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The RBA exists for the Greater Parkersburg / Marietta area. We strengthen the Business Community by giving people a chance to take a "Deep-Dive" into each other's businesses in a short amount of time. 


What is extreme networking?

These are "Evening Meetings" that are held in the spirit of speed dating. You have 3 minutes to tell the person across the table about who you are & what your business is all about. This is a great way for people to connect in a timely manner that guarantee's at least 10 business contacts per meeting.  


What is an opportunity meeting?

We share news of the Mid Ohio Valley. Whether it be a new business openings, government contracts that are available, or any other such opportunities. These are always lunch meetings, where we will gather at a venue for 45 - 60 minutes and have a speaker inform us on all details. 



Memberships start at $30 a month or $300 a year. 


Do I have to be a member to attend?

You must be a member to participate. However, you can attend two meetings as a "Try us on for size" experience to see if we are a good fit. Simply go to our membership page & sign up for a free trial.


Are you able to cancel a membership?

You can Opt=Out with a 30 day written request.


Who attends these meetings?

This group was specifically formed to help businesses connect in the Mid Ohio Valley. So we encourage all business leaders & decision makers to attend. 


How is this different than a Chamber?

A Chamber is great for social networking. The RBA is structured in a way that guarantees that you meet at least 10 business contacts. We provide extreme networking which encourages leaders to have 1 on 1 contact in a timely manner. 


What benefits do I get in a month?

You have access to an opportunity meeting (Local Business News), you have access to our Extreme Networking (1 on 1 meets) and you have access to our business discounts.


What should I bring to meetings?

It is a must that you bring a business card, and that you have your "elevator speech" which is your business overview prepared. 


Let's Connect

We would love to have you try out the RBA to connect with other business leaders in the Mid Ohio Valley

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