Retail Merchants Association champions the success of retailers and related businesses by providing information, representation, and opportunities for members to build connections and prosper. With deep roots in the community, RMA has held its members’ best interests at heart since 1906. Learn more »
Register for our FREE Health Care Reform Workshops with John Scott, our Health Insurance Specialist. Don’t pass this opportunity up, these new health laws kick in on October 1, 2013. Learn more »
RVA ShopTalk, brought to you by Think. Shop. Buy. Local® is our newest member program designed to drive customer traffic to your stores. Learn more »
The RMA has created the Think. Shop. Buy. Local campaign to encourage shoppers to think about the many advantages of shopping locally and to buy local whenever they can. Members are invited to participate in marketing/promotion ideas created especially for them. Learn more »
This series presents topics and speakers of interest to retailers like you! Held on the first Friday of every month.
Offering relevant courses in four segments—
sales/marketing, business growth, operations and finance
Build relationships with owners & managers socially.
We bring you highly regarded experts to speak to you honestly and directly about what our shared future holds.
A Networking Morning for Members & Non-Members. Learn how your RMA membership can benefit your business & save money.
A way for the business community to recognize area law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency services providers who have gone above and beyond the call of duty in serving their community.
Throughout the year we host a variety of networking gatherings, seminars, and other events that you'll find both helpful and fun. more info »
Members: Simplify First Friday Forum Registration,
Save Money and Earn $25 Gift Cards
Eight times per year, the Retail Merchants Association offers First Friday Forum Networking Breakfast Meetings. You can now join the First Friday Forum “Priority Members’ Club” and save money!! more info »
Refer a new retail member and receive a $25 gift card from any RMA member company when your referral joins! more info »