Event Recap


Despite Venue Change October #MESmixer Rocks

When construction of the all new Josephine fell behind schedule, Mandy O’Neill really delivered. O’Neill, special events director of Josephine and its sister property Current Sushi, secured a new venue and ensured that the final #MESmixer of 2011 would go off with out a hitch! O’Neill worked with Robin Rosethenthal of Regal Celebrations to seamlessly transition the October 4th MES mixer to a new venue.

In the end, Current Sushi turned out to be the perfect location for MES. The fall weather cooperated and MES members got an exclusive look at the newly renovated back patio of the Dupont Circle sushi establishment. Dubbed “Rose Bar”, this 800 square foot patio has the feel of a Morrocan Garden. The plexiglass bar features backlit white roses and walls are adorned with a faux ivy covering that gives the feel of an exotic escape (Despite the fact that its located on the bustling Connecticut Avenue). The interior features a skeleton staircase reminiscent of a yacht and water filled floor panels that let you see through to the lower deck.

The 325 event planners and professionals who attended were treated to an open bar, dessert by Policy Restaurant, music by NYX Entertainment and Events and DJ Flounder, fun halloween accessories by Say Cheese Paper Props, dramatic lighting by Huqa AV, custom leather bracelets by Talk of the Town and strolling magic by yours truly.

Looking forward to seeing you all in 2012! Wishing you a busy and productive winter! -josh

View the full album on our Facebook Page. Photos: Daniel McGarrity Photography

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.

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