Author Archives: Max Major

About Max Major

Max Major is the founder of Metro Event Specialists and a professional magician in Washington, DC. He performs his award-winning magic for corporate functions, private parties, and special events.

#MESCares

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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?

Event Recap

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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!

Event Recap

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Vintage Theme and Historic Venue a Hit

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

Event Recap

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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.

Event Recap

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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.