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Have you been living in the DC area for quite some time and want to meet new people in town?Did you just move here or are you visiting and looking to make a new group of friends? Come join us to mingle and network with new faces. We'll try to sample new places and pick locations in different parts of town. We are always up for suggestions or ideas! DC is a greatcity, let's meet new friends, make new connections, check out new hot spots, and get to know this wonderful town.

Upcoming events (4+)

Professionals Networking Happy Hour

Needs a location

$15.00

To secure your spot, purchase your ticket from the Eventbrite link (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/professionals-networking-happy-hour-tickets-328248930387). RSVPing only on the Meetup Page doesn't allow you to attend the Event. ADVANCE TICKET PURCHASE IS REQUIRED TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT.

ABOUT THE EVENT

As you all remember well, this event used to bring out hundreds of people before COVID. However, it was discontinued last year for obvious reasons. During this unprecedented time we were in lockdowns/confinements and let alone to network we couldn't even stay in touch with our professional friends. We are providing the forum herewith.

All professionals in the DMV and mid-atlantic area are invited! This event is to every and each professional in different industry, sector and specialization to grow, interact, and learn from each other. It is designed to provide a professional environment, to meet other professionals, to broaden one's career. It is also for those interested in careers and are studying or intend to enter the dynamic world of professionalism.
HOW IT WORKS : We will try to assign tables by industry/sector/specialization. However we don't guarantee the availability of a partner in that area. PLEASE DON'T FORGET TO BRING YOUR BUSINESS CARDS.

TICKET PRICE : $15 (will increase soon).

Ticket price includes a Taco AND House Margarita/House Wine/House Beer. Cash Bar afterwards (which means you pay as you go). Our signature drink Mer-Tini will be featured too:) Ask your bartenders.

Rules to abide :

1. Event is 21+ (bring ID).
2. Be respectful to your counterparts and give them a chance to connect with others as well.
3. We all are professionals in one or two fields and be willing to share your knowledge and experience to others and try to accommodate as much as possible.
4. If you don't belong the other person's required specialization, LEAVE THEM ALONE.
5. Rude or aggressive members are removed from the group at an organizers discretion.
6. This is a face-to-face networking event. DO NOT try to arrange an online meeting, by using the comment box or direct message.
7. Most of our members complained about people writing in the comment box. Since it sends notification to all attendees. If you have any questions, send a message to the organizers. Don't write in the comment box.
8. We have ZERO TOLERANCE for solicitation. We don't allow anyone to run their own agenda at the Event. If you are interested to promote/sponsor/collaborate; contact us via (info@merevents.com).
9. When you get there, we will greet you and take you to your respective group.

- Come one, come all; this is the most friendliest event you have ever attended!
- Feel free to invite your friends. They don't necessarily have to be a member.
- Celebrate your birthdays or your moments in life with us.

Payment Instructions :
1. You should login from a PC to see the 'Pay Now' button, after RSVPing. Then hit the button.
2. Verify correct dollar amount for number of people you're paying for.
3. If you don't have a Paypal account, click "Pay with a Debit or Credit Card".
4. If you have a Paypal account, simply log in, and pay as you normally would via Paypal.

Refund & Ticket Resell Policy

All sales are final. We only refund the full amount, if the event is canceled. If it is rescheduled, we will send an email to ticket holders advising that. A full refund will be given to those that let us know within 2 calendar days of the update email, if you are unable to make it on the new date. No refunds will be given after that time.

However, you can sell your ticket to someone else if you are unable to attend. Please, feel free to post in the comment box for the event, that you have a ticket for sale. Work out payment between yourselves, and have the seller only send the organizer a message letting us know the full name of the person taking your spot. You must let us know two hours before the RSVP close time, on the day of the event.

METRO & PARKING INFO :

The closest metro station is Woodley Park/Adams Morgan.

Street Parking might be a challenge. But if you plan to drive, try your luck on Champlain Street. Otherwise, there is a parking garage around. However, the event involves drinking and we highly recommend a shared ride or taxi service. DRINK RESPONSIBLY.

FOR FURTHER INFO, REFER THE EVENTBRITE LINK AND PURCHASE YOUR TICKET. IT RULES.

Friday Rooftop Social [MEMORIAL DAY EDITION]

Needs a location

$20.00

To secure your spot, purchase your ticket from the Eventbrite link (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/memorial-day-rooftop-party-friday-edition-tickets-328890960717). RSVPing only on the Meetup Page doesn't allow you to attend the Event. ADVANCE TICKET PURCHASE IS REQUIRED.

ABOUT THE EVENT

Let us kick off Summer the right way!

Ticket price includes House Beer OR House Wine OR Rail Drinks.

