Washington, DC Economic Partnership - Annual Meeting

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President & CEO
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(202) 661-8670
The Annual Meeting + ECON Showcase celebrates economic impact in the nation’s capital. We the people of DC, make DC greater. In our 16th year, we return to the Washington Convention Center to discuss renewal, to be inspired by our successes, and to celebrate the visionaries who are woven into the fabric of our entrepreneurial ecosystem. We the people of DC, have acted upon the daily promise of possibility. We have made our city world class. With the core purpose to actively position, promote, and support economic development and business opportunities in Washington, D.C., WDCEP develops and manages key programs to support key initiatives including real estate and development, technology and innovation, and small business and entrepreneurship.

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