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!

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



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.

Newer Member Virtual Info. Session with Q&A
February 15, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Come virtually connect with other members and learn more about your membership with VACEOs. Staff and leadership will be there to provide key information and answer questions about Retreat, roundtable placement, sponsors, and VACEOs Connect. Register and learn more here.

Quarterly Luncheon – The AI Advantage with Marcus Sheridan
January 25, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

You are invited to join us on January 25, 2024, for our next Quarterly Luncheon featuring Marcus Sheridan where he will cover practical ways to explode marketing, increase sales, and win trust in the AI era. Register and learn more about Marcus here.

VACEOs Holiday Reception (Charlottesville)
December 14, 2023, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Join VACEOs to celebrate the holidays at The Quirk Hotel in Charlottesville. Register and learn more here.