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Annual Legislative Conference Brunches, Lunches and VIP Receptions

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Annual Legislative Conference Brunches, Lunches and VIP Receptions

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The Annual Legislative Conference hosted by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation invites professionals to challenge ideas at the upcoming CBC weekend 2019 

After all the policy discussions, you'll want to check this roundup of the best brunches, lunches, VIP receptions, and late-night events: 

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Thursday, Sept. 12

6th Annual CBC Reception
Four levels of fun including a live band and DJ that follow a Happy Hour from 5-7 PM.
920 14th St. NW, Washington, DC 20005 | 5 PM-2 AM

The Purple Aisle presents The Inaugural Purple Party
Unwind at La Vie, an upscale Mediterranean retreat overlooking The Wharf. Sip a signature cocktail while enjoying the breath-taking water views.
88 District Sq. SW, 5th floor, Washington, DC 20024 | 6-9 PM

3rd Annual CBC Reception
RSVP and enjoy a $20 VIP Entry to a celebration featuring DJ Heat and DJ KingClo.
1008 Vermont Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20005 | 6 PM-12 AM

Attorneys Congressional Black Caucus Soiree 2019
Prepare to dance through 3 rooms of entertainment including music by DJ Julian Tucker and MC KC and heavy hors d'oeuvres.
2122 24th Pl. NE, Washington, DC 20018 | 6 PM-12 AM

NNPA 2019 National Leadership Awards Reception
The National Newspaper Publishers Association presents an awards reception to celebrate 192 years of the Black Press held in the Renaissance Ballroom.
999 9th St. NW, Washington, DC 20001 | 7-9:45 PM

The Park at 14th Style, Beats, & Politics
Celebrate CBC with good music, dancing, and additional opportunities to network at this nightclub event.
920 14th St. NW, Washington, DC 20005 | 7 PM-1 AM

The Black Linkup CBC Professional Networking Event
Hosted at HalfSmoke, a modern day gourmet American restaurant serving all of your favorites eats with a premium twist including funnel cakes, milkshakes, tater tots, and more.
651 Florida Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20001 | 7-11 PM

Young, Black, and Progressive CBCF ALC Mixer
This is an event you'll want to RSVP as last year received over 2,100 requests and this year is on track to do the same. Mingle and network with some of the most notable legislators in DC.
1602 U St. NW, Washington, DC 20009 | 7:30-11 PM

Friday, Sept. 13

The Brown Beauty Co Op Happy Hour
Shop the latest beauty products while socializing and networking at this Happy Hour event featuring complimentary cocktails.
1365 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20036 | 5-7 PM

CBC Friday at The Park
Enjoy Happy Hour from 5-7 PM and stay for Dinner Services until 10 PM. Dancing and DJs follow Happy Hour making this an all-night event.
920 14th St. NW, Washington, DC 20005 | 5 PM-3 AM

The Urbane Group’s CBC Power 100 Party
The Urbane Group is known for hosting events catered towards cultured young professionals, so this CBC event is the perfect way to mix networking with a social gathering.
920 14th St. NW, Washington, DC 20005 | 5 PM-3 AM

CBCF Legacy Reception
Wrap up networking sessions and informative panels at this social reception.
801 Mt Vernon Pl. NW, Ballroom AB, Washington, DC 20001 | 6:30-8:30 PM

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Annual Party
This Annual Reception will host the metropolitan chapters and guest at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park for an evening of socializing and networking.
2660 Woodley Rd. NW, Washington, DC 20008 | 8 PM-2 AM

One Tey Entertainment presents a CBCF ALC Party
Arrive before midnight and get in free to this late-night party in honor of the CBCF ALC events.
1813 M St. NW, Washington, DC 20036 | 10 PM-3 AM

Saturday, Sept. 14

Black Women Magic Panel and Brunch
Panelists including legislative aide Chyna Melton, therapist Shenikka Moore-Clarke, marketing coordinator Iman Brown, educator Jessica Townsend, and strategic communications fellow Ashaki Lloyd will discuss various topics during Brunch.
300 Riggs Road NE, Washington, DC 20011 | 1-2:30 PM

Culture Caucus: The Official Maryland Party
Enjoy the view of Capitol Hill from the Liaison Hotel Rooftop Bar and celebrate the end of CBC week with other professionals from the DMV.
415 New Jersey Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20001 | 1-4 PM

Caucus Brunch and Day Party
Terry Frasier and Social Architects invite guests to its 6th Annual Caucus Brunch and Day Party at Barcode featuring a full menu, drink specials, and more.
1101 17th St. NW, Washington, DC 20036 | 2-10 PM

CBC Sangria Social
Network in this laid-back environment while sampling 4 original sangria recipes and food options from the entire Po Boy Jim's menu. This mid-day event has games and more to make this a networking event unlike any other you will experience during CBC week.
1934 9th St. NW, Washington, DC 20001 | 3-9 PM

Phoenix Awards Dinner
Join over 3600 guests including elected officials, Presidential candidates, A-list celebrities, Fortune 100 executives and more for this networking and celebratory event.
801 Mt Vernon Pl. NW, Hall D, Washington, DC 20001 | 6:30-9 PM

6th Annual Black & White Gala
Get dressed in your best formal wear and experience a variety of entertainment including live Jazz, mock casino games, a photo booth, and a DJ playing your favorite dance songs.
999 9th St. NW, Washington, DC 20001 | 8 PM-2 AM

Saturday Hip Hop Caucus at The Park
Celebrate CBC with good music, dancing, and additional opportunities to network at this nightclub event.
920 14th St. NW, Washington, DC 20005 | 8 PM-3 AM

CBC Young Professionals All Black Party
Terry Frasier and Social Architects invite guests to wear their best LBD and dress in all black attire at this 3rd Annual event.
1101 17th St. NW, Washington, DC 20036 | 9 PM-3 AM

California CBCD Love, Peace & Unity International Black & White Ball 2019
An upscale event fit for a king and queen. This “Royal Affair” hosts a fabulous group of people and an opportunity to network with some of the most influential individuals from across the nation.
901 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20001 | 10 PM-2 AM

Sunday, Sept. 15

2nd Annual Dope Black Girls Brunch CBC Edition
Celebrate and honor Black Women in Politics and Media while enjoying an open bar and brunch buffet at The Hamilton.
600 14th St. NW Washington, DC 20005 | 10 AM-2 PM

Women's Empowerment Sunday Brunch
Join D.L. Johnson Consulting Agency as they host its 3rd Annual Women's Empowerment Brunch at Black-Owned Restaurant, District Soul Food Restaurant & Lounge.
500 8th St. SE Washington, DC 20003 | 11 AM-2 PM

Champions of Change Brunch
Join several trailblazers who have championed change in their communities including the 2019 Honorees including the Honorable Rashida Tlaib, Honorable John Lewis, Honorable Muriel Bowser, Honorable Cory Booker, Rev. Al Sharpton, and Mr. Devin Hutchings.
901 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20001 | 1:30-4:30 PM

DSTRKT SOUL CBC Rooftop Edition
End the week with a true “Sunday Funday” at the newly remodeled POV Rooftop Lounge at the W Hotel.
515 15th St. NW, Washington, DC 20004 | 4-9 PM


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