What we're about

Connecting DC's Global Professional Community...

Have you ever wanted to meet and build relationships with other Expats who can share your common experience or locals who lived, worked, studied or traveled overseas; who love cultures of other countries?

Imagine being able to meet others, to share in social events, business connections, food and music. The DC International Professionals/Expats Meetup is a network of expats in the Greater Washington, DC area. Our group is made up of individuals who have lived, worked, studied or traveled in countries all around the world who are dedicated to building strong social and strong professional networks.

Flags of Current Members:
http://www.meetup.com/Internationals/photos/

If you are ready to meet some new and interesting people from all over the world; and participate in networking and social events in the DC area, then this Group is for you.

Upcoming events (5+)

Expats Wine Tasting Soirée -

The Gryphon

$35.00

Join us for an South African Wine Tasting night! Six different types of wines will be featured. This is a wine tasting night, where we pour six types of delicious wines for hours, we get educated on the wines by the top notch experts from the industry. On top of that, we socialize and mingle with many like minded wine lovers through out the evening. *Full cash bar will be available after the Event. Ticket price increases to $ 45 on Dec. 1st, 2015; to $ 50 on Jan. 2nd and to $ 55 on Jan. 11th, 2016. Please get your early bird ticket before then. 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 : 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. METRO & PARKING INFO : The Gryphon is half a block from DuPont Circle Metro Station. Please take 'DuPont South' Exit. Check it on http://www.wmata.com/ and plan accordingly. Street parking might be difficult. However, if you plan to drive, there are parking garages around.

EXPATS Rooftop Party

Ozio Rooftop Lounge

Spring is in the air and it is time to party at a rooftop! We booked the whole rooftop for this party. Dress Code : Dress to impress Event is free and 21+ Unbeatable Happy Hour Specials including Hooka Ozio's also make me feel loved and honored, by serving, one of my favorite cocktails, which is named after me - Mer-Tini:) It will be one of the featured cocktails. Ozio is a multi-level venue with full-service Mediterranean/American fusion dinning experience and cigar lounge. The spacious multi-floor venue is contained within a large four story, historically preserved, colonial row house. They have a retractable rooftop and if it gets warmer, we might be able to open the roof. METRO & PARKING INFO Closest Metro Station are : 1. Farragut North (Please take the L Street Exit) 2. Farragut West (Please take the 18th Street Exit) 3. Dupont Circle (Please take the 'Dupont South' Exit) Street parking might be difficult. However, if you plan to drive, there is a PMI parking garage on 1820 L St. NW, for $ 6 after 5 pm.

Professionals Rooftop Networking

Beacon Rooftop Lounge

All professionals in the DC, Maryland and Virginia 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 global professionalism. HOW IT WORKS : We will give out name tags and you write your name and your industry/sector/specialization. However we don't guarantee the availability of a partner in that area. DON'T FORGET TO BRING YOUR BUSINESS CARD. Rules to abide : 1. Event is free and 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 ([masked]). 9. When you get there, we will greet you and take you to your respective group. METRO & PARKING INFO Closest Metro Station are : 1. Farragut North (Please take the L Street Exit) 2. Farragut West (Please take the 18th Street Exit) 3. Dupont Circle (Please take the 'Dupont South' Exit) Street parking might be a challenge and the event involves drinking and we highly recommend a ride share or taxi service. DRINK RESPONSIBLY.

[POSTPONED, NO EVENT ON Oct. 20th] Halloween Costume Competition & Dance Party

To secure your spot, grab your free ticket from the Eventbrite link ( https://www.eventbrite.com/e/halloween-costume-competition-and-dance-party-tickets-38067380560 ) (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/halloween-costume-bash-and-contest-tickets-28133447900)). RSVPing only on the MEETUP Page doesn't allow you to attend the Event. ABOUT THE EVENT Brace yourself for a multi-level sensory overload costume bash with stiff drinks and good times! Come, insane dance and enjoy a spooky night filled with fun. Come out and do a Halloween dress-up; and make it a memorable one! Event is FREE (with RSVP) and 21+ Huge line up of DJs Bottle service specials. For bottle service TEXT[masked] We will have a costume competition. Living Room shows its graciousness to our group, by giving us three different gift cards, for top three winners; valued at $ 75, $ 50 and $ 25. Make it difficult for us to select by coming in horrormonger, dopest, stylist or creepiest costume. Our hosting team will announce the winners around 8 pm~ish. https://s.evbuc.com/https_proxy?url=http%3A%2F%2Fphotos2.meetupstatic.com%2Fphotos%2Fevent%2F4%2Fd%2F0%2Ff%2F600_454519727.jpeg&sig=ADR2i781YziyjYoVDcX_qx_CwIZ_hVjxKw We will have specials, just for our group. Living Room make me feel loved and honored, by serving, one of my favorite cocktails, which has got my name on it- MER-Tini:) It will be featured till 10 pm. https://s.evbuc.com/https_proxy?url=http%3A%2F%2Fphotos4.meetupstatic.com%2Fphotos%2Fevent%2F4%2Fc%2Fb%2F5%2F600_454519637.jpeg&sig=ADR2i7-T3lI6CUOl6VDsSX5SCl7B2gYALg https://s.evbuc.com/https_proxy?url=http%3A%2F%2Fphotos1.meetupstatic.com%2Fphotos%2Fevent%2F4%2Fc%2F3%2F3%2F600_454519507.jpeg&sig=ADR2i7__RNT1j4dajIqJDRwKkiToR3k9RQ METRO & PARKING INFO : The Living Room is a block from McPherson Square Station (take 'White House' Exit). Farragut North (Take K Street Exit), Please take into account Metro's Safe Track Work & Service Adjustments; and allow enough time for your ride. Check it on http://www.wmata.com/ and plan accordingly. Street parking might be difficult. However, if you plan to drive, there are parking garages around.

Photos (7,708)