“ We appreciate meeting wonderful social entrepreneurs, change makers and community leaders in this monthly event! Many thanks for your participation, inspiration and contributions! ”
— Diane A. on Aug 21, 2016.
“ Many shared with us how much they enjoyed interacting with very successful entrepreneurs, investors, changemakers and community leaders! They also benefited from stimulating networking conversations over lunch. Thanks for your support! ”
— Allies Team/Organizing C. on Aug 21, 2016.
“ So exciting to meet so many new participants and keep in touch with friends, new and old! Thank you all for coming and contributing! See you Saturday afternoon at 2pm same place for followup to plan the next steps! ”
— Friendship Archway Network, D. on Aug 21, 2016.
“ Friendly, open minded ”
— Chet W. on Jul 18, 2016.
“ Social entrepreneurs get to interact and exchange name cards with real estate, coaches, consultants, investors, community leaders and others after a round of self-introductions to the entire group. We are happy to know you love this format! ”
— DC Community B. on Apr 17, 2016.
“ Outstanding! ”
— Rebecca C. on Apr 17, 2016.
“ I hope to volunteer in the future as part of this group. Nice meetup group. ”
— Skip on Apr 17, 2016.
“ good networking, good variety ”
— John P. on Feb 21, 2016.
“ We appreciated all the social entrepreneurs & change makers. We valued your ideas and the mission to serve communities and business world. ”
— HR Professionals (. on Jan 26, 2016.
“ Exciting fun group! ”
— Associates E g. on Dec 22, 2015.
“ Talked with some very community-minded people. It is a very good event to attend to meet other social entrepreneurs and people of diverse backgrounds coming together to offer their talents. ”
— ChineseAllies3 T. on Dec 9, 2015.
“ An amazing group of positive, forward-looking, professionals. ”
— David A. on Jul 19, 2015.
“ An excellent meetup group to meet entrepreneurs! ”
— Organizer 3. on Feb 18, 2015.
“ Our friends look forward to this event each month! A valuable and enjoyable networking opportunity! Everybody can introduce themselves to an entire group of mostly new contacts each month and then to followup with one- on-one conversations at the same event (at One Fish restaurant) up to dinner time. Good fun, good food and good friendships! Many thanks to Meetup.com and nonprofit ABC volunteers who help to make this monthly get-together possible! ”
— award m. on Jan 14, 2015.
“ This group is uplifting. ”
— Michael S, Organizer 2. on Jul 20, 2014.
“ Excellent group of people! ”
— Randy S. on Jul 20, 2014.
“ It is a great place to learn and grow not only your business but others as well. ”
— Beverly G on Jul 20, 2014.
“ Awesome group. Awesome members. ”
— Derick on Feb 1, 2014.
“ This meetup was great, I met wonderful people and I connected with and got contact. I'm looking forward to next year. ”
— Jackie on Dec 15, 2013.
“ Great ”
— Mariela P Y. on Oct 20, 2013.
“ It was well organized , it was a nice time of fun and networking with like minded enterpreneurs and friendly people. ”
— FOLAKEMI on Oct 20, 2013.
“ Well organized ”
— Michael on Sep 21, 2013.
“ It was a wonderful event to network and a great way to begin many quality business and community relationships! ”
— Michael on Sep 15, 2013.
“ This was one of the BEST meet up events that I've attended. It was my first time at Burma's The Staff at Burma restaurant was great and the food was delicious. The organizer and volunteers made everyone feel special. Great Networking, and a awesome place to build your business network. I want to say congratulation to Alex (the organizer) & Allies Team for a class act event. I will definitely be back next month and volunteer. Thanks for having me Ella ”
— Ella B. on Aug 18, 2013.
“ Had a good time at the Meetup. Met a lot of people and made a lot of contacts. Definitely recommend it and will do it again. ”
— Phil on Jul 21, 2013.
“ It's a good group of like-minded individuals & they have a great system in place to ensure that everyone is acknowledged at the meetups! Two thumbs up for this group! ”
— Kel on Jun 16, 2013.
“ A very well run meeting, great for getting "in" to a community! ”
— Susie H. on May 20, 2013.
“ It was my first time with the group. It was a great opportunity to meet some great people from DC area. I'll go back again! ”
— Jamal B. on Apr 21, 2013.
“ I very much wants to be involved in a social project that can empower and improve the lives of others. See the world as a big house were we live in!!!!!!! I care..... ”
— Tien H. on Mar 18, 2013.
