BizSense Events: Learn from the best

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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)

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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 from 2017:

1st Quarter – Former GRTC Bus Barn

2nd Quarter – Former Symbol Mattress factory

3rd Quarter – The Cooperage

4th Quarter – Dogtown Brewing Co. in Manchester

Special thanks to all of our 2017 Hard Hat sponsors: Sands Anderson, Keiter, TowneBank, Timmons Group, Safe Harbor Title, S.B. Cox, Postbellum, RJ Smith Cos., Kathy Corbet Interiors, Aviva Rental Systems, PermitZip, Shaheen, Ruth, Martin and Fonville, Safe Harbor, Wellborn and Wright, Nyfeler Associates, Quality CCTV Systems, PlanGrid, Hickok Cole, Triple Crossing Brewing and Colliers International.


RVA 25

rva 25

Our popular list celebrates Richmond’s fastest-growing companies. Those firms were honored at Dover Hall, a 33,000-square-foot Tudor mansion and estate on 55 acres in Goochland County.


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.

Special thanks to the Future of RVA Office Space sponsors, which, in addition to presenting sponsor Highwoods Properties, included Sands Anderson, Richmond Gas Works, Keiter, Puritan Cleaners, Commonwealth Commercial, Virginia Community Capital, AVIVA, National Wall Covering, Blue Ridge Offices and Northeast USA.


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.

Our next event will be held on Wednesday, August 15.

Here’s a recap from our previous event.

A special thank you to our sponsors Sona Bank, Studio WY, Safe Harbor, Garden Grove, Graduate Richmond, and Virginia Repertory Theatre.