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Deputy Mayor Kenner to Host DC Econ UNPLUGGED

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Join us tomorrow to meet agency directors, learn about programs and enjoy DC artists, music and makers

MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES

January 30, 2019

CONTACT:
Chanda Washington [email protected] - (202) 727-6698

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – On Thursday, January 31, 2019, Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development Brian Kenner will host DC Econ UNPLUGGED, an event aimed at connecting DC residents to the people and programs that make DC’s economic development work.

The event will be hosted by WKYS radio personality Angie Ange and include live performances from Crush Funk Brass Band, Laura Tsaggaris, the Hung Tao Choy Mei Dancers and DJ Stylus. Bowser Administration economic development leaders will also be on hand with their agencies to answer questions from residents and share resources.

DC Econ UNPLUGGED will also feature panel discussions on hot topics such as the DC's thriving nightlife industry and the vibrant local creative and fashion scenes. “DC Makers” such as small businesses, artists and entrepreneurs as well as partner organizations working in the DC economic development space will also be part of the event.

For a full list of participating agencies and organizations and to RSVP, follow this link: https://dceconunplugged.eventbrite.com

WHEN: Thursday, January 31, 2019, 4-7 p.m.

WHO:

Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED)
Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA)
DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH)
DC Office of Planning (OP)
Department of For-Hire Vehicles (DFHV)
Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA)
Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE)
Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD)
Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking (DISB)
District Department of Transportation (DDOT)
Department of Small and Local Business Development (DSLBD)
Office of Cable Television, Film, Music and Entertainment (OCTFME)
Real Property Tax Appeals Commission (RPTAC)
DC Housing Authority (DCHA)
DC Housing Finance Agency (DCHFA)
Office of the Tenant Advocate (OTA)
Department of Employment Services (DOES)
Department of General Services (DGS)
Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO)
Office on Public-Private Partnerships (OP3)
Mayor’s Commission on Fashion, Arts and Events (CFAE)

WHERE:

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center – Atrium Hall
*Closest Metro: Federal Triangle – Blue and Orange Lines*
Paid parking available – follow GREEN signs in garage to Atrium for nearest elevator

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DMPED Website: dmped.dc.gov

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