PR Folks Get Together for the Holidays at Networking Events

The holiday season is a great time for celebrating and making new friends.  Here are three can’t-miss holiday events for Washington, DC communicators.  Register in advance as these events may sell out.

Wednesday, December 2: The One Party (6 p.m. – 10 p.m.)

Hosted by The Ad Club of Metropolitan Washington, The Capital Cabal, Capitol Communicator, Potomac TechWire, and the Production Club of Washington.

Location: Eye Bar, 1716 I Street, NW, Washington, D.C. (Farragut West and Farragut North Metro)

Cost: $50  Includes: 3 cocktails and heavy appetizers

Thursday, December 3: IPRA Holiday Luncheon (11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.)

Cost: $30 for members of IPRA and PRSA.  $40 for non-members.

Location: Maggiano’s Little Italy Restaurant, Barolo Room, Tyson’s II/The Galleria, McLean, Virginia (the restaurant can be accessed from the second level of the Mall).

Includes: Networking with local independent public relations practictioners.  Five-course luncheon, coffee, plus one glass of wine or soft drink.

IPRA Holiday Luncheon Menu

· First Course-Appetizers: Calamari Fritte and Bruschetta
· Second Course-Salad: Caesar Salad and Maggiano’s House Salad
· Third Course-Pasta: Lasagna with Red Meat Sauce and Four-Cheese Ravioli with Alfredo and Pesto Sauce
· Fourth Course-Entree: Salmon with Lemon and Herbs and Chicken Parmesan
· Fifth Course-Dessert: Fresh Fruit Plate and Tiramisu

Wednesday, December 9: PRSA-NCC Holiday Reception (6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.)

Cost: $50 PRSA Members; $60 Non-Members; $30 Students and Retirees

Location: Mio Restaurant, 1110 Vermont Avenue, Washington, DC (Metro: McPherson Square or Farragut North)

Includes: Networking with PRSA members, raffle, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres. Chapter volunteer recognition and announcement of new leaders.

Thursday, December 10: IABC-DC Holiday Party (5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.)

Cost $40 members, $55 non-members.

Location: Hilton Arlington, 950 North Stafford Street, Arlington VA (Metro Orange Line: Ballston)

Register IABC-DC

Tuesday, December 15: WWPR Holiday Party (6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.)

Cost: Member with Donation of unwrapped item for Children’s Law Center, Complimentary.  Non-member with Doantion $10 (without donation, $10 for members, and $15 for non-members).

Location: Gordon Biersch, 900 F St. NW (Metro Red Line: Gallery Place)

Register WWPR.




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