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  • NEW LOCATION!
    Meetups now hosted at 1776 Crystal City, Arlington, VA

    Without a doubt, cloud computing is playing a central role in agency efforts to modernize their IT infrastructure. Agencies have made great strides in understanding the benefits and challenges of cloud. In this meetup, we will discuss how agencies can accelerate cloud adoption.

    With this in mind we are kicking off 2019 with a can't-miss Meetup, Accelerating Gov Cloud in a Cloud Smart World, on Wednesday, Jan. 23 starting at 6 p.m. at 1776 Crystal City, Virginia.*

    Be sure to RSVP and join us for this month's Meetup featuring a speaker lineup of cloud experts who will share insights and best practices for government cloud adoption success.

    This event is free and open to the public. Please help spread the word by inviting your colleagues and connections - and be sure to RSVP and secure your spot today!

    #AzureGovMeetup

    Agenda details to come!

    Microsoft Azure Government DC user community.

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  • Use the DAR Museum collections to explore how family histories are collected and preserved. Share stories about your family with other Brownies and play a game to see how stories change over time. Then, write about your day in a brand-new diary and create a family tree to tell your family story!

    This program results in earning the "My Family Story" badge, which is included in the registration price. 

    *Please note: The event will be canceled and all orders refunded if 8 participants are not registered by the week prior*


    FAQs


    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

    We encourage public transportation. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

    Main entrance is at 1776 D Street. Handicapped entrance is on C Street (opposite side of the building.) Please ring buzzer for entrance access. Wheelchairs are available upon request at the front desk in the lobby.


    What can/can't I bring to the event?

    Bring your enthusiasm. Bring the appropriate number of adult chaperones. Please consult your Girl Scout "Volunteer Essentials" booklet.

    Family members are welcome, but a gentle reminder that "My Family Story" is for Brownie participants. Parents with young siblings are encouraged to explore the Museum's galleries, current exhibition, and thirty-one period rooms. Admission is free to the DAR Museum. If a parent wants a sibling to participate in this program, the child must be registered.

    Bring your camera, take photos, and feel free to share on social media. However, selfie sticks are not allowed.


    Can non-Girl Scouts participate?

    Yes! Non-Girl Scouts may register for "My Family Story," but they are unable to receive the badge. DAR Museum adheres to guidelines as a Girl Scout partner institution.


    Do parents need to purchase a ticket?

    No. The ticket price covers the cost of materials for the participanting scouts. Only those who wish to participate in the craft activities need to purchase a ticket (siblings may also participate but cannot recieve a badge according to Girl Scout guidelines). 


    Is my ticket transferrable?

    No, tickets are not transferrable.


    Is my ticket refundable?

    Yes, refunds are offered until one month before the event.


    Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.

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  • Travel back to 1913 to join the Women's Suffrage Parade! Create your own "Votes for Women" sash and write a speech advocating for a woman's right to vote. Learn about some of the heroines of the movement, including women that participated in the parade right here in DC. What would it be like to be a girl at this time? Why is it important that women have the right to vote?

    This program results in the "Playing the Past" badge, which is included in the registration price.

    *Please note: The event will be canceled and all orders refunded if 8 participants are not registered by the week prior*


     

    FAQs

    Do parents need to purchase a ticket?

    No. The ticket price covers the cost of materials for the participanting scouts. Only those who wish to participate in the craft activities need to purchase a ticket (siblings may also participate but cannot recieve a badge according to Girl Scout guidelines).


    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

    We encourage public transportation. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

    Main entrance is at 1776 D Street. Handicapped entrance is on C Street (opposite side of the building.) Please ring buzzer for entrance access. Wheelchairs are available upon request at the front desk in the lobby.


    What can/can't I bring to the event?

    Bring your enthusiasm. Bring the appropriate number of adult chaperones. Please consult your Girl Scout "Volunteer Essentials" booklet.

    Family members are welcome, but a gentle reminder that "Playing the Past" is for Junior participants. Parents with young siblings are encouraged to explore the Museum's galleries and thirty-one period rooms. Admission is free to the DAR Museum. If a parent wants a sibling to participate in this program, the child must be registered.

    Bring your camera, take photos, and feel free to share on social media. However, selfie sticks are not allowed.


    Can non-Girl Scouts participate?

    Yes! Non-Girl Scouts may register for "Playing the Past," but they are unable to receive the badge. DAR Museum adheres to guidelines as a Girl Scout partner institution.


    Is my transferrable?

    No, tickets are not transferrable.


    Is my ticket refundable?

    Yes, refunds are offered until one monthbefore the event. 


    Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

    Yes, please bring your printed ticket with you.


    Who should I contact with further questions?

    For program questions, contact the Museum's education department at museum@dar.org.


    Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.

    View Event
  • Travel back to 1913 to join the Women's Suffrage Parade! Create your own "Votes for Women" sash and write a speech advocating for a woman's right to vote. Learn about some of the heroines of the movement, including women that participated in the parade right here in DC. What would it be like to be a girl at this time? Why is it important that women have the right to vote?

    This program results in the "Playing the Past" badge, which is included in the registration price.

    *Please note: The event will be canceled and all orders refunded if 8 participants are not registered by the week prior*


     

    FAQs

    Do parents need to purchase a ticket?

    No. The ticket price covers the cost of materials for the participanting scouts. Only those who wish to participate in the craft activities need to purchase a ticket (siblings may also participate but cannot recieve a badge according to Girl Scout guidelines).


    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

    We encourage public transportation. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

    Main entrance is at 1776 D Street. Handicapped entrance is on C Street (opposite side of the building.) Please ring buzzer for entrance access. Wheelchairs are available upon request at the front desk in the lobby.


    What can/can't I bring to the event?

    Bring your enthusiasm. Bring the appropriate number of adult chaperones. Please consult your Girl Scout "Volunteer Essentials" booklet.

    Family members are welcome, but a gentle reminder that "Playing the Past" is for Junior participants. Parents with young siblings are encouraged to explore the Museum's galleries and thirty-one period rooms. Admission is free to the DAR Museum. If a parent wants a sibling to participate in this program, the child must be registered.

    Bring your camera, take photos, and feel free to share on social media. However, selfie sticks are not allowed.


    Can non-Girl Scouts participate?

