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Make the most of your member benefits by participating in these exciting Chamber events.Upcoming Events
SOLD-OUT: Secrets of Effective Appointment Setting
Date: September 23, 2008
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
 DC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Connects You To...Financial and Organizational Resources More>>
September Business Networking Reception
Date: September 25, 2008
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
DC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Connects You To...Business Relationships  More>>
Leadership That Leads to Sustainability
Date: October 1, 2008
Time: 8:30 am - 10:30 am
 DC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Connects You To...Financial and Organizational Resources More>>
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Don't miss out on the best and biggest programs at the Chamber.Chamber Spotlight

2008 Chamber's Choice Awards Gala

Don't miss the chance to mix and mingle with DC's elite business leaders. The 2008 Chamber's Choice Awards Gala is quickly approaching, and you don't want to miss this exciting and prestigious event. Mark you calendar and stay tuned for full details in the coming weeks! 

Saturday, October 25, 2008
6:00 p.m.
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

Take Your Business to the Next Level of Success!

Register today for the DC Chamber's newest initiative, the Executive Leadership Development Program for Small Businesses

This program will help you cultivate the tools and strategies necessary to accelerate the growth of your business, giving you a substantial, competitive edge in the marketplace.

CLICK HERE for more information.

Don't Miss the
Washington DC International Arts Expo

Over 100 celebrated artists from around the country will exhibit their masterpieces at the Washington, DC International Arts Expo, September 19-21, 2008, Washington DC Convention Center.

Thousands will attend this 3-day experience, which will feature works from an array of fine and student artists, informative seminars and workshops, galleries and live entertainment throughout the weekend. Art lovers, curators and collectors will
preview and purchase one-of-a kind works, sought after collector pieces and enjoy meeting with the artists, gallery owners and vendors. Make sure you are a part of this extraordinary event!
For tickets and a complete schedule of weekend events   

Take your business to the next level of success with the DC Chamber!Boost Your Business

View the latest headlines coming out of the DC Chamber.News

The DC Chamber's Visitor Information Center (VIC) is Here to Assist You!

Ronald Reagan Building and
International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20004
Hours of Operation:

Sept. 2 - March 14:
M-F 9:00am - 4:30pm (Closed on weekends)
March 15 - Sept. 1:
M-F 8:30am - 5:30pm
Sat. 9:00am - 4:00pm (Closed Sundays)

CLICK HERE for more information, or call toll free 866-DC-IS-FUN (866-324-7386).

The DC Chamber of Commerce Business Resource Center
7059 Blair Road, NW, Suite 203, Washington, DC, 20012.

District business owners and entrepreneurs are encouraged to come-in (no appointment necessary) and utilize the BRC's many services, including:  access to relevant educational resources; counseling and a secure, hi-speed wireless Internet connection.

The BRC uses a unique partnership with the DC Chamber of Commerce, the DC Dept. of Housing and Community Development and Verizon to lend a hand in keeping the District's economic environment vibrant and robust.  

For more info, go to

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President's Circle
Arnold & Porter LLP • BB&T • Cardinal Bank • DC Lottery & Charitable Games Control Board KPMG, LLP • The Current Newspapers

Executive's Circle
ACSAkridge • American Institutes for Research • Anybill • Check 'n Go • Deloitte • Industrial Bank N.A. • Kaiser Permanente • Leftwich & Ludaway, LLC • MacFarlane Partners, LLC • Walmart