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.Learn more
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See how we are using smart technology and innovation to drive inclusive economic growth and livability in Greater Washington.
A smart economy requires nimble education and training institutions focused on the evolving skills needs of the private sector. The region needs top-notch K-12, vocational, and university education options.
Rising housing costs can push workers far from their place of employment, putting more pressure on our transportation systems and aggravating commuters. We must ensure that housing supply stays in pace with demand.
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.Learn more
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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.
Get more in-depth information and perspective on the Board of Trade's vision for the region and our strategy for the years ahead.
A smart region is more than just big data, technological connectivity, and efficiency. It's about creating an interpersonal relationship between a region and its people. Read this framing document to get an early look at our vision for a smart region.
This strategic plan outlines how the Board of Trade will drive inclusive economic growth and improve livability in the region while providing value to its corporate and nonprofit members.
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We need your voice at the table to make Greater Washington a place where everyone can succeed.