There’s Only One DC

Washington DC is a world-class global city of choice for leaders, innovators, and changemakers. With an unrivaled talent pool that was recently ranked #1 for human Capital, unmatched proximity to policy makers and key decision makers in the federal government, world class connectivity that sees service to 140 + global destinations, and a vibrant and diverse culture that proves there’s only one 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.

  • World Class Connectivity. We keep people connected across the city, the region, and to the world, with the #3 transit system, 3 major airports, 140+ global destinations. 
  • Proximity to Policy. With access to 177 feredal regulators and 400 international organizations, we are at the frontlines of those working across the public and private sectors to shape policy and the future of the US.

  • A Great Place to Live.  150+ museums galleries, and performance venues—wherever you are in the city, you’re a walk or ride way from culture, recreation, parks, and great food across our city.
  • Unrivaled Talent Pool. The level of skills and education in our city is second to none, with the highest share of bachelors degrees, #2 city education institutions creating a stable pipeline to sustain our talent edge.

DC Rankings and Facts

Place to Start a Tech Career (Forbes, 2024)
Most Educated City (Census, 2023)
Concentration of Cybersecurity Talent (CBRE, 2024)
Fastest Growing International Airport in the US (Dulles, 2023)
Most Innovative State (WalletHub, 2024)
City for Black Entrepreneurs (Incfile, 2022)
City for Public Transportation (Hire a Helper, 2023)
Park System in the US (Trust for Public Land, 2024)

Additional Resources

Washington DC Economic

Guide to Incorporation in Washington, DC



International Business

International Assistance

Artificial Intelligence

Meet our Team

Nina Albert

Deputy Mayor for Planning & Economic Development

Sybongile Cook

Director of Business Development & Strategy

Sara Adams

Director of Business Attraction & Expansion

Audrey Polk

Vice President of Corporate Attraction

Kathrine VanLiew

Director of Business Attraction

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