Business Initiatives Breakfast 2005 Session I

Contact: Raguel Broy Turner
Manager, PR & Communications

February 1, 2005

Washington, D.C.—The Washington, DC Marketing Center’s first Business Initiatives Breakfast (BIB) of 2005 will focus on economic development in the District.

The interactive seminar will discuss the recent changes in the city’s appointed and elected leadership and what those changes mean to economic development; the “new communities initiative” and how it fits into the city’s neighborhood development priorities; and what the new chair of economic development thinks of the Anacostia Waterfront Initiative.

This event will provide an opportunity to hear from two of DC’s most prominent economic development leaders and their vision for the city’s future.

Featured speakers:

SHARON AMBROSE, Chair, Committee on Economic Development, Council member Ward 6, Council of the District of Columbia

ROBERT BOBB, City Administrator, Government of the District of Columbia

Space for this event is limited and an RSVP is required by Monday, February 14, 2005. Download the registration form here or contact the Washington, DC Marketing Center for more information at 202-661-8670.


  • Business Initiatives Breakfast 2005 Session I: “A View from the Top— City Administrator Robert Bobb and Council member Sharon Ambrose on Economic Development”


  • Thursday, February 17, 2005
  • 8:00-10:00 a.m.


  • Reed Smith LLP
  • 1301 K St., NW, East Tower Penthouse
  • Metro: McPherson Square or Metro Center


  • $30

Future BIB topics include “Building a 24/7 City —Residential Development in Neighborhoods and Downtown,” “Redefining Washington’s Waterfront—AWI, Major League Baseball, SW Waterfront…” “Emergency Preparedness Round II—Case Studies” and “Light Rails & Transit Development—How Transportation Brings Neighborhoods Together.

To learn more about development activity in Southeast, visit the Marketing Center’s Development Search database.


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