Meet the Makers Tour: 4 Things You Shouldn’t Miss
WDCEP is partnering with the Washington Business Journal to host an exclusive tour of some of DC’s industrial businesses. Here are some of the highlights you won’t want to miss.
Behind the Scenes Access
Ever wonder how your favorite cookies or gin get made? This tour will take you behind the scenes of Washington DC’s major industrial neighborhoods and show you an inside look at how products in DC get made. You’ll visit the largest region of industrial activity in the city and explore some of DC’s top local maker sites. Expect to see production in action and learn the nuts and bolts of making products in DC.
Delicious Local Bites
No tour of local maker spaces would be compete without a taste of local products. Our tour wraps up with lunch provided by Mason Dixie Biscuit Company and treats by Whisked! Bakery. A perfect way to experience the highlights of the DC food industry.
Connecting with successful D.C. makers
On the tour you will be visiting a handful of companies including Mason Dixie Biscuit Co, Union Market, and One Eight Distilling, for tours, tastings, and conversations. You will get the chance to meet the owners, managers and leaders of these thriving DC companies and hear insights on how they came about starting and growing their opperations.
Networking with fellow entrepreneurs, real estate leaders and c-suite executives
Not only will you be meeting business owners at the stops along the tour, but you will also be riding with fellow real estate professionals, business leaders and entrepreneurs. You will be able to connect with your peers and network across various industries focused on makers.