BizSense Events: Learn from the best

bizsense events

Richmond BizSense events gather the local business community for invaluable networking opportunities and insightful discussions with Richmond’s most successful businesspeople. For information on BizSense Event sponsorships, contact Samantha Baldwin at [email protected].

Recent events and coming soon


Hard Hat Happy Hours (Quarterly)

hard hat happy hour

Each quarter BizSense hosts a lively networking event at one of the area’s most interesting and under-construction real estate developments. Each one to date has sold out.

Here’s a peek at previous events:

1st Quarter – The Spur

2nd Quarter – Rocketts Landing (2018)

3rd Quarter – Libbie Mill (2018)

4th Quarter – One James Center (2018)

Special thanks to all of our 2018 Hard Hat sponsors: Sands Anderson, Keiter, TowneBank, Safe Harbor Title, S.B. Cox, Postbellum, Circle Design, Aviva Rental Systems, Classic Party Rentals, PermitZip, Shaheen, Ruth, Martin and Fonville, PlanGrid, Isley Brewing Co., Colliers International, Joyner Fine Properties, Modern Door, Cite Design, and Townes Cite Engineering.


RVA 25

rva 25

Our popular list celebrates Richmond’s fastest-growing companies. This year those firms were honored at Graduate Richmond.


The Future of…

For our newest event series, Richmond BizSense is breaking out the crystal ball.

We’re proud to present “The Future Of …” It’s a series of panel discussions that explores the future of the local business scene and greater Richmond region.

The first installment, the Future of RVA Office Space was held May 10 and zeroed in on the trends that are changing where and how people work. Here’s the recap.

The second installment, the Future of Transit-Oriented Development  was held on October 10 and delved into how mass transit will continue to change the face of development around Richmond. Here’s the recap.

Special thanks to the Future of RVA Office Space sponsors: Highwoods Properties, Sands Anderson, Richmond Gas Works, Keiter, Puritan Cleaners, Commonwealth Commercial, Virginia Community Capital, AVIVA, National Wall Covering, Blue Ridge Offices, Northeast USA, South State Bank, Baskervill, Real Property Management Richmond Metro, Safe Harbor Title, AVIVA, Classic Party Rentals, BDO, S.L. Nusbaum Realty Co. & Hourigan.


5 O’Clock Belles

The 5 O’Clock Belles is a casual networking event designed to bring together Richmond’s powerhouse women. This will be the first women’s-only Richmond BizSense event designed to foster connection and collaboration among some of community’s key female players. 5 O’Clock Belles focuses on dynamic women in the Richmond area.


1st Quarter – February 27, 2019


2nd Quarter

3rd Quarter

4th Quarter

A special thank you to our sponsors South State Bank, Joyner Fine Properties, Raymond James, RIVERSTONE, Lunch.Supper, City Barre, Dispatch Health, Lou Stevens, Gavin Law Offices, River City Roll, Sona Bank, Studio WY, Safe Harbor, Garden Grove, Graduate Richmond, and Virginia Repertory Theatre.