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Who We Are

Photo Credit BID staff in Franklin Park.

Founded in 1997 as a private nonprofit place-management organization, the DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID) is a catalyst, facilitator, and thought leader in diversifying the economy, promoting public-private partnerships, and enhancing the downtown experience for all. We oversee a 138-block area of approximately 520 properties and numerous parks and public spaces, from Massachusetts Avenue NW on the north, including the Walter E. Washington Convention Center at Mount Vernon Square, to Constitution Avenue NW on the south, and from Louisiana Avenue NW on the east to 16th Street NW on the west.

Join the BID team: click here for current openings.

Are you with the media? Reach out to Braulio Agnese: braulio@downtowndc.org, (202) 341-2420.

Do you need information about or have questions regarding the BID’s events and activations? Send an email to events@downtowndc.org.

For all other questions and needs, please use the Contact Us form.

Photo Credit SAMs walk in the 2019 National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade. Photo: Bob Rives.