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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.
Your MyBizPPL BizConnect Membership includes:
- Promotion of your business at all of our BizConnect networking events
- Bring your promotional materials to place on our member table at BizConnect events
- Opportunity to host a BizConnect at your business
- Promotion of your business through our social media channels
- BizConnect member nametag available for you at our BizConnect events to signify your membership
- Opportunity to offer prizes to promote your business at some of our networking events
- Access to include your events on our online member only calendar
- Free attendance to monthly networking events
- Discounted tuition for all of our digital media workshops and other workshops
- Discounted admission to social events and other networking opportunities
- Discounted sponsorship opportunities for events
- Invitations to member only events (lunch meetings, happy hours, etc)
- Invitations to other local networking events for other organizations that we are members of (Ghent Business Association, Hampton Roads Business Outreach, Downtown Norfolk Council, Retail Alliance, and more)
- Promotion of your business attendance at philanthropic events
- Your business included on our online business directory listing with links to your website and/or Facebook business page
- Discounts on MyBizPPL services
Being a BizConnect member also gives you the opportunity to take advantage of our many big biz tools and resources at a discounted rate. Additional Services include:
- Project management
- Digital media training including social media, SEO, SEM, web development, and analytics
- Event planning
- Graphic design
- Trade show representation/display rental & setup
- Search Engine Optimization
- Web design & development
- Facebook development & social media consulting
- Printing services
- Customer Acquisition
- Reputation Management
- Discounted advertising in local publications
- Discounted booth fees for many local shows & events
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 on December 31 of the current year and renewals must be received by the January 31 of the following year. Membership can be terminated at any time if BizConnectHR representative deems behavior to be inappropriate or disruptive to other members.