Parties and Networking Events around Washington, D.C. Through Sept 16, 2010

Monday, September 13 from 5:00 PM – 2:00 AM, visit Celebra Tu Herencia, a Hispanic heritage month happy hour at Lima Restaurant & Lounge, 1401 K St. NW. This networking event is FREE including drink specials, hors d’ouvres and networking. Info:, RSVP:

Monday, September 13 beginning at 9:00 PM, enjoy the 7th year of DC Shorts Film Festival in Penn Quarter During the week, we will screen 97 short films (all from 1 to 24 minutes) in 9 rotating showcases (each about 2 hours.) See films from 12 countries around the globe — and some incredible movies made here at home! Tickets: $30 – $125/VIP, Info.

Tuesday, September 14 from 10:00 PM – 1:00 AM, support the Greater Washington Sports Alliance Foundation at the 1st Annual SneakerBall After-Party presented by Digital Management at the National Building Museum downtown. Tickets include open bar, gourmet dessert buffet, and sporting arcade games all while dancing beside your favorite professional athlete to a Video DJ! Sneakers encouraged! $75/advance or $125/door.

Tuesday, September 14 from 6:30 – 9:30 PM, visit a Just BEcause Happy Hour benefiting the Canvas Art Program at Cultural Canvas Thailand hosted by Ora Nwabueze, James Gilbey and Jade Floyd at Funxion, 1309 F Street NW. $10/person or FREE with one donated bag of art supplies (crayons, colored pencils, construction paper, chalk, markers, rubber stamps, and stencils needed). Happy hour specials available, info.

Wednesday, September 15 beginning at 6:30 PM, visit the U.S. Navy Memorial Lone Sailor & Naval Heritage Awards Dinner at The National Building Museum, 401 F Street, NW. $425/person; $10,000/table – sponsorships available. Event includes: Navy veteran and entertainer Bill Cosby, World War II Marine Corps veteran and former football player Eddie LeBaron, and Lanier Phillips.

Wednesday, September 15 from 6:00 -8:00 PM, visit Success in the City’s Cups Full of Hope Event , a Bra Art Exhibition and Fundraising Event will support young women living with breast cancer.  At the Center for Innovative Technology, 2214 Rock Hill Rd. Herndon.  The unique art event will bring together survivors, supporters, benefactors, local celebrities and friends. $75 – a portion of the event’s proceeds will benefit The Tigerlily Foundation. or

Wednesday, September 15 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, visit the opening reception of Autumn Equinox at Chevy Chase Pavilion, 5335 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Chevy Chase. The show of sculpture, painting and three-dimensional media works will open with a Meet the Artists Reception and remain on display through November 28,

Thursday, September 16 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, enjoy an evening of scotch & shine – Glenmorangie Tasting & Shoeshine at Morton’s The Steakhouse’s downtown DC or Georgetown locations  (3251 Prospect St and 1050 Connecticut). This FREE event includes tastings of four different varieties of the fine Scotch; free shoe shines and golf gear, compliments of Moet Hennessey.

Thursday, September 16 from 7:00 – 11:00 PM, Hungry For Music with The Pretty Small Opry honors classic country music in an affectionate tribute to the legendary formative years of music at Bangkok Blues, 926 W. Broad Street, Falls Church. This year, donations from the third annual show will benefit Hungry For Music, founded by DC’s Jeff Campbell to bring music and music education into the lives of disadvantaged children. Monetary donations, as well as donations of musical instruments, will be gratefully accepted, .

Thursday, September 16 from 5:30 – 8:00 PM, enjoy a Happy Hour with Young Government Leaders at Ireland’s Four Fields, 3412 Connecticut Ave. NW. Network with YGL and HYP members – drink specials available,

Thursday, September 16 from 5:30 – 9:30 PM, visit the Fall District Sample Sale in the heart of Georgetown, M St NW. Including 20+ of DC’s best designer boutiques, plus cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, a fashion-focused silent auction and more, all to benefit our fall 2010 charity, the GW Mammovan, bringing free mammography services to the district. Participating restaurants: Georgetown Cupcake, Cafe Bonaparte, Neyla, iCi Urban Bistro, Kababji, Morso, and FunXion. $40/general, $100 VIP, $250/Benefactress,

Executive Breakfast Forum: “Face the Facts: Energy Agenda Now”.

The Capital Cabal in partnership with Ipsos Public Affairs announces a new executive breakfast forum: “Face the Facts: Energy Agenda Now”. Ipsos will conduct exclusive public opinion research of voters addressing energy related topics, and the findings will be presented for the first time at this event. Issues include how to advance an energy agenda when the issue is low priority for voters, and other points. Panelists from The Hill,, National Commission on Energy Policy and OPOWER will discuss the findings. September 28, 2010 in Washington, DC – register today to secure your spot.

Rebranding WIT/Rebranding YOU: New Mission, New Logo, New Look!

Personal Branding is at the forefront of career and professional development. It is a strategic process for maximizing your personal assets, credentials and strengths; packaging yourself in a way that aligns image with vision; and determining the best market channels and tactics to reach your goals. Marva Goldsmith, certified image consultant and brand strategist will lead an interactive discussion on Thursday, September 16th at 6pm about the personal branding process and provide an opportunity for participants to obtain feedback from other event attendees. Click here to register

Juice Analytics “Viva Visualization” Data Visualization Tour

Register for the D.C. area stop of the Juice Analytics “Viva Visualization” Tour on Thursday, September 16th from 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. at the Key Bridge Marriott located just 1 1/2 blocks from the Rosslyn Metro Station in Arlington. Join us for a complimentary breakfast buffet and seminar about communicating better with data. What you’ll have when you leave: visualization best practices training around information layout and workflow, information visualization, chart selection, and styling; networking within the D.C. community ; a full belly from the breakfast buffet; an opportunity to pick the Juice collective for tidbits of vizo-knowledge; and custom designed Juice schwag. What Juice gets out of this: a much needed visit to the capital city; a chance to meet D.C. folks who love making visual sense of data; an opportunity to talk about the stuff we’re excited about with people who are actually willing to listen (besides our moms), and a big ol’ food bill. So, if this sounds like fun to you (and who wouldn’t think so), register. We can’t wait to meet you. Visit . Send inquiries to

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One Response to Parties and Networking Events around Washington, D.C. Through Sept 16, 2010

  1. LiLu says:

    We also have the Social Media Club DC September networking event on “Using Social Media for Customer Service” on Tuesday! 🙂

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