The Greater Merrifield Business Association offers benefits designed to increase your exposure and strengthen your relationships within the community through promotional, educational and community outreach opportunities.
Monthly Member Meetings: Join us for our alternating breakfast/lunch meetings the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Delicious lunch or breakfast provided/hosted by different local restaurants, Reduced fees for members.
Speakers Series: Monthly meetings will feature distinguished speakers on topics designed to enrich and educate members.
Table Sponsors: All GMBA members are eligible to be table sponsors at our monthly meetings. This is a great way to announce new products and services, and promote your brand. The only cost to you is a door prize for the meeting!
GMBA Website Exposure: All business members are represented on the GMBA website with their own web page and listing in our member directory. Increase your online presence with our dynamic search engine. Post descriptions, directions, hours, contact info as well as photos, videos, and key words.
Weekly E-Newsletter: What’s new? What shouldn’t you miss? Find out Who, What, When, Where and Why each Tuesday in the weekly e-newsletter . All members can post events, specials, and job openings to their very own member page, and they will be promoted on the website, in our weekly email, and on the GMBA facebook page and other social media!
Sponsor an Evening Mixer: Held on the third Thursday of every month. All GMBA members are eligible to host a happy hour mixer at your business location. These events draw a great crowd right to your door! Use this opportunity to show off your business to your fellow members, and potential members. If you are interested, let us know..these events book out at least 6 months in advance!
Referral Groups: GMBA is in the process of setting up referral-networking groups that help promote and grow your business. Educate your peers on your products/services so they can promote you.
Community Events: Every September the GMBA hosts the The Merrifield Fall Festival, a fabulous festival full of music, vendors, food and kid activities set in the beautiful neighborhood of the Mosaic District. If you are looking to increase your business visibility, consider becoming a sponsor or a vendor, or sign-up as a volunteer! GMBA members get a great discount on Fall Festival Booth Space. For more information on Fall Festival visit: Fall Festival
Regional Women’s Circle of Influence: GMBA works with 5 other local Business Associations/Chambers to host the RWCI. The meetings are held every other month, and provide a great networking opportunity for NOVA Business Women! Topics and geared toward to the professioanl women in the area. GMBA members receive a reduced rate to attend.