    Yes! Non-Girl Scouts may register for "Playing the Past," but they are unable to receive the badge. DAR Museum adheres to guidelines as a Girl Scout partner institution.


    Is my transferrable?

    No, tickets are not transferrable.


    Is my ticket refundable?

    Yes, refunds are offered until one monthbefore the event. 


    Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

    Yes, please bring your printed ticket with you.


    Who should I contact with further questions?

    For program questions, contact the Museum's education department at museum@dar.org.


    Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.

    View Event
  • Use the DAR Museum collections to explore how family histories are collected and preserved. Share stories about your family with other Brownies and play a game to see how stories change over time. Then, write about your day in a brand-new diary and create a family tree to tell your family story!

    This program results in earning the "My Family Story" badge, which is included in the registration price. 

    *Please note: The event will be canceled and all orders refunded if 8 participants are not registered by the week prior*


    FAQs


    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

    We encourage public transportation. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

    Main entrance is at 1776 D Street. Handicapped entrance is on C Street (opposite side of the building.) Please ring buzzer for entrance access. Wheelchairs are available upon request at the front desk in the lobby.


    What can/can't I bring to the event?

    Bring your enthusiasm. Bring the appropriate number of adult chaperones. Please consult your Girl Scout "Volunteer Essentials" booklet.

    Family members are welcome, but a gentle reminder that "My Family Story" is for Brownie participants. Parents with young siblings are encouraged to explore the Museum's galleries, current exhibition, and thirty-one period rooms. Admission is free to the DAR Museum. If a parent wants a sibling to participate in this program, the child must be registered.

    Bring your camera, take photos, and feel free to share on social media. However, selfie sticks are not allowed.


    Can non-Girl Scouts participate?

    Yes! Non-Girl Scouts may register for "My Family Story," but they are unable to receive the badge. DAR Museum adheres to guidelines as a Girl Scout partner institution.


    Do parents need to purchase a ticket?

    No. The ticket price covers the cost of materials for the participanting scouts. Only those who wish to participate in the craft activities need to purchase a ticket (siblings may also participate but cannot recieve a badge according to Girl Scout guidelines). 


    Is my ticket transferrable?

    No, tickets are not transferrable.


    Is my ticket refundable?

    Yes, refunds are offered until one month before the event.


    Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.

    View Event
  • Use the DAR Museum collections to explore how family histories are collected and preserved. Share stories about your family with other Brownies and play a game to see how stories change over time. Then, write about your day in a brand-new diary and create a family tree to tell your family story!

    This program results in earning the "My Family Story" badge, which is included in the registration price. 

    *Please note: The event will be canceled and all orders refunded if 8 participants are not registered by the week prior*


    FAQs


    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

    We encourage public transportation. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

    Main entrance is at 1776 D Street. Handicapped entrance is on C Street (opposite side of the building.) Please ring buzzer for entrance access. Wheelchairs are available upon request at the front desk in the lobby.


    What can/can't I bring to the event?

    Bring your enthusiasm. Bring the appropriate number of adult chaperones. Please consult your Girl Scout "Volunteer Essentials" booklet.

    Family members are welcome, but a gentle reminder that "My Family Story" is for Brownie participants. Parents with young siblings are encouraged to explore the Museum's galleries, current exhibition, and thirty-one period rooms. Admission is free to the DAR Museum. If a parent wants a sibling to participate in this program, the child must be registered.

    Bring your camera, take photos, and feel free to share on social media. However, selfie sticks are not allowed.


    Can non-Girl Scouts participate?

    Yes! Non-Girl Scouts may register for "My Family Story," but they are unable to receive the badge. DAR Museum adheres to guidelines as a Girl Scout partner institution.


    Do parents need to purchase a ticket?

    No. The ticket price covers the cost of materials for the participanting scouts. Only those who wish to participate in the craft activities need to purchase a ticket (siblings may also participate but cannot recieve a badge according to Girl Scout guidelines). 


    Is my ticket transferrable?

    No, tickets are not transferrable.


    Is my ticket refundable?

    Yes, refunds are offered until one month before the event.


    Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.

    View Event
  • Use the DAR Museum collections to explore how family histories are collected and preserved. Share stories about your family with other Brownies and play a game to see how stories change over time. Then, write about your day in a brand-new diary and create a family tree to tell your family story!

    This program results in earning the "My Family Story" badge, which is included in the registration price. 

    *Please note: The event will be canceled and all orders refunded if 8 participants are not registered by the week prior*


    FAQs


    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

    We encourage public transportation. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

    Main entrance is at 1776 D Street. Handicapped entrance is on C Street (opposite side of the building.) Please ring buzzer for entrance access. Wheelchairs are available upon request at the front desk in the lobby.


    What can/can't I bring to the event?

    Bring your enthusiasm. Bring the appropriate number of adult chaperones. Please consult your Girl Scout "Volunteer Essentials" booklet.

    Family members are welcome, but a gentle reminder that "My Family Story" is for Brownie participants. Parents with young siblings are encouraged to explore the Museum's galleries, current exhibition, and thirty-one period rooms. Admission is free to the DAR Museum. If a parent wants a sibling to participate in this program, the child must be registered.

    Bring your camera, take photos, and feel free to share on social media. However, selfie sticks are not allowed.


    Can non-Girl Scouts participate?

    Yes! Non-Girl Scouts may register for "My Family Story," but they are unable to receive the badge. DAR Museum adheres to guidelines as a Girl Scout partner institution.


    Do parents need to purchase a ticket?

    No. The ticket price covers the cost of materials for the participanting scouts. Only those who wish to participate in the craft activities need to purchase a ticket (siblings may also participate but cannot recieve a badge according to Girl Scout guidelines). 


    Is my ticket transferrable?

    No, tickets are not transferrable.


    Is my ticket refundable?

    Yes, refunds are offered until one month before the event.


    Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.

    View Event
  • Travel back to 1913 to join the Women's Suffrage Parade! Create your own "Votes for Women" sash and write a speech advocating for a woman's right to vote. Learn about some of the heroines of the movement, including women that participated in the parade right here in DC. What would it be like to be a girl at this time? Why is it important that women have the right to vote?

    This program results in the "Playing the Past" badge, which is included in the registration price.

    *Please note: The event will be canceled and all orders refunded if 8 participants are not registered by the week prior*


     

    FAQs

    Do parents need to purchase a ticket?

