Event Planning

The “1615” Essential Check List for a Fantastic Corporate Holiday Party

Your Holiday Party Planning in 7 Easy Steps!   1.) Amazing Venue Space “What a Bright Time, it’s the Right Time, to Rock the Night Away” 1615 is our brand new event space on New Hampshire Avenue, perfect for evening receptions and corporate holiday parties. The design details will appeal to your most sophisticated guests.

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The “Original” Historic DC Wedding Venue

The Congressional Club is the Quintessential Washington Historic Wedding Venue! Of course DC is filled to the brim with historic venues:  the White House, the US Capitol and maybe, given the explosive growth of the city, some would say The Air and Space Museum, to name a few.  At MTG, we are honored to work

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National Arboretum Host Scripps Spelling Bee Welcome BEEQQ

National Arboretum: Perfect Location for Corporate Events and Picnics. The US National Arboretum was thrilled to host The Scripps National Spelling Bee Kick-off Family BBQ  over Memorial Day weekend with a custom-designed Great Arboretum Adventure throughout the its grounds; the perfect DC outdoor venue. All 1500 Spelling Bee contestants and their families experienced all the beauty,

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Wedding Ceremony Perfection at The Congressional Club

With this Ring…… The Congressional Club is a perfect location for a DC wedding ceremony: historic, romantic and quintessentially Washington. That was truly the case in September when a charming couple decided to hold their DC elopement in this iconic landmark in the nation’s capital. MTG worked with our trusted photography partner, Amanda Reynolds of

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The Congressional Club Runs for the Roses!

Kentucky Derby Party for Corporate Event Planners! MTG and The Congressional Club hosted the MPI Potomac Chapter’s legendary Derby Party, sponsored by the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau. Over 200 corporate event planners descended on the historic Clubhouse for an evening of horse races and mint juleps. The First Floor was decorated with. . . what

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1615 @ Dupont Ribbon Cutting!

BRAND-NEW CONFERENCE SPACE IN WASHINGTON DC MTG began working with the District of Columbia Association of Realtors (DCAR) and Greater Capitol Area Association of Realtors (GCAAR) months before the completion of construction on their new DC conference space. It had long been DCAR and GCAAR’s dream to have a DC headquarters in addition to their

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5 Tips When Booking Unique Venues

MTG, as venue managers to the US National Arboretum, The Congressional Club, and 1615@Dupont, knows first-hand the questions, challenges, and struggles of holding an event at unique venues. We put together 5 Tips to help planners when booking these “out-of-the-box” venues. 1. Compare Apples to Apples (or at the US National Arboretum we say Dogwood

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Spring Events!

Check out our Spring Events in Pictures! Great Highlights HP Unveiled New Headquarters They unveiled their new Headquarters during a roof top event party. MTG produced, designed and managed guest list. Boots on the Ground NYC & Boston The launch of a new event series as a part of Inc. Military Entrepreneur program; and special

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Columns and Cocktails at the National Arboretum

McNeese Thomas Group was honored to be the first event company permitted to produce a private dinner at the National Arboretum in Washington, DC.  On a spectacular spring evening, we took advantage of the Arboretum’s awe-inspiring beauty to create a dinner that our guests will long remember.  Working in concert with the fantastic caterers at Occasions, we planned

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The Amazing Race

Imagine The Amazing Race, The DaVinci Code and Goonies (yes, that classic 1985 movie) all rolled into one! That is the exciting, zany team-building adventure that wrapped up the Inc. CEO Project Summit at the Westin Philadelphia in Pennsylvania, as produced by McNeese Thomas Group. The activity was conceived and directed by Ravenchase Adventure (http://www.ravenchase.com/),

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