Register for the 9th Annual Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference

July 31, 2008

News Highlights 

  • Conference will be held Sept. 18-20.
  • Spaces are limited and registrations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • For a reduced rate, register online by Friday, Aug. 29.

More Information 

Fairfax County will host the 9th annual Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference on Sept. 18-20, at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner, 7920 Jones Branch Drive, McLean. Registrations are accepted until Friday, Sept. 12, space permitting. Those who register by Friday, Aug. 29, will receive a reduced rate.

The Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference brings together grassroots neighborhood leaders, youth, representatives from nonprofits and government staff involved in neighborhood development. The event provides an opportunity to attend information-packed workshops; listen to thought-provoking speakers; view an array of exhibitions and take advantage of unparalleled networking opportunities with influential neighborhood advocates and professionals from across the state.

Each year, the conference is hosted by a different Virginia jurisdiction. As a reflection of Fairfax County’s diversity, the theme of this year’s conference is “Embracing Change – Creating and Sustaining Community Connections.” The conference will feature workshops that focus on the following issues and how they affect neighborhoods statewide:

  • Embracing diversity.
  • Safe and livable neighborhoods.
  • Community leadership.
  • Developing partnerships.
  • Prevention.
  • Youth programming and engagement.

More information on registration, conference schedule, program and hotel accommodations can be found online.


Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs
12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 551
Fairfax, VA 22035-0065
Contact: Merni Fitzgerald, Director of Public Affairs
703-324-3187, TTY 711, Fax 703-324-2010
Media Pager: 703-324-NEWS (6397)

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