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2024 WDCEP Annual Meeting

Friday, March 15 | 12:00 PM – 1:30 PMWalter E. Washington Convention Center801 Allen Y. Lew Place NW, Washington, DC 20001  The Washington DC Economic Partnership’s Annual Meeting is the highlight of Washington DC’s business community, attracting over 700 leaders, visionaries, and stakeholders to celebrate economic development and highlight the impacts and accomplishments of our …

WDCEP VPs Audrey Polk and Suzanne White join Olivia S. Byrne, Laurie B. Purpuro, Mary Burke Baker of K&L Gates to discuss federal and local economic incentives for businesses expanding to the Washington, D.C., region—including the Inflation Reduction Act, Vitality Fund, and incentives available from the Department of Energy.

WASHINGTON (NOV 2, 2023) – Today, the Washington DC Economic Partnership (WDCEP) announces the appointment of Derek J. Ford as its President and CEO. Ford, who most recently served as the Senior Vice President of Neighborhood Development at WDCEP, is a highly respected and accomplished economic development executive. With over 20 years of experience, Ford …

Washington, DC, September 7th, 2023 – WDCEP celebrates The Atlantic 10 Conference’s (The Atlantic 10) decision to relocate their headquarters to Washington, D.C. The Atlantic 10 will be the first and only Division I Conference to have its headquarters based in the nation’s capital. The Atlantic 10 will begin to take residency in their new …

By 2050 the Washington, DC region is projected to gain a million new jobs, 25% of which are in the professional and business services sector. DC’s proximity to the federal government and talented workforce makes it a top choice for government contracting, policy, and social science research. DC’s management consulting industry is one of the …

Thank you for attending WDCEP’s 2023 Annual Meeting! The Washington DC Economic Partnership’s Annual Meeting is the highlight of Washington DC’s business community, attracting over 700 leaders, visionaries, and stakeholders to celebrate economic development and highlight the impacts and accomplishments of our city. We heard from a number of incredible guest speakers, including DC Council …

April 13, 2023 (Washington, DC) – The Washington DC Economic Partnership (WDCEP) has released the latest edition of their signature publication, The Development Report  The Development Report offers an overview of the local and regional economy and includes details on employment, industry trends, and a detailed presentation of development, including leasing activity in the District. …

Virtru, a District-based cybersecurity company, announced that it would be relocating to a new 17,000 SF HQ at 1801 Pennsylvania Ave, NW that doubles its footprint in downtown DC.1 The company offers data security products for emails, files, and SaaS applications, providing 7,000+ customers with data protection solutions. Virtru has been expanding its operations since …

Washington, DC is the heart of a booming regional tech hub, home to leading companies, growing brands, and innovative startups. The metro area’s robust talent pool, funding environment, and public support of the industry continue to demonstrate the District’s unique competitive advantage for tech companies. A hub for tech talent, VC funding, and policymaking The …

The DC metro area is a national force in the health & life sciences sector, supported by its unmatched access to federal institutions, a network of leading research universities, and a robust talent pipeline that will strengthen the sector for years to come. Located at the center of the region, the District provides convenient access …

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