There’s a lot more to Virginia than its lush forests and mountains. Dig deeper in its urban areas and you’ll find the third-largest port on the East Coast, numerous manufacturers and plenty of Fortune 500 companies. IT and R&D facilities are in abundance here, taking advantage of the favorable business climate while also being near the movers and shakers in the District of Columbia. LEGO Group, Hitachi and IperionX Limited have announced projects here in the past year, and in May Boeing said it would relocate its headquarters from Chicago to Arlington.
Green Job Creation Tax Credit: Offers a $500 credit against the Virginia individual or corporate income tax for each new green job paying an annual salary of at least $50,000.
Port Volume Increase Tax Credit: Offers benefits to manufacturing, distribution, agriculture, mineral and gas companies that utilize Virginia’s port facilities.
The Major Eligible Employer Grant Program (MEE): A discretionary program used to encourage major basic employers to invest in Virginia and provide a significant number of stable employment opportunities
Major Business Facility Job Tax Credit: Qualified companies locating or expanding in Virginia are eligible to receive a $1,000 income tax credit for each new full- time job.
Energy remains a critical priority in Virginia. In October 2022, Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced a proposal for adding $10 million in the upcoming budget to create the Virginia Power Innovation Fund for research and development of innovative energy technologies, including nuclear, hydrogen, carbon capture and utilization and battery storage.
21 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in state, including:
1:00 - 5:00 pm
Over 70% of Executives Surveyed Agree: Many Strategic Planning Efforts Lack Systematic Approach Tips for Enhancing Your Strategic Planning Process
Executives expressed frustration with their current strategic planning process. Issues include:
Steve Rutan and Denise Harrison have put together an afternoon workshop that will provide the tools you need to address these concerns. They have worked with hundreds of executives to develop a systematic approach that will enable your team to make better decisions during strategic planning. Steve and Denise will walk you through exercises for prioritizing your lists and steps that will reset and reinvigorate your process. This will be a hands-on workshop that will enable you to think about your business as you use the tools that are being presented. If you are ready for a Strategic Planning tune-up, select this workshop in your registration form. The additional fee of $695 will be added to your total.
2:00 - 5:00 pm
Female leaders face the same issues all leaders do, but they often face additional challenges too. In this peer session, we will facilitate a discussion of best practices and how to overcome common barriers to help women leaders be more effective within and outside their organizations.
Limited space available.
10:30 - 5:00 pm
General’s Retreat at Hermitage Golf Course
Sponsored by UBS
General’s Retreat, built in 1986 with architect Gary Roger Baird, has been voted the “Best Golf Course in Nashville” and is a “must play” when visiting the Nashville, Tennessee area. With the beautiful setting along the Cumberland River, golfers of all capabilities will thoroughly enjoy the golf, scenery and hospitality.
The golf outing fee includes transportation to and from the hotel, greens/cart fees, use of practice facilities, and boxed lunch. The bus will leave the hotel at 10:30 am for a noon shotgun start and return to the hotel after the cocktail reception following the completion of the round.