June 20, 2008
If you are a designer in Washington, DC mark you calendar as next Thursday night will be the first ever DC Design Babes event. What is DC Design Babes exactly? DC Design Babes is an event is open for any design professional in the DC area.
Here are the event details:
Q&A With DC Design Babes
1.) What inspired you to start DC Design Babes?
There are a lot of local events in the area that we’ve attended and just noticed that they’ve been very much tech centric or are true fine art related (except for TECH cocktail of course which is open to all). Beyond the words of perl, python, and rails, let’s just be honest and say we don’t know what you’re talking about.
We truly believe in fostering a tighter design community. so we jokingly talked about this at work one day and boom the next day we were actually serious. Set up our facebook group and a twitter account….and here we are!
2.) What type of crowd are you looking to attract?
Mostly designers (web, print, interactive). We would also be thrilled if we can get other genres such as fine artists, fashion designers, etc. Basically bringing the design community together keeping a focus on graphic design.
3.) What might an attendee expect at the first event on June 26th?
Our first event will be a mixer just to socialize and get to know the designers in our community. Expect to meet great people.. chat and have a few drinks (maybe show us some magic tricks)!
4.) How often do you plan on hosting design events?
We are thinking the mixers will be an quarterly event. We also plan to have day or half day events that will be all about business and less about the drinks.
Alisa: M is for mojito.
We look forward to having a cocktail with you at the event. Cheers!
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