Local First Awards



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The employer advocate

September 28th

Join Think Local First DC and Goldblatt Martin Pozen LLP for the first of a series of quarterly seminars for our DC business owners.

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Past Events

July 24th


Tuesday, July 24th @ The Pepco Edison Gallery

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June 20th

Self Care First

Self-care is the latest health and wellness trend.

Join us to discuss easy activities you can incorporate into your life to take care of yourself.

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May 9th

Local First Market

Visit the Local First Market at the Shay located at the corner of 8th and Florida Avenue, NW!

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May 3, 2018

Unplugged Series: The Makers Talk

Think Local First DC invites our DC artists and creatives to converse and build with Local First Award Maker Winner, Bailiwick Clothing, alongside Maker Finalists to share best practices and stories of successes hard fought and won, along with light fare and libations.

Thursday, May 3rd from 630pm to 830pm at The Shay

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May 1, 2018

Ward 1 City Council Candidate Forum

Think Local First DC, District Bridges, the Adams Morgan BID invite you to participate in a Ward 1 City Council Candidate Forum focused on DC local business policy.

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November 9, 2017

Local First Awards 2017

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August 2017

Local Supply Chains and Procurement | Think Local First DC Webinar

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June 27, 2017

Think Local First DC Summer Mixer

Think Local First DC brought the community together for a summer mixer at Ben's Upstairs, a local business on the H St. corridor. Business owners, entrepreneurs, artists, nonprofit leaders, and policymakers mixed and mingled on the rooftop during a beautiful summer evening. Business connections were made, ideas were shared, and a positive vision was put forth for D.C.

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June 23, 2017

Building Effective Teams For Social Impact | Think Local First DC Webinar

Whether seeking to grow a business or build a local, sustainable economy, success depends on the ability of people to work well together. Attendees joined Think Local First DC and Shifting Patterns to equip themselves with the tools to build effective teams and overcome common obstacles to teamwork.

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