The Ultimate Networking Events
Ultimate Networking Event I
Ultimate Networking Event II

Ultimate Networking Event II

This event is all about Building Powerful Connections – Italian Style!
Great food! Cool Drinks! Wonderful People! And a lot of fun!

Making connections and expanding your network is one of the most valuable resources you can cultivate for yourself. By developing solid personal relationships with a diverse group of individuals, you are better able to successfully expedite your personal and professional goals. The Ultimate Networking Event II will provide the perfect setting to facilitate these connections, whether you are looking to establish lucrative business relationships, identify talent for employment, discover new job openings, find out about community service opportunities, or just meet other interesting, dynamic individuals.

Special Event Features…

Featured Speaker:

*Meet the ultimate "Power Broker" – Rose Harper-elder, President & CEO, The Grass Ceiling, Inc.

As an exceptional golfer and business-woman, Rose has built a solid following of prominent leaders and recognized celebrities, while contributing to the community! Some of the people in her "Book of Business" include: Michael Jordan; Bob and Delores Hope; President Bush (Senior); President Ford; President of South Africa, Tibo Mbeki; Her Excellency Sheila Sisulu, Ambassador of South Africa to the United States; Her Excellency Ivonne A-Baki, Ambassador of Ecuador to the United States; and Kathryn Crosby, to name a few.

*At The Ultimate Networking Event II, Rose will share with us her expertise on levering your contacts and the importance of building relationships to excel your business. As a successful entrepreneur, business-woman and philanthropist, Rose is the perfect speaker for The Ultimate Networking Event II.

*Check out our Car Sponsor: Euro Motorcars, Inc.!
Sleek and sexy…the newest SL Mercedes will knock your socks off!
Gil Hofheimer of Euro Motorcars, Inc. will be at our event with the newest SL Mercedes!
Check out some of the hottest cars at Euro Motorcars:
You might even find a nice gift from Euro Motorcars in your "gift bag."

*Take advantage of The Shops at Georgetown Park!

As our Gift Bag Sponsor – The Shops at Georgetown Park will provide everyone with a "Shoppers Reward Card" which extends a variety of discounts and services offered by a select group of stores within the center.

* Exciting Book Release!!!! *

Yeee ha! We are thrilled to announce that the first edition of the Leading Ladies® Book of Business will be available at the Ultimate Networking Event. Everyone will receive a copy of this GREAT RESOURCE in their complimentary Gift Bag! You will be able to meet many of the people who are featured in this Book at the event!

* Internationally acclaimed Corporate Re-Imaging Consultant -- Natasha Kaplan -- is available to meet you!

Do you have trouble deciding what to wear? Bored with the way you look? Is your closet crying for help?

Whether you are in transition or simply seeking a fresh patina to your daily look, Natasha Kaplan of Armoire Analyst, can work with you to simplify, accessorize, enhance, and then build on your existing wardrobe.

Natasha Kaplan, founder of Armoire Analyst, has consulted for years with clients internationally. As a recognized fashion expert, she has worked with the world’s leading designers and retailers including Fendi, Celine, Patricia Underwood, Guido Paquali, Fratelli Rossetti, Pellini Bijoux, QVC and many others.

Natasha will be available at the event to share her expertise and answer any questions.

Stay tuned for more surprises…

Simply, this is The Ultimate Networking Event. It is all-inclusive from a professional, cultural, educational and community service perspective. Always innovative in our approach, we seek to maintain our track record of successfully delivering results…whatever your “cause” is.

Don’t miss out! Guys and Gals, grab your friends, colleagues and neighbors! The more, the merrier! We look forward to meeting you on June 5th at Café Milano in Georgetown! Details below.

Sponsored by:

Café Milano
Euronet DC & Euronet International
Leading Ladies®
Washington Network Group
Euro Motorcars, Inc.
The Shops at Georgetown Park


Wednesday, June 5, 2002
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Complimentary Hors d'oeuvres!
Drink Specials!


