Posted on June 16th, 2017


VAHQ Annual Conference


The agenda and speaker slots are filling fast with excellent speakers and timely topics.  Conference dates an location are confirmed and will be posted soon to the VAHQ home page and Facebook page. 

Dates:  October 26 and 27 Embassy Suites/2925 Emerywood Pkwy/ RVA 23294

Pricing:  Coming soon!  Watch the VAHQ home page for pricing information, member, and early bird registration benefits.

Quality Professional of the Year, 2017:  Know an outstanding Quality Professional?  A role model for others?  Prepare to nominate someone you feel representing vision and action.  Winner to be announced at the conference.  Nominations will open later in Q3, and selection criteria will be shared at that time.

The Virginia Neal Scholarship:  VAHQ Supports professional development:  The through this scholarship.  It offers financial support for one CPHQ certification each year.  Do you know of anyone deserving this scholarship?  Prepare to submit a nomination.  Winner to be announced at the conference.  Scholarship benefits cover the cost of the CPHQ certification exam.

With the Conference we have our annual Outstanding Quality Professional  Award and the Virginia Neal Grant Award for 2017, attached are both forms, please fill them out to nominate yourself or a quality colleague and email back to me.  The Board will select the award recipients from those nominated.

Raffle for the Virginia Neal Scholarship Fund:  During the conference, raffle donations will be accepted for future scholarship awards.  This raffle is a 50/50.  What that means?  The lucky winner will split the raffle proceeds with the scholarship fund!  Donate $$$ and win $$$$ 

Sponsors:  Know of an organization or individual who may be willing to be a sponsor this year?  We are looking for sponsors at all levels.  Sponsors may join the conference both days and will have the option to set up a vendor display and discuss their product or service with professionals at the conference.  Break time for networking and sponsor rounding is built into the conference agenda.  Sponsor level detail and payment information will be posted when all conference detail is posted.  Any member can solicit a sponsor donation.

Call for Poster Abstracts:  Poster abstract submission will open later in Q3 for poster submissions.  The abstract format will be available on the VAHQ home page later in Q3 with other detail promised in this section.  If needed early, plan to use the format noted below.  Prizes will be awarded.

Referring a new member:  Prospective members go to; scroll down to the Want To Become A Member? Slide near the bottom of the page; click Register and get started.  When registering the new member will have a chance to enter the referring member’s name. We are happy to announce a $15 reward towards the VAHQ Annual Conference for each referral you receive for a new member registering for VAHQ. There is a new "Referral" text field where they can enter your name. This opportunity is excluded to VAHQ members who have expired by 3 months or more. Please let me know if you have any additional questions, I'd be happy to answer.

Call for Sponsors:

Please feel free to contact any of the VAHQ board members if you have anyone interested in sponsoring this years annual conference or having a booth setup during the conference.

October 26th and 27th Richmond Embassy Suites 

More details and conference agenda to come...

Virginia Neal Grant Application

Outstanding Quality Professional Award Application

2017 VAHQ Conference Agenda

2017 VAHQ Conference Flyer

Event Time: October 26, 2017 7:30 AM - October 27, 2017 1:15 PM


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