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Welcome to Washington, DC, the global hub of innovation and influence fueled by visionary leaders, social impact drivers, and global changemakers. Home to 670,000 residents and serving a regional population of 6.4 million, our city boasts the nation’s highest education rate, with over 62% of DC residents holding a Bachelor’s degree or higher. Recognized as the #1 Most Educated City in the U.S., DC was also the world’s first LEED Platinum city and ranks #1 for its park system, with 98% of residents living within a 10-minute walk to a park. Enjoy our 24 Michelin-starred restaurants (#4 in the U.S.) and 21 free Smithsonian museums, unique to our vibrant city.

 

WASHINGTON DC GLOBAL SOFT LANDING PROGRAM

This comprehensive initiative aims to provide international companies and entrepreneurs with a seamless entry into the nation’s capital, leveraging the city’s unparalleled resources and global influence. Learn more here.

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DC Notable Rankings and Facts

#1
Most Educated City (Census, 2023)
#1
Place to Start a Tech Career (Forbes, 2024)
Top 10
Location for Corporate HQ (Business Facilities, 2023)
$2.25B
Venture Investment in 2023 for DC Companies (Pitchbook, Q3 2023)
#1
Concentration of Cybersecurity Talent (CBRE, 2024)
#1
Most Innovative State (WalletHub, 2024)

Additional Resources

Washington DC Economic
Overview

Guide to Incorporation in Washington, DC

WDCEP Services 
Overview

Cybersecurity
Overview

International Business
Overview

Artificial Intelligence
Overview

FinTech
Overview

Meet our Team

Audrey Polk

Vice President of Corporate Attraction
apolk@wdcep.com
+1 (540) 250-5247

Kathrine VanLiew

Director of Business Attraction
kvanliew@wdcep.com
+1 (315) 730-0033

Nina Albert

Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development

Sybongile Cook

Director of Business Development & Strategy

Sara Adams

Director of Business Attraction & Expansion
sara.adams@dc.gov
+1 (202) 727-9427

Angela Franco

President & CEO