Coronavirus Updates for the Hampton Roads Convention Center
Coronavirus Update: Your health & safety are our priority
The City of Hampton will close its facilities to the public beginning Monday, March 16 to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. The closure includes the Hampton Roads Convention Center.
The Hampton Roads Convention Center continues to closely monitor the latest developments regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) globally and any potential impact it may have on our day-to-day operations. In response to growing awareness and concern, the Hampton Roads Convention Center continues to follow the precautionary guidelines of the CDC and other public health organizations, which include:
- Increased Signage outlining advisable precautions (e.g. frequent hand washing, safety recommendations, etc.)
- Regular cleaning of high touch point areas such as, escalator handrails, stair railings, door handles, purchase devices and elevator buttons with CDC recommended products
- Regular cleaning and sanitizing of facility public spaces and restrooms
- Adding additional hand sanitizer stations in various locations throughout the facility
Providing a safe environment for our clients, visitors, guests and staff is our top priority. Through public health organizations such as, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) we are staying abreast of the latest updates and developments as they occur. We are also in close communication with our local public health and government officials to determine what additional safeguards may need to be implemented.
This is an evolving situation, and rest assured that any actions we take will be consistent with guidelines from these agencies. Please continue to visit our website to learn of any changes to the event schedule as they become available.
The following events at the Hampton Roads Convention Center have been cancelled or postponed:
Virginia RV Expo
Hustle & Motivate Expo
Country for Kids
Hampton Roads Tattoo Festival
Big Flea Antique Market
2020 VEA Annual Delegate Assembly
2020 VTCA Spring Transportation Construction Conference
37th Annual Kaleidoscope of Fashion Scholarship Luncheon
VA Sheriff Institute Conference
Greater Hampton Roads Job and Resource Fair
Check back often for updates.