General Convention Information

Information about the HEAV homeschool convention.

Virginia Homeschool Convention Information

Wondering how to get to the convention? Or where to stay during the convention? Find out the information you need to know for the HEAV convention.

When and Where

June 6-8, 2019 The Greater Richmond Convention Center 403 N. 3rd Street Richmond, VA 23219

Getting There

Download Printable Directions to the Convention Center The map below shows the location of the Convention Center, as well as nearby hotels. You can also view a larger map and get directions from Google Maps.

Finding Your Way Around

Maps of the convention center may be found here.

Parking

See Parkopedia for a Richmond parking map. It includes prices, hours, and other information.

Hotels

HEAV has reserved a variety of “room blocks” at hotels to meet your needs.

Food & Nearby Stores

You are welcome to bring food to eat in your hotel room, and you may request a mini-refrigerator when you make your reservation. However, according to the Greater Richmond Convention Center’s rules, no food may be brought into the Richmond Center from outside sources.

For your convenience, we’ve put together some lists of nearby restaurants, stores, and services near the convention center.
View the restaurants on Google maps here.

Visit The HEAV Table

There are two–one in the lobby area of the Exhibit Hall Building; and another just inside the main entrance to the Exhibit Hall. You will find not only HEAV board members and volunteers with years of experience, but also legislative updates, freebies, encouragement, facts about the laws pertaining to homeschooling in our great Commonwealth, a list of member benefits, a myriad of resources available for purchase, and lots more!
View HEAV member benefits here.

Information and Security

More information on wheelchairs and handicap accessibility, emergency plans, cell phones, and message boards by clicking here.

Interpreted for The Deaf and Hard of Hearing

To request interpretation of a particular workshop, please email: speakers@heav.org

General Convention Hours

Thursday, June 6, 2019 – 10:45 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday, June 7, 2019 – 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday, June 8, 2019 – 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Registration Hours

Thursday, June 6, 2019 – 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday, June 7, 2019 – 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 8, 2019 – 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Hours

Thursday, June 6, 2019 – 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday, June 7, 2019 – 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday, June 8, 2019 – 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m

Workshop Hours

Thursday, June 6, 2019 – 10:45 to 5 p.m.
Friday, June 7, 2019 – 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, June 8, 2019 – 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Convention Sponsors