There’s always something to do in The District! Check out my curated event list for Black Professionals in Washington, DC this week.
1. HOW TO PITCH YOUR STARTUP TO AN INVESTOR
Wednesday, March 7, 2018, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Pitching your business idea can be tough. If you have a business idea and don’t know where to start this is the event you need to be at. Guest speaker, GW Alum, Antwayne Ford will be giving an “Enlightened” discussion on what the do’s and don’ts are for a concise investor pitch as well as best practices for how you can nail your presentation. Learn more HERE.
2. INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: WOMEN IN THE ARTS POP UP
Thursday, March 8, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Women in the Arts celebrate International Women’s Day and female artists changing the world. Come join the International Women’s Day as they host a women in the arts popup gallery and happy hour. Washington, DC’s International Women’s Day is a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. This day is not only a call to action for gender equality but also a celebration of women, all women. Come celebrate women and the arts in Georgetown and get ready to experience four hours of art, music, cocktails in Georgetown. Learn more HERE.
3. RECAP HAPPY HOUR
Friday, March 9, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
#RecapHappyHour DC is throwing a grand opening event right here in Washington DC. After a long week, don’t rush home. Meet up with friends and enjoy the perfect start to your weekend. Join them for a networking social and party. There will be a happy hour special and a professional after work social and networking event. Connect, mingle, enjoy. Learn more HERE.
4. ALL BLACK EVERYTHING
Friday, March 9, 6:00 p.m. –12:00 a.m.
All Black Everything is more than a vibe, it’s a lifestyle. Come experience a networking reception hosted by #BeGreatDC. Join them for a night of networking, relaxation, food, and drinks. They will be kicking back and pre-gaming at Uniontown Bar and Grill, a Black-owned restaurant. Additionally, they will be supporting families in need East of the River, through the Feed the Hood Project.Learn more HERE.
5. DMV 90’s BLOCK PARTY
Friday, March 9, 2018, 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Who doesn’t love the 90s? 90’s music, 90’s clothing, and the 90’s vibes are always a good time. Now make it into a block party and you got an unforgettable night. DMV come get your tickets now to the DMV 90’s block party. Learn more HERE.
6. BLACK EXPO AMERICA 2018
Saturday, March 10, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Welcome to Black Expo America 2018 – Washington, DC taking place at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. This will be their 10th Black Expo in the country and they are going to celebrate big. During this event, they will turn their green dollars towards African American, Caribbean, and African businesses. This daylong expo will host 50 plus vendors and an anticipated 500 to 1000 attendees.This event is the premier opportunity for your company name, products, and services to reach a wide range of demographics in Washington, DC. Learn more HERE.
7. BEATS AND BRUNCH DC 90’S & 2000’S PARTY
Saturday, March 10, 2018, 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Redrocks and Beats and Brunch DC Present: #BeatsandBrunchDecadesParty because they know everyone misses the good old days. So that’s why they’re gonna get jiggy wit it and drop it like its hot at RedRocks playing your favorite hits from *NSYNC to the Ying Yang Twins and the likes of Destiny’s Child to TLC and Will Smith. Redrocks will have all 3 floors open with DJs blasting music throughout the venue, including their new covered heated rooftop. Come in your best 90’s and 2000’s outfits to win prizes throughout the day, while enjoying the great brunch menu, drinks and play your favorite 90’s board table games. Learn more HERE.
8. SOKA TRIBE DANCE FITNESS DC
Saturday, March 10, 2018, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Working out sometimes can be boring. Every day you go to the gym and do the same old same old. But what if there was a way to dance your pounds away? Join the Soka Tribe dance fitness DC and they teach people how to whine and work up a sweat to Caribbean and Afro beats. This power hour workout increases strength, muscle tone, and endurance. Learn more HERE.
Saturday, March 10, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
#IssaSnackEdibles would like to invite you to the #IssaFoodCourt where there’s always great food and great vibes. Come by and kick it with them for their weekly #IssaSeshSaturday. #IssaBrunch edition, gourmet food, movies on the big screen, DC top self vendors, all for a $5 entry fee. Learn more HERE.
10. TIFFANY HADDISH: #SHEREADY COMEDY SHOW
Sunday, March 10, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Tiffany Haddish is headed to the chocolate city and is ready to make you laugh until your stomach hurts. If you loved her in Girls Trip come get ready for a night full of laughs and fun. Come witness the future of comedy. Learn more HERE.
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