Oct
1
11:30 AM11:30

20th Annual State of the Region Address

Dr. Robert McNab presenting in 2018.

Be a part of the strategic discussion and join the hundreds of business and community leaders who gather each Fall for THE critical regional conversation concerning "where we are" and what sound options lie ahead. For the past 20 years, the State of the Region Address has inspired and challenged us to take our region to the next level.

Topics Include

  • Full Speed Ahead: The Economy Continues to Improve

  • 420 in the 757: Marijuana and Hampton Roads

  • The Economic Impact of a Hurricane in Hampton Roads

  • Women's Leadership in Hampton Roads

  • The State of Soccer in Hampton Roads

  • Can Defense Save Us?

Sponsorships available. Contact Alexis Epps at aepps@hrchamber.com or 664-2529 for more information.

11:30 am Registration | 12:00- 2:00 pm Lunch and Presentation

$60 Individual

$50 LEAD Hampton Roads Alumni

$750 Corporate Table

Includes a copy of the 2019 State of the Region Report

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19th Annual State of the Region Address (Peninsula)
Oct
5
11:30 AM11:30

19th Annual State of the Region Address (Peninsula)

  • Newport News Marriott at Center City (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The 19th Annual State of the Region Address, produced by LEAD Hampton Roads, provides the area's premier review of the region's economic strengths, challenges and inter-relationships. Dr. Robert McNab, Professor of Economics and  Director, Dragas Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University, presents the address based on the annual report produced by the Dragas Center for Economic Analysis at Old Dominion University.

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Is it Morning Again in Hampton Roads?

  • Hampton City Schools: The Next Generation of Learning in Hampton Roads

  • A Complicated Subject: The Impact of Medicaid Expansion on Hampton Roads

  • Too Much of a Good Thing? Multifamily Housing in Hampton Roads

A printed report is distributed to all attendees at this event.

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19th Annual State of the Region Address (Southside)
Oct
2
11:30 AM11:30

19th Annual State of the Region Address (Southside)

The 19th Annual State of the Region Address Southside, produced by LEAD Hampton Roads, provides the area's premier review of the region's economic strengths, challenges and inter-relationships. Dr. Robert McNab, Professor of Economics and  Director, Dragas Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University, presents the address based on the annual report produced by the Dragas Center for Economic Analysis at Old Dominion University.

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Is it Morning Again in Hampton Roads?

  • A Complicated Subject: The Impact of Medicaid Expansion on Hampton Roads

  • Craft Brewing in Hampton Roads

  • Too Much of a Good Thing? Multifamily Housing in Hampton Roads

A printed report is distributed to all attendees at this event.

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BRAVO! Celebration
May
31
5:30 PM17:30

BRAVO! Celebration

This annual celebration of Hampton Roads’ top regional leadership includes the presentation of the First Citizen of Hampton Roads Award, the Visionary Award, the ICON Young Professional LEADership Award, and the Julian Hirst Alumni LEADership Award. 

The graduating LEAD SIGNATURE Class of 2018 will also be presented. The evening begins with a lively reception, followed by dinner and a joyous "BRAVO!" to the regions extraordinary leadership.


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