Agile Richmond

Agile Richmond is a professional non-profit organization of people in the Richmond, Virginia area committed to Agile, Lean, and Kanban methodological 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, Agile, and Kanban 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.

BDPA Richmond

The Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA) of Richmond is a proactive community service organization with the mission of “Educating the community through technological knowledge.” Members are provided opportunities to enhance their 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 personal and professional goals. BDPA members have an opportunity to be elected to national and local offices, chair committees/task 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.

Data Management Association

The Central Virginia Chapter of DAMA 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. Through educational opportunities and open forums, DAMA Central Virginia hopes to further the field of data management.

Information Systems Security Association

The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) is the largest international, not-for-profit association for information security professionals. The Central Virginia Chapter 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, the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) has become a pace-setting global organization for information governance, control, security, and audit professionals. The Virginia Chapter Virginia Chapter sponsors local educational seminars and workshops, conducts regular chapter meetings, and promotes and elevates the visibility of the IS audit, control and security profession throughout the region.

Richmond Adobe Users Group

The Richmond Adobe User Group is for people with a common interest in design. Meetings focus on using Adobe software, managing clients, and how to get clients. They primarily focus on InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat, though they do venture off 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. Meetings are on the third Wednesday of each month. Their goal is to provide a forum for the Java community to discuss current trends in the programming language and software development practices. RJUG 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 SQL Server Users Group

The Richmond SQL Server User Group is an official chapter of the Professional Association for SQL Server located in Richmond, Virginia. Networking and presentations are provided for Database Developers and Architects to explore the Microsoft SQL Server database.


rvatech promotes the success of technology companies and the growth of the technology sector of the Central Virginia economy. rvatech hosts over 60 events annually to build the technology community and provide members with a chance to connection with fellow tech professionals, government and business leaders.