Congressional Black Caucus 2013

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The 43rd Annual Legislative Conference (Congressional Black Caucus) takes place on September 18-21 in Washington, DC. Click here for an official listing of events.

The Annual Congressional Black Caucus produces some of the best professional networking events in the country and they all will take place in Washington, DC! During CBC Week there will be several official and unofficial events beginning September 18.

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Day Party | Brunch | Event Mixer | Reception | Fundraiser | Nightlife |

DC.PARTY.LIFE’s Event Picks:
Our event picks for 2013 Congressional Black Caucus are marked in red **

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** 1) DayTrip – Congressional Black Caucus Edition
Event Type: Day Party
When: Saturday, September 21 from 2-8:30pm
Where: Ozio Lounge (with retractable rooftop), 1813 M St NW
Event details: Longest running day party in the city presents a special CBC Edition this Saturday!
- Complimentary Admission until 5pm
- Food + Hookah + Drinks
- Ciroc & Crown Royal $5 2-5pm
- Complimentary courvoisier 3-5pm

** 2) CBC 2013 – Politics as Usual (2 Day Event)
Event Type: Reception/Day Party
When: Friday, September 20 from 3-10pm and Saturday, September 21 from 2-10pm
Where: Opera Ultra Lounge, 1400 1st Street NW
Event details: We invite you to join us for the most sophisticated Extended Day Parties of CBC 2013.. 2 Days….2 Events!
Tickets: Tickets start at $15 each or $25 for 2 day pass, Purchase Tickets


** 3) Desire to Aspire: Brunch Celebration of the Congressional Black Caucus
Event Type: Brunch
When: Sunday, September 15 from 12-4pm
Where: St. Gregory Hotel M Street Bar and Grill, 2033 M Street Northwest
Event details: This fall, in Washington, D.C., we will once again celebrate the accomplishments of young leaders in politics and civic engagement, while planning a path forward on the most pressing issues of the day. This third installment of the ‘Desire to Aspire’ brunch series, which follows the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, will bring notable figures in politics, business, and entertainment together in our nation’s capitol to socialize and connect.

This event is in partnership with Black Enterprise and SVEDKA
Tickets: Pricing ranges from $10-50 with tickets available at the door. Click here for complete event details and ticket pricing

** 4) NBMBAA-DC Young Professionals Mixer in Celebration of CBC Week
Event Type: Mixer
When: Thursday, September 19 from 6-9pm
Where: Busboys and Poets, 1025 5th St NW
Event details: “The Future of The Black Middle Class” – Join the National Black MBA Association, Washington, DC Chapter for a thought-provoking discussion on how to position the Black middle-class for success & opportunities in the 21st century.
Tickets: Pricing ranges from $5-10, Purchase Tickets

** 5) CBC 2013 – Politics as Usual (2 Day Event)
Event Type: Reception/Day Party
When: Friday, September 20 from 3-10pm and Saturday, September 21 from 2-10pm
Where: Opera Ultra Lounge, 1400 1st Street NW
Event details: We invite you to join us for the most sophisticated Extended Day Parties of CBC 2013..
2 Days….2 Events!
Tickets: Tickets start at $15 each or $25 for 2 day pass, Purchase Tickets

** 6) Kappa’s Congressional Black Caucus Celebration of Achievement on the Hill
Event Type: Reception
When: Friday, September 20 from 8pm-2am
Where: Hyatt Regency; Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW
Event details: The Metropolitan Chapters of Kappa Alpha Present: “Congressional Black Caucus 2013″ Achievement on the Hill.
Tickets: Tickets are $25, Purchase Tickets

7) 2013 Congressional Black Caucus Healthcare Leaders’ Networking Reception
Event Type: Reception
When: Thursday, September 19 from 5:30-10pm
Where: 701 Pennsylvania Avenue Restaurant & Bar, 701 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Event details: NAHSE-WMAC warmly invites you to attend the 2013 Congressional Black Caucus Healthcare Leaders’ Networking Reception honoring Samuel L. Ross, Goulda A. Downer and Norman Anderson with special guest William Cowan (D-MA).
Tickets: Tickets are $50, Purchase Tickets

8) First Fridays Congressional Black Caucus Rooftop Reception
Event Type: Reception
When: Thursday, September 19 from 7pm-midnight
Where: Ozio, 1813 M Street, NW
Event details: First Fridays & Friends cordially invites you to ‘Eyes over the City’ and invitation only rooftop welcome reception in honor of The Congressional Black Caucus 43rd Legislative Conference. Free Admission before 9pm with RSVP; Grey Goose open bar from 5-6:30pm
Tickets: Pricing is complimentary with RSVP, RSVP Here

