NOTE – We did a link check in Jan 2022 and deleted anything we could not find active anymore. If you are aware of any organizations or meetup groups not listed here, please feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Associations and Business Organizations
Check each associations web site as they have many more events than I care to list here. Some events are only open to members (as applicable) , so you might want to consider becoming one if you think you will benefit. Some descriptions have been truncated. Please check the Associations web site for more detailed information.
FCC – Fredericksburg Chamber of Commerce –
Mission: The mission of the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce is to facilitate healthy economic growth.
Vision Statement: Our vision is to be the leader for the business community assuring that the Fredericksburg Region is a major economic center in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The Greater Fredericksburg Black Chamber of Commerce (formerly the Stafford Regional Black Chamber of Commerce) is an organization dedicated to empowering Black and minority-owned businesses in the Greater Fredericksburg Area. The Greater Fredericksburg area encompasses businesses located in Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, King George, and Caroline county. Our organization was developed to build a strong Black Business community that is connected through our common interests in our community.
The Fredericksburg Area Builders Association (FABA), chartered in 1968 and incorporated in 1980 has hundreds of members both builders and associates. With its main purpose to create and maintain a favorable climate for the growth and development of the building industry, the Fredericksburg Area Builders Association seeks to develop and maintain high professional business standards with the ultimate goal of providing home ownership to all individuals and families in our area. , FABA serves the historic Fredericksburg, VA area including the surrounding counties of Spotsylvania, Stafford, King George, Caroline, Orange and regional areas of Quantico, Dahlgren and Northern Virginia.
MISSION – Preserve Fredericksburg’s historic fabric and rich cultural history while encouraging a thriving economic future.
VISION – Fredericksburg’s downtown is a place that balances historical identity with a strong modern presence.
Meet Up groups:
Please let me know if you want me to add your group.
Coffee, not Covid! – This is an informal coffee meeting every other Monday at 9 am @ 2530 Espresso on Princess Anne St. For more info call Phill Solow at 540 661-7663
- Fredericksburg – https://www.masoniclodge4.org/
- Fredericksburg –https://www.facebook.com/Fredericksburg-Host-Lions-Club-201360359915736/
- Stafford –https://www.facebook.com/StaffordCountyLions/
- Spotsylvania https://www.facebook.com/SpotsyLionsClub/
- North Stafford https://www.facebook.com/NorthStaffordRotary/
- Stafford https://www.facebook.com/Rotary-Club-of-Stafford-83288260681/
- Fredericksburg https://www.facebook.com/rotaryclubrappahannock/
- Fredericksburg https://www.facebook.com/OptimistofFredericksburgVA
- Spotsylvania https://christianbusinessnetwork.com/navigation/regional-groups?Loc=global-map/North-America/United-States/Virginia/Spotsylvania&lid=42904
- Stafford –https://christianbusinessnetwork.com/navigation/regional-groups?Loc=global-map/North-America/United-States/Virginia/Stafford&lid=42905
- Meets every Thursday at Castiglias
Next Generation of Business Leaders – Mission – To provide the opportunities for the Young Professionals in the Fredericksburg Region to engage and get involved in our community through Professional Development, Civic Outreach and Social/Business Networking activities.
- Meets 1 Wednesday a month at Renatos – check site for details
- https://www.facebook.com/events/1002106806593265/ –
- check site for meeting info
Two-Twelve – Fredericksburg Referral Partners every Thursday at 9 AM at Rappahannock IT?
- check site for meeting info
We feature prominent regional developers and community leaders, sharing insights on upcoming opportunities for design and construction companies.
We average 75 in attendance each month, and frequently sell out, so register early.
- link disabled (1/6/2022)
- https://www.meetup.com/Rappahannock-REIA/ (note – no activity on the meetup page since 2020)
Wonder Women – Stafford – Even if your a stay at home mom, or a CEO of a huge corporation, or a single working class chic, or Boss Babe. Doesn’t matter. If you’re a woman that is looking to connect with other women then this is the group for you. We connect the world’s most positive, action-forward, amazing business women. We connect them to network together. We connect them to do business together. We connect them to encourage and push each other to the next level in all aspects of life. We connect them to build lifelong friendships and business relationships. We are all Wonder Woman!!
Customers of SH3 Computers. These folks don’t really meet up, but they all have one thing in common. They LOVE SH3 COMPUTER SYSTEMS INC. ! and so will you, if only you will give us an opportunity to come and chat! It will change your I.T. World!
Live Music Venues:
(Work in Progress – please let us know what to add)
- The Colonial Tavern (All week)
- Billikins Smoke House
- Courtyard Marriot
- – https://www.facebook.com/courtyard/ (Occasionally)
- Curibitas – Caroline street (weekends)
- Castiglias – William Street – occasionally
- Spensor Devon Brewing (Occasionally)
- Adventure Brewing
- The Rec Center
- KC’s Music Alley
- Hard Times Cafe
- Four Mile Fork – https://www.facebook.com/HardTimesCafeFourMileFork/
- Downtown – ?
- 3 bears and a goat (Stafford)
- Highmark Brewery
- The Groove Music Hall at Dominion Raceway – https://www.facebook.com/TheGrooveMusicHall/
- Strangeways Brewing