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The Virginia Beach Convention Center

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Address: 1000 19th Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
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+1 757-385-2000
08:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00

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Great convention center, staff friendly and helpful

I attended Tidewater Comicon as an artist. Load in was easy and the staff of the convention center were very helpful. Bathrooms were clean but often ran low on toilet paper... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Baltimore, Maryland
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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended Tidewater Comicon as an artist. Load in was easy and the staff of the convention center were very helpful. Bathrooms were clean but often ran low on toilet paper. They were replenished the next day. Food was available for sale in the morning to all vendors and artists before the exhibition hall opened. They even offered an option... More 

Thank egyptianruin
Warner Robins, Georgia
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121 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the convention center for a conference and I was very impressed by the facility. The staff was friendly and helpful and the building was clean and well kept. Very impressive structure.

Thank Mr G
Arlington, Virginia
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was at the convention center for 3 days for an AAU basketball tournament. It's a beautiful facility with lots of glass and natural light. The hall where the basketball courts were laid out had high ceilings and sound-dampening panels on the walls, which made it one of the nicest multi-court basketball tournaments I have been to -- well-lit and... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Attended The One cheer and dance at convention center. Nice and large with plenty of seating and free parking.

Thank grannyohio2016
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71 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Nice place for a Cheer competition. Roomy, good parking area (not a long walk to center), large area waiting area that is very bright due to all the windows. We've been in larger places but this is a solid place to visit and compete.

Thank guldy58
Vienna, Virginia
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566 reviews
136 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I came here for shamrock marathon expo and it was a busy event. The parking lot is more than sufficient for any event. It has a few levels and plenty of facilities. The building itself has a nautical vibe with a modernized feel to it. It's right near Atlantic avenue and a police station so watch the speeding. You are... More 

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Virginia Beach, United States
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54 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The Convention Center is large and can accommodate any size group. There are small suites, ballrooms, and expansive exhibit space. The staff are fabulously friendly and accommodating. For groups seeking an environmentally friendly environment, the convention center is also LEED certified.

Thank Ron B
Lincoln, Delaware
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67 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Nice place, but prices for food and entry into event are on the edge of moral & ethical questioning! The place was clean, plenty of parking but just can't get past the cost of the vendors inside as well as the entrance fee to a cheer competition. Glad it is our last visit to this place. Just be ready to... More 

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Beaumont, Texas
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Very interesting facility architecturally. Parking is a little cumbersome and the broad esplanade crossing into it from parking though visually appealing requires a little attention especially if you have kids with you. But the facility is well designed inside so shows are easy to navigate.

Thank boatsnships
Seaford, Delaware
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131 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

The new convention center is a big plus for this community. A great looking building that is being well cared for by people who want to keep it as an excellent venue. My kudos to the staff.

Thank roy w

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