What to watch: Week of Dec. 3

December 2, 2012

The District’s top business and community leaders are set to gather for the Washington, D.C. Economic Partnership’s Annual Meeting & Development Showcase on Tuesday.

Federal City Council chief executive and former District mayor Anthony Williams is to give the keynote. District Mayor Vincent C. Gray and Deputy Mayor Victor Hoskins are also to speak.

Exhibitors representing most of the major commercial, retail and housing developments in the District are also to be featured.

The half-day event begins at 10 a.m. at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Pl. NW. $125.

Other events of note
Monday, Dec. 3

The Afghan-American Chamber of Commerce is holding its eighth annual U.S.-Afghanistan Business Matchmaking Conference today and tomorrow. The event begins at 8 a.m. at the Atrium Ballroom at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Cost varies. For more information: www.a-acc.org.

Tuesday, Dec. 4

The American Society of Association Executives’ three-day Technology Conference & Expo 2012 begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Pl. NW. Cost varies. For more information: www.technologyconference.org.

Wednesday, Dec. 5

The D.C. Chamber of Commerce is hosting a holiday business networking reception, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Hay-Adams Hotel, 800 16th St. NW. $40 for members, $65 for everyone else.

Thursday, Dec. 6

Thomas M. Davis, director of federal government affairs for Deloitte & Touche, is to give the keynote at the Coalition for Government Procurement’s “Post Election Event – What Does it All Mean?” It begins at 7:15 a.m. at the Tower Club, 8000 Towers Crescent Dr., Vienna. $75 for members, $130 for everyone else.

The Rockville Women’s Business Center is holding a breakfast event to celebrate its second anniversary. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and SBA District Director Bridget Bean are to speak. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. at VisArts at Rockville Town Center, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. $25.

SCORE D.C.’s How to Start a Business Workshop begins at 9 a.m. at the organization’s third-floor offices at 740 15th St. NW. $60 at the door.

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual celebration dinner and awards ceremony, beginning 6 p.m., at the Hilton Washington D.C. North/Gaithersburg, 620 Perry Pkwy., Gaithersburg. $65 for members, $80 for everyone else.

Friday, Dec. 7

The U.S.-Korea Business Council and the Korean Chamber of Commerce and Industry are hosting the U.S.-Korean Investment & Trade Cooperation Forum. The event begins at 8 a.m. at the Willard InterContinental Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW.

— Shawn Selby

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