The Builder Dinner

Thursday, March 28, 2019 from 5:30 pm – 9.30 pm

Sponsored by TCMA (A Drew Company), Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Goldblatt Martin & Pozen LLP, Industrial Bank, and Nest-DC

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The Unplugged Series: The Builder Dinner Hosted by Industrial Bank and curated by Think Local First DC. Starting in 2015 with our Developer Dinner Series, these sit down dinners ignite conversations that explore the impact of physical and economic development in Washington, DC. In 2018, this dinner returned as The Builder Dinner, hosted by City first Bank and Lee’s Flower Shop, with a dialogue between local business owners, developers, real estate companies, cultural leaders, artists, and the media. The nights’ storytellers contributed who are shaping the urban fabric of DC, explored the intersections at which they collide to help shape a better DC business landscape.

On Thursday, March 28, 2019, from 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm, guests will gather at the Rotunda Room, Reagan Building to continue the conversation with storytellers who Making An Impact within the DC community. The evening will include a 5:30 pm Reception with Hors-d’oeuvres and complimentary beer and wine bar; followed by a 7 pm – 9 pm plated dinner with stories from DC businesses, realtors, and developers.

Masters of Ceremonies, B. Doyle Mitchell Jr., Pres + CEO Industrial Bank and Lisa Mallory, CEO, DCBIA

Builders Speaking:   
Jason Cross, Director, Investor Relations, Redbrick
Timothy Lowery, Director, Hines and General Manager of CityCenterDC
Peter Nesbett Executive Director, Washington Projects for the Arts
Danielle Vogel, Founder, Glen’s Garden Market
Tonia Wellons, VP Community Investment, Washington Community Foundation
Kristi Whitfield, Director, DC Department of Small and Local Business Development
Katy McKegney, Publisher, Washington City Paper
Grace Langham, CEO, Nest DC