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FROM THE EDITORS

What to Expect at the First Elevate D.C.

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After selling out in New York last year, BizBash and Eventbrite are bringing their one-day conference for event and meeting professionals to Washington, D.C. Held on July 10 at the Ronald Reagan Building, Elevate D.C. will include a keynote by social media expert and Socialnomics author Erik Qualman; workshops on fund-raising, technology, crisis management, and event marketing; and conversations with Events by André Wells owner André Wells, Hargrove's creative director, David Solsbery, and Eventbrite co-founder and president Julia Hartz.

The schedule for Elevate D.C., including the keynote, morning and afternoon sessions, luncheon, and post-event cocktails, is below; attendees can register here.

8:45-9:15 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast

9:15-10:30 a.m.
Opening Session and Keynote

Erik Qualman, founder, Socialnomics
Julia Hartz, president, Eventbrite
David Adler, C.E.O. and founder, BizBash

10:45 a.m.-12 p.m.
Workshop Session 1

The Future of Fund-Raisers and the Strategies to Never Ignore
Tara de Nicolas, principal, Georgetown Consulting Group

Sponsorship Secrets: What Every Event Organizer Needs to Know
Mike Ponticelli, vice president of sales, Bisnow Media

The Event Marketer's Toolkit—Important Strategies to Implement Now
Tamara Mendelsohn, vice president of marketing, Eventbrite
Kelley McCormick, managing director, SKDKnickerbocker

12-12:45 p.m.
Luncheon and Sit-Down With André Wells

André Wells, founder, Events by André Wells
Anna Sekula, editor in chief, BizBash

1-2 p.m.
Workshop Session 2

Tech Tools: The New Ecosystem of Events
Mitch Colleran, partnership manager, Eventbrite
Abe Adams, senior director of client strategy and fund-raising, Targeted Victory

Ideas, Strategies, and Insights to Extend the Life of Your Event
Scott Cullather, global managing partner, Invnt

10 Steps to Avoid an Event Crisis and What to Do When Things Go Wrong
Candace Wint, government meeting and planning management official

2-2:45 p.m.
Coffee Break and Networking

2:45-3:45 p.m.
Workshop Session 3

Tech Tools: The New Ecosystem of Events
Mitch Colleran, partnership manager, Eventbrite
Abe Adams, senior director of client strategy and fund-raising, Targeted Victory

Ideas, Strategies, and Insights to Extend the Life of Your Event
Scott Cullather, global managing partner, Invnt

10 Steps to Avoid an Event Crisis and What to Do When Things Go Wrong
Candace Wint, government meeting and planning management official

4-4:30 p.m.
Closing Session

Creating the Unexpected With Transformations
David Adler, C.E.O. and founder, BizBash
Ron Bracco, executive director of events, Hargove
David Solsbery, creative director, Hargrove

The Growing Appetite for Gathering
Julia Hartz, co-founder and president, Eventbrite

4:30-5:30 p.m.
Cocktails

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