Signature Events

Meet the sales team, learn about Alexandria, have some fun, learn or both. The Visit Alexandria sales team invites you to join us at our upcoming events this year. Network with your peers, build relationships and expand your knowledge. Mark your calendar and contact one of our team members for additional information or to join us.

Annual Breakfast & Blossoms (by invitation only)
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 | 8:30am-10:30am
The National Press Club | 529 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20045
EIC Clock Hour Approved | CMP-IS Domain F: Stakeholder Management 

"Relationship Networking - Creating Conference Connections"                    

"In the fast moving world where everyone is communicating through email, text and instant messaging we have forgotten the power of face-to-face conversation. Yet, the 2017 Decision to Attend study revealed 76% of all generations say opportunities for in person networking is important. Communication and connection is the foundation for building a thriving network and business and one of the top three reasons delegates attend conferences. During this talk, The Connector’s Advantage author, Michelle Tillis Lederman will inspire you to create conference environments and leverage the power of personal connection as both attendees and planners.                

Micehelle Tillis LedermanMichelle Tillis Lederman
Connection Creator, Speaker, Trainer, Coach, Author and CEO

Michelle is an accomplished speaker, trainer, coach, and author of four books including The 11 Laws of Likability, Heroes Get Hired and Nail The Interview – Land The Job, and the soon to be released The Connector’s Advantage. Named by Forbes as one of the 25 Professional Networking Experts to Watch and also a former NYU professor, financial executive, and recovering CPA. She teaches from experience and shares what she learned during her extensive career. Michelle’s clients range from government to academia to non-profit to Fortune 500 companies including; Madison Square Garden, Citi, Johnson & Johnson, Ernst & Young, Deutsche Bank, Michigan State University, Columbia Business School, Target, Sony, the NYC Department of Environmental Protection, and The Museum of Modern Art.

Michelle received her BS from Lehigh University, her MBA from Columbia Business School, and her coaching certification from the Institute for Professional Empowerment Coaching and the International Coaching Federation.

Michelle lives in New Jersey with her husband, two sons, and two rescued dogs.

Event is by invitation only for qualified meeting planners. Please RSVP Here by March 22, 2019 or contact Robin Roane for additional information or eligibility.

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Book Signing

Coming March 2019

**Meet the author and buy her new book after the event**

Are you already networking but all that effort is not translating into results? Does everyone seem to be getting further ahead even though you are  just as smart? Are you looking for a new job or up for a promotion? Do you have great ideas but no one seems to be listening to them? If any of these situations resonate, this book is for you!

And even if you are already a Connector, this book will help you take it up a level.





Our Past Events:

Bows, Baskets & Bikes (by invitation only)
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 | 3:30pm to 5:00pm - Bike Building Event
Christ Church Auditorium | 118 N. Washington Street, Alexandria
Reception 5:00pm to 7:00pm  | Murphy's Grand Irish Pub | 713 King Street, Alexandria

5th Annual Top Golf Networking Social
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 | 5:00pm-8:00pm
Topgolf | 6625 S Van Dorn St | Alexandria, VA 22202

Here's what planners have to say about our Topgolf event:

"That was a great event. One I actually loved attending and I getting to meet the hotel sales teams in a ‘no-sell- zone.” –Jimmy Stewart, National Director, Internal Strategy & Support, National Alliance on Mental Illness

"Great event, as usual! Thanks so much for making life so fun in this industry." –Leslie Zeck, CMP, CMM, Director of Meetings, International & American Association for Dental Research

Visit Alexandria's Annual Breakfast & Blossoms (check out our Post Event Blog)
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 | 8:30am-10:30am | The National Press Club
Guest Speaker: MPI's Manager of Professional Development, Jessie States, CMM
Named 25 Most Influential People in Meetings and Events - 2017, Successful Meetings
Trendsetter - 2017, Meetings Today

Topic: Event Tech – The Meeting of the Future
(EIC Clock Hour Approved)

Meetings in the Life Science/Healthcare Sector and the Value of the CMP-HC Certification
In Collaboration with the Events Industry Council
Monday, February 5, 2018 | 12:30pm - 3:30pm | Hilton Alexandria Old Town

Catapult Your Brand Into 2018 - LinkedIn Workshop
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 | 8:30am-11:00am
Visit Alexandria Offices | Alexandria, VA 22314

4th Annual Top Golf Networking Social
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 | 5:00pm-8:00pm
Topgolf | 6625 S Van Dorn St | Alexandria, VA 22202

Visit Alexandria's Annual Breakfast & Blossoms
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 | 8:30am-10:30am | The National Press Club
Guest Speaker & Panel Moderator: Gene Lundgren, President of Aquarian, a Shepard Company
Topic: Contingency Planning: Developing Your Crisis Management Plan
(EIC Clock Hour Approved)

Meet the Team Look for us at AMPS, MPI Potomac Chapter, PCMA and SGMP each month. Let's talk ›