Events and Programs

Upcoming Events

September 5, 2014

Mike HeltonFirst Friday Forum: Mike Helton, President of NASCAR

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Friday, September 5, 2014
7:15–9:15 a.m.

The Westin Richmond
6631 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23230
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RMA Members, $30; Non-members, $40
Be sure to register early and save! The walk-in rate is $5 more.

First Friday Forum Sponsors

Title Sponsor

Village Bank

Print Media Sponsor

Richmond Times-Dispatch

Audio Visual Sponsor


New Member Sponsor

The Westin Richmond

Online Sponsor

Photography Sponsor

Robert Thomas Photography

September 16, 2014

Connect@ DeFazio’s

DeFazio’s is hosting our signature networking event series, Connect@!

Come make new connections and strengthen friendships while enjoying a light fare and drinks at DeFazio’s. Our signature event series is a great way to meet new contacts, catch up with friends, and visit an RMA member’s business.

Join us as we continue to create vibrant retail communities together, through networking.

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014
5–6:30 p.m.

2601 Tuckernuck Dr
Richmond, VA 23294
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RMA Members, $15; Non-members, $20

Connect@ Sponsors

BookKeeping Express
Series Sponsor
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Series Sponsor
Defazio Logo 2014
Host Sponsor

October 29, 2014

Connect@ Franco’s Fine Clothier

We’re celebrating all nominees of the 2014 Distinguished Retailer of the Year Award at our Connect@ Franco’s Fine Clothier event! We will also announce the three finalists who will be honored at our December 5th Award Ceremony.

Our 2014 Distinguished Retailer of the Year Award is a longstanding tradition that has been honored since 1966.

The award recognizes an outstanding member of the retail community who is a proven leader in the retail field, and who actively gives back to the community through volunteering, support, and engagement.

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Nominations are due Sept. 12, 2014.  It’s easy to do!

Just tell us who you’d like to nominate, and we’ll take it from there!

Nominate a Retailer

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