April #MESmixer

Another incredible #MESmixer in the books at The Loft at 600 F that featured a super-cool “Heaven, Hell, & Purgatory” theme! With 3 floors of networking and 300 RSVPs, this was one of our most unique events! Check out the list of sponsors: Open bar tastings, featuring local brands: -Emperor Vodka -Mondo Vino -Catoctin Creek-Blue Chair Bay Rum -Adroit Theory Brewing Eclectic music by EastCoast Entertainment, including: -Sweet-sounding Singer and Harpist, Tulani Jolley, in Heaven -Lounge and Trance Beats by […]



February #MESmixer

What a way to kick off the 2015 event season! With over 400 RSVPs, our first #MESmixer of the year started off with a BANG at Woolly Mammoth Theater. Our theme was geared toward showcasing DC event technology companies such as Event Farm, Social Tables, Simple Tix, and others. The #MESmixer also featured a live band, delicious appetizers, a gourmet flavored cappuccino station, and outstanding DC décor. We even had a HUGE MES Afterparty at Hill Country, just a block […]



Halloween #MESmixer presents: #ImagineDC

In celebration of the 5-year anniversary of MES, we were able to partner up with Events DC and Carnegie Library to put together our BIGGEST #MESmixer in history!  With OVER 1,250 RSVPs, this masquerade networking event was unforgettable.  Featuring over 15 different caterers, live band, DJs, breakdancers, liquor sponsors, etc.  the party was going all evening!  Here are just a couple of the MES members that sponsored the event: Hosted by Carnegie Library Design by Amaryllis Live Music, DJ, and […]



August #MESmixer

The August #MESmixer showcased one of DC’s hottest, newest venues right in the heart of Dupont! Complete with live music by the band Brent & Co., this event had a ROCKIN atmosphere with over 400 RSVPs!  The Gryphon is a super-cool lounge and restaurant space that was recently renovated to host private events Sponsors Include: 3-hour OPEN BAR and Delicious Food by The Gryphon Planning by IMPACT Marketing & Events Live Cover Band by Last Call Entertainment Photography by Primo Lifestyle Photo Videography by Skipper […]

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#50onFireDC Judges’ Meet and Greet

I was privileged to attend the Judges’ Meet and Greet for InTheCapital’s #50onFireDC Wednesday, November 12, 2014. The 50 on Fire Awards Dinner will be December 4th at Howard Theatre and celebrates the year’s visionaries and disruptors in 9 categories – Design, Dining & Retail, Education, Government & Advocacy, Healthcare & Medicine, Marketing & Advertising, Real Estate & Architecture, Sports & Fitness, and Technology. With over 1,500 nominations, judges already narrowed the submissions to 150 finalists. Tickets are still available here. InTheCapital […]

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DC’s Inaugural Le Dîner en Blanc

Le Dîner en Blanc (DEB) began 25 years ago in Paris. It is the epitome of a French picnic. Elegant, mysterious, and a bit fussy. It is part flash mob and part dinner party all rolled together with a secret location and all white color scheme. Navigating through the city’s red tape, hosts Bryer Davis, Linda Davis, and Justin Ross worked for 3 years to bring DEB to DC. DC was able to host its first DEB September 4, 2014. I […]

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DC State of Innovation

DC State of Innovation Conference

Thursday, June 26th, In the Capital presented a State of Innovation conference at Arena Stage.  Bringing together business leaders from various industries, they offered in-depth discussions to create and grow the entrepreneurial landscape in DC. Phrases such as fostering disruption, economic climate, and innovative ecosystem were often heard throughout the panels. The morning began with a networking breakfast by RSVP Catering with sponsors LMO Advertising, Hailo, and Digital DC. Former DC Mayor Adrian Fenty opened the morning with a keynote discussion […]


Crowd filling June MESmixer at Malmaison DC

June #MESmixer at Malmaison

June #MESmixer kicked off summer Tuesday evening at Malmaison on Georgetown’s historic waterfront. The sister restaurant to Café Bonaparte and Napoleon Bistro, Malmaison offers a pastry shop and coffeehouse during the day and a dual level lounge and restaurant in the evening with Michelin 2-star chef Gerard Pangaud. Guests donated clothing for the House DC and enjoyed playing with the vintage props for the phoobooth. Housed in a refurbished industrial warehouse, MES enjoyed the perfect weather by opening the garage […]

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GWHCC Gala at the new Marriott Marquis

The Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GWHCC) celebrated its 38th Annual Gala on Friday June 9th at the new Marriott Marquis. This year was celebrating the role and contributions of local Hispanic doctors in business. The award winners were Dr. Fernando Pagan for Academia, Dr. Hortencia M. Hornbeak for Government, Dr. Carlos Picone for Cooperative Medicine, and Dr. Clayton Lawrence for Nonprofit. “The Gala celebrated the GWHCC’s accomplishments as a leading business organization committed to helping move Hispanic-owned businesses […]



April #MESmixer takes over Irish Whiskey

Despite the rain, April’s #MESmixer had a WONDERFUL night of networking at Irish Whiskey Public House located in Dupont!  Our sponsors included: Hosted by Irish Whiskey Public House Live Entertainment by Chris Laich Music Photograhy by Photograhy by Alexander Videography by InFocus Films Social Media Photo Booth by Washington Talent Agency Registration by Event Farm Strolling Magic by Max Major Social Media Marketing by Travelling Bean, Specialty Beverage Catering Company Seamless Guest Check-in by Social Tables PR Coverage by The Umbrella Syndicate Event Signage by Graphics 4 Events […]