Café Milano
3251 Prospect Street, NW
Washington, DC
*Located in the heart of Georgetown

Rose Harper-elder with South African President Tibo Mbeki

Rose Harper-elder with Michael Jordan

Rose Harper-elder meeting with President George W. Bush Sr. in the oval office

Ultimate Networking Event I


Lights! Camera! Action!
Atlantic Video, Inc., a full-service teleproduction studio, will set the scene for this amazing event.

Thursday, November 9, 2000
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Complimentary Cocktails & Hors d'oeuvres
Business Attire

Atlantic Video, Inc.
650 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
(Directions are listed on Atlantic Video's website )

$25 individual (received before or on October 26th)
$35 individual (received after October 26th)
*All payments and registration forms must be received prior to the event.
No payments accepted at the door.

RSVP by November 3, 2000

*A financial contribution from the evening will be made to Greater DC Cares.

*In the spirit of making a difference, please bring a can of food or toy for charity.


Many thanks to our Sponsors for their support!

Atlantic Video, Inc.
Colorcraft of VA, Inc.
Greater DC Cares
Euronet DC
Image Works Creative Group
Leading Ladies
Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy LLP
The Tidings Corporation
Washington Network Group


500 Entrepreneurs & Professionals anticipated

Men and women from a broad base of industries:
Technology, Politics, Media, Finance, Consulting, Marketing, Advertising, Law, Government, and Non-profit.



Many thanks to this team for helping shape a vision and create something very powerful!

Comprised of individuals who have demonstrated leadership and a commitment to their community, The Crew Team represents a diverse population, which reflects the breadth and depth of the attendees for this event. The Crew Team will play a significant role in generating interest for the event and securing the support of our community.

Jessica Abrahams
Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy LLP
Tony Aleman
Old Ebbitt Grill
Paula Argento
DeMartino Finkelstein Rosen & Virga
Laurie Austin
Fairfax County Public Schools
Krista Bruno
Randstad Creative Talent
Lynn Bulan
Jennifer Butkovich
Hard Rock Cafe-Washington, DC
Patricia Cinelli
American Psycological Association
Gary Clemmons
GC Ink
Michelle Cobb
National Archives
Mattie Condray
Legal Services Corporation
Kristi Crayton
Colorcraft of Virginia, Inc.
Michael Danzansky
Washington Financial Group
DC Cares
Andrew Dowling
John Drew
Professional Image
Katja Erickson
The World Bank
Mohamed Fathelbab
Forum Resources Network
Donna Gray
The Hyde Leadership Public Charter School
Susan Haran
Atlantic Video, Inc.
Chris Kay
Susan Lach
Berman and Company
Tim Lawrence
Video Production Services
Nicole LeMaistre Joe Lieber
Washington Analysis
Kelly Lieber
Bethesda Area SHARP Enrichment
Lauren MacDonald
Rae Mejzak
Christopher Mengel
Anna Nardone
The Tidings Corporation
Leading Ladies
Jim Paladino
BioVision Technologies
Variny Paladino
American Savings Education Council
Aki Partanen
Euronet DC
Cap Gemini Ernst & Young LLC
Brett Pfeffer
Champions Tech Ventures
Andrew Prevost
Washington Financial Group
Judith Remondi
RMS Direct
Kathleen Schaefer
IKON Legal Document Services
Amy Schwab
Atlantic Video, Inc.
Theresa Sebik
Fairfax County Public Schools
Ellen Sell
Ashley Shuler
MCI WorldCom
Bill Stokes
Washington Network Group
Theresa Testoni
The Ultimate Networking Event
Community Service Chairperson
Charlie Tolchin
Ogilvy & Mather
David Vurdelja
MCI WorldCom
Erik Wang
David White
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Karisue Wyson
The Washington Post Writers Group



Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington

Commnity Harvest

DC Central Kitchen

Greater DC Cares

Habitat for Humanity

N Street Village
(202) 939-2060

Sarah House
(202) 588-5632

Special Olympics
(202) 544-7710

Toys for Tots

Photos: Professional Image