    No. The ticket price covers the cost of materials for the participanting scouts. Only those who wish to participate in the craft activities need to purchase a ticket (siblings may also participate but cannot recieve a badge according to Girl Scout guidelines).


    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

    We encourage public transportation. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

    Main entrance is at 1776 D Street. Handicapped entrance is on C Street (opposite side of the building.) Please ring buzzer for entrance access. Wheelchairs are available upon request at the front desk in the lobby.


    What can/can't I bring to the event?

    Bring your enthusiasm. Bring the appropriate number of adult chaperones. Please consult your Girl Scout "Volunteer Essentials" booklet.

    Family members are welcome, but a gentle reminder that "Playing the Past" is for Junior participants. Parents with young siblings are encouraged to explore the Museum's galleries and thirty-one period rooms. Admission is free to the DAR Museum. If a parent wants a sibling to participate in this program, the child must be registered.

    Bring your camera, take photos, and feel free to share on social media. However, selfie sticks are not allowed.


    Can non-Girl Scouts participate?

    Yes! Non-Girl Scouts may register for "Playing the Past," but they are unable to receive the badge. DAR Museum adheres to guidelines as a Girl Scout partner institution.


    Is my transferrable?

    No, tickets are not transferrable.


    Is my ticket refundable?

    Yes, refunds are offered until one monthbefore the event. 


    Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

    Yes, please bring your printed ticket with you.


    Who should I contact with further questions?

    For program questions, contact the Museum's education department at museum@dar.org.


    Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.

    View Event
  • Travel back to 1913 to join the Women's Suffrage Parade! Create your own "Votes for Women" sash and write a speech advocating for a woman's right to vote. Learn about some of the heroines of the movement, including women that participated in the parade right here in DC. What would it be like to be a girl at this time? Why is it important that women have the right to vote?

    This program results in the "Playing the Past" badge, which is included in the registration price.

    *Please note: The event will be canceled and all orders refunded if 8 participants are not registered by the week prior*


     

    FAQs

    Do parents need to purchase a ticket?

    No. The ticket price covers the cost of materials for the participanting scouts. Only those who wish to participate in the craft activities need to purchase a ticket (siblings may also participate but cannot recieve a badge according to Girl Scout guidelines).


    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

    We encourage public transportation. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

    Main entrance is at 1776 D Street. Handicapped entrance is on C Street (opposite side of the building.) Please ring buzzer for entrance access. Wheelchairs are available upon request at the front desk in the lobby.


    What can/can't I bring to the event?

    Bring your enthusiasm. Bring the appropriate number of adult chaperones. Please consult your Girl Scout "Volunteer Essentials" booklet.

    Family members are welcome, but a gentle reminder that "Playing the Past" is for Junior participants. Parents with young siblings are encouraged to explore the Museum's galleries and thirty-one period rooms. Admission is free to the DAR Museum. If a parent wants a sibling to participate in this program, the child must be registered.

    Bring your camera, take photos, and feel free to share on social media. However, selfie sticks are not allowed.


    Can non-Girl Scouts participate?

    Yes! Non-Girl Scouts may register for "Playing the Past," but they are unable to receive the badge. DAR Museum adheres to guidelines as a Girl Scout partner institution.


    Is my transferrable?

    No, tickets are not transferrable.


    Is my ticket refundable?

    Yes, refunds are offered until one monthbefore the event. 


    Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

    Yes, please bring your printed ticket with you.


    Who should I contact with further questions?

    For program questions, contact the Museum's education department at museum@dar.org.


    Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.

    View Event
  • Use the DAR Museum collections to explore how family histories are collected and preserved. Share stories about your family with other Brownies and play a game to see how stories change over time. Then, write about your day in a brand-new diary and create a family tree to tell your family story!

    This program results in earning the "My Family Story" badge, which is included in the registration price. 

    *Please note: The event will be canceled and all orders refunded if 8 participants are not registered by the week prior*


    FAQs


    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

    We encourage public transportation. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

    Main entrance is at 1776 D Street. Handicapped entrance is on C Street (opposite side of the building.) Please ring buzzer for entrance access. Wheelchairs are available upon request at the front desk in the lobby.


    What can/can't I bring to the event?

    Bring your enthusiasm. Bring the appropriate number of adult chaperones. Please consult your Girl Scout "Volunteer Essentials" booklet.

    Family members are welcome, but a gentle reminder that "My Family Story" is for Brownie participants. Parents with young siblings are encouraged to explore the Museum's galleries, current exhibition, and thirty-one period rooms. Admission is free to the DAR Museum. If a parent wants a sibling to participate in this program, the child must be registered.

    Bring your camera, take photos, and feel free to share on social media. However, selfie sticks are not allowed.


    Can non-Girl Scouts participate?

    Yes! Non-Girl Scouts may register for "My Family Story," but they are unable to receive the badge. DAR Museum adheres to guidelines as a Girl Scout partner institution.


    Do parents need to purchase a ticket?

    No. The ticket price covers the cost of materials for the participanting scouts. Only those who wish to participate in the craft activities need to purchase a ticket (siblings may also participate but cannot recieve a badge according to Girl Scout guidelines). 


    Is my ticket transferrable?

    No, tickets are not transferrable.


    Is my ticket refundable?

    Yes, refunds are offered until one month before the event.


    Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.

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  • Celebrate Women's History Month while earning your "Celebrating Community" badge. Complete a scavenger hunt around historic Memorial Continental Hall, learn about symbols of the women's movement, and listen to songs performed by female groups over the last 100 years. Why is it important to celebrate women's history? How do we recognize women's contributions?

    Each participant will recieve a "Celebrating Community" packet with games and activities to help them earn their badge. Registration fees cover program supplies and the "Celebrating Community" badge. 

    This is an all-day community event. Family and friends are welcome! Women's history activities and crafts will be available for all ages, but badges are restricted to Girl Scout participants. 


    FAQs


    Do parents and siblings need to purchase a ticket?

    No. The ticket price covers the cost of materials for the participanting scouts. Admission to the DAR Museum is free. 

     

    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

    We encourage public transportation. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

    Main entrance is at 1776 D Street. Handicapped entrance is on C Street (opposite side of the building.) Please ring buzzer for entrance access. Wheelchairs are available upon request at the front desk in the lobby.

     

    What can/can't I bring to the event?

