As the City of Richmond moves closer to its goal of becoming a Tier One City, Mayor Dwight Jones has lined up a team of experts to knock out poverty. “If we are to effectively address poverty in our city, we have to do so with a united front,” explains Richmond’s mayor.
RVA is getting down to business. Tomorrow the Venture Forum, a Richmond based organization focused on promoting entrepreneurship in central Virginia, will host a highly anticipated 2012 Virginia Entrepreneur Summit.
Jackson Wards’s dynamic mix of local entertainers — from young performers to seasoned players, local vocalists, dancers and ensembles — wow the crowds.
With events in November signaling the launch of the Shockoe Design District, Andy Thornton is confident that downtown Richmond is ready to realize its potential as a world-class center of production, consumption and innovation. “We’re a creative community. We have great schools, great artists and crafts people. We actually do make stuff here. Why don’t […]
Calling All Creatives: ConnectRichmond & ConnectSouthside to Merge Online Resources, Announce Logo Contest
The winning design will serve as the official Connect logo and tagline.
Greater Richmond Chamber Launches ‘i.e.’ Over the course of discussions with various community and business leaders—including Andy Stefanovich with Prophet, Richmond Times-Dispatch publisher Tom Silvestri, the Creative Change Center’s executive director Chrystal Wake, John Sarvay of Floricane and West Cary Group partner Moses Foster—the Chamber has set the groundwork to promote RVA’s creative community. The […]
The RVA Downtown initiative is not a traditional branding campaign. The goal isn’t to coin a catchy phrase or to craft clever advertising. Instead, the focus of our efforts is to recognize the groundswell of creativity and innovation that originates here and to build on this momentum by encouraging creativity in all aspects of the community.