Our members are business owners and professionals from a broad variety of companies and industries. We share in common the belief that business success is enhanced by the relationships we build.
Our focus is promoting the development of professional relationships and business success among our members and facilitating new relationships among our respective clients, prospects and strategic partners.
We meet the third Thursday of each month from 5:30 to 7:30pm. All WHIMBY meetings are held at The Westwood Club on 6200 W. Club Lane in Richmond, Virginia.
If you would like to check us out, please arrange to attend one of our upcoming meetings as a guest of one of our members. See our member list for someone you know. A guest fee of $10 covers light refreshments and two drinks.
Membership is not restricted by geography, business focus, race, creed or gender and we do not limit membership due to overlapping professions or industries or services. New WHIMBY members are invited and sponsored by a current member.
Our meetings and programs are possible through the support of our sponsors. WHIMBY sponsors are existing members that get a focused 5 minute presentation and generously cover the expenses for the room and bar.
Casey Watson has been with the Linden Row Inn for 4 years and is their Senior Sales Manager. She has a Hospitality and Tourism Management degree from Virginia Tech and a background in meeting and event plannings throughout various segments of the hospitality industry over the past 10 years.
The Linden Row Inn is a 70-room boutique historic hotel located in the heart of Downtown Richmond. It is comprised of seven row homes built in the mid-1800’s meticulously restored over the years and is proud to be featured on the National Register of Historic Places. They host private functions such as corporate meetings and retreats, wedding celebrations, birthday parties and more as well as overnight room accommodations for groups at discounted rates offering a one-stop-shop option for clients and their guests.
For more information, contact Casey at 804-225-5841 or visit the Linden Row Inn online at LindenRowInn.com.
The Yorke Agency is an independent, multi-line insurance source located in Mechanicsville, VA. We offer a complete range of insurance coverages for individual and business clients. The Yorke Agency represents superior-rated companies. We consider ourselves a one-stop source for all of your insurance needs. At the Yorke Agency, expect a thorough, professional and client-centered approach to insurance planning.
Established in 1999, the agency objective is to be the one-stop shop for insurance consumers. Our focus is small business, personal auto and property insurance. Our specific goal is to attract those insurance consumers oriented to personal contact and multiple policy accounts. For any insurance needs, The Yorke Agency is here to help you in Richmond and surrounding counties including Hanover, Henrico, Chesterfield, Petersburg, King William & New Kent.
For more information, contact Jeff at 804-569-6033 or visit The Yorke Agency online at YorkeAgency.com.
"WHIMBY is easily one of my favorite networking groups in Richmond. The ability to build relationships, socialize, and tap into each others connections make it a valuable part of my business development activities."
"The atmosphere at WHIMBY meetings is unlike any other networking group in town. I appreciate the friendly, professional members and their desire to help our business. They make it easy to want to help them in return."
"The connections I've made at WHIMBY make a genuine difference in my annual sales numbers, not to mention the friendships that have formed after a few years of membership."
Check out pictures from our recent meetings and events!