Q&A at our annual Spring Retreat


Outside of their CEO Roundtables, Council members connect through a variety of learning and social events. Most are CEO-only, and all give you the chance to learn from other leaders.

Flying Squirrels Baseball Family Event
June 26, 2024, 6:00 p.m

There’s nothing better than hanging out with friends in VACEOs community at a baseball game. Bring the family! Food and drinks on us. Register here!

Hot Topics: Explosive Exits Panel (Charlottesville)
July 25, 2024, 3:30 p.m.

The departure of a key employee or business partner can lead to chaos, particularly if the exit is less than amicable. These “explosive exits” can have far-reaching consequences, from legal entanglements to organizational disruption to public relations nightmares. This CEO-only event, hosted by Eure Consulting & VACEOs, will provide CEOs with critical insights and strategies for managing such volatile situations effectively. Learn more and register.

Charlottesville Social: Escape Room
September 5, 2024, 5:15 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

VACEOs folks will gather at the Cville Escape Room followed by a dinner for those who make it out. Space is limited. Members/Sponsors and plus ones are welcome, but you must RSVP to organizer Bryant Harrison. Contact us for more info.

Breakthrough Conversations with Marcus Sheridan
September 26, 2024, 12:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

For CEOs and their teams – members and non-members – looking to improve their communication skills to build more connected, effective, and loyal teams. Marcus Sheridan, an expert in the field of communication and leadership, will help you walk away with tools to fuel a robust company culture, amplify team performance, elevate sales, and fortify employee retention. A networking reception will follow. Registration is now open!

VACEOs Fall Social for Members & Sponsors
October 24, 2024, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Let’s meet at The Quirk to celebrate our sponsors. Come enjoy drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and a chance to connect with sponsors and other members. You won’t want to miss out on this fun fall social! Open to all members and sponsors. Guest tickets will be available. Registration page coming soon.

Quarterly Luncheon
November 14, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Join VACEOs on November 14, 2024 for our final Quarterly Luncheon of the year! Connect with fellow members and sponsors over lunch and an engaging keynote presentation. More information to come.

Past Events



Pop-up VACEOs Connecting Hour
June 6, 2024, 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Pop-up VACEOs Connecting Happy Hour: Before the summer gets away from us let’s connect! Join us for some beverages and light snacks at the VACEOs office in Scott’s Addition. Members and Sponsor are invited. Feel free to also invite a prospective CEO member who could benefit from VACEOs. Register here!

Spring Retreat 2024
May 1 - 3, 2024

Our most popular event of the year! We will be at The Greenbrier for the first time where we will spend two and a half days connecting and learning from national keynote speakers and thought leaders. Register here. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn, connect, and grow with Virginia CEOs and Sponsors. See all the details here.

Charlottesville Social: Mixology Class
April 18, 2024, 5:30 p.m.

VACEOs folks will gather at Dovetail Design & Cabinetry (thanks Amy) for a mixology class led by Clay Eure, business consultant/mixologist. Space is limited. Members/Sponsors and plus ones welcome, but you must RSVP to organizer Bryant Harrison. Contact us for more info.

Quarterly Luncheon with Tom Gayner, CEO of Markel Group
March 28, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Join VACEOs on March 28, 2024 for a presentation with Tom Gayner, CEO of Markel Group. Register and learn more about Tom here.

International Women’s Day Event with Robins School of Business
March 7, 2024, 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Please join VACEOs and the Richmond MBA for the 2024 International Women’s Day Celebration at the Jepson Alumni Center! This year’s panel of speakers, featuring VACEOs’ Scot McRoberts and member Henry Clifford, will explore topics related to the theme “Inspire Inclusion.” Register here.