Business agenda

June 22, 2014
Transportation policy forum on Wednesday

The Greater Washington Board of Trade holding its annual Regional Policy Forum on Transportation on Wednesday.

Richard Sarles of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, Virginia Transportation Secretary Aubrey L. Layne Jr., Maryland Transportation Secretary James T. Smith Jr. and Matthew T. Brown, acting director of the D.C. Department of Transportation are to speak.

The event begins at 8 a.m. in the Congressional Room of the Capital Hilton, 1001 16th St. NW. $75 for members, $150 for everyone else.

Other events of note

Tuesday, June 24: The Northern Virginia Technology Council’s Hot Ticket Awards Party honoring the region’s hottest entrepreneurial technology companies begins at 6:30 p.m. at Redskins Park, 21300 Redskins Park Dr., Ashburn. $95 for members, $115 for everyone else.

Thursday, June 26: The D.C. Chamber of Commerce is holding an economic forum on “D.C.’s Waterfront: The New Sports Destination.” Panelists include Michael Stevens of the Capitol Riverfront Business Improvement District, Steve Moore of the Southwest Business Improvement District Task Force, Erik A. Moses of Events DC, Valerie Camillo of the Washington Nationals and Mike Schoenbrun of D.C. United. The event begins at 8 a.m. at the Carnegie Library, 801 K St. NW. $75 for members, $100 for everyone else.

The D.C. Chamber of Commerce is hosting a panel discussion on “The Takeover: Millennials’ Impact on D.C.’s Entrepreneurial Landscape.” Speakers include Ursula Lauriston of Capitol Standard Magazine, Jed Ross of Goldblatt Martin Pozen, and Gabrielle Jackson of the Millennial Solution. The event begins at 6 p.m. at Flex Office Space, 1411 H St. NE. Free.

Economic calendar

An update on existing home sales is released on Monday, followed by new data on new home sales on Tuesday. On Wednesday comes the latest estimates for the nation’s gross domestic product.

— Compiled by Shawn Selby

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