“ Great, great great...looking forward to future events ”
— Dawn C. on Mar 17, 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.
“ Fabulous opportunity for social entrepreneurs to help build One City! ”
— Diane on Dec 17, 2012.
“ 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.
“ Great will be at the next meeting next month! ”
— Monique M. on Oct 23, 2012.
“ I love this meetup. There are so many talented and interesting people to meet as friends, clients, business partners. ”
— Jayanti on Oct 22, 2012.
“ It was a fantastic opportunity to meet a diverse array of people and learn about the lives that they live and hope to live. A pleasure! ”
— Saran A. on Sep 18, 2012.
“ So far so good. ”
— Rob S. on Aug 21, 2012.
“ This is a great meetup group for anyone interest in making changes in their community. ”
— Joyce on Aug 20, 2012.
“ Currently, I am in Cambodia but I have been really excited and looking forward to attending the Event at some point in the future. Heard many people said it. Thanks for creating this amazing sharing space. thanks. ”
— Chhunny N. on Aug 13, 2012.
“ Unbelivable i realy like to be involved in your social network the people are fantastic and i'm loking forward to attending events and doing business with such a diversed group of good people ”
— samuel h. on Aug 4, 2012.
“ The meetup was a great idea and I will attend again--thanks. ”
— Joe on Jul 16, 2012.
“ One of the best meet-up groups ”
— Hung N. on Jun 18, 2012.
“ This was a well organized event with great planning. I am happy that there is such a place to meet, where so many people who are willing to give up their time on Sunday to help each other in so many ways. ”
— Beverley B. on May 21, 2012.
“ This was my first time. I'm really lookimg forward to spending more time with the group. ”
— Arlene B. on May 20, 2012.
“ The volunteers that organize the meetup are very friendly and encouraging. I enjoyed meeting people of such a wide variety of backgrounds and interests. I will definitely be back. ”
— Sandra Goodman S. on Apr 16, 2012.
“ An incredible experience. ”
— Manuel on Apr 16, 2012.
“ It was a very upbeat group...very diverse. It was nice to not have to pay to attend! ”
— Linda H. on Jan 16, 2012.
“ IT WAS EXCITING, INFORMATIVE, WELL ATTENDED, FUN, ENJOYABLE, LOVE THE ABC GROUP, WILL SHARE THIS EXPERIENCE WITH AS MANY PEOPLE AS I CAN. THANK YOU FOR ALLOWING ME TO ATTEND. WILL BE BACK AGAIN AND AGAIN. WHAT AN OPENING FOR MY FUTURE BUSINESS ADVENTURE AND MY 57TH BIRTHDAY!!!! THANKS AGAIN. JANET ”
— JANET P. on Jan 15, 2012.
“ Diane, Howard, Fai and Lynette and others in leadership, Everyone was so welcoming. All smiling faces! This was my very first meet up I have ever attended but after years of networking I was pleasantly surprised by very nice group of warm professionals from diverse backgrounds all interested in getting involved to help on projects. Good networking group. I will attend again. 5 stars!! ”
— Grace c. on Nov 21, 2011.
“ what a fantastic idea! ”
— Mark Schneider M. on Nov 20, 2011.
“ Wonderful community minded social entrepreneurs and changemakers in this group, providing an excellent community service through Meetup events! ”
— ConversationsNET3 g. on Oct 11, 2011.
“ We look forward to this wonderful event every month! It is easy to remember -- 3rd Sunday each month in Downtown DC, only one block from the Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro. ”
— Asian Allies c. on Oct 11, 2011.
“ Excellent ”
— Charles B. on Jul 18, 2011.
“ Wonderful group of business owners, social entrepreneurs, changemakers....glad they are part of the Friendship Archway Alliance attending this monthly event! ”
— Org12-Appreciation on Jul 16, 2011.
“ I think they are going to make a difference and cultivate change in the DC market. A group of Dynamic people doing Great things. I have commited myself to being a part of this group, so that I, too, can lend a hand in the Change. ”
— Tony M. on Jun 19, 2011.
“ Wonderful group of social entrepreneurs! Thanks for all your insights and inspirations. ”
— GWU O. on Jun 19, 2011.
“ I could've not made a better choice...Great Work!!! ”
— Denisse on Mar 21, 2011.
“ Best value in Wash. DC! Enjoyable opportunity to make high quality connections! ”
— Social E. on Mar 20, 2011.
