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Become a BizConnect Member
As a BizConnect member, you will receive a tremendous amount of additional marketing value throughout the year. Not only will your business be the first to be referred, but you will also receive additional promotional opportunities at each BizConnect event. You will be invited to exclusive member only events and invitations to events as a guest that we are members of. We are very connected in the Hampton Roads business community and will share our connections with you and get you in front of the right people.
Membership ranges from $165 - $1500 per year depending on your desired choice of levels. See below for membership levels:
Top Level Sponsorship (Includes benefits of subsequent levels) $1500
- Sign with logo and website on display at the entry/registration table of the monthly events as presenting sponsor
- Top Level Sponsor Block with Logo on homepage of BizConnectHR.com which links to sponsor page within site to a spotlight advertorial on Top Level business (also links to business website)
- Sponsor of BizTools Workshops and quarterly BizConnect orientation events
- $100 cash donation in Top Level Sponsor Business name to the BizConnect Gives Back Charity event
- Banner ad on weekly e-newsletter with link to business website
- One ad per quarter on weekly enewsletter (each to run for 2 consecutive weeks)
- Guaranteed monthly BizConnect event (4th Wednesday of the month, if location is large enough for 200 people) + one weekly Friday Member Meetup
- Monthly social media mention with customer provided advertorial content
- Other marketing and promotional opportunities throughout the year (Examples: opportunity to be a food sponsor for weekly/monthly events, contest/giveaway sponsor of events, sponsor of potential business expo type event, etc.)
Event Sponsor (Includes benefits of subsequent levels) $650
- Logo on banner (on display at monthly events; on display in front window of BizConnect Resource Center)
- Logo on Facebook event page; mention in description of event
- Logo on homepage of BizConnectHR.com next to upcoming event block
- Logo on calendar page of BizConnectHR.com
- Event Sponsor designation on nametag
- Opportunity to introduce yourself during the presentation at the Friday member meetups
- Mention during the presentation at the monthly events
Corporate Member (Includes benefits of subsequent levels) $300
- Up to 5 representatives of your business included in membership
- Logo and link on homepage of BizConnectHR.com
- Top-billing on weekly e-newsletter
- Top-billing on online directory under category listing
- Corporate Member designation on nametag
- Periodic social media mentions
Individual (Includes one representative; additional reps $10/ea.) $165
- Includes free admission to weekly and monthly BizConnect events and special events
- Access to engage with other members on Facebook member only group page
- Online directory listing with link (alphabetical and catagorized)
- Listing on weekly e-newsletter with link
- Discount on BizTools workshops, advertising, office space rental, etc.
- New business referrals and connections
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Membership must be approved before BizConnect Membership is activated. You will receive a confirmation email within 48 hours of registration with the status of your membership. Applications that are not approved will be refunded in full within 48 hours.
Membership is non-refundable. Under certain circumstances however, it may be transferable to another member of your organization (membership paid by corporate funds) if you cannot continue to participate. There will be a $40 fee to make the necessary updates to new member to online directory listing, e-newsletter listing, nametag change, etc.
If individual member (membership fee paid by personal funds) changes place of business and wishes to continue membership under new company, BizConnect must be notified asap. There will be a $25 fee to change company name and update logo. Fee will be $40 if already removed from directory listing and other member materials.
The annual membership term ends a year from the date you join. You will receive an invoice a month before your membership expires with an early renewal discount offer. Membership can be terminated at any time if BizConnectHR representative deems behavior to be inappropriate or disruptive to other members.