DowntownDC BID to Hold 2015 State of Downtown Forum

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

By Rachel Rose Hartman

Find out how DowntownDC is "Leading a Changing Region" and get the latest economic analysis on our area from the DowntownDC BID at the 2015 State of Downtown Forum April 17 at the Newseum (555 Pennsylvania Avenue NW).

The event will feature the release of the 2014 State of Downtown Report, the definitive guide to the economy of DowntownDC.

[To read about last year’s forum and the 2013 State of Downtown Report, click here.]

Find out how Downtown and the city at-large stack up against the region and nationally and learn more about Downtown hotel and restaurant growth, office space, retail, transportation investments and more. 

The report will be discussed and analyzed by a panel of experts:

  • Valarie Dollison, vice president/general manager, Macy's
  • Brian Kenner, Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED)
  • Greg Meyer, executive vice president, Greater DC Region, Brookfield Office Properties
  • Wendy Rieger, NBC News4 anchor and new DowntownDC resident

The discussion, moderated by DowntownDC BID Executive Director Richard H. Bradley, will focus on this year’s theme "Leading a Changing Region."

Join the BID and other Downtown stakeholders for this event and get your copy of the report on April 17. (Breakfast begins at 8 a.m. and the program, including the panel discussion, runs from 8:30-10.)

Register today:

For more information on the forum, visit our event page: www.