Join Trending 40 and our host committee to celebrate some of the great leaders in DC region's association and non-profit community.  Expect a lively and fun event with some of DC's top association CEOs, their management teams, and many other movers and shakers from the region's association and business community

2016 TRending 40 association Leaders

Vaughn Arthur, Dangerous Goods Council
Al Avina, Blinded Veterans Association
Linda Ayers, American College of Osteopathic Surgeons
Scott Belcher, Telecom Industry Association
Phil Bell, Steel Manufacturers Association
Debra Ben Avram, American Society of Parenteral Enteral Nutrition
Dan Berger, National Association of Federal Credit Unions
Alison Bodor, American Frozen Foods Institute
Ed Bolen, National Business Aviation Association
Dale Brown, Financial Services Institute
David Chavern, News Media Alliance
Kelsey Finn, National Association of College Auxiliary Services
Bobby Franklin, National Venture Capital Association
Geoff Freeman, American Gaming Association
Mike Gallagher, Entertainment Software Association
Julia Hamm, Solar Electric Power Association
Deb Hawkinson, Forest Resources Association
Richard Hunt, Consumer Bankers Association
Michael W. Johnson, National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association
Sandy Kennedy, Retail Industry Leaders Association
Kris Kiser, Outdoor Power Equipment Institute
Saul Levin, American Psychiatric Association
Anne Forristall Luke, Rubber Manufacturers Association
Robb MacKie, American Bakers Association
Brent McClendon, National Wooden Pallet Container Association
Dave McCurdy, American Gas Association
Chris McEntee, American Geophysical Union
Ron Regan, Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies
Debra Satkowiak, Institute for Makers of Explosives
Rick Sherlock, Association of Air Medical Services
Darla Stuckey, Society of Corporate Governance
Yasmina Vinci, National Head Start Association
Donna Wachter, Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Don Welsh, Destination Marketing Association International
Scott Whitaker, AdvaMed
Brian Wynne, Association for Unmanned Vehicles
Steve Young, The Independent Packaging Association
James Youngblood, Heart Rhythm Society

Event Hosts

Doug Anderson, Trending 40
Mindy Saffer, Cresa
Mitchell Schear, Vornado/Charles E Smith
David Johnson, Dixon Hughes Goodman
Mara Olguin, Vornado/Charles E Smith
Paul Lundy, Fonteva
Sig VanDamme, Nimble AMS
Joe Greeves, Cordia Partners
Stephanie Sherman, Kilpatrick Townsend

Angie Fox, Crystal City BID
JP Moery, The Moery Company
Kahle Perez, Vantage Benefits Group
Matt Fogo, NeoSystems
Ross Draber, United Bank
Ron McGrath, HighRoad Solution
Jake Fabbri, Fonteva
Morgan Franklin, Unanet
Olivia Shay Byrne, K&L Gates

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Live Music, Open Bar and Heavy Hors D'oeuvres

1776-Crystal City
2231 Crystal Drive
Suite 1000
Crystal City, Virginia


Free Parking in Crystal Drive Garage
Metro: Crystal City Station


Attire: Business

Regular Registration


$99 at the door

Proceeds to benefit the GEN*Z Scholarship Fund



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