Chamber Events

Chamber’s Choice Awards & Gala

At the annual Chamber’s Choice Awards Gala, the Chamber bestows awards on organizations and individuals whose outstanding contributions are making Washington a great place to do business. Nearly 1,200 of Washington’s dignitaries, corporate citizens and business owners celebrate the year’s business and civic successes together. Next year’s Gala will be held on Friday, October 19, 2018, at the Marriott Marquis Hotel at 901 Massachusetts Avenue, NW.


2018 DC Chamber Gala Recap

2017 DC Chamber Gala Recap

2016 DC Chamber Gala Recap

Small Business Awards & Economic Development Summit

The Chamber’s Champions Small Business Awards and Expo is the Chamber’s annual opportunity to recognize business accomplishments and connect corporate buyers with Washington area businesses. It features nearly 100 exhibitors across a variety of industries including finance, media and technology. The 2018 Awards will be held May 2, 2018, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

DC Chamber 2018 Golf Classic: DOING BUSINESS ON THE GREEN

The purpose is to strengthen its voice in the business community through special events, services and programs designed to help both large and small businesses thrive. The 2018 Golf Classic will be held June 25, 2018, at the Country Club at Woodmore.

Policy Forums

At the annual Policy Forum and Legislative Reception, a panel of distinguished presenters—elected leaders, economists and other policy experts—present a pressing policy issue from the local business perspective.


ChamberWorks gives new members of the DC Chamber of Commerce an in-depth look into all the services and resources offered by the organization. This informative orientation session is designed to show members how to make the most of their membership with the Chamber.

Power Lunch

Ever wonder what motivates successful Chamber Board members or how they became so successful? Now’s your chance to find out! Join Washington’s most respected executives for intimate and engaging lunches, where they will share personal experiences, pitfalls, tips for success, and future plans. Take the opportunity to ask questions and walk away with a handful of new ideas and valuable relationships.

Annual Meeting & Chairman’s Breakfast

The Annual Meeting and Chairman’s Breakfast draws as many as 500 of the area’s most influential decision makers every year. The luncheon event is an opportunity to celebrate the year’s accomplishments and inaugurate the incoming Chair of the Board of Directors.

DC Chamber 80th Anniversary Trip Abroad – Spain & Costa Del Sol

Join the DC Chamber and its members for a luxurious trip through Spain and Costa del Sol to celebrate our 80th anniversary. The package includes nine days and seven nights of hotels, meals, day trips and airfare from and to Washington Dulles Airport. The 2018 Anniversary Trip will be held Nov. 6-14, 2018.

For more details and reservations contact:
Jannelle Morris at the DC Chamber of Commerce
E-mail: [email protected]
Telephone: (202) 821-4819

Business Networking Reception

Whether you’re a networking pro or new to the game, you can trust that you’ll walk away from this lively event with a number of new contacts and budding relationships.  Expect to make connections, expect to gather new resources, expect the unexpected, but mostly, expect to have fun at this special event series! You’ll enjoy a special insider’s view or rare behind-the-scenes experience at various popular local venues throughout the city.

Morning Fix

For over 75 years, the DC Chamber has been the champion of local businesses large and small, providing valuable advocacy, business connections, and education to District-based businesses. Our Morning Fix Events provide our members and the broader business community with access to have informal conversations with key elected officials and decision makers around matters that impact local employers. Past Morning Fix presenters have been, CFO Jeff DeWitt, Chairman Phil Mendelson, Deputy Mayor Brian Kenner, City Administrator Young, DC Chief Procurement Officer, Director of DC Department of Employment Services, and Director of DC Department of Small and Local Business Development.