Hotel, Travel and General Information

CVSA Annual Conference and Exhibition

August 29-September 2, 2021 Wilmington, Delaware

Conference Location

Chase Center on the Riverfront
815 Justison St.
Wilmington, DE 19801

Hotel Accommodations

Check back for more information.

Airport and Transportation Information

By Plane: Downtown Wilmington is just 25 minutes from Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and 90 minutes from Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI).

By Train: Most trains on the Northeast Corridor between New York City and Washington D.C., including the Acela Express, stop in Wilmington. SEPTA’s commuter trains connect Philadelphia, Wilmington and Newark. The AMTRAK train station is located just blocks from the center of Wilmington, at Martin Luther King Boulevard and French Street. Several rental car agencies, including Avis, Budget, Enterprise and Hertz, have offices inside the train station, while Uber and Lyft are just a click away. Zip Car is also available at the train stations and throughout downtown Wilmington.

By Car: I-95 is the major thoroughfare through Wilmington with most attractions less than 20 minutes off the interstate.


Complimentary self-parking is available at the Chase Center on the Riverfront.

Shuttle Bus Information

Complimentary shuttle buses will be provided between the Chase Center, the Queen Theatre (President’s Networking Reception) and conference hotels. More information on shuttle routes and times will be available in advance of the conference.

Event Registration and Member Services

Located at the Chase Center on the Riverfront:

  • Sunday – 3 to 5 p.m.
  • Monday – 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday – 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday – 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Name Badges

You must wear your name badge to participate in all meetings, breaks, receptions and events. Hotel staff has been instructed to look for name badges at all functions and will ask that you leave the area should you not display one. If you require assistance, CVSA staff can be identified by a red ribbon on their name badge. In addition, CVSA sponsors will be identified with white ribbons and exhibitors with maroon ribbons. Please take the time to thank them for their continued support and commitment.

Dress Code

  • General Session: Business
  • All Other Sessions: Business Casual
  • Receptions: Casual


The average high temperature in September in Wilmington, Delaware is 76 degrees with a low of 56 degrees Fahrenheit.

Media Policy

Fostering an open relationship with the media by providing a free flow of public information is vital to CVSA’s success; therefore, the Alliance allows members of the media to attend its meetings and conferences. Media will be identified with a black “Press” ribbon on their name badge. CVSA asserts a strong standing policy of non-attribution of discussion points from meetings and conferences. Members of the press understand that no individual may be quoted by name, rank, jurisdiction or title concerning comments he or she made during a meeting. If any member of the press wants to use or obtain a quote, he or she may only do so with written permission of that individual and the Alliance. CVSA’s conferences and meetings are opportunities for CVSA members and industry stakeholders to discuss topics and issues, and share ideas and perspectives. We encourage our members to speak freely at meetings and conferences without concern of print or online attribution.

Consent to Multimedia Use

Registration and attendance at and participation in CVSA meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to CVSA’s use and distribution of the registrant’s or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities.


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