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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 93,000+ Alumni Network & a leader among B-School Clubs in U.S.
Gives you access to 150-200+ top programs + top contacts each year
Hosting 45th Wharton Award Gala in Fall 2015


  Join us on July 8 to hear from Barry Trotz, first year coach of the NHL Washington Caps, about the past season and prospects for the future  



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 to be held in Fall 2015, and our major Conferences, such as the 2nd Annual Wharton DC Innovation Summit:  Connect - Create - Transform, held April 28-29, 2015:

  • The Summit featured 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. Topics include funding (VC, Angel, Crowd, SBA, SBIR), innovation accelerators, government contracting opportunities, health care, biopharma, cyber, data analytics, smarter government and much more.
  • The Summit was again at  the FHI 360 Conference Center, 1825 Connecticut Ave., NW), building on the foundation of last year's successful Summit.To foster networking, the Summit will feature many breaks, a Collaboration Zone, workshops, interactive sessions, receptions and a mobile app. We will return there again next year.
  • The beautiful Embassy of Indonesia hosted the Summit's spectacular opening night reception
  • To learn more about the 40+ sessions and 150+ confirmed speakers, and join 400+ select attendees from 150+ companies from startup to Fortune 500, government agencies, and nonprofits, check our Summit website, WhartonDCInnovation.com

Mark your calendar for the 3rd Annual Wharton DC Innovation Summit, April 26-27, 2016.

    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...
    Thursday, 06/25/15 at 11:45am
    Wharton DC Green Business Forum:
    SAVE THE DATE - Details TBA


    All interested in business & environment welcome
    Friday, 05/29/15 at 6:00pm ...4 days away!
    Wharton Club Members and others welcome
    Everyone gets a FREE Autism Safety Kit
    Family fun zone with activities for children of all ages
    and abilities - and their siblings
    Thursday, 06/4/15 at 7:00am ...10 days away!
    Network with 300+ of the DC Region's TOP
    Entrepreneurs, Business Leaders, CXOs, Angels, and VCs
    Special rates - 40% savings - for Wharton Club Members
    Wednesday, 06/17/15 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
    Topic & Speaker: TBA
    Wednesday, 07/8/15 at 12:30pm
    Wharton Club members & guests invited to
    Luncheon at National Press Club with
    Barry Trotz, coach of Washington's NHL franchise,
    to discuss the team's performance this past year & future prospects
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    Latest News...
    OVER 150 COMPANIES & ORGANIZATIONS REPRESENTED AT 2014 INNOVATION SUMMIT, EVEN MORE IN 2015
    Apr 17th, 2015 at 7:35am
    INCREDIBLE LINEUP OF THOUGHT - AND ACTION - LEADERS FOR 2015 WHARTON DC INNOVATION SUMMIT
    Apr 15th, 2015 at 7:16pm
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    Recent Events...
    EMBASSY SERIES CONCERT & RECEPTION AT EMBASSY OF AUSTRIA
    May 22nd, 2015 at 7:30pm
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    May 22nd, 2015 at 11:30am
    WHARTON - HBS CLUB LEADS COUNCIL - HELPING YOU SUCCEED
    May 20th, 2015 at 12:00pm
    4TH ANNUAL PRE-MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT & TRIBUTE TO VETERANS & VETS IN CONGRESS
    May 19th, 2015 at 7:00pm
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