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.

Professional roundtables help your company and employees engage in meaningful dialogue

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

Board of Trade travels to Annapolis and Richmond for 2023 state legislative sessions

The start of state legislative sessions has our policy team and member partners in Maryland and Virginia advocating for the Greater Washington business community.

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Featured Programs

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

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Board of Trade members are helping each other improve their diversity, equity, and inclusion strategies.

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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WHAT COULD YOU DO WITH A BOARD OF TRADE MEMBERSHIP?

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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.
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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.
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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

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.

Jan 31

Executive Lunch

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Feb 23

Mid-Winter Dinner presented by PNC Bank

3101 Wisconsin Ave NW
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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Publications

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

Preparing for the Future: 2021 Year in Review

This report captures the Board of Trade's major activities and accomplishments in 2021.

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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