Virginia Retail Federation

The VRF seeks to proactively represent and support the legislative interests of Virginia retailers on the local, State, and Federal levels.

We help ensure the success of Virginia retailers by working diligently for our members. We protect members' legislative interests, ensuring their voice is heard in the legislative process, and informing them on issues impacting their business.

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VRF Fall Conference

Date: October 2, 2017
Time: 11:45 am - 7:30 pm
Location: Kingsmill Resort, Williamsburg, VA
Cost: $45

Please join Retail Merchants Members, Retail Alliance Members, and Virginia Retail Federation lobbyists to meet and speak with Ed Gillespie, Republican Gubernatorial Candidate, as well as Just Fairfax, Democratic Candidate for Lieutenant Governor, Senate Majority Leader Tommy Nomorment, Representatives from the Tax Foundation, and the Vice President of External Affairs for the Virginia Economic Development Parntership.



11:45 am – 2:00 pm: Luncheon
Confirmed Speakers:
Josh Jaye and Jared Walczak with the Tax Foundation (BPOL)
Christy Morton, Vice President of External Affairs for Virginia Economic Development Partnership
Justin Fairfax, Democratic Candidate for Lieutenant Government

2:30 pm – 5:00 pm: Committee Meeting
Closed to the public.

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm: Reception
Confirmed Speaker:
Ed Gillespie, Republican Gubernatorial Candidate
Tommy Norment, Senate Majority Leader
Open bar and hor d'oeuvres.



*All elected officials, please RSVP to Jodi Roth at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .








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New Virginia Laws Effective July 1, 2017

Several new laws, which impact the Retail Industry, came out of the 2017 General Assembly Session. Most of these will go into effect July 1, 2017.

View the list of new laws that impact our members here.