Agile Richmond

Agile Richmond is a professional non-profit organization of people in the Richmond, Virginia area committed to Agile and Lean practices. Agile Richmond is a vibrant, well-run organization promoting the opportunity for it’s members and guests to share knowledge, excitement and learning about Lean and Agile in both theory and practice.

AITP Richmond

The Association of Information Technology Professionals was founded  to provide learning and growth opportunities to data processing managers and staff through networking, chapter activities, conferences, seminars and special interest groups. Today, AITP offers industry leadership and opportunities for professional development and personal growth to its more than 5,000 professional members across all disciplines and to its 6,000 student members. The Richmond Chapter provides the local presence and meeting forum to deliver the most tangible benefits associated with AITP. With nearly 100 members representing over 60 local organizations, the Richmond Chapter is an excellent forum for networking, informal discussions, educational seminars, and exchange of ideas.

American Marketing Association – Richmond Connect

Greater Richmond business organization offering networking opportunities, seminars and special events.

American Society of Women Accountants

The mission is “to enable women in all accounting and related fields to achieve their full personal, professional and economic potential and to contribute to the future development of their profession.

BDPA Richmond

BDPA is a pro-active community service organization with the mission of “Educating the community through technological knowledge”. As a member, you are provided opportunities to enhance your networking skills, play an active role in planning, developing, and implementing local and national projects designed to meet BDPA’s goals and objectives as well as enhance your personal and professional goals. BDPA members have an opportunity to be elected to national and local offices, chair committees/tasks forces and participate in committee/business area activities. The skills gained through taking on responsibilities in BDPA prove to be a valuable asset to one’s professional and personal life.fpr

Data Management Association – Central Virginia Chapter

DAMA Central Virginia Chapter is a not-for-profit, vendor-independent, professional organization dedicated to advancing the understanding, development and practice of managing data, information and knowledge as key enterprise assets.

Home Building Association of Richmond

Champions housing and community. A non-profit trade association affiliated with the Home Building Association of Virginia and the National Association of Home Builders, representing members in the building industry.

HYPE – Helping Young Professionals Engage

Goal is to enrich the region by connecting young professionals.

Information Systems Security Association: Central Virginia Chapter

ISSA is the largest international, not-for-profit association for information security professionals. It provides educational forums, information resources and peer interaction opportunities to enhance the knowledge, skill and professional growth of its members.

ISACA Virginia Chapter

Since its inception, ISACA has become a pace-setting global organization for information governance, control, security, and audit professionals.

PMI Central Virginia Chapter

The mission of PMI Central Virginia is to serve the professional interests of chapter members by enhancing expertise through project management education and training, supporting PMI certifications, and promoting association with other project management professionals. Members include business, civic, government, and education communities in Central Virginia.

Public Relations Society- Richmond Chapter

A professional association serving Central Virginia public relations practitioners.

Retail Merchants Association

Enhances the image and profitability of member companies through advocacy, information and networking opportunities.

Richmond Ad Club

A dynamic organization of advertising professionals serving the Richmond, Virginia advertising community since 1960. The Ad Club is dedicated to the betterment of the advertising industry in our area and throughout the Southeast. Their mission: “To unite our ad community through service endeavors, education and the celebration of creativity.”

Richmond Adobe Users Group

The Richmond Adobe User Group focuses on Adobe software and the people who use it. They primarily focus on InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat. However, they do venture of the print path for web and video too.

Richmond Java Users’ Group

The Richmond Java User Group (RJUG) is for Java professionals and enthusiasts in the Richmond, VA area. We meet the third Wednesday of each month. Our goal is to provide a forum for the Java community to discuss current trends in the programming language and software development practices. We host speakers to discuss current trends in Java, JVM-hosted languages and software development practices.

Richmond SharePoint User Group

The Richmond SharePoint User Group reaches the SharePoint community in the metro Richmond area and beyond.  We seek to build community among SharePoint enthusiasts for learning, sharing, and connecting.  Our group consists of professionals from all SharePoint roles and from a broad cross section of business sectors, including the private sector, legal, education, state and federal government, nonprofit and for profit companies and organizations.

Richmond Society of Human Resources

Richmond SHRM is the premier association that elevates the human resource profession to critical new heights to achieve organizational success. We develop professionals and provide opportunities to contribute to each other, our organizations, and our communities.  Richmond SHRM is an affiliate member of SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management.  Because we are a 100% chapter, once you join SHRM, you only need to affiliate with Richmond SHRM to be a member of our organization as well — there are no additional dues.

Richmond SQL Server Users Group

The Richmond SQL Server User Group is a professional and social user group based in Richmond, Virginia for Database Developers and Architects to explore the Microsoft SQL Server database.


Promotes the success of technology companies and the growth of the technology sector of the Central Virginia economy.

The Metropolitan Richmond Women’s Bar Association

Seeks to improve the professional competence of area lawyers, including its members, through educational and other means, as well as support and enhance the personal satisfaction and professional advancement of women in the legal profession and in the judiciary.

The Venture Forum

Provides an educational forum in which entrepreneurs, sources for capital, and service professionals exchange ideas about venture related issues – promoting the common interests of all parties in the venture process.

The Virginia Bar Association

A voluntary organization of Virginia lawyers committed to serving the public and the legal profession by promoting the highest standards of integrity, professionalism and excellence in the legal profession; working to improve the law and the administration of justice; and advancing collegial relations among lawyers.

Virginia Hospitality and Travel Association

The unified voice for the restaurant, lodging, travel and hospitality suppliers associations. The Association creates value for members by promoting the legislative interests of the industry, providing cooperative marketing, educational opportunities and protecting free enterprise.

Virginia Society of Public Accountants – Richmond Chapter

Enhances success of members by providing timely, relevant continuing professional education and networking opportunities.