** 9) 3rd Annual Congressional Black Caucus Welcome Reception
Event Type: Reception
When: Wednesday, September 18 from 6-10pm
Where: Cities Restaurant, 919 19th St NW
Event details: Richard W. Glover, Chairman of the Board for the DC Fashion Foundation and Dave Rich, CEO of Rich Entertainment – Proudly Presents the 3rd Annual Welcome Reception and Men’s Style Event during the 43rd CBC/ALC Weekend.
Tickets: Pricing is complimentary with RSVP, RSVP Here

10)16th Annual Black & White Reception California CBC Delegation Party
Event Type: Reception
When: Saturday, September 21 from 10pm-2am
Where: Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1000 H Street NW
Event details: California CBC Delegation cordially invites you to the 16th Annual International Ball VIP Reception & California Party.
Tickets: Pricing starts at $20, Purchase Tickets

11) Official State of Texas Congressional Black Caucus Reception
Event Type: Reception
When: Thursday, September 19 from 7pm-midnight
Where: Josephine’s, 1008 Vermont Ave NW
Event details: Young professionals and current and aspiring Public Servants invite you to the Official Texas CBC Reception.
Tickets: Pricing starts at $15, Purchase Tickets

12) 2013 Congressional Black Caucus Healthcare Leaders’ Networking Reception
Event Type: Reception
When: Thursday, September 19 from 5:30-10pm
Where: 701 Pennsylvania Avenue Restaurant & Bar, 701 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Event details: 2013 Congressional Black Caucus Healthcare Leaders’ Networking Reception with several 2013 distinguished health care leader honorees. Event also includes former Senator William Cowan (D-MA). The event is hosted by Bruce Siegel, M.D., MPH (President-CEO America’s Essential Hospitals). The event also includes live entertainment, heavy hors d’oeuvres and open bar.
Tickets: Pricing is $50, Purchase Tickets

** 13) AAREP DC Congressional Black Caucus Rooftop Reception
Event Type: Reception
When: Thursday, September 19 from 6-9pm
Where: Squire Sanders LLP Rooftop, 1200 19th Street Northwest
Event details: Special event honoring retired congressman and CBC Founding Member Louis Stokes who is an urban development advocate, supporter of diversity in real estate development and 30 year member of Congress.
Tickets: Pricing is $25, Purchase Tickets

** 14) Hors D’oeuvres & Ambassadors CBC Reception & Afterglow
Event Type: Reception
When: Thursday, September 19 from 6pm-2am
Where: Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square, 801 K Street Northwest
Event details: Hors D’oeuvres & Ambassadors was conceived as a platform topromote economic stimulus and business development in nations across the globe. Moreover, it serves as an important opportunity to honor the organizations, businesses and individuals dedicating resources and advocating for positive change to the economic and social climate. Finally, Hors D’oeuvres & Ambassadors serves as an important catalyst to bring attention to the plight of our brothers and sisters in the Diaspora. Due to the success of last year’s CBC reception, we were able to host the first “Ambassadors Inaugural Ball” to celebrate President Obama’s inauguration.
Tickets: Pricing is $15-50, Purchase Tickets

** 15) Michigan CBC Delegation Reception & Motown Live Afterglow
Event Type: Reception
When: Friday, September 20 from 7pm-2am
Where: Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square, 801 K Street Northwest
Event details: The Black Caucus Foundation of Michigan and the Host Committee for the Michigan CBC Delegation Reception & Motown Live Afterglow requests the honor of your presence at its signature events during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 2013 Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. The event features Morris Day & The Time along with honored guests: U.S. Senator Carl Levin, U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, U.S. Congressman John Conyers, Jr., U.S. Congressman John Dingell, U.S. Congressman Sander Levin, Michigan Congressional Delegation Members and Michigan Legislative Black Caucus Members. Click here for complete event details.
Tickets: Pricing is $20-100, Purchase Tickets

** 16) 3rd Annual ALC – CBC Kickoff – NBA YLD – Howard Univ Law Alumni – National Law Group
Event Type: Reception/Happy Hour
When: Wednesday, September 18 from 5:30-10:30
Where: Opera DC, 1400 I Street NW
Event details: The 3rd Annual National Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, ALC- CBC Kickoff Event is here! Last year at Opera we had over 500 Professionals come out to Network. This year promises to be event larger!
Tickets: Pricing starting at $10, Purchase Tickets

