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.

October policy dicussions engage Board of Trade members with regional labor leaders and state senators

GWBOT’s Regional Policy Leadership Series (RPLS) events bring together key policymakers and officials to discuss some of the most important issues facing the region’s business

Board of Trade holds 30th Fall Business Classic at National Museum of Women in the Arts

The Greater Washington Board of Trade gathered more than 400 regional leaders and business professionals for our 30th Fall Business Classic on Oct. 26

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Featured Programs

Here's what the Board of Trade is doing to engage our membership and Greater Washington business community.

Meaningful dialouge through Professional Roundtables

Here is a look at the multiple professional roundtables the Greater Washington Board of Trade offers its member organizations.

Capital Region Transportation Forum

Join the Greater Washington Board of Trade and Greater Washington Partnership as we bring together top transportation leaders from DC, Maryland, and Virginia for the annual Capital Region Transportation Forum.

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

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

I see great value in the breadth and scope of the Greater Washington Board of Trade member community. Organizations like mine, alongside businesses and government, bring diversity of perspective to address challenges and issues....

Executive Director - A Wider Circle
Jul 29, 2021
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Upcoming Events

Nov 30

2023 Capital Region Transportation Forum

37th and O Streets, Rafik B. Hariri Building
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Dec 07

Executive Lunch

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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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.

2022-2026 Strategic Vision

This strategic plan outlines how the Board of Trade will drive inclusive economic growth and improve livability in the region while providing value to its corporate and nonprofit members.

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