Virginia Industrial Development Authorities Institute (VIDA)
May 16-17, 2017 * Charlottesville, Virginia
Location & Lodging

VIDA will be held at The Graduate Charlottesville Hotel. The Charlottesville hotel is located in the center of it all, across the street from the University of Virginia Grounds and steps away from The Rotunda and The Lawn. The UVA hotel proudly sits on the historic Main Street, overlooking The Corner, a charming stretch of restored and renovated restaurants, galleries and a slew of fun shops and stops. Quite simply, it’s the smartest place to stay in town!


  • Game room with Shuffleboard, a Foosball table, two Ping Pong tables and a cozy bar. Game room also opens up to outdoor seating on our 2nd Floor terrace.
  • Sheepdog Coffee, our grab and go coffee shop serving La Colombe coffee and a selection of pastries, breads and charcuterie from local purveyors.
  • Bikes available for rent to explore Charlottesville.
  • Valet parking available for $10/day. Parking valid until 1 PM day of checkout.
  • 24-hour Fitness room
  • Pet friendly ($25/night)
Photo of exterior of hotel

A block of lodging rooms has been reserved at a special rate of $126 per night plus applicable taxes. Limited self-parking is available on first-come, first-served basis as a rate of $7.00 per day. Valet parking is available at a rate of $10.00 per day (overnight guests).

To ensure availability and rate, please call the hotel directly at 434-295-4333 by Friday, April 15, 2017. Be sure to ask for the VIDA 2017 room block.

Driving Directions to Hotel

The Graduate Charlottesville
1309 West Main Street
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903

The Graduate is located directly across from UVA Hospital and across the street from UVA. The Graduate is on the corner of West Main and 13th Street.

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