Regional Forums

The Greater Washington Board of Trade’s Regional Forums are series held for members to receive access to policy decision makers in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia. These forums review Greater Washington’s most pressing issues with prominent members of the business community and elected officials.

For information about the Regional Forums, contact Ashley Balis Desing at (202) 857-5920.  


November 30, 2016 Regional Forum on Transportation

No more pressing issue exists for this region than transportation. Every year, this has been among the most valuable programs for the Board of Trade. 

Come hear directly from the region's transportation leaders as they discuss major projects, funding needs, the Congressional outlook and the opportunities of public-private partnerships.

October 12, 2016 Capital Region Business Forum

The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, Greater Washington Board of Trade and Prince George's Chamber of Commerce will host Mayor Muriel Bowser (District of Columbia), Governor Larry Hogan (State of Maryland) and Governor Terry McAuliffe (Commonwealth of Virginia) for the Annual Capital Region Business Forum to advance regional cooperation. It will provide these key leaders the opportunity to discuss their cooperative efforts to bolster the regional economy in an ever competitive global marketplace. The event will address opportunities and challenges that affect the District of Columbia, the State of Maryland, and the Commonwealth of Virginia.

September 21, 2016 Regional Policy Forum on Education

Meet our region's top school officials as they address the opportunities and challenges in the public school system and how it affects the region's economy.

Hear new and innovative approaches that are being implemented to provide students with the support they need to be successful. Learn how our school systems are prepared to improve the skills of our regional workforce.

For information about sponsorship opportunities, contact Christine Salvador at (202) 857-5923.