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Effective Networking for the New Year

  • Eighteen Street Lounge 1212 18th Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20036 United States (map)

After a long day at work, do you REALLY feel like going to yet another event where you attempt to balance that little plate of food on your drink, shake hands at the same time and give the same 60-second elevator pitch over and over again?


Even the most naturally outgoing person can feel awkward and clam up, introverts may feel anxious and others may just feel trapped into going in the first place.

As a writer, coach, speaker, and comedian, Jen Coken’s 30-year career success has depended upon the people she’s met networking and the partnerships she’s formed.  

Using her career and life experiences, coaching skills and comedic background, Jen will take you on an interactive journey leaving you chomping at the bit to go to your next event!

The WNG Chairman's Forum convenes special events with outstanding leaders on compelling topics of interest to our Washington Network Group membership. Forum events are designed for WNG Members; However, non-members are encouraged to attend this event.

Our Timeline:

5:00 PM - Doors Open
5:30 PM - Our Conversation with Beth
6:30 PM - Networking
7:00 PM - Adjourn (and Continue Networking!)

Attire is business casual. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres. Cash bar.

Our Venue:

Eighteenth Street Lounge (To Be Confirmed)
1212 18th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Location Map

Please Note: The Eighteenth Street Lounge (ESL) occupies a second-floor location without elevator service. The venue is within walking distance from the Farragut North Metro station, the Farragut West Metro station and the Dupont Circle Metro station. Garage parking is available in the surrounding area. There is limited street parking available.

Event Registration: (This link will be live when the event is listed on the WNG website, stay tuned).

Join & Go:

$90: Become a new/first-time WNG Member ($90 annual dues) and attend this particular event at no extra cost: Apply Online. Note: This option is not available for WNG Members whose memberships have expired.

Earlier Event: December 4
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