Mayor Bowser Relaunches #ObviouslyDC

Monday, August 5, 2019
Website Offers One-Stop Shop for Valuable Information and Resources on Doing Business in Washington, DC
(Washington, DC) – Today, Mayor Bowser and the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) relaunched #ObviouslyDC to provide companies of all scales with valuable information and resources on starting and growing a business in Washington, DC. The redesigned website is a refresh of the Bowser Administration’s digital proposal for attracting Amazon’s second headquarters.
“ObviouslyDC is more than just a campaign – it is our success story. We’re proud to have built Washington, DC into an ideal place for businesses of all sizes to grow and thrive,” said Mayor Bowser. “This one-stop-shop provides businesses with the critical data and resources to navigate the landscape and makes clear the choice is simple: it’s Obviously DC.”
The website outline key topic areas that are important for business growth: talent, quality of life, transportation and infrastructure network, and resiliency. The website drills down on the strengths of Washington, DC and how that impacts the growth and viability of a company. Users can also learn about the various resources and programs that support their business goals, as well as connect with key stakeholders that encourage job creation and growth in Washington, DC. The website also provides a concierge service that helps users navigate the process of becoming a business in the District.
“We are excited about our website redesign and the robust information it provides to showcase why DC is a premier location to live, work and do business,” said Interim Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development John J. Falcicchio. “This new site answers many of the questions businesses ask and will allow them to have an informative experience as they conduct their research.”
To learn more about why DC is an obvious place to start and grow a business, visit

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