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Contact person

Brittany Osazuwa

+1 202-347-7201
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  • Opening Hours

    Monday 9 am to 5 pm

    Tuesday 9 am to 5 pm

    Wednesday 9 am to 5 pm

    Thursday 9 am to 5 pm

    Friday 9 am to 5 pm

    Saturday Closed

    Sunday Closed

  • Website dcchamber.org
  • Founded in1938
  • Presidents nameVincent Orange
  • Ribbon cuttings in last year55+
  • Has members2000+
  • Employees it represents10000+
  • Last year events125+
  • Approximate attendees4000+

Chamber Serves In

Washington state

Focus Area of the Chamber

Economic Development, International Business

About DC Chamber of Commerce

DC Chamber of Commerce is a leading membership-driven local chamber located in Washington, DC. It has members all across Washington metropolitan area. It was founded in 1938 and is a registered member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

DC Chamber of Commerce’s mission statement broadly covers and conveys - To support the economic growth of the Washington, DC.

Working as a Washington, DC’s small business community, the Chamber has created strategic partnerships within the local business network, which has resulted in a mutually beneficial relationship.

DC Chamber of Commerce is committed to focus on Economic Development, International Business. It leverages the expertise of local government, city council members and community representatives to develop pro-business initiatives. For strengthening, referring and connecting local businesses, the organization also works with Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs).

The organization helps small businesses in building and establishing business credibility, developing business network, influencing government by becoming a voice of business, getting more customer referrals, providing legislative services, free publicity with local business promotional guides, business advocacy for your business, access to exclusive resources, valuable partnership opportunities through business - event tie ups, SEO benefits with website citation, exclusive mailing list access, added promotion through chambers social media, relocation and expansion support, providing market information, providing group health, opportunity to be listed in the chamber of commerce visitor guide, promoting broader pro-business initiatives, new member mentoring program.

The Chamber has many benefits, services and discounts that it offers to its membership holders. Some of the benefits include starting and growing new business, applying and getting permit and vendor license, small business administration, creating a business plan and building entrepreneurial skills, buying a business or franchise, building a successful social entrepreneurship, supporting women entrepreneurship, budgeting and financial forecasting, improving operational efficiency, recruitment and finding right candidate, finding federal government contracting opportunities, managing business finances, business relocating or expanding to new locations help and many more.

The trade union has a wide variety of events from monthly networking mixers to annual luncheons to build and enhance member businesses. It offers engaging events such as Chamber’s Choice Awards & Gala, Small Business Awards & Economic Development Summit, Annual Meeting & Chairman's Breakfast, DC Chamber 2018 Golf Classic: Doing Business On The Green, Policy Forums, Business Networking Reception, Chamberworks, Morning Fix, Power Lunch.

DC Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Washington Gas - A WGL Company, Exelon - Nuclear electric power generation company, The George Washington University, Pepco, Verizon Wireless, Comcast, Event DC, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield for the economic development and growth of greater Washington, DC.

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