“ A group of wonderful people! Thank you all, thank you to the organizers and volunteers. What a wonderful lunch meeting. I met lots of interesting people from yoga buddies to financial advisors to online engagement engineers to real estate investors. The restaurant is neat (blue sky ceiling)! ”
— Alice the C. on Jul 17, 2016.
“ This is our favorite way to network with new contacts over delicious food and explore mutual interests! Thanks to all who helped to make this enjoyable experience possible on 3rd Sunday each month! Cheers! ”
— Friendship Archway Network, D. on Jun 20, 2016.
“ The time is set aside for you to interact with many new professional and social entrepreneurial contacts each month to develop new mutually supportive relationships! Energizing and fun! You will meet more than 40 new contacts of diverse backgrounds together each month. This is a fun way to bridge cultural, digital, generational and other divides in the community! Thanks for your support and participation! ”
— DC Community B. on May 15, 2016.
“ Outstanding! ”
— Rebecca C. on Apr 17, 2016.
“ Thank you all the conversationalist who made this wonderful monthly meet- up happen, and thanks all the effort made from volunteering cashiers, greeters, hosts, food preparers and coordinators. We all benefited from the power of large group interactions from professionals in diverse fields. ”
— HR Professionals (. on Mar 29, 2016.
“ Great thanks to the awesome team for this month's successful event! Thank you all for your valuable contributions to building Community Spirit and bridging divides! We appreciate your good works! ”
— Diane A. on Feb 21, 2016.
“ There are a great number of professionals and positive energy in this group. I consistently find it to be an excellent networking opportunity. ”
— David A. on Jul 19, 2015.
“ Wonderful for the community residents to have this opportunity to bridge cultural divides and to develop friendships and learn from people of diverse backgrounds! ”
— ChineseAllies3 T. on Jul 19, 2015.
“ Build mutually beneficial relationships with successful professionals, business owners and community leaders in a fun and relaxed context! An enjoyable way to develop new contacts each month! ”
— Allies Team/Organizing C. on Feb 15, 2015.
“ Terrific! ”
— Organizer 3. on Jan 20, 2015.
“ It was a wonderful event to network and a great way to begin many quality business and community relationships! ”
— OPallies, C. on Sep 15, 2013.
“ This is such an enjoyable way to treat ourselves to a delicious lunch while interacting with new interesting professional, business and community contacts we may not otherwise meet. We really enjoy this way to build mutually beneficial relationships while building One City and One Future together! ”
— AlliesDC on Jul 3, 2013.
“ I recommend this Meetup group. ”
— WomenAllies C. on Apr 22, 2013.
“ Great response. Made 3 new clients and 2 prospects. Very profitable. Great enthusiasm with creative entrepreneurial ideas for future projects. ”
— DW A. on Jan 20, 2013.
“ This meetup was fantastic. I made a lot of great connections, got leads for five potential clients, and had a delicious meal. I highly recommend this meetup to anyone who is looking to network, make friends, and find clients. ”
— Organizer 2. on Dec 17, 2012.
“ Very helpful. ”
— Ehsan h. on Nov 18, 2012.
“ Best networking event I have attended in a few years! People were great, very professional and good food. ”
— Sharona on Oct 21, 2012.
“ Grate, I thing it was a amazing. ”
— Eric M. on Oct 19, 2012.
“ As a volunteer, this meetup provided excellent people to converse with and network with. Thanks so much for all who made this meetup possible. I hope to see you all next month. ”
— DC N. on Sep 23, 2012.
“ We had a great time! ”
— ConversationsNET3 g. on Sep 17, 2012.
“ Nice cozy place good food and a friendly owner ”
— andrew m. on Jan 16, 2012.
“ One of the best values for people interested in making new contacts and developing community allies! ”
— Social E. on Sep 18, 2011.
“ Meet many interesting and wonderful multi-disciplinary professionals, very productive networking! ”
— Asian Allies c. on Jul 27, 2011.
“ People here are truly knowledgable on communications skills. They ask each attendee to choose a word he/she care about most.It is an efficient way to express your personality and people get to know who to talk with right away. ”
— GWU O. on Jun 19, 2011.
“ I'm extremely glad to be a part of this meetup group. It has helped me meet many interesting people I otherwise would likely never have met. Through those interactions I have both learned a great deal and at times also helped other with questions they had. Overall, a very worthwhile group! ”
— Felipe on May 23, 2006.
“ Great opportunity to meet different business people and entrepreneurs ”
— Stephen C. on Dec 20, 2010.
“ The Meet up was a good venue to meet new people who I may not ordinarily meet in my day to day activities. Truly refreshing! ”
— Lynette A. on Dec 19, 2010.
“ Gain the opportunity to meet great contacts and interact with a unique mix of multi-talanted individuals who are on a forward moving path. ”
— Organizer 1. on Nov 22, 2010.
“ Wonderful turnout, nice people and excellent marketing opportunity. ”
— Award I. on Oct 18, 2010.
“ Great value! Such an enjoyable way to learn about other people through casual interactions! ”
— Allies DC N. on Oct 17, 2010.
“ Wonderful event! ”
— DC o. on Aug 21, 2010.
“ The location is convenient and I met a lot of people from different backgrounds. Great place for networking. ”
— Organizer29 on Aug 15, 2010.
“ Great opportunity to network with a very diverse group of people with a variety of disciplines. ”
— Org12-Appreciation on Jul 18, 2010.
“ Another outstanding and successful event! ”
— Allies N. on Jun 21, 2010.
“ Great networking with a diverse group of people from a variety of disciplines. ”
— Milagro A. on Jun 20, 2010.
“ It was really exciting to meet so many interesting people! ”
— abcconver group c. on May 17, 2010.
“ Fantastic Venue for meeting and networking...... ”
— Madeleine on Nov 15, 2009.
“ I’m looking forward to our next meetup because I met many interesting people. They were coming from all walks of life and a great time was had by all. There was something there for everyone. It’s the best meetup yet. It's a great venue for all people. ”
— Organizer26 on Aug 16, 2009.
“ Easy and fun way to develop and grow! ”
— DC volunteers, Bill D. on Jan 5, 2009.
“ I felt truly blessed having this opportunity to meet new friends! ”
— Chinese Allies -Lili W. on Nov 27, 2007.
“ This is a significant contribution to better community relations! Many of us gained a lot from these events, thanks to all who made it possible! ”
— abcallies2 on Oct 24, 2007.
“ The attendees were very friendly and encouraging! ”
— Eddie S. on Mar 23, 2007.
“ In reflection I found this group to be UNIQUE and it gave me a strong incentive to return! ”
— DNK on Dec 18, 2006.
“ Many thanks to Meetup's IT professionals, heard a lot of praise for you from Diane! ”
— Fenty s. on Nov 24, 2006.
“ Exciting fun group! ”
— Associates E g. on Dec 22, 2015.