Retailpreneur Series (Online only)

An engaging and comprehensive three-part virtual education series designed to empower aspiring entrepreneurs and seasoned business professionals in the dynamic world of retail. This series delves into the intricacies of the retail industry, offering invaluable insights, strategies, and practical knowledge to navigate the challenges and capitalize on opportunities.

Retail Recess
Two Southside, two Peninsula 

A unique gathering that offers an exceptional opportunity for your team to unwind and connect with industry peers. Embrace the chance to forge new connections, strengthen existing ones, and boost team morale, all against the backdrop of an entertaining and collaborative atmosphere. Don't miss out on this one-of-a-kind experience that combines professional growth with a fun night out for your team!

Retail 360

Igniting conversations, sharing solutions, connecting resources. Build your network and tap into the knowledge of fellow business owners to find solutions on issues that impact you.

Virginia Retail Matters
Annual luncheon

A two-hour luncheon that includes results from an in depth state-wide retail study commissioned by Retail Alliance. Along with the research results from the study, we also invite our lobbyists to present the upcoming year's outlook on Virginia legislation that will impact the retail sector. It's a very informative two hours that will benefit business owners and give them knowledge they can use to influence decisions in their own business.

Retail Therapy
Annual overnight event

Unwind, recharge, and discover the perfect balance between self-care and business growth at this one-of-a-kind retreat. Connect with like-minded female entrepreneurs and tap into the healing power of self-care practices.

Shop & Shuttle - Military Spouse Event
Bi-annual event

This event offers military spouses a unique opportunity to enjoy a day filled with shopping, exploring a variety of retail options and local small businesses. Attendees will be transported by bus and receive a $15 VISA gift card to enhance their experience of community and retail exploration.

Retailer of the Year Awards 
Annual evening event

These awards reflect the changing dynamics and emerging trends in retail, acknowledging the critical role played by retailers in delivering exceptional customer experiences, considering the environment, driving positive social impact, and more. The actual award ceremony is a a memorable night for retailers to come together, celebrate their successes, and let loose.