American SBA
1800 North Kent Street, Suite 910
Arlington, VA 22209

Tel: (804) 771-2400
Fax: (804)-771-2764
The American Small Businesses Association has formed partnerships with more than 100,000 small business owners nationwide since 1983. ASBA's membership base consists of small business owners with 20 or fewer employees. The Association provides access to low cost group health and life insurance. They offer scholarships for members' dependents and they also monitor legislative and regulatory issues that affect small businesses.

Metropolitan Business League
3022 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23230
Tel: (804) 649-7473

The Metropolitan Business League (MBL) is a non-profit, membership-based business association that creates business connections in Central Virginia. For over 40 years Metropolitan Business League have fostered business development and expansion for small, women- and minority-owned businesses.

Virginia Business Excellence Consortium (VBEC)
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The Virginia Business Excellence Consortium (VBEC) is a group of Virginia companies and organizations that share best practices and leverage resources to improve competitiveness.

Virginia Chamber of Commerce
919 East Main Street, Suite 900
Richmond, VA 23219
Tel: (804) 644-1607
Fax: (804) 783-6112
The mission of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce is to be a non-partisan, business advocacy organization that works in the legislative, regulatory and political arenas to act as the catalyst for positive change in all areas of economic development and competitiveness for the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Virginia Economic Developers Association
1340 N Great Neck Road, #1272-128
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
Tel: (757) 412-2664
Fax: (866) 873-3690
Since 1982, the Virginia Economic Developers Association has been increasing the effectiveness of those who practice economic, industrial, and community development in Virginia. The Virginia Economic Developers Association is the voice in Virginia for shaping economic development public policy and a primary source of strong and effective education and networking for economic development professionals.

Virginia Economic Development Partnership
901 East Byrd Street
P.O. Box 798
Richmond, VA 23218-0798
Tel: (804) 545-5600
In 1995, the Virginia General Assembly created the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) to better serve those seeking a prime business location and increased trade opportunities and, therefore, to foster increased expansion of the Commonwealth's economy.

Virginia Manufacturer's Association
2108 West Laburnum Avenue, Suite 100F
Richmond, VA 23227
Tel: (804) 643-7489
Fax: (804) 780-3853

Since 1922 the Virginia Manufacturers Association (VMA) has served as Industry’s Advocate™ and their mission is to create the best business environment in the United States for world-class advanced technology businesses to manufacture and headquarter their companies for maximum productivity and profitability.

Virginia's Region 2000 Partnership
828 Main Street, 12th Floor
Lynchburg, VA 24504
Tel: (434) 845-2000

Virginia's Region 2000 Partnership is an interwoven network of organizations with a centralized vision to provide regional development leadership within the 2,000 square miles that surround Lynchburg, Virginia

Virginia Small Business Development Center - Alexandria
625 N Washington Street, Suite 400
Alexandria, VA 22314
Tel: (703) 778-1292
Fax: (703) 778-1293

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The Virginia SBDC Network is the most extensive business development program in the Commonwealth. The Network is a partnership between the U.S. Small Business Administration, George Mason University - Mason Enterprise Center and premier local host organizations throughout Virginia.SBDC professionals assist with business planning, marketing, financial analysis, access to capital, business start-up and other specialized services as requested.

Virginia Small Business Financing Authority
1220 Bank Street, 3rd Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Tel: (804) 371-8254
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The Virginia Small Business Financing Authority (VSBFA) is the Commonwealth of Virginia's economic development and business financing arm.

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