    Bring your enthusiasm. Bring the appropriate number of adult chaperones. Please consult your Girl Scout "Volunteer Essentials" booklet.

    Family members are encouraged to attend the Women's History Day event! Parents and siblings cannot recieve the "Celebrating Community" packet and badge according to Girl Scout guidelines, but are welcome to enjoy all other aspects of the World's Fair. Admission is free to the DAR Museum. 

    Bring your camera, take photos, and feel free to share them on social media! However, selfie sticks are not allowed.


    Is my transferrable?

    No, tickets are not transferrable.


    Is my ticket refundable?

    Yes, refunds are offered until one month before the event. 


    Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

    Yes, please bring your printed ticket with you.


    Who should I contact with further questions?

    For program questions, contact the Museum's education department at museum@dar.org.


    Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.

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  • Celebrate Women's History Month while earning your "Playing the Past" badge. Many DAR members were active suffragists, including Susan B. Anthony and Alice Paul. In fact, in 1913 Alice Paul organized a suffrage parade that ended right here at the DAR Headquarters! Decorate your own "Votes for Women" sash, learn about the history of this important event, and read speeches by the inspiring women that advocated for women's right to vote. 

    Each participant will recieve a "Playing the Past" packet with games and activities to help them earn their badge. Registration fees cover program supplies and the "Playing the Past" badge. 

    This is an all-day community event. Family and friends are welcome! Women's history activities and crafts will be available for all ages, but badges are restricted to Girl Scout participants. 


    FAQs


    Do parents and siblings need to purchase a ticket?

    No. The ticket price covers the cost of materials for the participanting scouts. Admission to the DAR Museum is free. 

     

    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

    We encourage public transportation. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

    Main entrance is at 1776 D Street. Handicapped entrance is on C Street (opposite side of the building.) Please ring buzzer for entrance access. Wheelchairs are available upon request at the front desk in the lobby.

     

    What can/can't I bring to the event?

    Bring your enthusiasm. Bring the appropriate number of adult chaperones. Please consult your Girl Scout "Volunteer Essentials" booklet.

    Family members are encouraged to attend the Women's History Day event! Parents and siblings cannot recieve the "Playing the Past" packet and badge according to Girl Scout guidelines, but are welcome to enjoy all other aspects of the World's Fair. Admission is free to the DAR Museum. 

    Bring your camera, take photos, and feel free to share them on social media! However, selfie sticks are not allowed.


    Is my transferrable?

    No, tickets are not transferrable.


    Is my ticket refundable?

    Yes, refunds are offered until one month before the event. 


    Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

    Yes, please bring your printed ticket with you.


    Who should I contact with further questions?

    For program questions, contact the Museum's education department at museum@dar.org.


    Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.

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  • Join us for 2019's first DC MarTech Talk, where we start the new year by talking career growth. Learn about 2019 marketing hiring trends in the DMV from Sue Keith of Ceres Talent and then get career secrets and inspiration from one of DC's fastest-rising stars, Mike Lovell, Senior Vice President of Global Demand Generation at EVERFI. Drop by to get your new year off to a great start - with an evening with the DC area's best networking and marketing education community.

    AGENDA

    6:30 pm: Networking
    7:00 pm: Demand for Marketers in the DMV in 2019 by Sue Keith, Ceres Talent
    7:20 pm: Grow Your Demand Gen & Marketing Career in 2019, by Mike Lovell, EverFi
    8:00 pm: Q & A and wrap-up

    SPEAKER BIO

    Mike Lovell is the Senior Vice President of Global Demand Generation at EVERFI. Mike leads cross-vertical sales and marketing teams at EVERFI, including financial services, corporate social responsibility, and compliance training. He has a deep background in inbound and outbound marketing and has worked across the educational technology, software and financial services industries for the past ten years. In addition to his work at EVERFI, Mike is a mentor at both 1776 and Startup Weekend, where he advises organizations on their marketing, sales and digital strategies.. Follow him at https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikeclovell/

    OUR SPONSOR

    Ceres Talent is a marketing staffing agency. We provide experienced marketers with the skills you need, for as long as you like. Our marketers average 15+ years of strategic and tactical marketing expertise. We quickly deliver the marketing talent you need so your marketing team can thrive. Learn more at https://www.cerestalent.com/

    GETTING TO VENUE

    You can easily reach Snag (Snagajob) at 1919 N. Lynn using the Orange, Silver, or Blue lines on the metro and walk about about a block and a half to the building. If you're driving, there is paid parking in the building and many parking garages in the area. There is also street parking, which is free after 8 pm, if you're willing to walk a few blocks.

    Disclaimer: As usual, we'll take photos and video, so be aware that you just might show up in one. Attendance means consent to photos and video.

    DC Marketing Tech Talks is a project of WaveLength Analytics. Learn more about them at https://wavelength-analytics.com/

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  • Travel back to 1913 to join the Women's Suffrage Parade! Create your own "Votes for Women" sash and write a speech advocating for a woman's right to vote. Learn about some of the heroines of the movement, including women that participated in the parade right here in DC. What would it be like to be a girl at this time? Why is it important that women have the right to vote?

    This program results in the "Playing the Past" badge, which is included in the registration price.

    *Please note: The event will be canceled and all orders refunded if 8 participants are not registered by the week prior*


     

    FAQs

    Do parents need to purchase a ticket?

    No. The ticket price covers the cost of materials for the participanting scouts. Only those who wish to participate in the craft activities need to purchase a ticket (siblings may also participate but cannot recieve a badge according to Girl Scout guidelines).


    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

    We encourage public transportation. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

    Main entrance is at 1776 D Street. Handicapped entrance is on C Street (opposite side of the building.) Please ring buzzer for entrance access. Wheelchairs are available upon request at the front desk in the lobby.


    What can/can't I bring to the event?

    Bring your enthusiasm. Bring the appropriate number of adult chaperones. Please consult your Girl Scout "Volunteer Essentials" booklet.

    Family members are welcome, but a gentle reminder that "Playing the Past" is for Junior participants. Parents with young siblings are encouraged to explore the Museum's galleries and thirty-one period rooms. Admission is free to the DAR Museum. If a parent wants a sibling to participate in this program, the child must be registered.

    Bring your camera, take photos, and feel free to share on social media. However, selfie sticks are not allowed.


