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:
https://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 (4+)

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.

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.

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

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 Summer off 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.

METRO & PARKING INFO

U Street Metro Station is literally under the building (take 13th St. Exit).

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

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