Welcome to Virginia Chapter of NENA
The Virginia organization for 911 professionals.

Welcome to the Virginia Chapter of NENA website. NENA is an organization for the 911 Professionals. This website is set up to give you the latest news from NENA National, training opportunities, conference information, state’s chapter, officers, committees, and much more.  It is a resource for you, the public safety telecommunicators, this nation’s FIRST first responder!

Registration for the 2021 Virginia NENA/APCO Spring Virtual Conference is now open!!

Visit our conference page or click here for more details and registration links!

Governor Sent Formal Request for COVID-19 Vaccine Group 1B Status for Telecommunicators

Please click here to read the full letter

Proposed 2020
Chapter Bylaw Updates

Please click here to visit the bylaws page for additional information

2020 Virginia NENA/APCO Spring Conference Cancelled

Please click here to visit the conference page for additional information

2020 Virginia NENA/APCO Conference Registration and Hotel are now open!

For this year’s conference, if you register for the conference in advance, you will receive a free Virginia NENA challenge coin!!  Additional challenge coins will be on sale at the conference for anyone who wishes to purchase additional coins to trade, give to their employees as a gift, etc.

For any agency wishing to purchase challenge coins in bulk, please email president@virginia-nena.org to make arrangements.

Click here to visit our conference page for more conference information.

2020 Virginia NENA/APCO Conference

Call for Papers

Submission Deadline:
March 13, 2020 (5 pm Eastern Time)

Those individuals selected to present receive a $50 discount on conference registration!

Click here to submit a proposal

2020 Virginia NENA/APCO Conference

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 – Friday, May 8, 2020

Sheraton Virginia Beach Oceanfront
3501 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451, USA

Hotel and Conference Registration Coming Soon!!!

Click here for the event summary

2019 Virginia APCO/NENA/Interoperability Conference

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 – Friday, October 25, 2019

Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center
110 Shenandoah Ave NW, Roanoke, Virginia 24016, USA

Click here for the event summary

Hotel and Conference Registration Now Open!!

Hotel and conference registrations for the Virginia NENA/APCO 2019 Spring Conference are now open.  Click here for more information.

2019 Call for Papers Extended

The Call for Papers for the 2019 Spring Conference has been extended to Friday, March 29, 2019.  Please click here to visit the conference website for more information.

Upcoming Training

Be sure to check out the upcoming training sessions being held in the near future.

Click here for more information.


The contest for the final design to be used for the Virginia Telecommunicator license plate ends this Sunday, Sept. 23rd.

Be sure that your voice is heard!  Click here for more details.

Professional Development Scholarship

Applications for the 2019 Virginia Chapter of NENA Professional Development Scholarship are now being accepted.

Click here for more information.

Upcoming Training

Be sure to check out the upcoming training sessions being held in the near future.

Click here for more information.

Thank you to everyone who may the 2018 Spring Conference a success!!

The Virginia Chapter of NENA Executive Board would like to thank everyone who made the 2018 Virginia NENA Spring Conference a huge success.
Our success with the conference enables us to continue to provide scholarship opportunities every year.

A special thanks goes out to all of our sponsors – without them we could not be successful.

Platinum Sponsors
Verizon WirelessHarris Corp.
Motorola Solutions
Gold Sponsors
VESTA Public SafetyVESTA Public Safety
Carolina Recording Systems
Silver Sponsors
Advanced Network Systems
Associate Sponsors
$100 Amazon gift card

Doorprize Sponsored by Carolina Recording Systems

Special Sponsors

Attendee Bags

Harris Corp.


Motorola Solutions


NENA National Scholarship Opportunities!!

Have you ever wanted to attend a NENA National conference but haven’t had the opportunity?  Are you looking for
possible scholarship opportunities to help you take advantage of the opportunity to attend the NENA 2018 Conference & Expo?
Visit the NENA National Scholarships page for more information.

Hotel Reservations Now Open!!

Hotel reservations for the Virginia 2018 Spring NENA/APCO Conference are now open.
Visit the Annual Conferences page for more information.

2018 Virginia APCO/NENA Winter Summit
Registration Now Open!

The Winter Summit is a one day educational conference on the latest issues affecting Virginia public safety communications and the Virginia Chapters of APCO and NENA held on Thursday, February 8, 2018 from 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM.

$50 registration fee includes breakfast, lunch, and afternoon break

Click here for more information.

2018 Virginia NENA/APCO Call for Papers

The call for papers for the Virginia 2018 Spring NENA/APCO Conference is now open.
Visit the Annual Conferences page for more information.

Proposed Bylaws

A proposal to change portions of the Virginia Chapter of NENA By-Laws has been submitted.  Please visit the By-Laws page for more information and to review the changes.  Click Here

Changes will be voted on during the Annual Membership Meeting at the Spring Conference.