Author Archives: Katie Rose

About Katie Rose

Katie Rose is an Event Planner, Wine Specialist, and Personal Concierge offering services throughout the DC metropolitan area. Whether an intimate dinner party or lavish gala, every experience is tailored to individual personality and vision.

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#50onFireDC Brivo Labs

#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 […]