Why Join

HRIC Individual Membership is only $100/year!  Corporate Memberships are also available for several people from a company.  For that $100, you get all the following:

Quarterly Networking Events

  • Our Quarterly Critical Mass events alternate between the Southside and Peninsula. These are a great opportunity to meet new people in the business world, share experiences and even get some business. HRIC provides up to two beverages and some munchies for attendees.

  • Our HR BIZWHEEL Quarterly events also alternate between the Southside and Peninsula.  In these larger events (100+), we showcase area businesses so attendees can learn more about successful companies in our region.  $5 admission covers food and drink provided by HRIC and StartWheel.

Monthly Tech Tuesdays

  • These are free monthly Zoom events, typically noon-1pm EST on a given topic on business or technology.

    HRIC Member Business Promotion:

      • Social Media Exposure HRIC’s LinkedIn presence https://www.linkedin.com/groups/93955/ has over 2,400 members (and growing). By posting your activity there, you get great visibility for your activity. We mirror content in our Facebook page as well https://www.facebook.com/groups/2915911447
      • Email Campaigning We also utilize Vertical Response to send email distributions to a proprietary HRIC database of hundreds of technology firms.
      • Member Showcase HRIC’s website allows you to post your logo and tell your business story.

    In collaboration with StartWheel, we have brought HR BIZWHEEL (https://www.startwheel.org/bizwheel/) to the region as an expanded, all-business ecosystem portal and programs.

    Read what this is all about and watch the demo videos at: https://startwheel.org/bizwheel/about-bizwheel/ 
    Register your company at: https://startwheel.org/company-registration/

    See our full VALUE-ADD at: https://technologyhamptonroads.com/wp-content/uploads/HRIC-Value-Add-1.pdf


    • Help to build the tech business and innovation ecosystem in Hampton Roads.
    • Act as an association for tech innovation companies.
    • Deliver experiential learning opportunities.
    • Enable mentorship connections.
    • Make connections for higher levels of business success and regional effectiveness.
    • Provide an execution layer for related regional activity.

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