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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+)

French Wines Tasting Soirée

Speakeasy At Sign of The Whale

$25.00

To secure your spot, purchase your ticket from the Eventbrite link (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/french-wines-tasting-soiree-tickets-61576865061). RSVPing only on the Meetup Page doesn't allow you to attend the Event. ABOUT THE EVENT Join us for an outstanding French Wines Tasting Evening. Most of them are rare in the US market. Be the first one! It is a wine tasting night, where we pour different types of delicious wines for hours. On top of that, we socialize and mingle with many like minded wine lovers through out the evening. TICKET PRICE : It is subject to increase, $ 25 by signing up in advance and $ 75 on site. This event sells out every time. Get your 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 profile (do not comment in the comment box of the event posting) 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 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) Please take into account Metro's Safe Track Work & Service Adjustments. Check it onhttp://www.wmata.com/ and plan accordingly. Parking might be a challenge and the event involves drinking. We highly recommend you to take a ride sharing or taxi service. DRINK RESPONSIBLY!

World's Biggest MBA Admissions Tour is Coming To DC!

Marriott Marquis Washington, DC

The QS World MBA Tour is coming to Washington D.C. on Thursday, June 27th. Explore your MBA options by speaking directly with representatives from dozens of international and local business schools. Participating schools from last year include Georgetown, GWU, American U, Emory, Rice, IE and many more! At this event, you’ll receive: - A professional LinkedIn Headshot - Resume reviews - Admissions consultations and profile review - Seminars and presentations by admissions directors - Admissions panels, discussions and Q&A - Eligibility to apply for millions of dollars in scholarships - And much more! Space is limited –registration is FREE just for us, otherwise it were $ 15. https://bit.ly/2W3PycB

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.

Embassy of Italy Sicilian Ball

Embassy of Italy

$89.00

To secure your spot, purchase your ticket from the Eventbrite link (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/embassy-of-italy-sicilian-ball-tickets-63518781385). RSVPing ONLY on the Meetup page, doesn't allow you to attend the Event. ABOUT THE EVENT Tonight, travel thousands of miles away and hundreds of years in the past without ever leaving Washington, DC. In a rare opportunity, step on to Italian soil for a very special and elegant evening celebrating Sicilian culture at the Embassy of Italy. As you enter this incredible and beautiful Embassy, be transported to perhaps one of the most admired countries in Europe. Experience an Italian and Sicilian evening filled with Italian food, open bar, dancing, opera, film, and more! This classic celebration has been one of the hottest tickets to attend in Italy for centuries. Tonight, we invite you to come and dance as they did on the most elegant dance floors and ballrooms of Palermo and in the streets of the Sicilian countryside. I. VIP OPTION (Enters at 7:15 pm): This is a special VIP Reception for a little extra Sicilian touch. Ticket Price includes: - Early Admission to the Gala; - Private Champagne Reception; - Special Early Dinner Menu, including: Penne alla Norma [Eggplant, tomato sauce, salted ricotta] Arancine [Sicilian Rice Balls] Caponata [Eggplant vegetables stew] Spicy Sicilian Chicken with Orange Couscous Di Pesce [Couscous with assorted fish] Rigatoni with Sausage &Peppers Grilled Skirt Steak [served with fennel grilled tomato cannellini beans] Gnocchi with Squash and Kale Panzanella Salad Chickpea-Radicchio Salad - Dessert Menu II. GENERAL ADMISSION (Enters at 8:30 PM) Ticket Price includes: - Open Bar - Dessert Buffet As if picked from the best pastry shops in all of Italy! Our Dessert Menu includes : Assorted Cannoli Cassata Setteveli [Chocolate & Hazelnut Cake] Limoncello Cookies Tiramisu Individual Ricotta Cheesecake with almonds Zabaglione Sauce with Berries Chocolate Rum Birds Rozzatta [Caramel cream] Ricotta cheese strawberry cake - All other amenities of the Event PROGRAM: 1) ITALIAN OPEN BAR: Toast to Sicily and Italy all night long with fantastic Italian wines, beers and other (nonalcoholic beverages). 2) ITALIAN & SICILIAN DESSERTS: Experience a buffet of authentic Italian desserts. (An optional VIP reception is also available via this website which includes a private reception with exquisite buffet dinner of Italian delicacies). 3) EUROPEAN BALLROOM MUSIC (8:30 pm to 10:30 pm): Tonight's Ball will fill the room with Italy’s and Europe's greatest classical ballroom treasures as you dance the night away in this unique, authentic setting. 4) SICILIAN BALLROOM DANCE PRESENTATION & LESSON: A masterful local Ballroom instructor/couple will perform a special dance show highlighting the ballroom classics as danced for centuries. Following the demonstration, our instructors will offer a brief ballroom lesson to keep you dancing the way Venetians danced for centuries. 5) SICILIAN OPERA PRESENTATION: Tonight we present you with a unique sampling of timeless classics from the leading Opera houses of Sicily. Two opera singers will be on hand for a live exclusive performance (from the Baroque, through the romantic period and to today). 6) LATE DJ & DANCING: In the last half of the evening, one of Washington, D.C.'s greatest D.J.s brings us the best in retro, swing and top 40 dancing - Italian style! 7) SUGGESTED ATTIRE Black Tie Optional. Minimum of Suit & Tie for men. Casual wear, jeans or sneakers prohibited 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. **FOR DETAILED INFO, REFER THE EVENTBRITE INVITE**

Past events (573)

Motorbike Riding

Potomac Mills Mall

$135.00

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