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WELCOME TO WHARTONDC.COM - The Official Website of the Wharton Club of Washington, DC

One of most active, largest clubs in Wharton Global 92,000+ Alumni Network & a leader among B-School Clubs in U.S.
Gives you access to 150-200+ top programs + top contacts each year
Hosting Wharton DC Innovation Summit April 28-29, 2015


  Aneesh Chopra, the first U.S. Chief Tech Officer & author, Innovative State: How New Technologies Can Transform Government, will be a keynote at the 2015 Wharton DC Innovation Summit, April 28-29, in DC  



Our Club supports alumni success and the business community in our region through our rich calendar of 150-200+ annual business, economic, finance, cultural and embassy programs, featuring business, government and other thought leaders. We also have focused Interest Groups, including Leads Council,(now in its 11th year) and Forums (such as Green Business and Investment). Members gain access to beneficial contacts and other valuable benefits, including complimentary Wharton School webinars on vital topics.

Major events include our Annual Joseph Wharton Award Dinner, now in its 45th year, and our major Conferences, such as the 2nd Annual Wharton DC Innovation Summit:  Connect - Create - Transform, April 28-29, 2015. It will feature private, public and academic thought leaders, plus inspirational entrepreneurs, connections to funding sources & potential partners, and much more to help innovators network, connect and succeed. It will again be at  the FHI 360 Conference Center, 1825 Connecticut Ave., NW), building on the foundation of last year's successful Summit. To learn more about the 40+ sessions and 80+ confirmed speakers, check our Summit website, WhartonDCInnovation.comEARLY BIRD rates in effect through March 6, 2015.

This builds on our  highly reviewed 2014 Wharton DC Innovation Summit (April 29-30, 2014). It featured 40+ sessions with 130+ private and public sectors speakers who are leading innovators. They covered vital aspects of innovation such as Funding (Angel, VC, Crowdfunding, Accelerators), Building Your Innovation Prowess, and Leading an Innovative Team to special resources of the National Capital Region, including life sciences, cyber, tech and other opportunities. The nearly 400 attendees represented 150+ companies and organizations of all sizes, from start-up to Fortune 500 and in the private and public sectors. To build connections among attendees and between them and speakers, there were many breaks, networking sessions and two receptions, one at the British Embassy.

If you are a member of our large, vibrant Club - one of the largest of any Wharton Club in the world - you gain access to all this to keep your knowledge and contacts at the forefront, by joining a leader among business school groups, in our region, nation and the Wharton Global network

Upcoming Events...
Tuesday, 04/28/15 at 8:00am
After a superb program and powerful networking in 2014,
back at FHI 360 for more superb speakers ready to
help you connect and get better results from your innovation
RESERVE BY MARCH 6 FOR EARLY BIRD RATES
Saturday, 03/7/15 at 8:00pm ...5 days away!
All loyal Quakers, and those who are just quaking in their (snow) boots,
but especially Wharton Club members, are invited to enjoy this
special visit from Penn's stellar, and perhaps intergalactic, all-male comedy troupe
Thursday, 03/12/15 at 9:00am ...10 days away!
Registration now open
Early Bird rates in effect October 21, 2014
until February 1, 2015
Saturday, 03/14/15 at 8:00pm ...12 days away!
Wharton Club Members & Guests are invited to a performance by
Washington's only original, political, satirical, musical comedy revue
Purposes are fun & raising funds for local charities
Wednesday, 03/18/15 at 12:00pm

Join us at our MD location to meet other Wharton Club & HBS Club Members.
We meet on the 3rd Wednesday of every month to promote & build each other's businesses
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