Member Benefits

At the Board of Trade, professionals of all disciplines and levels of seniority can find meetings, events, or activities that interest them and support their business objectives. Any professionals employed by a Board of Trade member organization are welcome to take advantage of the opportunities below.

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Mid-Winter Dinner

An annual tradition for over 100 years, this black-tie gala attracts over 300 business, government, and community leaders for an elegant dinner in the Washington National Cathedral.

Fall Business Classic

This business-attire cocktail party attracts over 400 professionals for festive networking at a new, unique venue each year.

Annual Meeting

Our annual business meeting is a time for members to learn about Board of Trade milestones and activities and network with 400+ of their peers.

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Since the onset of COVID-19, the Board of Trade has tapped the world-renowned experts and leaders in its member and stakeholder network to lead insightful virtual briefings on a wide range of topics. Find upcoming webinars >>

TD Bank Morning Star Speaker Series

This breakfast event features inspiring speakers and is held three or four times per year. The latest event featured Bruce Mau, celebrated design thinking expert, on how great design can change the world.

Capital Region Business Forum

This is one of the only events in the region that features the Governors of Maryland and Virginia and the Mayor of the District. Watch the recording >>

Capital Region Transportation Forum

This is one of the only events in the region that features the transportation department leads from VA, MD, and DC; it is co-hosted with the Greater Washington Partnership. Watch the recording >>

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Several times per month, the Board of Trade convenes executives over breakfast, lunch, or dinner for elevated networking and the chance to discuss the regional business environment. These events are by invitation only. Members may sponsor an executive meal to build their brand and make targeted connections.

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Emerging Leaders Network

This event series is for professionals in approximately the first decade of their career. Guest speakers provide insights and guidance on how to build a successful career in Greater Washington. Learn more >>

Professional Roundtables

These are small gatherings for peers in the same discipline to exchange best practices and discuss trends. Roundtables series are currently held for marketing, human resources, and IT professionals. Find an upcoming professional roundtable >>

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