The 26th Annual VFRI will be held
July 18-19 at the Omni Richmond Hotel
adjacent to historic Shockoe Slip!

If you’ll be in town on Tuesday night, July 17th, join us for our Opening Welcome Reception from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Enjoy some refreshments and adult beverages while James Wasilewski with HAHA to AHA leads interactive activities allowing participants to network and share information with each other in a fun environment. This will introduce, energize and prepare our participants for the first day of the conference. Your $30 reception ticket can be purchased online during the registration process.


James has worked in nonprofits for nearly 15 years, the last 10 in fundraising. He is currently the Director of Development at VCU’s L. Douglas Wilder School of Government. He facilitates workshops through HAHA to AHA, applying improvisational concepts to a variety of topics. He is the incoming President of the Virginia Association of Fundraising Executives & was recognized in Style Weekly’s Top 40 Under 40 in 2015.

Reserve your room at the Omni Richmond Hotel now!

VFRI has reserved a block of rooms at the rate of $162 single or double. To reserve your room at the group rate, click here or call 1-800-THE-OMNI and identify yourself as attending the AFP Virginia Caucus/VFRI. Reservations should be made no later than Tuesday, June 26th.