Invest in the region while growing your business.

The Greater Washington Board of Trade is the region’s premier business organization and has represented all industry sectors in the District of Columbia, suburban Maryland, and Northern Virginia for over 130 years. Pro-business and non-partisan, the Board of Trade uses its tremendous convening power to drive civic improvements and strengthen our regional economy.

A Board of Trade membership provides access to opportunities to grow your network and improve your ability to thrive in the Greater Washington market. It is also an investment in the long-term success of this region.

Why Join the Greater Washington Board of Trade?

  • Your membership supports the Board of Trade’s effort to build a strong, inclusive, and sustainable regional economy—which will benefit your company, your family, and your community.
  • As a member, your organization will join an influential network of 300 organizations from all sectors spanning the District of Columbia, suburban Maryland, and Northern Virginia.
  • Members can access frequent, year-round networking opportunities that range from intimate meals with fellow executives to high-profile events with hundreds of diverse, regional stakeholders.
  • Members can learn from other members by joining facilitated, productive conversations on how to succeed in this market.

The Board of Trade has represented companies like yours for over 130 years.

The Board of Trade was founded in 1889 by a group of ambitious professionals with a vision to make the nation’s capital an exemplary place to live and do business. In the 130+ years since, the Board of Trade has been behind many of the region’s biggest milestones.

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