Price increases as inventory decreases. Reserve your spot before then. Tickets are limited.

After first formal session, we will rotate attendees from table to table. So that everyone meets everyone. You would get to meet your future friends/acquaintances/buddies/pals /partner-in-crimes or may be more:) To hang out/go out or do things together. Also, this is an ideal event if you are new in town or not!

Come one, come all; YOU CAN FLY SOLO TOO:) This is the most friendliest event you have ever attended!

Feel free to invite your friends. They don't necessarily have to be a member

Celebrate your birthdays or your moments in life with us.

For bottle/table service email ([masked]) or text at (202)[masked].

Event is 21+

Payment Instructions :

Login to see the 'Pay Now' button, after RSVPing. Then hit the button.

Verify correct dollar amount for number of people you're paying for.

If you don't have a Paypal account, click "Pay with a Debit or Credit Card".

If you have a Paypal account, simply log in, and pay as you normally would via Paypal.

How to Unblock the Pop-up Blocker on Your Phone

Many of our patrons advised us that they have a Pop-up Blocker on their iPhones and they hinders them from buying tickets. To unblock, please follow the following steps :

For Safari Users :

Go to Settings.

Scroll down to Safari and click on it.

Select Block Pop-ups and turn it off.

For Google Chrome Users :

Open Google Chrome.

Click on the three dots and you will see many options.

Click on Settings.

Scroll down to content settings.

Select Block Pop-ups and turn it off.

Refund and Ticket Resell Policy

All sales are final. We only refund the full amount, if the event is canceled. If it is rescheduled, we will send an email to ticket holders advising that. A full refund will be given to those that let us know within 2 calendar days of the update email, if you are unable to make it on the new date. No refunds will be given after that time.

However, you can sell your ticket to someone else if you are unable to attend. Please, feel free to post in the comment box for the event, that you have a ticket for sale. Work out payment between yourselves, and have the seller only send the organizer a message letting us know the full name of the person taking your spot. You must let us know two hours before the RSVP close time, on the day of the event.

PARKING INFO

Parking might be a challenge and the event involves drinking. We highly encourage you to take a ride share or taxi service. DRINK RESPONSIBLY.

FOR FURTHER INFO, REFER THE EVENTBRITE LINK AND PURCHASE TICKET. IT RULES

Birthday Sunset Open Bar Cruise

Needs a location

$199.00

To secure your spot, purchase your ticket from the Eventbrite link (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/birthday-sunset-open-bar-cruise-tickets-123107234051). RSVPing only on the Meetup page, doesn't allow you to attend the Event. ADVANCE TICKET PURCHASE IS REQUIRED.

(https://www.eventbrite.com/e/birthday-sunset-open-bar-cruise-tickets-123107234051)

ABOUT THE EVENT

Let us celebrate your birthday in a grand style, on a cruise ship, unbeatable Breathtaking DC panoramic cityscape on the Potomac River and a two-hour TOP SHELF free flowing Open Bar. Yes, what you read is correct, two full hours of Open Bar!

Lock in your savings now and save your spot at the grandest Cruise Party! Tickets are limited and prices will increase. The event will sell out early as usual.

Join us for an enchanting Cruise Party filled with breathtaking views along the Potomac river, music, dancing, and many more.

What to look forward to:

EXCLUSIVE ACCESS TO THE CRUISE PARTY
2-HOUR TOP SHELF OPEN BAR
SOME SNACKS (MUNCHIES)
MASSIVE CRUISE

Dress: Dress to impress

Open Bar Drinks Menu

LIQUOR :

Tito's Vodka

Captain Morgan's Rum

Captain Coconut Rum

Tanqueray Gin

Bullet Bourbon

Peach Ciroc

Red Berry Ciroc

Don Julio Tequila

BEER:

Blue MoonBud Light

WINE:

Rose Sauvignon Blanc

Ticket Options:

  1. Table for 6 people : $960

Access to the Cruise Party
2-hour open bar
Snacks (Munchies)
Massive Cruise

  1. Velvet Rope Experience/Individual Ticket : $199

Splurge on the Velvet Rope experience and let us bring the party to you. This package includes all the offerings of the Table Service. However, you have to share the table with others. For instance, if you are buying the individual ticket for two people, you will be sharing the table with four other people.

Access to the Cruise Party
2-hour open bar
Snacks (Munchies)
Massive Cruise

Event will occur whenever a rain date is rescheduled.

  • For birthday specials email ([masked]) OR text[masked]
  • Event is 21+
  • Come one, come all; this is the most friendliest event you have ever attended!
  • Feel free to invite your friends. They don't necessarily have to be a member

*This event usually sells out and this year won't be an exception.

