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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 …

Virtru CEO, John Ackerly, talks about the strategic importance of headquartering Virtru in Washington, DC. He explains how DC’s growing tech ecosystem “sits at the intersection of technology of policy” and why Virtru has committed to the Capital for at least the next 13 years.

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 …

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