orange Avenue. After the third traffic light, turn right on Shenandoah Avenue. Take the first right to main entrance of the hotel.

Public Transportation

GRTC Pulse is a rapid transit system that runs along Broad Street and Main Street starting at the Shops at Willow Law with the final stop at Rocketts Landing. Rides are $1.50 one way or $3.50 for a day pass.  The closest Pulse Stop to the Omni Richmond Hotel is the Main Street Station Stop which is an 8-minute walk. 

RVA Bike Share is public transportation on your schedule.  Grab a bike, go for a ride, give it back!  Bikes are $1.75 (first 45 minutes) per trip and $6.00 per day.  The closest RVA Bike Station to the Omni Richmond Hotel is at 200 S. 14th Street, a 5-minute walk.