Event Recap


April #MESmixer at Eastern Market in DC

On April 24, 2012 we hosted one of the largest MES mixers to date at Eastern Market in Washington DC. One of the things that really made this event stand out was the venue. The North Hall is really a blank canvas, and it gave our planning team a chance to really shine.

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February #MESmixer at Cities Restaurant

We kicked off the 2012 networking season with our first MESmixer of the year at Cities Restaurant. The event, hosted on February 28, 2012, brought together hundreds of Event Planners, vendors, and caterers for a night of networking and entertainment. -josh

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Despite Venue Change October #MESmixer Rocks

As event planners, dealing with change is part of the job. Inclement weather, technical problems, power failures? Just another day at the office. Construction delays at Josephine Lounge forced MES to relocate to a new venue just 7 days before the #MESmixer.

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Juggling Events During the Busy Season

It’s officially summer! And it’s one of the busiest times of the year for event professionals. How do you keep up with all of your client demands and find time to market your business to new customers?

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#CraveKimpton: Kimpton Hotels Celebrate 10 Years in DC

On I June 23, 2011 I attended CraveKimpton with the Travelling Bean’s Marcos Vieira. All 13 DC-area Kimpton properties joined to celebrate 10 years in the District.

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June #MESmixer at Buddha Bar

The attendance at MES networking events keeps growing! June’s event was held at Buddha Bar in DC. Thanks go out to our wonderful sponsors and attendees.

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“Show Me” Support for Tornado Victims

Join Metro Event Specialists and Josh Norris in supporting Red4Joplin. A fundraiser to help rebuild Joplin, MO which was recently devastated by an E5 tornado.

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New Daily Deal Site for Event Planners

Josh Norris reviews a new daily deal site that targets event professionals. Read on to learn more about CaterWire.

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Perfect Wedding Guide Celebrates 20 Years

The DC Area Perfect Wedding Guide hosted their 20th anniversary party at Hotel Palomar Arlington. Take an behind-the-scenes look at the event through the eyes of an MES insider.

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400 Event Pros Attend April MES Mixer

Its official! The April MES mixer was officially the largest event in our short history. The event, hosted at the Key Bridge Marriott on April 26, 2011, brought together over 400 event professionals for an evening of networking and entertainment.