    Can non-Girl Scouts participate?

    Yes! Non-Girl Scouts may register for "Playing the Past," but they are unable to receive the badge. DAR Museum adheres to guidelines as a Girl Scout partner institution.


    Is my transferrable?

    No, tickets are not transferrable.


    Is my ticket refundable?

    Yes, refunds are offered until one monthbefore the event. 


    Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

    Yes, please bring your printed ticket with you.


    Who should I contact with further questions?

    For program questions, contact the Museum's education department at museum@dar.org.


    Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.

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  • Experience the wonder and excitement of a c.1900 World's Fair while earning your "Celebrating Community" Brownie badge. Complete a scavenger hunt around historic Memorial Continental Hall, learn about state flags, and listen to music performed at the World's Fair. How do people celebrate their community? What makes a World's Fair a special celebration?

    Each participant will recieve a "Celebrating Community" packet with games and activities to help them earn their badge. The packet is self-guided and will take approx. 1 hr to complete. Registration fees cover program supplies and the "Celebrating Community" badge. 

    This is an all-day community event. Family and friends are welcome! Other activities include homemade ice cream, live music, arts & crafts projects, and national pavillions sponsored by local cultural centers and embassies. 


    FAQs


    Do parents and siblings need to purchase a ticket?

    No. The ticket price covers the cost of materials for the participanting scouts. Admission to the DAR Museum is free. 

     

    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

    We encourage public transportation. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

    Main entrance is at 1776 D Street. Handicapped entrance is on C Street (opposite side of the building.) Please ring buzzer for entrance access. Wheelchairs are available upon request at the front desk in the lobby.

     

    What can/can't I bring to the event?

    Bring your enthusiasm. Bring the appropriate number of adult chaperones. Please consult your Girl Scout "Volunteer Essentials" booklet.

    Family members are encouraged to attend the World's Fair event! Parents and siblings cannot recieve the "Celebrating Community" packet and badge according to Girl Scout guidelines, but are welcome to enjoy all other aspects of the World's Fair. Admission is free to the DAR Museum. 

    Bring your camera, take photos, and feel free to share them on social media! However, selfie sticks are not allowed.


    Is my transferrable?

    No, tickets are not transferrable.


    Is my ticket refundable?

    Yes, refunds are offered until one month before the event. 


    Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

    Yes, please bring your printed ticket with you.


    Who should I contact with further questions?

    For program questions, contact the Museum's education department at museum@dar.org.


    Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.

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  • Experience the wonder and excitement of a c.1900 World's Fair while earning your "Product Designer" Junior badge. Do you know what innovations first debuted at the fair? Discover how a simple invention like the zipper changed fashion, and imagine what your clothes would look like without it! Then, design your own purse using only fabric and scissors. Can you construct a functional bag without using modern technologies? 

    Each participant will recieve a "Product Designer" packet with games and activities to help them earn their badge.  The packet is self-guided and will take approx. 1 hr to complete. Registration fees cover program supplies and the "Product Designer" badge. 

    This is an all-day community event. Family and friends are welcome! Other activities include homemade ice cream, live music, arts & crafts projects, and national pavillions sponsored by local cultural centers and embassies. 


    FAQs


    Do parents and siblings need to purchase a ticket?

    No. The ticket price covers the cost of materials for the participanting scouts. Admission to the DAR Museum is free. 

     

    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

    We encourage public transportation. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

    Main entrance is at 1776 D Street. Handicapped entrance is on C Street (opposite side of the building.) Please ring buzzer for entrance access. Wheelchairs are available upon request at the front desk in the lobby.

     

    What can/can't I bring to the event?

    Bring your enthusiasm. Bring the appropriate number of adult chaperones. Please consult your Girl Scout "Volunteer Essentials" booklet.

    Family members are encouraged to attend the World's Fair event! Parents and siblings cannot recieve the "Product Designer" packet and badge according to Girl Scout guidelines, but are welcome to enjoy all other aspects of the World's Fair. Admission is free to the DAR Museum. 

    Bring your camera, take photos, and feel free to share them on social media! However, selfie sticks are not allowed.


    Is my transferrable?

    No, tickets are not transferrable.


    Is my ticket refundable?

    Yes, refunds are offered until one month before the event. 


    Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

    Yes, please bring your printed ticket with you.


    Who should I contact with further questions?

    For program questions, contact the Museum's education department at museum@dar.org.


    Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.

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  • Maryland HQL, Florida and Utah Concealed Firearm License class from 09:00am-2:00pm at Dukes Defense located in Brookeville, MD. Class can be rescheduled within 30 days of the scheduled class date with prior notice of the cancellation.  "No Refunds."   Non-resident Florida and Utah application packets are provided as part of the training

    D.C. and Maryland "Wear & Carry" concealed license renewals can be completed at this class and Initial D.C. and Maryland "Wear & Carry training can be started (Note the longer time for class: 09:00am-5:00pm for D.C. and Maryland Wear & Carry).  Additional required training for initial D.C or MD applications will be scheduled at the end of the class.  "No Refunds."

    NEW South Carolina resident and qualified non-resident training can also be completed as an add on to any of our current training modules listed above.

    To help keep your costs down, we've lowered our training prices to offset the increased ticketing fees that Eventbrite adds to use their service.  We offer the D.C. and Wear and Carry training together as a package deal.  If you have any questions about our training packages and pricing, in the Mid-Atlantic please call us at 443-990-1776 and in South Carolina 843-458-1776 or email us at DukesDefense@live.com

    We accept credit cards only through our Eventbrite registration link.

    Utah CFP Module Only $99.00  Add Florida and/or Virginia  Non-Resident Handgun Permit by selecting the Maryland HQL Module below for $145.00.

    Maryland HQL Module $145.00 We accept Visa/MasterCard/Discover (Maryland HQL training includes Florida and Utah concealed training as needed) Meets the requirements for a Maryland resident to apply for a Maryland Handgun Qualification License (HQL) to purchase handguns in Maryland.

    Maryland Wear & Carry and D.C. Renewal Module Special Pricing  $275.00 We accept Visa/MasterCard/Discover (module includes review of Maryland Laws and application and Utah, New Hampshire, Virginia and Florida concealed carry training if needed or wanted. (This class ends 5pm)

    Maryland Wear & Carry and D.C. Concelaed Carry Initial Module Special Pricing  $375.00 We accept Visa/MasterCard/Discover (module includes review of Maryland Laws and application and Utah, New Hampshire, Virginia and Florida concealed carry training if needed or wanted. This is part one of a two part class.

