Greater Richmond Convention Center Authority

Purpose:Provides oversight over the convention center and its contracted operating agents.


The Greater Richmond Convention Center Authority (GRCCA) provides the facility through which Richmond Region Tourism and other entities help promote convention and tourism-type activities. In addition, meeting space for regional activities is also provided through a contracted services arrangement for facility use and food services. The operation is funded through the lodging tax rate of Hanover, Henrico, Chesterfield and Richmond with any surplus of revenues over expenditures remitted pro-rata back to the respective localities.




Comprised of the four chief administrative officers of Hanover, Henrico, Chesterfield and Richmond and the Executive Director for the Greater Richmond Retail Merchants Association 

Terms of Service:

Continuing terms 

Contact Person(s):

Jack Berry, President and CEO, Richmond Region Tourism, 804-782-2777 

County staff contact: John Budesky, Deputy County Administrator,, (804) 365-6005 

Meeting Schedule:

Board of Directors meets third Friday of every odd-numbered month at 10:00 a.m.

Meeting Location:

Greater Richmond Convention Center Meeting Room, 401 N. 3rd Street, Richmond  VA 23219

Further Information:

For further information see Greater Richmond Convention Center