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AMVETS National Convention

73rd National Convention – 2017


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Norfolk is a great city central to some of the nation’s most important military operations. There is so much so do and see for every age and interest. Check it out at!

For registration, purchasing Convention tickets, information about Virginia Nite, President/Commander banquet details, viewing the Agenda, and much more, visit the Norfolk Convention website below.

» Official 2017 National Convention Website

Airport Shuttle: Orange Peel Transportation is offering a discounted $50 Round-Trip Rate between the Norfolk Airport and the downtown Norfolk hotels throughout the convention. Orange Peel asks that reservations be made in advance either on their website, by email (transport -at- orangepeeltransportation -dot- com), or by phone (757) 463-7500). You must use “AMVETS” as your group code to receive the discount rate.

Orange Peel operates 24/7. The discounted rate is for round-trip only. While Orange Peel will group together attendees, the company pledges to not ask anyone to wait longer than 15 minutes for an additional passenger for an arrival shuttle. Returns to the airport are offered on the hour.

Scooter Rentals: Hampton Roads Mobility

Phone: (757) 848-5884
They can drop-off and pick-up at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott or Sheraton.

Make Your Hotel Reservations Now!

Norfolk Waterside Marriott
235 E. Main Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
Reservations: SOLD OUT

Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel
777 Waterside Drive
Norfolk, VA 23510
Reservations: SOLD OUT

A free shuttle will run between these two hotels, which are across the street from each other. Events will be held at both.

Courtyard Norfolk Downtown (walking distance to The Marriott)
520 Plume Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23515

Reservations: 1-800-894-7956 or 757-963-6000 (must mention the AMVETS Overflow Block)
Online Reservations: Click here, or book your group rate for AMVETS Overflow Block Online at Select your dates, expand the special codes/awards, and enter one of the following codes: AMVAMVA for a King Bed, AMVAMVB for 2 Queen Beds.
Cut-off Date: Thursday, July 6, 2017
Parking: $14/night
Notes: All reservations must mention the AMVETS Overflow Block, otherwise standard rates are around $239.00. Guests booked under the group code will receive discounted parking ($14 per night), though the website alert will say $19. Arrivals prior to 3:00pm are NOT Guaranteed. Early arrivals will be honored based on availability at the time of arrival.

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Norfolk Airport (Airport location)
1500 North Military Highway
Norfolk, Virginia 23502

Reservations: Click here or call 757-457-8906
Group Name: AMVETS
Group Code: AMV
Check-in Date: August 9, 2017
Check-out Date: August 13, 2017

SpringHill Suites Norfolk Virginia Beach (Airport location)
635 Newtown Road
Norfolk, Virginia 23502

Reservations: Click here or call 757-333-3100

At this time shuttle arrangements for the airport hotels are being negotiated. Information will be forthcoming.


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Event Categories:
General AMVETS Event


Norfolk Waterside Marriott
235 E. Main Street
Norfolk, VA 23510, VA 23510 United States
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