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COG, Board of Trade help regional leaders prepare for 2017 Inauguration

Jan 18, 2017

Nearly 300 business and government leaders attended the event to learn how to prepare for the Inauguration.

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) and the Greater Washington Board of Trade partnered to host a briefing on January 12, featuring top business, transportation, and security officials to help attendees prepare for the 2017 Inauguration.

The event covered topics including how businesses and individuals can prepare for disruptions to operations and road closures, what transportation options are available, and what officials are doing to prepare for security disruptions and protests to ensure public safety.


Visit for information and interactive map on street closures, parking restrictions, walking routes, and more.

Get Inauguration updates and alerts sent straight to your phone by texting INAUG to 888777.

View the full agenda and speakers from the event.

Check out this Facebook album for photos from the event.

Find resources and materials from the event.

Listen to the audio recording from the event:


Contact: Laura Ambrosio
Phone: (202) 962-3278
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