2018 Virginia Women Veterans Summit

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Hilton Alexandria Mark Center

5000 Seminary Road

Alexandria, VA 22311

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This event brings together veterans, community leaders, employers, and government agencies from the federal, state, and local levels to raise awareness about the services and benefits offered specifically for women veterans.
The summit will also host exhibitors whose mission involves the wellness and wholeness of women veterans and feature notable presenters.

In addition to dynamic panel discussions, speakers and vendors representing various agencies and employers, this is a powerful time for networking and connecting.




Exhibitor Networking

Breakout Sessions

  • Building Your Brand
  • Learning to Thrive
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Women in Government
  • Know Your Benefits
  • Entrepreneur or Solopreneur: Creating a Successful Business
  • How to Stand out to Recruiters

Mentoring Welcome Reception


Breakfast, Lunch, and Exhibitor Networking
Panel Discussion: Change Makers and Trailblazers
Breakout Sessions

  • What's the Next Step in Your Career
  • How to Assert Yourself in Business and the Art of Negotiations
  • Finding Your Center

Esteemed Guests, Speakers & Presenters


NOTE: While we invite all those who support women veterans, the target audience for this event are women veterans who have, currently are, or will be transitioning into civilian life.


Expenses related to hotel accommodations and travel are the responsibility of the event attendee. The negotiated rate for the conference is $209 per night ++. To make reservations, click here: BOOK MY HOTEL ROOM or call: 1-877-783-8258 and ask for the 2018 Virginia Women Veterans Summit rate using the group code VWVS.


FILE A CLAIM at the event.

Accredited Women Veterans Service Representatives (VSRs) from the Virginia Department of Veterans Services will be at the event to help file claims, answer questions, or make an appointment for a later date. The VSRs will be stationed in a secured area to protect your privacy.

What You Need To Bring:
1. DD214
2. List of medical concerns
3. Medical documentation
4. Picture Identification

Appointments will be held between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm Thursday, June 14 and between 8:00 am and 3:00 pm Friday, June 15, 2018. During registration, please indicate if you would like for us to schedule an appointment with a VSR and the appointment time will be emailed to you prior the event start date.


UPDATE: GREAT NEWS! Thanks to the overwhelming response from our We Support Lady Vet sponsors, we are able to make the summit free for veterans!

To attend this year's summit we packed so much into this event. Based on survey feedback, we recognized the need to include more services, resources, and lady Vet goodies.

  • Conference registration for workshops and session on Thursday & Friday
  • All conference meals, snacks, and non-alcoholic beverages on Thursday & Friday
  • A souvenir Lady Veteran T-Shirt, Notebook, & Pen
  • A conference bag FULL of giveaway items and resources
  • Mentoring & Coaching Mini-Sessions

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is self-parking available in the hotel garage located at 4900 Seminary Rd Alexandria, VA 22311. As a summit attendee, parking is FREE for the first 200 GENERAL ATTENDEES to check-in for the summit Thursday and Friday! Overnight parking is subject to the regular parking fee of $26.00.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes. If the name on the ticket does not match the person who attends, the replacement attendee must have a copy of the ticket confirmation that was sent to the original registrant.

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