Start or Grow Your Event Business Lunch Seminar

Are you interested in starting an event business?
Or, do you want your event business to grow?

Dave Edwards, CSEP will be sharing the lessons he's learned through hard knocks and the wealth of advice he has received from event mentors and other business owners. Dave started Dave Edwards Events Inc. in 2001, a full-service event planning and staffing company. In 2005, Dave started, "The Producers" a group of 15 independent event planners who meet regularly and help each other with their businesses. He has always shared his expertise to help other event businesses grow and succeed.

Ashleigh Dorfman, CSEP will share her business experiences as well. Ashleigh is a Certified Special Event Professional and owner of posh productions, LLC, a strategic event planning company in Northern Virginia specializing in marketing events, fundraising galas and milestone celebrations. Over the course of 8 years, she has successfully established, redefined and transitioned her small business, which is now poised for growth.

Network with other independent event planners
Lunch will be provided by Hilton Washington Dulles Airport
Tours will be given after the presentation
Lots of door prizes!

Free parking

Free admission to qualified independent event planners--no event vendors or guests, please.

You must own an event business or be taking steps to start one.

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  • Raymond

    I just got back from being out of town with a new client. When is the next one? I hate that I missed it... :-(

    April 9, 2013

    • Dave E.

      No worries. We hope to have another one in 4 months.

      April 10, 2013

  • Peter L.

    A great opportunity to meet peers and valuable resource.

    1 · April 9, 2013

  • Leigh Ann L.

    Unfortunately, I'm not able to make it. Sorry for the late notice!

    April 9, 2013

  • Dave E.

    Crab Cakes and Chicken Marsala!

    The Hilton Washington Dulles Airport will be treating us to a wonderful plated lunch tomorrow. And, your speakers, Ashleigh Dorfman, CSEP and I just won ISES Capitol Awards last night. If you haven't registered for the seminar, there are 10 slots left. Remember, that this event is for those who own or are starting an event planning business.

    1 · April 8, 2013

  • Shannon

    I would love to attend, but I am attending an event downtown.

    April 7, 2013

  • Trysh M.

    Thanks for your message. Turns out, it won't work with my schedule next week anyway!

    April 5, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Does anyone know what time this event ends?

    April 4, 2013

    • Dave E.

      It ends at 1:00 pm.

      April 4, 2013

  • Dave E.

    This event is for those who own or are starting an event planning business. Sorry, we can’t accommodate event vendor owners or guests because space is limited to 50 attendees. To RSVP please go to: www.meetup.com/Washington-Event-Network

    1 · April 3, 2013

  • Raymond

    I am looking to grow my Event Planning Firm and meet other professionals doing the same!

    March 12, 2013

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