    State application fees are not included in the prices.  Ammunition, if needed for MD Wear and Carry or D.C. Concealed Carry, may require an additional fee.  Range Fees may apply.

    Class can be rescheduled within 30 days of the scheduled class date with prior notice of the cancellation.  "No Refunds."

    Seating is limited. Our classes meet the requirements for an individual to apply for a Non-Resident Utah,  New Hampshire, Maine, Florida, Virginia, and Arizona concealed handgun license or permits.  Complete application packets with fingerprint card are available for Arizona, Florida, and Utah. Please note the Maryland Handgun Qualification License (HQL) is not the same as the Maryland concealed  carry "Wear and Carry" course. The Maryland Handgun Qualification License (HQL) course is a firearm safety and education class which allows a Maryland residen to purchase a regulated firearm.  The only item you need to bring to class for the HQL class is your driver's license and a notepad if you would like to take notes.  We provide the firearm and ammunition needed to complete your Maryland HQL or Florida applications. We do not provide fingerprints for the HQL or FLorida.  State application fees are paid directly to each state. Pennsylvania does NOT recognize non-resident Concealed Weapons Licenses to carry in PA,   As of 01 July 2016 Nevada now recognizes the Utah non-resident permit for a Maryland or DC resident to carry concealed in Nevada.  Non-resident permits are important for Maryland and D.C. residents who travel outside of Maryland and D.C and want to have the ability to legally conceal carry and/or have with them a loaded handgun while they are in states that recognize the basic human right of self defense.

    The class covers all of the required Maryland HQL topics to include:

    The Firearm’s Safety Training Course, for the Handgun Qualification License, shall consist of a minimum of four (4) hours of instruction and affirms the applicant’s safe operation of the firearm which requires firing at least one round of ammunition. The H.Q.L. course syllabus that we have prepared satisfies the basic requirements as stated by SB281 and as implemented by the MSP. 

    Firearm’s Safety Training Courses for the Maryland Handgun Qualification License must include instruction on:

    1) State’s Firearm Law – All HQL courses must include an overview of the State’s firearm laws, including a discussion regarding what constitutes a regulated firearm, how to properly purchase or transfer a firearm, where applicants are permitted to carry or transport a and , when it is necessary to possess a wear and carry permit, and who is prohibited from possessing firearms. 

    2) Home Firearm Safety
     - All HQL courses must include an overview of handgun and firearm safety in the home, including a discussion regarding access to minors, locking and storing of firearms, and the proper use of safety devices, to include lock boxes and safes.

    3) Handgun Mechanisms and Operation - All HQL courses must include the firing of at least one (1) round of ammunition, an overview of the proper operation and safe handling of a handgun, including cleaning and maintenance, the loading and unloading of ammunition, and the differences between revolvers and semi-automatic handguns.

    If you need to reschedule your class, you must do so within 30 days of the scheduled class date.  "No Refunds" are allowed.

    To get more information send an email to DukesDefense@live.com and/or visit us on the web at www.DukesDefense.com



    Dukes Defense


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  • STARTUPS, SMALL BUSINESSES, DEVELOPERS, INNOVATORS, STUDENTS, MENTORS, INVESTORS, SPEAKERS & COMMUNITY LEADERS

    Global Entrepreneurship Week DMV (Nov. 11-17, 2019) is a free 7-day interactive celebration that showcases exciting local innovation, and strengthens connections. Designed for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs, #GEW2019 educates aspiring & established founders alike on best practices, addresses common struggles and showcases regional access to the dynamic network of resources and investment within the DC-Maryland-Virginia ecosystem.

    #GEW2019 will convene the DMV community’s entrepreneurial talent to a variety of engaging sessions with diverse experts, and provide an overall roadmap of what tools and potential opportunities exist within the District and beyond.

    Reasons to attend:

    • Meet fellow founders, entrepreneurs, developers and investors in casual venues to talk shop, share code and make plans

    • Be part of a culture that celebrates sharing and learning from one another

    • Learn from incredibly smart entrepreneurs and experienced mentors

    • Network across the DC-MD-VA Entrepreneurship (ESHIP) community and interact with business founders and hiring managers in meaningful and impactful ways

    To learn more, visit https://innovatecoalition.org/gew.




    FAQs

    Do all attendees need a ticket to enter?

    YES. Everyone needs a ticket to enter the events during Global Entrepreneurship Week DMV. You'll receive a message to RSVP for sessions via Sched.org once we reveal the sessions in Fall 2019.


    How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

    The best way to contact is via email: info@innovatecoalition.org.




    SOME OF OUR PAST SPEAKERS




    • Marie Claire Andrea

      Marie Claire Andrea

      Global Entrepreneurship Network


    • Joey Arora

      Joey Arora

      U.S. Air Force Innovation (AFWERX)

      Director, Community Development

    • Ashley Artrip

      Ashley Artrip

      SVAcademy


    • Ebone Bell

      Ebone Bell

      Tagg Communication

      Founder & Editor-in-Chief

    • Shelly Bell

      Shelly Bell

      Black Girl Ventures

      Founder

    • Kirth Bobb

      Kirth Bobb

      Kirth Bobb Photography


    • Melissa L. Bradley

      Melissa L. Bradley

      1863 Ventures


    • Johnathan Brady

      Johnathan Brady

      DC Department for Small and Local Business Development

      ExportDC Program Mgr.

