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

Winners To Be Recognized at Annual Meeting & Economic Showcase on October 30

July 30, 2015 (Washington, D.C.) – 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.

WDCEP will recognize three visionaries from Washington, D.C.-based real estate, technology, and creative economy markets, whose company or individual contribution has made a significant impact within the city. WDCEP will present the We DC awards at its 2015 Annual Meeting and Economic Showcase taking place on Friday, October 30 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. This year’s annual meeting will mark 15 years of WDCEP’s contribution to the District’s economy and celebrate the city’s accomplishments achieved throughout the year.

The categories and criteria for the We DC Awards are as follows:

We DC | Real Estate  | We Dream
This award will recognize an individual and/or company that are in commercial or housing development, architecture, construction management, real estate brokerage, and property management.

We DC  | Innovation + Tech  | We Imagine
This award will honor an individual or company in the high technology, web, application, or graphic design, or data and research.

We DC  | Creative Economy  | We Create
This award will recognize an individual or company in the theatre, restaurant or culinary, culture (museum, gallery, etc.), music, art, or film industries.

All nominees must be a Washington, DC-based company or resident.

The nomination deadline is Friday, August 21. Companies and individuals may review the additional nomination criteria and submission questions by clicking here.


What: The Washington DC Economic Partnership Annual Meeting + ECON Showcase

When: Friday, October 30

Where: Walter E. Washington Convention Center – 801Mount Vernon Place, NW, Washington, DC

ECON Showcase / 10AM – 12PM
Annual Meeting Luncheon / 12PM – 2PM

Website: http://www.localhost:10023

Registration opens September 1.

Twitter: @WDCEP #WeDC

About Washington DC Economic Partnership (WDCEP)

The Washington DC Economic Partnership (WDCEP) is a 501(c)(3) organization aimed to promote economic development and business opportunities for Washington, D.C. and enhance the city’s economy through jobs creation, increased tax revenues, retaining existing businesses, and attracting new businesses. The WDCEP facilitates economic development through business attraction and business retention programs and activities including site location assistance, educational seminars and workshops, networking and relationship building events, and serves as a key resource for DC economic development information. The WDCEP publishes several reports throughout the year including the DC Development Report, DC Doing Business Guide, and Neighborhood Profiles. For additional information, please visit www.wdcep.com.

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