Author Archives: Troy

About Troy

Troy Francis is President of Metro Event Specialists, and an Event Producer based in Washington, DC. He plans corporate functions, special events, and weddings with success in engaging audiences and creating unconventional event experiences!

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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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August #MESmixer Unveils DC’s Hottest Lounge

One of the most elegant, and beautifully-renovated lounges in DC stole the hearts of our audience!

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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.