MES Members Support Local Youth in Search of Jobs

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” –Winston Churchill On Tuesday, April 29th Metro Event Specialist (MES) launched its first #MEScares initiative, which benefitted underprivileged youth in SE DC. MES members generously donated the following items to The House DC, an urban ministry 10 minutes from the nation’s capital: 8 gently used smart phones 2 dress shirts 4 suits 2 pairs of fancy heels beauty supplies 2 watches 11 fashionable ties The House […]

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Own the Hashtag, Own the Conversation

I recently headlined at Baylor University’s “Diadeloso” – An all day on campus event for students and families in the Waco, TX area. The event brought together over 20,000 people from the community. One thing you’ll immediately notice whenever a group of 20 somethings get together is that someone is always on their cell phone: Tweeting, sharing, posting and hashtagging! I was surprised to find out at an event of this scale that there was no official hashtag. As I browsed tweets […]

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Why “Helping” Will Help Your Blog

Have you ever wondered why people like Oprah are so powerful? How did she become so powerful? Why do people listen to her every word and passionately adhere to every syllable?

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Halloween #MESmixer Rocks Out at 918 F St!

Our Halloween #MESmixer was hosted by Living Social and produced by Troyal Events! Purple Onion Catering served up some tasty food while AP3 and Washington Talent rocked the house to deliver an unforgettable experience in the heart of the fall season.

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June #MESmixer combines Live Entertainment + Networking!

MES partnered with the Atlas Performing Arts Center and DIYva Designs to bring a unique networking experience unlike anything in the history of MES!

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April #MESmixer uncovers DC’s local treasures!

Our April Mixer converted a historic Naval hospital into an exciting treasure hunt for over 300 event professionals; allowing guests to discover and enjoy DC’s best local vendors while networking!

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February #MESmixer sits on top of DC!

Our February 28th MES Mixer was held at The Flying Bridge, providing our guests with stunning rooftop views of the Capitol Building and Union Station.

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Halloween #MESmixer defeats Hurricane Sandy

Although our Halloween Mixer was moved to November 6th due to Hurricane Sandy, that sure didn’t stop the guests from coming!

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Networking Event of the Year!

This month, Jeannette Tavares of EVOKE, assembled one of the best teams we have ever had for an MES mixer. Incredible venue, amazing food, stellar entertainment, and an ice cream truck!

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Vintage Theme and Historic Venue a Hit

Recap of the June 2012 MESmixer at City Tavern Club – Photos and Video