** Detailed meeting point will be send to ticket holders.

Payment Instructions :

1. You should login from a PC to see the 'Pay Now' button, after RSVPing. Then hit the button.
2. Verify correct dollar amount for number of people you're paying for.
3. If you don't have a Paypal account, click "Pay with a Debit or Credit Card".
4. If you have a Paypal account, simply log in, and pay as you normally would via Paypal.

How to Unblock the Pop-up Blocker on Your Phone
Many of our patrons advised us that they have a Pop-up Blocker on their iPhones and they hinders them from buying tickets. To unblock, please follow the following steps :

For Safari Users :
1. Go to Settings.
2. Scroll down to Safari and click on it.
3. Select Block Pop-ups and turn it off.

For Google Chrome Users :
1. Open Google Chrome.
2. Click on the three dots and you will see many options.
3. Click on Settings.
4. Scroll down to content settings.
5. Select Block Pop-ups and turn it off.

Refund & Ticket Resell Policy

All sales are final. We only refund the full amount, if the event is canceled. If it is rescheduled, we will send an email to ticket holders advising that. A full refund will be given to those that let us know within 2 calendar days of the update email, if you are unable to make it on the new date. No refunds will be given after that time.

However, you can sell your ticket to someone else if you are unable to attend. Please, feel free to post in the comment box for the event, that you have a ticket for sale. Work out payment between yourselves, and have the seller only send the organizer a message letting us know the full name of the person taking your spot. You must let us know two hours before the RSVP close time, on the day of the event.

METRO & PARKING INFO

Closest Metro Station is Foggy Bottom.

Parking might be a challenge and the event involves drinking. We highly encourage you to take a ride share or taxi service. DRINK RESPONSIBLY.

FOR FURTHER INFO, REFER THE EVENTBRITELINK. IT RULES.

DC Pros Open Bar & Clubbing

Needs a location

$5.00

Enjoy a night out with insanely friendly people at the Elegant Rosebar Lounge.

This time, we will have an open bar between 10 pm and 11 pm. Cover charge is $ 20. However, it is only $ 5 for our members. The price goes up to $ 10 on ______.It is still below the cover charge $ 20 and it includes an Open Bar.

Wait, did I say Open Bar for only $ 5?:) C'mon guys, it hard to pass on this!:)

Payment Instructions :

  1. You should login from a PC to see the 'Pay Now' button, after RSVPing. Then hit the button.

  2. Verify correct dollar amount for number of people you're paying for.

  3. If you don't have a Paypal account, click "Pay with a Debit or Credit Card".

  4. If you have a Paypal account, simply log in, and pay as you normally would via Paypal.

METRO & PARKING INFO :

Closest Metro Stations are Farragut North (Take K Street Exit), Dupont Circle (Take 'Dupont South' Exit) and Farragut West (Take 18th Street Exit). Please take into account Metro's Weekend Track Work & Service Adjustments. Check it on http://www.wmata.com/ and plan accordingly.

Street parking might be difficult. However, if you plan to drive, there is a valet parking for $ 20.

~~~~~CHECK-IN DETAILS~~~~~~~~

  1. Rosebar is one of the prominent and prestigious night clubs in DC. Hence, expect a long line to be checked-in. Door opens @ 10pm.
  2. Dress Code is DRESS TO IMPRESS.
  3. Tell the bouncers that you are on my list - MER'S LIST.
  4. In order to beat the long line, please come on time.
  5. YOU HAVE TO GET THERE BEFORE MIDNIGHT. The deal we have got ends at midnight. If you get there after midnight, you will be subject to Cover Charge of $ 20.
  6. When you finish getting checked-in, you will be given a wristband. That is how we identify each other, in the club.
  7. After you checked-in, proceed to THE MAIN BAR. That is where, we are going to be.
  8. Please be advised that this is a real deal club. It gets packed and louder as the night gets older. However, we will try to stick together.
  9. BE READY TO DANCE AND GET SOME EXERCISE!:)

Refund & Ticket Resell

All sales are final. We only refund the full amount, if the event is canceled. If it is rescheduled, we will send an email to those who RSVPed 'YES' advising that. A full refund will be given to those that let us know within 2 calendar days of the update email, if you are unable to make it on the new date. No refunds will be given after that time.

However, you can sell your ticket to someone else if you are unable to attend. Please, feel free to post in the comment box for the event, that you have a ticket for sale. Work out payment between yourselves, and have the seller only send the organizer a "message" through their Meetup profile (do not comment in the comment box of the event posting) letting us know the full name and Meetup profile URL (if a member) of the person taking your spot. You must let us know two hours before the RSVP close time, on the day of the event.

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Needs a location

$30.00

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