Leadership Greater Washington, in conjunction with Leadership: Arlington, Baltimore, Fairfax, Howard, Loudoun, Montgomery, and Prince George’s will host “Future of Greater Washington,” a regional Leadership Exchange presented by Accenture. The return of the acclaimed leadership summit signifies the positive impact of collective leadership and initiatives dedicated to advancing the Greater Washington region.
The meeting is set for Oct. 26 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Gallup offices, 901 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004.
According to a release, “the top thinkers from the 2030 Group, Accenture, Enterprise Community Partners, Federal City Council, Greater Washington Partnership, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, and United Way of the National Capital Area, will engage with local leaders on understanding the integral initiatives dedicated to regional growth and development happening in Greater Washington. Panelists will discuss the link between housing affordability and metro, and investigate the initiatives implemented to improve economic growth and attract and retain talent in the region.
““Leadership Greater Washington values the thinking of the region’s greatest minds and innovators. We are excited to partner with local organizations to discuss the status of the region together through collective action. This event serves as an opportunity to continue studying the region in a progressive way,” said Doug Duncan, President and CEO, Leadership Greater Washington.
“Last year’s event attracted more than 150 innovative leaders working together to solve pressing issues, planting the seeds for a strategic approach to redefining the region. This year, Future of Greater Washington attendees will be updated on the progress of current and new initiatives underway. This Leadership Exchange welcomes bold ideas and serves as a call to action for leaders to redefine ways to support the regional vision for growth. Future of Greater Washington is a convener for leadership and innovation, with the goal of moving issues to the forefront of the conversation.
““Leaders across industries, interests, and geographies working together have the power to influence and change the conversation to create economic growth and encourage innovation,” said Marty Rodgers, who leads Accenture’s Metro Washington, DC business. “We are proud to partner with Leadership Greater Washington to make sure our best days for the region are ahead of us.””