17) R.E.E.L.’S 2013 Congressional Black Caucus Reception
Event Type: Reception
When: Wednesday, September 18 from 6-9pm
Where: Darnell’s Bar, 944 Florida Ave NW
Event details: The lively event brings r.e.e.l. members and the greater community together to celebrate Washington, DC’s Ward 7 and 8 neighborhoods affectionately known as East of the River. In years’ past, guests included local residents, business owners, media, elected officials and CBC conference attendees.

r.e.e.l. is a progressive network of Ward 7 and Ward 8 residents created to engage and empower our East of the River community through community service, cultural and social events to reflect the diverse interests and needs of the East of the River community.
Tickets: SOLD OUT

18) Melody of Art Pre-Caucus Reception
Event Type: Reception
When: Tuesday, September 17 from 7-10pm
Where: Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H Street NE
Event details: This year, the Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts (CAAPA) recognizes the 43rd Annual Legislative Conference with its annual Pre-Caucus Reception & Fundraiser by inviting arts lovers and politicos to support African American Classical Musicians, Visual Artists and Poets at a showcase entitled “Melody of Art”
Tickets: Pricing is complimentary with RSVP to info@4caapa.org

19) Meet & Greet – Councilman Jermaine Reed & Honored Guest, Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II
Event Type: Fundraiser
When: Thursday, September 19 from 6-8:30pm
Where: Husch Blackwell LLP, 750 17th Street NW
Event details: Husch Blackwell LLP & McClain E. Bryant With Honored Guest Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II invite you to a fundraiser for Kansas City’s 3rd District Councilman Jermaine Reed.
Tickets: Pricing is $50, Purchase Tickets

20) Suit & Tie CBC – Networking Late Night Happy Hour by Suited Lifestyle
Event Type: Nightlife
When: Wednesday, September 18 from 7-11pm
Where: Bar 7, 1015 7th Street Northwest
Event details: Come suited for success to enjoy a night of networking and socializing with leaders of tomorrow
Tickets: Pricing is Free with RSVP, Purchase Tickets

21) CBC Weekend – Park Fridays
Event Type: Nightlife
When: Friday, September 20 from 5pm-3am
Where: The Park at Fourteenth, 920 14th St NW
Event details: Special edition of Park Fridays for CBC Weekend
Tickets: Pricing is from $20-40, Purchase Tickets

** 22) CBC Weekend with the National Black Law Student Association (NBLSA) at Kabin Lounge
Event Type: Nightlife
When: Thursday, September 19 from 10pm – 2am
Where: Kabin Lounge, 1337 Connecticut Avenue NW
Event details: CBC Weekend with National Black Law Student Association (NBLSA), Pyramid and Talk of DC for an intimate invite-only experience celebrating DC’s most stylish, progressive, and influential.
Tickets: Pricing starts at $15, Purchase Tickets

23) The Congressional Black Caucus, Phoenix Awards Banquet – After Party
Event Type: Nightlife
When: Saturday, September 21 from 10pm – 3am
Where: Ozio Restaurant and Lounge, 1813 M Street NW
Event details: Each year the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) recognizes extraordinary individuals who through their efforts and accomplishments have made significant contributions to society. These individuals receive the prestigious, CBCF-commissioned Phoenix Award. This year’s honorees are Ambassador Susan E. Rice and Danny Glover.

The Phoenix Awards After Party is hosted by This event is hosted by the National Capital Connection and National BID Network.
Tickets: Pricing is $30, Purchase Tickets

24) Foxtrappe CBC
Event Type: Reception
When: Thursday, September 19 from 9pm-2am
Where: Tuscana West Restaurant, 1350 I Street NW
Event details: The Foxtrappe Reunion Group presents “Foxtrappe CBC.” The Party of the Season in honor of the Congressional Black Caucus Legistaive Weekend. Members will gather to reminisce about the fabulous times in Foxtrappe’s Congressional Black Caucus Lounge with celebrities and Black Caucus Congress members. Also we will celebrate Russell Price’s Birthday and BeThere Magazine’s Anniversary. Forty years ago (1973) Bill and Malcolm produced the first east coast concert featuring Barry White at the John F. Kennedy Center. In honor of Barry’s Birthday (9/12) a special musical performance by Cornelius, MD – the Love Doctor will make you remember the times. Light hors d’ ouveres will be served
Tickets: Pricing is $25, Purchase Tickets

