CEO Thought Leaders Series

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Convene dinners/breakfasts with the Mayor/Deputy Mayor, business owners, investors and thought leaders aimed at strengthening peer-to-peer relationships, fostering loyalty to DC, and building stronger connections within the city and to investors.

Progress Updates:

September 2018: The Washington DC Economic Partnership hosted 9 executive roundtables attended by over 125 participants representing executives, investors, universities, nonprofits, and DC government agencies.  Topics included Ed Tech, Cybersecurity, and Workforce Development.

January 2018: The Washington DC Economic Partnership began convening monthly industry-focused discussions. The goals of these discussions are to help foster a stronger community among attendees, better understand the needs of different industry verticals, and introduce business leaders to DC government and the support provided.

  • Timeline: FY17-18
  • Lead and key partners: Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED), Washington DC Economic Partnership (WDCEP)
  • Related core sectors: technology
  • Related opportunity areas: all
  • Related action areas: funding, talent, DC identity and promotion