Q: Do you have to be LGBTQ to be a member?
A: No. We are the LGBTQ and allied chamber of commerce. While we are the LGBTQ business voice of Central Virginia, we are not exclusive to LGBTQ business owners.
Q: As a straight business owner, what does the Richmond Business Alliance offer me?
A: There are many ways Richmond Business Alliance helps members connect to LGBTQ customers. All members are listed in our LGBTQ-owned and allied business directory and receive window clings to designate their business as an ally. Richmond Business Alliance members also have access to networking events and sponsorship opportunities to get in front of an LGBTQ audience.
Q: Do I have to own a business to be a member?
A: Professionals, entrepreneurs, and community partners at nonprofits are all welcome.
Q: When does my membership become effective?
A: On the date that your payment for your membership dues is received.
Q: If I join, how long is my membership good for?
A: Your membership is good for one year from the date that you complete payment.
Q: Are businesses outside of the Richmond metro area eligible to join?
A: While the Richmond Business Alliance primarily serves the Richmond metro, we are the LGBTQ voice for Central Virginia. If you are located in or serve Northern Virginia or Hampton Roads, you may consider joining one of our sister organizations serving those regions (Capital Area or HRBOR).
Q: What are the benefits of membership in the chamber?
A: See our membership page.
Q: What are the benefits of the LGBT-BE certification?
A: See our LGBT-BE Certification page.
Q: I work at a larger employer and we don’t see a membership option that’s right for us. How do we join?
A: Call or email us and we will find a membership bundle that’s appropriate for your business size. Sponsorship and partnership opportunities may provide your business the best opportunity.
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