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New Challenges + Hot Topics in Immigration Law
Register Now!

Join Think Local First DC and Goldblatt Martin Pozen LLP on January 25th for the Employer Advocate Seminar. The series will cover immigration law and the impacts on businesses. Our presenter is Shirley Tang, Head of the Business Immigration Practice at Cohen Tauber Spievack & Wagner P.C. Limited Seats--Register Now!

2019 Unplugged Series: The Builder Dinner

The Unplugged Series: The Builder Dinner returns February 21, 2019, hosted by the International Trade Center in the Rotunda Room. Early Bird Tickets On Sale December 17th.  For sponsoring partnerships email:

Think Local First DC’s Workforce For All Seeks Employers
Think Local First DC (TLF) is partnering with DC's Department of Human Services (DHS) to match DC residents with locally owned businesses. DHS recruits, screens, and matches eligible participants with the job opportunities identified by TLF.  DHS and TLF provide local businesses with the training needed to make the most of the program. If you have a vacancy in your business or know of one, please contact Michele Molotsky:


Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration's (ABRA) Orientation Training 

New and existing ABC licensees are invited to attend from 2-4 p.m. on Thursday, December 13, 2018, to learn about District ABC laws and regulations (including recent changes to the law), expectations of licensees, noise abatement and sound management, and more. Register Online.

Fan of Your Brand: Six Building Blocks 

This one-of-a-kind workshop, December 8 at Steadfast Supply, will focus on providing the tools needed to build a sustainable brand using verbal, non-verbal, social + digital, networking, and media presence with Founder and CEO of Skai Blue Media, Rakia Reynolds. Register Online.

Industrial Bank: Footprints To Your Financial Future

Industrial Bank invites you to a free panel featuring finance and budgeting experts discussing tools and tips for small businesses to get ready for 2019. Plus, you can visit their DC Holiday Maker Market with a complimentary hot chocolate bar and apple cider! RSVP Required for entry.

80% of Advertisers Use Visual Assets in Their Marketing 

According to SmallBizTrends, personalized emails increase conversions by 10% and click-through rates by 14%, and companies that use video on landing pages have increased their conversion rates by 80%. When the subject line of an email states that there is a personalized video, open rates increase by 272%!

2018 Inaugural Top 50 Women in Technology 

Forbes closes out the year with the Top 50 tech Moguls, Founders, Engineers, Innovators, and Warriors in the world (who happen to be women). Read about the three generations of women that grace the list HERE


Pop-Up Collaborative on H Street NE

NOV 17 - DEC 24: Join us at the Pop-Up Collaborative on H for 29 days of holiday shopping! Check out Black & Brown women-owned brands featuring art, beauty products, jewelry, and housewares! 


ARTSPACE Artisans Holiday Bazaar
DEC 7: New Community Artspace, founded in 2009 for the art community, hosts a Holiday Bazaar December 7 from 5 PM - 8 PM with handmade crafts. Free entry. Stop by and #Shopsmall All season.


Dock 5 at Union Holiday Market

DEC 9: Shop at Unique Markets in D.C. to discover and support independent designers, artists, and emerging brands. You’ll find great gifts for everyone - see how your dollars can make an impact.



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