Business Growth Lessons of Capitol Proportions

I just returned from a high-octane vacation and business networking trip to the Washington, D.C. area. What a breath of fresh air! After having spent the past few years as a resident of Central Oregon – an economically challenged (read: depressed) community, I was excited to discover a vibrant,  affable business community that has weathered the economic storm:  Alexandria, Virginia.

During my interview with Alexandria Chamber of Commerce‘s CEO, Tina Leone, I learned:


  • The traits of the nation’s 5th fastest growing city
  • The importance of balancing commercial and residential real estate development to enable economic stability
  • Why you should consider marketing your B2B services and products in this region
  • What partnerships have served the Chamber well


This 7-minute video will provide you with some expanded strategies to help you explore new markets and business allies.

Click here to watch.

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