Attendance

Virginia TIES is an inclusive, accessible, and safe space for everyone. Workshops will be available for members of the trans community, significant others, parents of gender expansive youth, and allies. Everyone is welcome at TIES as long as you positively contribute by treating others with dignity and respect, as well as follow the guidelines in place to keep this a safe environment for trans and gender nonconforming people and their allies.

Location

TIES 2018 will be will be held at a NEW location! This year we’ll be at the J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, Parham Road Campus (1651 E. Parham Road; Richmond, VA 23228). 

Parking

Visitors to the Parham Road Campus can park in any open unmarked parking space. Parking is restricted in handicap and reserved spaces to properly identified vehicles. Simply follow the signs for Massey Library Technology Center, which is where general  registration for TIES will take place. For more details, check out this Printable Campus Map.

Lunch

We have reserved two food trucks so that TIES attendees will be able to easily purchase meals during lunch. Papa Joe’s Fish-n-Chicken is an award-winning food truck known for their catfish and famous apple butter shrimp. Slideways Mobile Bistro is also an award-winning food truck and home of the famous Black and Blue slider. Veggie burger option available.

Travel Information

By Car

Use address 1651 E. Parham Road; Richmond, VA 23228 for GPS navigation. Parking is available onsite.

By Plane

Richmond International Airport is located at 1 Richard E Byrd Terminal Dr., Richmond, VA 23250. Airlines that serve Richmond International Airport include American Airlines, Delta, jetBlue, South West, United, Allegiant, and Spirit. Ground transportation will need to be arranged from the airport to J Sargeant Reynolds Community College. It is approximately a 20 minute car ride away.

By Train

The Staple Mill Road Amtrak Station is located at 7519 Staples Mill Rd, Richmond, VA 23228. Taxi cab service will need to be arranged from the station to J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College. It is approximately a 10 minute car ride away.

By Bus

The Greyhound Bus Station is located at 2910 N Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23230. Taxi cab service will need to be arranged from the station to J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College. It is approximately a 10 minute car ride away.

Questions

Contact [email protected] or call 804-643-4816 with any questions you have about the summit or your trip. We look forward to seeing you at TIES 2018!