Venue

Looking for a Hotel Room? We have several offerings under contract:

Rates are $94/night or Less. Conference shuttles to & from each hotel.

Arrival Date: Sunday, September 29, 2019

Departure Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Rate: $93.00 / night + taxes and any applicable fees

Address: 

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

CALL to make your reservations by 9/1/2019

Arrival Date: Sunday, September 29, 2019

Departure Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Rate: $93.00 / night + taxes and any applicable fees

Address: 

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

CALL to make your reservations by 9/1/2019

Arrival Date: Monday, September 30, 2019

Departure Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Rate: $94.00 / night + taxes and any applicable fees

Address: 

Country Inn & Suites
875 N Lee Highway, PO Box 1105
Lexington VA 24450
(540) 464-9000

CALL to make your reservations by 9/1/2019

Arrival Date: Sunday, September 29, 2019

Departure Date: Monday, September 30, 2019

Rate: $94.00 / night + taxes and any applicable fees

Address: 

Hampton Inn Col Alto
401 E. Nelson Street
Lexington, VA 24450
(540) 463-2223

CALL to make your reservations by 8/29/2019

Arrival Date: Monday, September 30, 2019

Departure Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Rate: $94.00 / night + taxes and any applicable fees

Address: 

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

CALL to make your reservations by 9/9/2019

About Marshall Hall

Marshall Hall is the home of the VMI Center for Leadership and Ethics department, which promotes a variety of leadership and ethics initiatives at VMI.  

The facility is named in honor of General George C. Marshall, a graduate of VMI in 1901, an exemplar of leadership and ethics.  The facility is used primarily for meetings, banquets, conferences and symposia, press conferences and a variety of Post events including the annual Ring Figure Ball.

The Hall of Valor, Gillis Theater, break-out rooms, Board Room, and Gallery may be rented by outside organizations on a fee schedule, with Administrative and Technologist support costs being additive to rental fees. Proof of liability insurance is required.

The Leslie J. Gillis Theater is a 500-seat facility.  The theater provides state of the art appointments in audiovisual and information technology and comfortable seating. Its design ensures multi-functional use as an arts theater for cadet and community performances as well as a high quality auditorium for large lectures.

VMI Theatre

The Hall of Valor is an up to 640 seat adaptive assembly hall.  The Hall of Valor commemorates the service and sacrifice of VMI Alumni in time of war through the permanent display of medals of valor earned by VMI graduates.

floor plan of the Hall of Valor

 

The Hall of Valor is complemented with four well-appointed and technologically advanced breakout rooms of flexible design that can be requested/reserved as part of a HoV request or reserved individually based on HoV use. 

  • Large Break out rooms’ seat 63 theater style and up to 24 board room style
    • New Market
    • Shenandoah

  • Small break out rooms’ seat 21 theater style and up to 16 board room style
    • Alleghany
    • Blue Ridge

The Board Room is a formal meeting room with table capacity to seat 16, with 14 chairs along the walls for overflow for a total capacity of 30. The room is equipped with a conference phone, and has a VGA and an HDMI connection for laptops.

The Gallery is a tribute to one of VMI’s most revered graduates, General George C. Marshall VMI 1901. The Gallery is available for reservation as a receiving area for functions occurring in the HoV and for small dining events (less than 30 persons).

The Courtyard is treated as an extension of the building and is also available for use / reservation as part of functions held in the HoV or the Marshall Center.

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.