The DC Chamber is the largest and #1 rated Chamber in the Washington region. We provide Washington businesses with passionate advocacy, valuable networking opportunities, and enlightening educational programs. We know just how special District businesses are and everything we do is dedicated to delivering the capital they value.


Washington, DC is open for business! As an advocate for the DC business community for 79 years, the DC Chamber of Commerce is the voice for all businesses in the city – small, medium and large.

The Chamber proudly serves a diverse membership of more than 1,400 individuals. With key contacts in the DC Council and federal government, the Chamber:

  • Strives to reduce the cost of doing business through regulatory reform.
  • Advocates for changes in federal and local laws.
  • Impacts business growth and development.
  • Provides members with invaluable tools to successfully build their businesses, including educational outreach, networking and procurement opportunities.

The Chamber creates a better environment to work, play and do business in the District. We believe that Washington, DC is an exciting, vibrant city with endless opportunities. The Chamber is ready to help your business thrive.


ADVOCATE – Strive to reduce the cost of doing business through regulatory reform and work for changes in federal and local laws.

CONNECT – Introduce members with fellow members and with prominent business leaders in the District.

EDUCATE – Provide members with tools to build their businesses, including educational outreach, networking, and procurement opportunities.


Work with the City Government and partners on implementation of an economic development strategy that benefits the Chamber membership, i.e.;

  • Expand services to DC visitors through our Tourist Information Center
  • Increase our international engagement through export readiness and small business export of goods and services
  • Pursue investment opportunities for Chamber Members
  • Continue to improve the business climate in DC through strong policy advocacy

Provide additional ‘value added’ services for DC Chamber members that expand opportunities for growth and development.

The Chamber is apart of the very fabric of this business community. There are times when the business community needs to speak out on issues, all kind of businesses included within the Chamber’s membership. The Chamber is able to knit those voices together to provide a voice that is critically important to speak out.

Marie Johns, President, Leftwich LLC

We are very thankful for the warm ‘welcome to the neighborhood’ we have received from the DC Chamber. The events they host are top shelf and their contribution to both DC businesses as well as the community as a whole is invaluable. I am proud to be able to help new members as they have helped us as, representing the Chamber as an Ambassador.

Tim Robinson, Account Manager, Vantage Point Solutions

Association with the Chamber has enabled me to make connections, grow our brand, meet great people and gain valuable knowledge. This will be the place to be to grow your business.

James Martinko, CPA, CohnReznick