    • Aaron Brehove

      Aaron Brehove

      Cato Solutions


    • Austen Brower

      Austen Brower

      Drip: A DC Coffee Podcast

      Product Manager

    • Juliana Mejia Cardona

      Juliana Mejia Cardona

      Street Entrepreneurs

      Founder

    • Michelle Beaman Chang

      Michelle Beaman Chang

      Imby Community

      Founder & CEO

    • Melanie Charlton

      Melanie Charlton

      Brllnt

      Partner

    • Jessica Childress

      Jessica Childress

      The Childress Firm PLLC

      Managing Attorney

    • Johanna Ciezczak

      Johanna Ciezczak

      The Mission Continues


    • Ruth Chandler Cook

      Ruth Chandler Cook

      HireHer

      CEO

    • Jazmine Davies

      Jazmine Davies

      VeganShoe

      CEO

    • Theola Debose

      Theola Debose

      Life After Journalism

      Founder

    • Rosamond J. Dixon

      Rosamond J. Dixon

      Cultivated Roots Project


    • Brandon Dube

      Brandon Dube

      SolvrX

      Co-Founder

    • Sibyl Edwards

      Sibyl Edwards

      Black Female Founders

      Co-Founder

    • Xina Eiland

      Xina Eiland

      X PR

      CEO

    • Rakia Finley

      Rakia Finley

      Surge Assembly

      Founder

    • Dana Flor

      Dana Flor

      Flor Films LLC

      Director/Producer

    • Aurelia Flores

      Aurelia Flores

      Athena Digital Media Group

      Managing Member

    • Brittany Floyd

      Brittany Floyd

      Social Driver

      Director of Social & Digital Media

    • Amu Fowler

      Amu Fowler

      Startups Ignite

      Executive Director

    • Kristina Francis

      Kristina Francis

      Esteem Logic

      President

    • Amelia Friedman

      Amelia Friedman

      Hatch Apps

      Co-Founder

    • Morgan Fykes

      Morgan Fykes

      As It Happens & MorganFykes.com

      Founder & Creative Director

    • Nicole Gallub

      Nicole Gallub

      Pelonkey

      CEO

    • Kate Glantz

      Kate Glantz

      Lyft

      Mid-Atlantic Marketing Manager

    • Ashley Griffin

      Ashley Griffin

      Mocha Girl Beauty

      CEO

    • Kelly Hamill

      Kelly Hamill

      U.S. Department of Justice

      Law Clerk

    • Radiance Harris

      Radiance Harris

      Radiance IP Law LLC

      CEO

    • Emily Mankey Hidem

      Emily Mankey Hidem

      Sunnyside Virtual Reality

      Founder and CEO

    • Tammy Hui

      Tammy Hui

      Tammy Hui Law Strategy PLLC

      Principal

    • Mike Jett

      Mike Jett

      Mike Jett Photography


    • April Johnson

      April Johnson

      Happied

      Founder and CEO

    • Stacey Julien

      Stacey Julien

      Tech

      Co-Founder & COO

    • Phil Jung

      Phil Jung

      Maryland Venture Fund


    • Jessica Kaing

      Jessica Kaing

      1776 DC

      Events Manager

    • Christopher King

      Christopher King

      We Are Marcus

      CEO

    • Mark Lawrence

      Mark Lawrence

      Inncuvate Consulting

      Managing Partner

    • Amanda Miller Little-John

      Amanda Miller Little-John


      Personal Branding Coach

    • Karen Livingston

      Karen Livingston

      George Mason University


    • Rod Loges

      Rod Loges

      One Degree Capital

      President

    • Maryann Lombardi

      Maryann Lombardi

      OCTFME / 202 Creates

      Director

    • Sean Mallon

      Sean Mallon

      George Mason University


    • Diego Mariscal

      Diego Mariscal

      2gether-international.org

      Founder, CEO & Chief Disabled Officer


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  • The Big Idea CONNECTpreneur Bethesda Forum - February 20, 2019


    "The Best Networking Event in the MidAtlantic."



    This will be our 37th consecutive SOLD OUT event over the last 8 years!



    Over 70% of previous attendees surveyed say that CONNECTpreneur is the "Number One" tech and investor event in the Mid-Atlantic region!


    DCInno calls CONNECTpreneur "The Best Networking Event in DC" and a "NETWORKING JACKPOT" of the Region's TOP Entrepreneurs, Business Leaders, CXOs, Angels, and VCs.


    This UNIQUE EVENT is like NONE OTHER in our region, because of the high quality of our attendees, speakers and presenters.


    And YES, the networking is unprecedented!


    Program Highlights:

    - FIRESIDE CHAT with ROCKSTAR CEO Rick Weidinger, Chairman and CEO, Robotic Visions Technologies; IRL IndyCar and A1 Grand Prix Team USA team owner; former CEO, Pontio Communications (exited to El Paso Corp.)

    - VIP Panel: "How to Drive Innovation Across the Greater Washington Region"

    - We expect 400 business leaders, including 150+ CEOs & Founders, as well as 80+ angels & VCs

    - SHOWCASE of 10 Emerging tech companies

    - Heavy NETWORKING before, during, and after the event


    Buffet reakfast and unlimited coffee/tea will be provided.


    CONNECTpreneur is a bi-monthly networking mashup, which has been attended by over 8000 business leaders over the past 8 years.


    Space is very limited at this venue.


    We expect another SOLD OUT crowd, so there will be no on-site registration.


    All attendees MUST BE pre-registered.


    Please "Like" us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Connectpreneur

    Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @connectpreneur

    And visit our Website at connectpreneur.org


    DATE: FEBRUARY 20, 2019


    AGENDA


    7:00-8:20 am - REGISTRATION / NETWORKING


    8:20 - 8:25 am - WELCOME REMARKS

    S. TIEN WONG, Chairman of Tech 2000 and Lore Systems


    8:25 - 9:10 am - FIRESIDE CHAT WITH ROCKSTAR CEO

    RICK WEIDINGER, Chairman & CEO, Robotic Vision Technologies; former CEO, Pontio Communications (exited to El Paso Corp.); IRL IndyCar team owner and A1 Grand Prix Team USA owner


    9:10 - 10:10 am - COMPANY SHOWCASE / ROCKET PITCH

    (Companies will be announced on February 12)

    Companies will be introduced by:

    MIKE LABRIOLA, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati

    ANTHONY MILLIN, Partner, Shulman Rogers and NEXTLegal


    10:10 - 11:10 am - PANEL: "How to Drive Innovation Across the Greater Washington Region"

    Moderator: JONATHAN ABERMAN, Managing Partner, Amplifier Venture Partners; Founder, Tandem Inovation Alliance

    ESTHER LEE, CEO, Refraction; former Secretary of Commerce and Trade, Commonwealth of Virginia; former Vice Chair, Fairfax County Economic Development Authority; ex-Global Chief Marketing Officer, Burson-Marsteller

    DAVID PETR, President & CEO, Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation


    11:10 am - NETWORKING



    PREVIOUS INVESTOR PARTICIPANTS (partial list):

