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

Monday, March 13, 2017

​VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — March 13, 2017 — Virginia Beach Mayor William D. Sessoms Jr., will deliver his annual State of the City address, on Wednesday, March 15 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. This year's presentation will be live streamed online at at approximately 12:30 p.m.

This will be Mayor Sessoms' ninth State of the City address since first taking office on Jan. 1, 2009. The mayor will highlight key business development initiatives, provide project updates, address challenges and opportunities in the city, and give a glimpse into the city's bright future. The Virginia Beach event is the first in a series of five sponsored by the Hampton Roads Chamber. 

The State of the City address is scheduled to be rebroadcast on Cox Channel 48 and Verizon Channel 45, beginning Sunday, March 19, and play through Saturday, April 1, as scheduled below:

  • Sunday – 6 p.m.
  • Monday – 5 a.m.  
  • Tuesday – 9 p.m.
  • Wednesday – 8 a.m.
  • Friday – 9 p.m.
  • Saturday – 12 a.m. & 3 p.m.  

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    The entire text of the speech will be available online Wednesday before 5 p.m. at

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