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As a local Chamber of Commerce, the Capitol Hill Association of Merchants and Professionals (CHAMPS) is a dynamic organization of Washington, D.C. business and community leaders dedicated to a strong economic environment for the Capitol Hill neighborhood. CHAMPS advocates, connects, and promotes Capitol Hill businesses.

CHAMPS is a 501 (c)(6) non-profit organization.  Member dues are tax deductible as a business expense.


  • Provide members education and analysis of city government policies, laws and regulations affecting the business community.
  • File testimony and opinion letters to city government on behalf of our members & local business interests.
  • Bring members face to face with public officials via CHAMPS sponsored meetings and events.


  • Provide a local source for business capacity building & networking.
  • Develop and distribute business best practices.
  • Recognition of member business successes and innovations.
  • Expand professional contacts via member networking events.


  • List your business in our online member directory & events calendar.
  • Members and events feature via CHAMPS newsletters & blog.
  • Provide community-focused membership and promotional opportunities.