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Occoquan Business Partners

What is the OBP?


The Occoquan Business Partners (OBP) is an partnership organization of business owners in Occoquan, Virginia with a collective goal of sharing our unique historic town with visitors and locals. By joining together to market and promote the town and Partner businesses we increase sales, visibility, and traffic for everyone. All Occoquan restaurants, shops, galleries, salons, and services businesses are welcome and encouraged to join!


The OBP aims to have an inclusive association which benefits all businesses. Partners vote on how the funds are spent and annually elects board members to lead the group and make day-to-day decisions.

Who is eligible to join?

Businesses with valid and current Town of Occoquan business licenses are eligible to join.

What do my dues cover?


EVENTS - The largest portion of partnership dues are spent on events. This includes print marketing such as rack cards and signage for the day of the event, digital marketing on social media and email, plus transportation (shuttle) and prizes.


MARKETING - This currently includes the cost of our email marketing system, but could also include items such as social media, advertisements, or other promotional expenses.


ADMIN/GENERAL - Includes items such as postage, credit card processing fees, ink stamps for partners, required insurance, holiday party, etc.


TECH/WEBSITE - Maintenance associated with the website, G Suite fees, etc.

Who runs the OBP?

You do! This is a partnership organization where Partners vote on all major decisions. The Partner-elected Board of Directors makes day-to-day decisions, mostly regarding events coordination and specific marketing efforts.

How can I learn more?

Email our Board of Directors at and we will be happy to answer any questions!

Join the OBP for 2023!


Whether this is your first time joining, or you've been a member for years, we're excited to move into this next calendar year with new benefits, additional networking opportunities, and increased marketing and advertising for Town of Occoquan businesses of every size.

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Partnership for 2023

(January 1, 2023 - December 31, 2023)


$175 per year

  • Business listing on

  • Inclusion in all OBP events 

  • Voting rights 

  • Ability to run for the Board of Directors 

  • Promotion on social media at least four (4) times per year 

  • Special rates for Occoquan Visitors Guide and advertisements 

  • This level helps support costs associated with the everyday running of the OBP such as accounting, insurance, email, and marketing, plus event fees such as shuttles, rack cards, fliers, signage, banners, and more.

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