25) CBC Behind the Scenes: THE Afterset
Event Type: Nightlife
When: Wednesday, September 18 from 9pm-2am
Where: Recess, 727 15th St NW
Event details: Join Erin Johnson, Sahmra Stevenson and William Jolley of SadittyCity to officially kick your CBC week into high gear. We’re closing our CBC Wednesday evening out at Recess Lounge, one of DC’s hottest lounges – right near the White House. Prime location for the stellar occasion that is CBC’s 2013 Annual Legislative Conference. We are joined by fellow hosts Derron Parks, Reyna Walters, Angelique Roche, Gabrielle Cantave and Rasheedah Sharp.
Tickets: Pricing is complimentary with RSVP, RSVP

26) FORWARD – CBC EVENT
Event Type: Nightlife
When: Saturday, September 21 from 10pm-3am
Where: TUSCANA LOUNGE, 1350 I STREET
Event details: SOCIAL ARCHITECTS Social Architects presents Congressional Black Caucus Weekend in recognition of the 43rd Annual Legislative Conference. Dinner party from 6-10pm, email TLFRASIER@AOL.COM for dinner reservations. Complimentary admission until midnight with RSVP; list closes Saturday at 9pm.
Tickets: Pricing is complimentary with RSVP, RSVP

26) ROC The BELvedere Caucus Kickoff Evening Party with Carl Harper & Friends
Event Type: Nightlife
When: Thursday, September 19 from 5-11:30pm
Where: Cafe Asia, 1720 I St NW
Event details: If you missed our previous Ciroc Da Block & Grey Goose Salute parties at Cafe Asia, we bring back the Q.I.C DJ Quick Silver for a ‘Caucus Kickoff Evening Party’ to remember. Event includes Belvedere open bar from 5-6pm and complimentary buffet from 5-6:30.
Tickets: Complimentary admission before 7pm with RSVP, RSVP Here

28)NBLSA Hosts “The Caucus Room – CBC Weekend Finale
Event Type: Nightlife
When: Saturday, September 21 from 10pm-3am
Where: Recess, 727 15th St NW
Event details: Come out to the Finale of CBC Weekend as we enjoy a Speical Event.
The Caucus Room at Recess!
Tickets: Complimentary admission until 11pm with RSVP, RSVP Here

29) DC CBC Connection All Black Affair
Event Type: Nightlife
When: Thursday, September 19 from 9pm-2am
Where: Old Dominion Brew House, 1219 9th St NW
Event details: The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s (CBCF) 43rd Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) is the premier conference on legislative and policy issues impacting the African-American community.
We start off the Legislative Conference Weekend with a touch of elegance and style at the “ALL BLACK AFFAIR” taking place in the heart of downtown in the District of Columbia at the Washington Convention Center Old Dominion Brew House. 2 Rooms / Complimentary Hors d’oeuvres / Full Service Cash Bar
Tickets: Tickets are $25, Purchase Tickets

** 30) Caucus Room
Event Type: Nightlife
When: Thursday, September 19 from 9pm-2am
Where: The Park at 14th, 920 14th Street NW
Event details: Join us this Thursday as we celebrate the 43rd Annual Congressional Black Caucus. Come Mix and Mingle with Past and Present Minority House and Senate Staffers. This year the Caucus Room intends to raise money for a special charity The Glocester Institue. There Will be an OPEN BAR from 9 – 11.
Tickets: Complimentary admission with RSVP, RSVP Here

** 31) Roland Martin Hosts the Annual Ascot Affair
Event Type: Nightlife
When: Saturday, September 21 from 9pm-3am
Where: The Park at 14th, 920 14th Street NW
Event details: Roland Martin hosts the Annual Ascot Affair in celebration of the Congressional Black Caucus 43rd Annual Legislative Conference.
Tickets: Complimentary admission until midnight with RSVP, RSVP Here

32) Cities Saturday: Congressional Black Caucus Edition
Event Type: Nightlife
When: Saturday, September 21 from 10pm-3am
Where: Cities Restaurant and Lounge, 919 19th Street NW
Event details: DJ DON P of Club LIV Miami Live at Cities Saturday, Congressional Black Caucus Edition. Doors open at 10pm.

33) Welcome to DC CBC Kick Off Party hosted by Eric Maynor and the Washington Wizards
Event Type: Nightlife
When: Wednesday, September 18 from 10pm-2am
Where: Josephine, 1008 Vermont Avenue NW
Event details: Special edition of Wednesdays at Josephine for kick off of Congressional Black Caucus