Venue

Marshall Hall Public Access is Closed

To ensure the health and well-being of cadets, faculty and staff, and visitors to VMI and in keeping with state and CDC recommended protocols, the Institute has implemented policies for accessing post and the buildings therein. All post buildings will remain closed to the general public in order to prioritize cadet access while following social distancing guidelines. 

Hosting for conferences scheduled for the 2020-21 academic year will take place online as a virtual event.

Event Location

Learn about Marshall Hall, home of the VMI Center for Leadership and Ethics, and the main location for this conference:

Marshall Hall Facility


Area Information and Directions

About Virginia Military Institute

Virginia Military Institute is the nation’s oldest state-supported military college. VMI offers a rigorous co-ed undergraduate education with majors in engineering, science, liberal arts, and social sciences.

Conference activities will be held in Marshall Hall, home to VMI’s Center for Leadership and Ethics.  The facility is named in honor of Gen. George C. Marshall, VMI class of 1901, hailed by Winston Churchill as the “organizer of victory” for his leadership of the Allied victory in World War II.

For handicapped accessibility or other assistance contact Derek Pinkham at 540-464-7582.

About Lexington and Rockbridge County

Lexington is a small town full of history and culture, as well as amenities for business travelers attending conferences and symposia. Information on all that Lexington has to offer, including lodging, may be found at the Lexington and Rockbridge Area Tourism site.

Lexington, Virginia  Ranks #5 in USA TODAY’s 2017 poll of “Best Southern Small Town” — and the only place in Virginia on the list.

Directions

Traveling North on I-81, exit at 188-B
Take exit 188-B (60 West) and proceed to Lexington (a couple of miles). Turn right on Main St (which is one way north at this point). Immediately move into the left lane. After two blocks you will be forced to turn left onto Jefferson St (one way south). Immediately move into the right lane and then turn right onto Letcher Avenue. Proceed on Letcher until you enter VMI.

Traveling South on I-81, exit at 195
Take exit 195 and turn right at the end of the exit ramp (11 South). Proceed south on 11 to Lexington (about 5 miles). Follow the signs to downtown Lexington (11 business . . . Main Street). Main Street will split and become Jefferson Street (one way south). Immediately turn right onto Letcher Avenue. Proceed on Letcher until you enter VMI.

 

THE HOTELS LISTED BELOW WILL HAVE OUR CONFERENCE SHUTTLE PICK UP AND DROP OFF

 

Hotel Listings

Arrival Date: Sunday, October 31, 2021

Departure Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2021

Rates End: Tuesday, October 15, 2021

Best Western Plus Inn at Hunt Ridge
25 Willow Springs Road
Lexington, VA 24450
(540) 464-1500

Call Hotel Directly to Make Your Reservation. Ask for VMI Leadership Conference room block

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Arrival Date: Sunday, October 31, 2021

Departure Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2021

Rates End: Tuesday, October 15, 2021

Comfort Inn Virginia Horse Center
62 Comfort Way
Lexington, VA 24450
(540) 463-7311

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Arrival Date: Sunday, October 31, 2021

Departure Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2021

Rates End: Sunday, October 13, 2021

Country Inn & Suites
875 N Lee Highway
Lexington, VA 24450
(540) 464-9000

Call Hotel Directly to Make Your Reservation. Ask for VMI Leadership Conference room block

Or, use the customized link below.

Online : Group Booking link = https://www.radissonhotelsamericas.com/en-us/booking/room-display/index.html?checkInDate=2021-10-31&checkOutDate=2021-11-03&adults%5B%5D=1&children%5B%5D=0&searchType=pac&promotionCode=LEAD&hotelCode=VALEX

 

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Arrival Date: Sunday, October 31, 2021

Departure Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2021

Rates End: Thursday, October 7, 2021

Sleep Inn & Suites
95 Maury River Road
Lexington, VA 24450
(540) 463-6000

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