Mayor Sessoms’ Annual State of the City Address to be Streamed Live on

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – March 11, 2014 – Virginia Beach Mayor William D. Sessoms, Jr., will deliver his annual State of the City address at noon on Thursday, March 13, at the Virginia Beach Convention Center.  His presentation is part of the State of the City Series, sponsored by the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, and will be streamed live at


This will be Mayor Sessoms’ sixth State of the City address since taking office Jan. 1, 2009. The mayor will highlight key business development initiatives, provide strategic municipal progress updates, and address challenges and opportunities in the city. This year, Mayor Sessoms will also reveal his bold vision to pave the way to a more successful future.


The State of the City address is slated to be rebroadcast on Virginia Beach Television (VBTV) Cox Channel 48 and Verizon Channel 45, beginning Sunday, March 16 at 6 p.m.  through Saturday, March 29 as scheduled below:


·         Monday – 5 a.m.

·         Tuesday – 9 p.m.

·         Wednesday – 8 a.m.

·         Friday – 9 p.m.

·         Saturday – midnight & 3 p.m.

·         Sunday – 6 p.m.


The entire text of the speech will be available Thursday afternoon, March 13 at