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.

2021 Capital Region Transportation Forum

On December 13, the 2021 Capital Regional Transportation Forum presented by Greater Washington Board of Trade and Greater Washington Partnership featured a discussion with regional transportation leaders Maryland Secretary of Transportation Gregory Slater, Virginia Secretary of Transportation Shannon Valentine, and the District of Columbia’s Acting Director of Transportation Everett Lott.

Five Reasons Why Bringing Your Team to Volunteer at Food & Friends is a Smart Investment

Carrie Stolzfus, Executive Director at Food & Friends encourages you to make Food & Friends a part of your own employee engagement strategy. Volunteering will lead to better team performance, improved workplace wellness, and will help your team achieve their goals. At the same time, it will make a positive difference in the lives of our neighbors battling serious and chronic illnesses. Read five reasons why volunteering with Food & Friends is a smart investment.

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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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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 20

Virtual Executive Lunch

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Jan 27

Virtual Executive Lunch

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Feb 08

Virtual Executive Lunch

12:00 PM - 1:00 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.

Leading in Times of Uncertainty: 2020 Year in Review

This report captures the Board of Trade's major activities and accomplishments in 2020.

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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