About Us

About the Greater Washington Board of Trade


Who We Are

The Greater Washington Board of Trade is:

  • the largest regional network of business and non-profit leaders
  • the only regional organization representing all industry sectors
  • focused on growing members’ businesses
  • comprised of members from Fortune 100 companies to small businesses and nonprofit organizations
  • a 501(c)(6) association supported by its members, programs and events

What We Do

As the leading regional business organization, the Board of Trade addresses business concerns that span geographic boundaries. Pro-business and bipartisan, the Board of Trade convenes business, civic and government leaders to collaborate on important issues throughout the District of Columbia, Suburban Maryland and Northern Virginia.

The Board of Trade works to:

Our History

Founded in 1889, the Board of Trade enjoys a long history of improving Greater Washington’s business climate.

Through its work, the Board of Trade helped to:

Learn more about the Greater Washington Board of Trade’s accomplishments