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Chesapeake Conference Center

The Chesapeake Conference Center is a premiere, full-service banquet, conference, and meeting center. Opening in September of 1997, it was the first freestanding conference and meeting center in Hampton Roads. The 39,000 square foot venue has versatile function space with room for up to 200 exhibits. The venue can accommodate as many as 2,500 guests for concerts or theatrical performances and can feed crowds of 1,300 for seated banquets, either buffet or plated.

  • Anime Mid-Atlantic
  • MMA
  • Broadway Boys
  • Annual Jingle Ball
  • Chesapeake Rotary
700 Conference Center Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23320

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Troy Thorn
(757) 382-2500

MARKET INFORMATION

MSA DEMOGRAPHICS
TOTAL POPULATION 1,671,683
MEDIAN AGE 35.4
20-24 YEARS 8.72%
25-34 YEARS 14.08%
35-44 YEARS 12.82%
45-54 YEARS 14.97%
55-64 YEARS 11.09%
TELEVISION & RADIO

TELEVISION

WVBT (Channel 43; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
WNLO-CA (Channel 45; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
WITD-CA (Channel 23; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
W25CS (Channel 25; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: KM BROADCASTING, INC.)
WTKR (Channel 3; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
WVEC-TV (Channel 13; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: WVEC TELEVISION, INC.)
W56CS (Channel 56; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
WGNT (Channel 27; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
WTVZ-TV (Channel 33; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WTVZ LICENSEE, LLC)
WHRO-TV (Channel 15; HAMPTON-NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOC, INC.)
WPXV (Channel 49; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
W05BQ (Channel 5; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: THE UNION MISSION)
WAVY-TV (Channel 10; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
WJGN-CA (Channel 5; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: THE UNION MISSION)
WJHJ-LP (Channel 39; NEWPORT NEWS, ETC., VA; Owner: JBS, INC.)
W30BV (Channel 30; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: B.N. VISWANATH)
WBTD-LP (Channel 66; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
WKTD-CA (Channel 17; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
WGBS-LP (Channel 7; HAMPTON, ETC., VA; Owner: JOAN AND KENNETH WRIGHT)
W24OI (Channel 24; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
WCTX-CA (Channel 35; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
WVBN-LP (Channel 18; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: JBS, INC.)
W21AQ (Channel 21; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: THE UNION MISSION)
WTTD-LP (Channel 59; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
W18BS (Channel 18; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
Cable Provider: Cox Communications

RADIO

WPTE (94.9 FM; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
WNOR (98.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
WWDE-FM (101.3 FM; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
WYFI (99.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
WOWI (102.9 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
WNSB (91.1 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: NORFOLK STATE UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
WCMS-FM (100.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
WHRO-FM (90.3 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
WHRV (89.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
WVKL (95.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
W291AE (106.1 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR TELECABLE, INC)
WKOC (93.7 FM; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
WFOS (88.7 FM; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE PUBLIC SCHOOLS .)
WNVZ (104.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
WWSO-FM (92.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
WSVY-FM (105.3 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
WAFX (106.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
WBHH (92.1 FM; MOYOCK, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
WJCD (107.7 FM; WINDSOR, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
WGH-FM (97.3 FM; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
MARKETING RESOURCES

Venue Marketing Resources

  • Venue’s website and social media
  • Chesapeake ParKs, Rec & Tourism monthly division report
  • promote events through the local paper, the Virginian Pilot and Pilot Online
  • Venue E-Blasts
EMPLOYERS, COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

MAJOR EMPLOYERS IN THE AREA

United States Federal Government: 50,000
Sentara Healthcare:15,000
Dominion Enterprises: 5,700
Wal-mart Stores: 5,270
Chesapeake City Public Schools: 5,200
Portsmouth Naval Medical Center: 4,770

LOCAL COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

Regent University (Virginia Beach, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,429)
Norfolk State University (Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 6,032)
Tidewater Community College (Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 20,975)
ECPI University (Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 10,694)
Old Dominion University (Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 19,825)
Hampton University (Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 4,494)
Thomas Nelson Community College (Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 7,056)
EVENT SPACE PERFORMANCE CAPACITY SQUARE FEET
WILLIAM E WARD BALLROOM 2,500 20,000
CHESAPEAKE ROOM 360 2,700
TICKETING SYSTEM TICKETMASTER
CITY DISTANCE
WILLIAMSBURG, VA 60 MILES
RICHMOND, VA 105 MILES
RALEIGH, NC 180 MILES
WASHINGTON DC 220 MILES
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