About the Conference

CDVCA's Annual Conference is the premier training and networking event for impact investors providing startup and growth capital to sustainable businesses that make a measurable difference in people's lives. Those who attend will get a chance to speak with industry leaders and government officials about issues that are currently affecting our industry.  Our goal is to ensure that participants walk away with a better idea of how to achieve tangible results for their own organizations and communities.

The 2018 CDVCA Annual Conference will be held on March 22-23, 2018 at Washington Plaza Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Featured sessions include:

  • New Federal Opportunity Zones Program
  • Traditional VC and Structured Exits
  • Report from Capitol Hill
  • Diverse Ownership: Investing in MWBEs
  • Creating Quality Jobs
  • New Funds Forum
  • Community Development Venture Capital Roundtable

An Introductory Workshop precedes the Conference on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. This full-day workshop provides an overview of the industry and practice of impact investing. Attending this event offers an in-depth look at leading funds and best practices in the industry, and serves as the ideal entry point to the Conference and the industry.