“ I enjoyed connecting with a few old friends and meeting new ones. This meetup is very uplifting and offers an opportunity to connect with a very diverse group of people. ”
— Milagro A. on Dec 20, 2010.
“ Diverse mix of people and talents. Helpful for business and professional growth. ”
— Organizer 1. on Nov 22, 2010.
“ Great group, provide excellent value and helpful opportunities for social entrepreneurs and consultants in Wash. DC! ”
— Lynette A. on Oct 31, 2010.
“ The network opportunities in this group are endless! Come and explore your potential. ”
— Award I. on Oct 18, 2010.
“ Fabulous leadership by dedicated volunteers of Allies Building Community Inc. (A.B.C.), supported by community leaders, Meetup.com, social entrepreneurs, investors and many high quality people. Very rewarding way to bridge cultural divides! ”
— DC o. on Aug 21, 2010.
“ Great group! ”
— Stacie T. on Aug 16, 2010.
“ Great atmosphere and mix of people. I recommend this group. ”
— Organizer29 on Aug 9, 2010.
“ One of the best values for entrepreneurs in Wash. DC because they meet more than 30 new prospects at each event, thanks to Meetup and the organizers! ”
— WomenAllies C. on Jul 24, 2010.
“ Met so many good prospects! Thanks so much! ”
— Allies N. on Jul 19, 2010.
“ This is one of the most uplifting, open and inclusive social entrepreneurial groups! ”
— Allies DC N. on Jul 18, 2010.
“ The collaborative approach of many Meetup groups coming together works well and having it on the same day each month (3rd Sundays) makes it easier to arrange and easier to remember. ”
— DC N. on Jun 20, 2010.
“ Fabulous group of social entrepreneurs! ”
— DC volunteers, Bill D. on Jun 20, 2010.
“ Had a wonderful time! It was really interesting to meet so many entrepreneurs! ”
— Educators DC area c. on May 17, 2010.
“ Its a great chance to expand your business and social connections ”
— Randolph H. on Feb 21, 2010.
“ It is a great opportunity to meet a wide variety of people who you would not normally meet. This group fills at least one room every time. It is very well attended. ”
— Sue on Oct 18, 2009.
“ Very diverse group. A large number of new people to network with at each meeting from throughout the DC, MD, VA area. ”
— Leanora W. on May 18, 2009.
“ If you want to expand your circle of influence social or professional , then you should attend at least once. ”
— TPing S. on Mar 16, 2009.
“ Come with an open mind and leave with new friends. ”
— Charles S. on Feb 15, 2009.
“ If you are looking to meet other business owners or interested in starting your own business, you should consider this meetup group. There are coaches, mentors, and other business owners to help you get to your destination. You can receive positive energy and support from being part of this group. ”
— Marilyn T. on Jan 10, 2009.
“ Worth going back again and again! Great group! ”
— DNK on Jul 23, 2008.
“ This group helped me get in contact with software developers in India with whom I've been working for the last year and a half. I've left DC and now I'm in Hyderabad, India developing software to launch my business. It's been great! I'd love to help anyone else that is looking for something like this. Feel free to contact me at [masked] Happy networking! ”
— William W. on Jun 11, 2008.
“ It was all good! ”
— Pamela L. on Oct 21, 2007.
“ The attendees were very friendly and encouraging! ”
— Eddie S. on Mar 23, 2007.
“ If you like exchanging ideas with innovative people, this would be a particularly good meeting to attend. ”
— Felipe on Sep 20, 2005.
“ Hi everyone , I just want to thanks the organizers of this meetup group , even though I came a little bit late and also have problem with parking , I do share what I do and get to learn a little bit about others . Thank you Seth for your advice ,Thanks for all the participants ,I wish you guys happy holidays and the BEST FOR 2015, I will not be there next months , am going on vacation , I see you all next year .THANKS and let us remain bless . Rosalie ”
— Rosalie T. on Nov 16, 2014.
“ It was ok! ”
— Mister One T. on Oct 20, 2013.
“ Do not know yet. Hopefully the next meetup will be at more conducive location. ”
— Etrulia Troy L. on Sep 16, 2012.
“ Look forward to the next one so that I can get a better feel for it. ”
— Kelly S. on Feb 18, 2007.
“ To network. ”
— Oromo on Feb 17, 2009.
“ I liked the group but the facilities were not very good. ”
— Armando on Mar 16, 2008.
“ I think that it might be better if the venue was larger. ”
— Cheryl on Nov 19, 2006.