WDCEP supports businesses attraction, retention and growth in DC through our programs, publications and business liaison services.
How We Help
Programs & Events
DC Biz Chats
Our signature program brings together leaders across the private and public sector to share expertise on how to grow, fund and manage your business.
WDCEP runs the WeDC Campaign at SXSW each year to attract new businesses to DC and promote what makes DC a great place to grow your business.
WDCEP leads DC’s presence at ICSC throughout the year to attract new developments to Washington, DC. This includes ICSC RECon, which brings together 35,000 leaders in real estate and development.
Annual Meeting & ECON Showcase
Each Fall, WDCEP celebrates economic growth in Washington, DC with our Annual Meeting and ECON Showcase by convening 600+ of our District’s top leaders.
We are your first point of contact to doing business in DC – we connect business owners with the resources available in the District & help streamline processes with local government.
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