A region where everyone can succeed

For 130 years, the Board of Trade has represented all industry sectors in the District of Columbia, suburban Maryland, and Northern Virginia. Pro-business and non-partisan, we use our tremendous convening power to drive smart, innovative solutions for inclusive economic growth and livability.

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News & Blogs

News, blog articles, and more from the Board of Trade's programs and members.

Building Resilience Through Corporate Climate Action

Watch this webinar recording for an overview of McKinsey & Company’s world-leading research on climate change and a panel discussion with of corporate leaders who have taken giant strides towards a sustainable future.

Resilience Over Recovery: Safeguarding Your Business Ahead of Economic Downturn

Ashish Khosla, Bank of America’s SVP for the Greater Washington market, offers advice for how businesses can prepare for risks in 2021 and beyond.

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Featured Programs

See how we are driving inclusive economic growth and livability in Greater Washington.

Connected DMV

The Board of Trade is the strategic host for Connected DMV, a cross-sector effort to drive regional collaboration and 21st-century innovation.

COVID-19 Response

The Board of Trade is focused on supporting its members and local government leaders in this public health crisis.

Our members

Large Corporations. Start-Ups. Universities. Non-Profits. Professional Associations. Our members span a range of sectors and industries across the District of Columbia, suburban Maryland, and Northern Virginia. As members, they enjoy year-round elevated networking and opportunities to develop their business and shape the region.

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Ridgewells has been a member of the Board of Trade for over 25 years. It is hands-down the best business organization that we belong to. Their networking opportunities are by far the most productive and rewarding.

CEO | Ridgewells Catering
Oct 23, 2018

The Board of Trade is more than a business networking organization. I am a Board of Trade member to be part of a group of business leaders who are working together to move our region forward.

Executive Vice President | Bognet Construction
Oct 23, 2018

Accenture has been a member of the Board of Trade for decades because it is both reflective and forward looking, advances both business and community, and cares about helping both individual firms grow and the whole region thrive in the innovation economy of the 21st century.

Managing Director-Metro DC & Health and Public Service-Southeast | Accenture
Oct 24, 2018

As a member for more than 36 years, we continue to enjoy and benefit from the dedication, innovation, and unwavering leadership the Board of Trade provides. It is the connective tissue in a town of leaders and continues to champion the potential of Greater Washington to overcome obstacles—now and into the future.

CEO and Brand Advocate | MDB Communications
Nov 7, 2018
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Upcoming Events

The Board of Trade hosts some form of event nearly every week of the year. These events range from productive working meetings to social gatherings to high-profile, ballroom-sized signature conferences.

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Get more in-depth information and perspective on the Board of Trade's vision for the region and our strategy for the years ahead.

Igniting a Smart Region Movement

This 2018 framing document set the stage for the Board of Trade's smart region movement, now Connected DMV.

2019-2021 Strategic Action Plan

Learn how the Board of Trade will drive inclusive economic growth, improve livability, and provide value to its members across Greater Washington.

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