GEM Summer 2017  -  June 18 - 23, 2017 - Renaissance Portsmouth- Norfolk Waterfront Hotel - Portsmouth, Virginia
GEM Summer 2017  -  June 18 - 23, 2017 - Renaissance Portsmouth- Norfolk Waterfront Hotel - Portsmouth, Virginia

GEM Summer 2017
June 18 - 23, 2017
Renaissance Portsmouth- Norfolk Waterfront Hotel
Portsmouth, Virginia

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Travel & Accommodations

Accommodations

Lodging for GEM 2017 Summer Workshop will be held at the Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel.

photo of hotel Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel Ideally located in the heart of the historic district, the hotel near Norfolk, VA wows guests with impressive Elizabeth River views, best enjoyed from each of the immaculately appointed guest rooms. Appointed with 25 well-equipped meeting rooms, the waterfront hotel offers business travelers prime proximity to the Portsmouth and Norfolk Naval Base, Sentara, Bon Secours and Dominion Enterprises. Seasoned travelers visiting on business or pleasure will equally appreciate our elegant outdoor terrace and welcoming Foggy Point Bar & Grill, serving a selection of fresh-caught seafood and daily specials. 

Please book your reservations (888) 236-2427 and referencing the GEM Workshop 2017. The booking deadline is Wednesday, May 17, 2017 before 5:00 p.m.. The lodging rate is $89 single/double and includes breakfast.

You may Book your group rate for GEM Workshop 2017.


See area attractions below for things to do in the Portsmouth area.


Travel Information

Portsmouth, Virginia Skyline

Airports

Norfolk International Airport - ORF

Shuttles/Limo

James River Transportation
(757) 963-0433 - jamesrivertrans.com/norfolk-airport-shuttle-service/

Lyft - www.lyft.com/cities/virginia-beach-hampton-roads

Uber - www.uber.com/

Andy's Cab Co.
(757) 461-8880 - andystaxigroup.com

Black and White Cabs of Norfolk
(757) 853-0411 - www.norfolkblackandwhitecabs.com

Rental Cars

Alamo
(800) 462-5266 - www.alamo.com/en_US/car-rental/home.html

Avis
(800) 831-2847 - www.avis.com/en/home

Budget
(800) 527-0700 - www.budget.com/budgetWeb/home/home.ex

Dollar
(800) 800-4000 - www.dollar.com

Enterprise
(800) 736-8227 - www.enterprise.com/en/home.html


photos of attractions in the Portsmouth area...harbor, museum, market

GEM 2017 Attractions

Portsmouth Dining information
www.visitportsva.com/dining-restaurants.html

Dining Recommendations: GEM2017restaurants.pdf

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center
www.portsmouthartcenter.com

Children’s Museum of Virginia
childrensmuseumvirginia.com

Commodore Theater
www.commodoretheatre.com/index.php

Lightship Portsmouth Museum (admission includes Naval Shipyard Museum) www.portsmouthnavalshipyardmuseum.com/lightship/

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum
www.portsmouthnavalshipyardmuseum.com/naval_shipyard/


For area information, please visit www.portsmouthva.gov

For additional information on local events, please visit www.portsvaevents.com

For additional information on things to do in the area, please visit portsvacation.com





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