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Entree DC 2018

September 19, 2018 - 8:00am to 12:00pm

Where the Food + Drink Industry Meet

Join the DC Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs and the Washington DC Economic Partnership for the sixth annual Entrée DC program, an event that connects the food and beverage industry with DC public and private sector resources. Connect with budding entrepreneurs, thriving businesses and industry giants disrupting the hospitality industry in DC. Hear from leaders in the field about how to market, grow and expand your business. Sit down with permitting specialists to learn the ins and outs of regulation and find the right suppliers for your food and beverage industry needs.

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8:00 - 9:00AM Breakfast, Networking + Registration
9:00 - 9:45AM Keynote + Opening Session
10:00 - 10:45AM Breakout Sessions
11:00AM - 12:00PM Closing Session

Opening Session Speakers
Brian Kenner // Deputy Mayor, Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning & Economic Development (DMPED)
Melinda Bolling // Director, Department of Consumer & Regulatory Affairs (DCRA)
Keith J. Sellars // President + CEO, Washington DC Economic Partnership (WDCEP)

Keynote Speaker
Rose Previte // Founder + Owner, Maydan + Compass Rose

Closing Session
Scaling a DC Brand. 
Local food and beverage industry leaders will share their unique perspectives and experiences on how they have scaled their restaurants, products and concepts. Find out what it takes to scale a DC brand including successes, challenges and lessons learned.

Kathy Hollinger // President + CEO, Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW)

Ashok Bajaj // Founder, Knightsbridge Restaurant Group (Bibiana, 701 Restaurant, Rasika, Rasika West End, Sababa, Nopa Kitchen + Bar, The Oval Room, The Bombay Club, Bindaas)
Jenna Huntsberger // Founder, Whisked!
Thor Cheston // Co-Founder, Right Proper Brewing Company
Shane Mayson // Director of Business Development, JL Restaurant Group (Hank's Oyster Bar, Hank's Cocktail Bar, Hank's Pasta Bar)

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Walter E. Washington Convention Center | 801 Mt. Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC