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.
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