Greater Richmond Partnership

The Greater Richmond Partnership, Inc. is the regional economic development group representing the City of Richmond and the Counties of Chesterfield, Hanover and Henrico.

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Learn about Greater Richmond’s expansive international connections and business advantages.

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Business First Greater Richmond

Greater Richmond companies have access to a network of resources needed to support their business success.

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Richmond: Love What You Find

Relocating to Greater Richmond, Virginia? You will find what you love, and love what you find.

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Stay here. Grow here. We're dedicated to supporting the needs of businesses in the greater richmond region.

The Business First experience starts with a visit from one of our team members and then a customized response based on your unique business needs.

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VCU Looking for a Few Good Problems

Got problems? VCU wants to solve them! The School of Engineering at VCU is looking for project ideas from area companies for a Capstone Design program. Project ideas should fall within the fields of Chemical and Life Sciences, Mechanical and Nuclear, Biomedical, Electrical, and Computer Engineering.


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Bethany Miller

Export Kick-Off Conference Matchmaking Schedule

The June 12 Export Kick-Off Conference schedule for matchmaking is now open.

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Top 10 Reasons to Consider Exports

For companies thinking about exporting for the first time, sure, there are lots of reasons why it can't be done. Have you ever taken time to think about why it CAN? Here's a quick list of the Top 10 Reaseons to Consider Exporting.


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Kick-Off Event!

Business First will unveil the Greater Richmond Export Initiative during a kick-off event open to the public on June 12, 2014 at the University of Richmond. Content will be geared towards companies that are new to exports and companies already exporting but interested in exploring new markets. Representatives of all levels of government, university partners, private companies, and export service providers will take part in relaying to firms the significance and ease of exploring exports. Following the kick-off, GRP will begin to roll-out an ongoing training and awareness campaign to build on the momentum of our initial efforts.

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Greater Richmond Export Initiative

Business First Greater Richmond, the business retention and expansion program of the Greater Richmond Partnership, is launching the Greater Richmond Export Initiative, a regional effort to grow local exports. Modeled after the Metropolitan Export Initiative of the Brookings Institution, the project will work to reach companies at their point of production where industries cluster and innovate, tap into regional supply chains, take advantage of the metro’s intermodal transportation network, and utilize strategic relationships with local, state, and federal leaders to access a large yet manageable audience – all for the purpose of boosting international sales activity.

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