Membership Benefits 

Business Member

For-profit companies including commercial businesses; commercial property owners; professional offices, and those who own, operate or manage businesses in the City of Alexandria.  This includes online businesses housed in City of Alexandria.  This membership requires submission of a business license.   Membership fee is $150 per year.

Membership Benefits include:

  • Engage in DRBA marketing opportunities on website, through social media and promotional opportunities;

  • Networking opportunities with community leaders, City officials, business owners and Del Ray neighbors;

  • Access to exclusive advertising discounts with local media;

  • Learn more about the community during monthly membership luncheons;

  • Receive weekly member-only newsletter focused on events, business news, advice and opportunities;

  • Participate in diverse events throughout the year that support the community and your business;

  • Advocate for your business through the DRBA government relations committee and with local officials;

  • First choice of sponsorships opportunities for DRBA events;

  • Eligible to run for DRBA Board of Directors;

  • Participate in specific-industry groups such as health and wellness; restaurants and retail! 

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Non-Profit Member

Nonprofit organizations and associations, including faith-based organizations, who are based in the City of Alexandria and qualify for the nonprofit status as outlined by the IRS.  This includes non-profit on-line businesses that are housed in City of Alexandria.  Membership fee is $75 per year.

Membership Benefits include:

  • Engage in the DRBA marketing opportunities on website, through social media and promotional opportunities;

  • Networking opportunities with community leaders, City officials, business owners and Del Ray neighbors;

  • Access to exclusive advertising discounts with local media;

  • Learn more about the community during monthly membership luncheons;

  • Receive weekly member-only newsletter focused on events, business news, advice and opportunities;

  • Participate in diverse events throughout the year that support the community and your business

  • Advocate for your business through the DRBA government relations committee and with local officials;

  • First choice of sponsorship opportunities of DRBA events;

  • Eligible to run for DRBA Board of Directors;

  • Participate in specific-industry groups such as health and wellness; restaurants and retail

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Business Member Outside the City of Alexandria

Businesses not based in the City of Alexandria.   Membership is $300 per year

Membership benefits include:

  • Business is listed in the membership directory;

  • Networking opportunities with community leaders, City officials, business owners and Del Ray neighbors;

  • Learn more about the community during monthly membership luncheons;

  • Receive weekly member-only newsletter focused on events, business news, advice and opportunities;

  • Participate in diverse events throughout the year that support the community and your business but do not have first right of refusal for sponsorships;

  • Advocate for your business through the DRBA government relations committee and with local officials;

  • Participate in specific-industry groups such as health and wellness; restaurants and retail

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Friends of DRBA


Individuals living in the City of Alexandria who do not meet the qualifications of membership for businesses or nonprofits.  Friends
may run for one Board seat.  Membership is $25. Membership benefits include newsletter, opportunities to attend and present at monthly membership meetings and volunteering in diverse events in the community. Friends are not eligible to run for the Board of Directors

Please note:  Membership is subject to approval by the Del Ray Business Association Board of Directors.









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