The Board of Trade's advocacy, convening, and thought leadership activities support regional outcomes in the following areas:
Transportation should be safe, reliable, affordable, and convenient for everybody. Modes of transportation will be revamped with ongoing automation and electrification efforts. These and other factors will force a reexamination of the functioning and design of cities, transportation, and economic development, with a focus on inclusion.
The future of work and talent in our region will drive g reinvention of education systems with upskilling and reskilling becoming greater priorities. The relationship between employers and employees has changed, raising key questions about work, inclusiveness, organizational design, space, people, productivity, and management.
Our membership and organization strive to work together to eliminate the socio-economic divide and create shared opportunities and growth within our business community. The relationship between employers and employees has changed, raising key questions about work, inclusiveness, organizational design, space, people, productivity, and management.
Technologies including 5G, IoT, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, robotics, big data, crypto, automation and more will change personal and work lives launching new waves of disruption and innovation. Ensuring technology access to close the digital divide will be a major emphasis.
Health & Wellness issues will drive significant changes across sectors. Companies will play a greater part in the well-being of employees and be expected to take a leading role in addressing the social determinants of health across multiple communities.
Our partnership with WTOP gives Board of Trade members a platform to share their work in the region. This also provides a unique and valuable opportunity for our social organization members to share their mission throughout the business community.