News List

The latest news from Washington DC Economic Partnership

WDCEP features Washington, DC data, resources, programs, and events as it relates to its programs that support economic growth in Washington, DC. See the full list of recent updates below.

October 26, 2015

Meet the 61 Exhibitors of the 2015 ECON Showcase

Explore where the 60+ DC organizations and businesses that showcased at WDCEP’s 2015 Annual Meeting are in DC.

DC News | Map

October 13, 2015

The Washington DC Economic Partnership Announces Finalists for Inaugural We DC Awards

This year’s Annual Meeting will also feature special guest Mayor Muriel Bowser and three industry leading keynote speakers Tim Spangler, Senior Vice President of Retail of REI, Donna Harris, Co-Founder of 1776, and Jim Abdo, President & CEO of Abdo Development.

DC News | Featured | Press Releases

September 30, 2015

Changing Lanes: DC’s 44 Road & Trail Construction Projects

As seasonal changes make way for new growth – DC’s transportation system makes room for renewal and updates with 43 transit projects underway in Washington, DC.

DC News | Map

September 22, 2015

Washington DC Economic Partnership Unveils New Look

WDCEP’s Board of Directors and leadership moved to modernize the organization’s brand to reflect the city’s economic evolution and to better identify to its diverse audience, ranging from developers to entrepreneurs.

DC News | Press Releases

September 01, 2015

The 2015 Annual Meeting and ECON Showcase, Keynote Speakers Announced

Join WDCEP in its celebration of Washington, DC’s 2015 economic achievements! REI & 1776 keynote. Register today!

DC News | Featured | Press Releases

August 25, 2015

Age-Friendly Businesses in Washington, DC

Apply today to become an Age-Friendly business – an initiative to recognize DC-based businesses whose products, services, and practices help make the city an inclusive environment for older adult customers.

DC News

August 23, 2015

DC Goes Back to 16 New and Modernized Schools

With an estimated 50,000 D.C. students starting or returning this school year, WDCEP mapped 35 Department of General Services school construction projects, 16 of which will be completed this year alone.

DC News | Map

July 30, 2015

Honoring Excellence in the District: WDCEP Announces Call for Nominations for Inaugural We DC Awards

The Washington, DC Economic Partnership (WDCEP) today announces its call for nominations for the inaugural We DC Awards to honor and recognize Washington, D.C. leaders that have contributed their vision, energy, investment, and time to develop a thriving economic ecosystem in Washington, DC.

DC News | Press Releases | Entrepreneur Road Map

July 29, 2015

The Shift from the Corporate Climb to the Coworking Community

In the District, more than 50 coworking spaces offer everything from individual office spaces within a shared address, a desk within a shared open space, or hourly workstations.

DC News | Map

July 23, 2015

The Washington DC Economic Partnership Announces Key New Hires

The Washington, DC Economic Partnership (WDCEP) today announces new team members to its organization in the areas of business development, technology, small business and retail attraction, and economic research.

DC News | Press Releases

June 29, 2015

10 Cool Things to do in DC this Summer

With more parks, recreational spaces, creative spots, and pop-ups appearing all over the Nation’s capital, Washington, DC has a number of incredible events, food, and activities to fill up your summer days. WDCEP features ten possibilities to consider when planning out your long summer afternoons.

DC News

June 23, 2015

Summer Sports and Recreation Map

This month, WDCEP highlights sports and recreation spaces in the District. From the Nationals Ballpark to the Southeast Tennis and Learning Center, there are plenty of sporting events and activities for summer recreation.

DC News | Map

June 18, 2015

ICSC RECon 2015 Retail Highlights

In May of 2015, the Washington, DC Economic Partnership led the efforts to promote retail growth and attraction to the District of Columbia at ICSC RECon. Here are a few highlights of the information the WDCEP brought back to DC.

DC News | ICSC

June 03, 2015

Entrepreneur Road Map Monthly Speaker Series: Business Insurance

On July 15, the Washington, DC Economic Partnership’s monthly speaker series will offer insight the type of business insurance to consider to mitigate potential loss.

DC News | Entrepreneur Road Map

Entrepreneur Road Map Monthly Speaker Series: Finding Talent & Labor Laws

On June 10, the Washington, DC Economic Partnership’s monthly speaker series will offer insight on hiring quality talent, review the District’s labor laws, and discuss the resources available to entrepreneurs from the city of Washington, D.C.

DC News | Entrepreneur Road Map

Entrepreneur Road Map Monthly Speaker Series: Financial Incentives

On August 12, learn about the incentives available for businesses that are opening in, relocating, or expanding to Washington, D.C.

DC News | Entrepreneur Road Map

Entrepreneur Road Map Monthly Speaker Series: Starting a Nonprofit in D.C.

On Wednesday, September 16, the Washington, DC Economic Partnership host a panel of experts to provide guidance on how to raise funds, discuss availalble grants, and present strategies on how to start and grow a nonprofit in the District of Columbia.

DC News | Entrepreneur Road Map

June 02, 2015

Pigmental Studios to Locate New Headquarters to Gallaudet University

Animation development company Pigmental Studios announced its new headquarters will be on the Gallaudet University campus in the District of Columbia. Pigmental will start work on an animated feature film and TV series in its new location this fall.

DC News

May 28, 2015

Rainbow Men Exhibit at WDCEP: Strength of Character, Courage and Community

WDCEP is proud to host this mindful new exhibit in its lobby featuring a collection of work of internationally acclaimed South African civil rights artist, Dari. Rainbow Men features paintings inspired by quotes from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and President Nelson Mandela.

DC News

May 27, 2015

Gelberg AEC Launches, Armed to Take on DC Development Projects

William P. Gelberg, Inc., today announces the launch of its new division, Gelberg AEC –

DC News

May 26, 2015

Future Retail Hubs of Washington

This month’s Map of the Month features 9 projects, or “retail hubs”, that each deliver more than 50,000-sq.-ft. of retail space.

DC News | Map

April 29, 2015

DC’s Biking Community Springing Forward

Washington, DC’s biking community has grown in leaps and bounds over the last several years.

DC News | Map

April 06, 2015

Join our Team! WDCEP is hiring a Program Associate, Technology & Entrepreneurship

The Washington, DC Economic Partnership (WDCEP), a non-profit organization dedicated to facilitating economic development throughout Washington, DC is hiring a Program Associate, Technology & Entrepreneurship. This is a paid full-time position that will be responsible for assisting with all of WDCEP’s technology sector business development & business attraction initiatives.

DC News

February 16, 2015

Mentor Spotlight: David Powell, Principle, DLPIBC, LLC

David Powell has more than 25 years of experience helping telecommunications companies increase revenue share

DC News | Uncategorized | Accelerate DC

February 13, 2015

2015 Edition of DC Neighborhood Profile Report Released

The WDCEP is pleased to announce that the 2015 Edition of the Neighborhood Profiles is now available. The report provides detailed data and market intelligence on 54 neighborhoods/commercial corridors in all four quadrants of the City.

DC News | Press Releases

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