Registration - 2020 SWANA & VRA Joint Solid Waste & Recycling Conference

  • October 28, 2020
  • October 30, 2020
  • Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront, 3001 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA


  • Rate for VRA and SWANA members
  • SWANA Young Professional membership required
  • Registration rate for attending Thursday only

Cancellation policy: Full registration fees will be refunded for cancellations received before April 1st. Cancellations received between April 1st and 15th will receive a 50% refund. No refunds will be given for cancellations made after April 15th.

In addition to the many sessions on the conference agenda, we are offering a disaster recovery workshop and several social and networking events at the beginning of the conference.  A conference can't be all work and no fun!  Please RSVP for the events described below when you register.  

Wednesday, April 29

Industry Tours -  10:00 am - 2:00 pm 

Mount Trashmore and Southeastern Public Service Authority                      Fee: $25 includes lunch and transportation from the hotel

Tour Mount Trashmore Park, a landfill that was closed in 1971 and turned into the most popular recreational park in Virginia Beach, then head over to SPSA to see their new, state-of-the-art Leachate Management System, gas-to-energy plant, transfer station, and tire processing facility.  You'll have lunch on top of closed landfill cell, where you can enjoy a good view of Norfolk, Newport News and Virginia Beach!

Golf Tournament -  9:30 am

Red Wing Lake Golf Course

Golf tournament includes lunch, drink tickets, snacks and prizes

Fee: $75 individual, $300 team of four

Disaster Recovery Workshop - 1:00 - 5:00 pm

Princess Anne Room

The Virginia Department of Emergency Management will lead a workshop on disaster preparedness and debris management after an event.

Fee:  $75

Horseback Riding - 1:00 - 2:00 pm

Enjoy a group horseback ride on the beach.  No experience necessary.   

Fee:  $80

Young Professionals Event  3:00 - 5:00 pm

Join other YPs (Young Professionals under 35) for the annual YP Outing.  You're sure to have a good time and to make some good professional connections!

Welcome Reception - 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Join your colleagues for a fun-filled, family friendly reception to kick off the conference.  Included with registration.

Registration deadline:  October 15, 2020 

Questions?  or 804-302-4231

Downloadable registration guide







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