A region where everyone can succeed

For 135 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.

Board of Trade engages regional transit leaders at DMVMoves Task Force meeting

The DMVMoves Task Force, recently established by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (MWCOG) and Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), held a direction-setting meeting on

Convening for Success: Board of Trade hosts annual Regional Chambers Dinner 

The Board of Trade enjoyed connecting and convening with the region’s business community at our annual Regional Chambers Dinner on Tuesday, June 4, in

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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.

Regional Policy Leadership Series

We were pleased to bring together the Regional Attorneys General from DC, Maryland, and Virginia to discuss important issues and topics.

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

Jun 25

Jul 09

2024 Potomac Conference on Public Safety

620 Michigan Ave NE
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Jul 16

GWBOT Board Lunch

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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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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