Your Economic Development Partner

The Washington DC Economic Partnership (WDCEP) is a nonprofit, public-private partnership at the core of economic development in Washington, DC. We connect national and international corporations to the public and private sector to advance sustainable and inclusive economic development.

We can support your business relocation to and growth in Washington, DC in a variety of ways:

  • Assist with your real estate and site selection needs

  • Connect you directly to local government, community organizations, and private sector leaders

  • Provide key insights from local C-Suite executives

  • Customize community tours

  • Develop key market intelligence and custom research

  • Unlock access to financial incentives, like the Vitality Fund

Our Mission

Our mission is to foster and enhance economic growth and business prospects in the District of Columbia while providing support for business retention, expansion, and attraction initiatives. By leveraging our deep understanding of the District’s economic landscape, utilizing precise analytics, data, and research, and collaborating with community partners, WDCEP serves as a pivotal organization in Washington, DC, connecting the public and private sectors, neighborhoods, and communities, linking them to local, national, and international audiences. Through these efforts, we aim to advance sustainable, equitable, and inclusive economic development that benefits all.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

At the Washington DC Economic Partnership, we promote inclusive growth and economic participation for all businesses and residents. Within our organization, we reflect and showcase the District’s diversity by valuing the unique backgrounds, talents, and viewpoints of our staff, board members, business and community partners. We are committed to creating an environment of belonging and respect, where every individual is given equitable access to opportunities to thrive. In fulfilling our mission, we are dedicated to upholding these values and to fostering an organizational culture that is welcoming to all.

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