    Revolution Ventures, Carlyle Group, Kinetic Ventures, Sterling Partners, Core Capital, Grotech, UPDATA, Novak Biddle, New Atlantic Ventures, Edison Ventures, SWaN & Legend Venture Partners, Venturehouse, Boulder Ventures, TDF Funds, Ballast Point Ventures, Multiplier Capital, Saratoga Investment Corp., Maryland Venture Fund, New Markets Venture Partners, True Ventures, 500 Startups, Amplifier Venture Partners, DFW Capital Partners, Farragut Capital, NextGen Angels, CIT GAP Funds, TEDCO, BluVenture Investors, Leeds Novamark, 1776, Private Access Network, CAV Angels, K Street Capital, Select Venture Partners, RLMcCall Capital, ID Private Equity, Cranbrook Capital, Baltimore Angels, Pennington Partners, Acceleprise, Blue Marlin Partners, US Boston Capital, VentureCross Partners, Berman Enterprises, Dingman Angels, Neuberger & Co. Ventures, McLean Capital, Angel Venture Forum, Brilliant Keypoint Investments, Paras Ventures, NextSteps Capital, Noblestar Capital, Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Grindstone Partners, Exhilirator, New Vantage Group, New Dominion Angels, National Capital Companies, Enhanced Capital, MTECH Ventures, Mosaic Capital, Opus8, Blue Heron Capital, Duncaster Investments, Private Capital Network, Next-Stage Development Group, Lancaster Angel Network, Decisive Investment Group, Harrell Partners, Ruxton Ventures, MD Center for Entrepreneurship, Fortify Ventures, Conscious Venture Labs, and Keiretsu Forum.


    EVENT PARTNERS:

    Tech2000

    Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

    Shulman Rogers Gandal Pordy & Ecker

    Womble Bond Dickinson

    RSM

    Association for Enterprise Growth

    Montgomery County Economic Development Corp.

    NFP

    CBRE

    SunTrust Bank

    Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative

    Institute for Excellence in Sales

    Wharton DC Innovation Summit

    Maryland Tech Council Venture Mentoring Services

    Ryan & Wetmore

    Hafezi Capital

    National Association of Business Owners & Entrepreneurs




    TESTIMONIALS and MEDIA


    PRESS: http://connectpreneur.org/press


    "No B.S. that was the best biz networking event I have ever been to."

    Darren Womer

    CEO, National Capital Companies

    Chairman, Clear Government Solutions


    "CONNECTpreneur is the region's leading event for bringing together people who will drive our economy forward."

    Lyles Carr

    Senior Vice President, The McCormick Group


    "Not every investor and startup meeting in town is worthwhile. I would run through walls to get to yours though."

    Joe Kessler

    CEO, Next Stage Development Group


    "You pulled off a great conference. I really enjoyed it. Thanks for inviting me!!"

    John Backus

    Managing Partner, New Atlantic Ventures


    "Thank you again for the invitation to CONNECTpreneur. It is so incredible to watch the Forum become THE entrepreneurship/investor forum in the Washington, DC metro area, and maybe the entire Mid-atlantic region."

    Dennis Defensor

    Senior VP, Worldwide Sales, OROCK Technologies


    "What a great conference...There was a distinct energy and enthusiasm at your meeting, unlike the usual droll meetings like this. So well done."

    John Holaday,

    CEO, QRx Pharma


    "One of the best events I have ever sponsored!"

    Mark Ellenbogen

    Partner, BDO


    "Great event this week! Great speakers, atmosphere and people! Reminded me of the good ole days!"

    Tom Kohn

    Professor, American University

    Founder, Transactis


    "It was amazing. Best event I have ever attended!"

    Jill Chodorov, Angel Investor


    "I thought you put on a terrific event. I was really impressed with the caliber of people and the format of the event."

    Jim Van Eperen, Angel Investor

    Director, Raffa Insurance Services


    "That was one of the best VC conferences I can remember attending. It had all the positive energy of the boom years, without the unbridled reckless exuberance."

    Jim Long

    Founder, VentureCross Partners


    "Bravo! Great program."

    Tony Cord

    Partner and Managing Director, Newport Board Group


    "It was first class....well done!"

    Chad MacDonald

    CEO, Connected Services


    "Amazing how many high-level people you had..."

    Wade Tetsuka,

    CEO, US Transactions Corp.


    "It was very successful! A good combination of networking time, information, and presentation of deal opportunities. The interview approach worked well I thought, and the room was certainly full."

    George Harrop

    Managing Director, CapitalSource


    "It was a really good crowd of operators and investors…rare for these so-called 'forums.'"

    David Giannini

    Chairman and CEO, CirrusWorks


    "Event was great. Quality attendees, good energy – contacts – content."

    Bud Morrissette

    CEO, Interstate Group Holdings


    "it was an outstanding event! Thank you for having us be part of CONNECTpreneur...I feel like I've experienced the best of breed in networking and relationship groups. Nicely done."

    Jack Quarles

    Co-Author, Same Side Selling


    "I thought the event yesterday at Marymount University was absolutely outstanding! The attendance was fantastic and the content was extraordinary. Thank you for curating such a great event. The Vice Chair of the Arlington County Board was extraordinarily impressed. Thank you so much for allowing us to be part of it and we look forward to the event."

    Victor Hoskins

    Director, Arlington County (VA) Economic Development


    FAQs


    What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

    We recommend taking NETRO, as the Hyatt Regency Bethesda sits atop the Bethesda Metro station. Parking is available at the hotel as well as in several municipal parking garages around the venue. 


    How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

    You can e-mail the organizers at twong@opus8.com.


    What's the refund policy?

    All sales are final and there are no refunds. Any cancellations received before February 6 may be credited towards a future CONNECTpreneur Forum.


    Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

    No. Once you register on Eventbrite, you are good to go! We will send you a couple of confirmation email s in the days leading up to the event.


    Can I update my registration information?

    Yes


    Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

    The “Service Provider” ticket is fully transferable. The Investor/Entrepreneur/CEO ticket is transferable only to another investor, founder or CEO. It is not transferrable to a service provider.


    How can I apply to present?

    If you have a promising early stage company that is raising capital or wanting to make a product announcement, please contact Regan Nelson at rnelson@opus8.com. We have a Committee review process for prospective presenting companies.


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