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MLB Assembly

The Wharf

WASHINGTON, D.C. – JULY 15: A general view of the bats outside the MLB Assembly at the Wharf on Sunday, July 15, 2018 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

See the coverage in BizBash.

MLB Assembly was an inaugural, multi-day pop-up event that showcased designers, artists, musicians, and athletes in an exhibit curated by the league. The event took place from July 13 to 16 at District Pier at the Wharf in Washington during M.L.B. All-Star Week. Field by Snarkitecture, an interactive architectural installation made of baseball bats and wooden billets, was on display outside the venue.

Linder was proud to be brought onto project manage The Assembly by the event creator and curator, DMA United

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The Inn at Little Washington 40th Anniversary Gala

George Washington's Mt. Vernon

Read about this fabulous celebration in The Washington Post and Washingtonian Magazine.

This June, the legendary Inn at Little Washington and its Chef/Founder Patrick O’Connell celebrated four decades of superlative service and extraordinary dining with a gala celebration at George Washington’s Mt. Vernon.  The lavish event took place at four locations across the property and featured a cocktail reception with caviar station, fife and drum corps, seated dinner, and dessert reception on the lawn overlooking the Potomac River.  The evening ended with fireworks.

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Halcyon By The People Festival

5 Event Hubs Across D.C.

Read about it at The Washington Business Journal and on WTOP and DC Line.

Halcyon’s By the People Festival is Washington’s new international arts and dialogue festival.  From June 21-24 the festival took place at five major locations scattered across the city and focused on the themes of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.   Linder worked with Halycon as a production partner and sponsor to create a full-on arts takeover of Washington during the extravaganza, with interactive visual art installations, performances ranging from ballet to go-go, high-profile speakers, and an augmented reality art hunt.

Bringing a project of this scale to from creative spark to reality is no easy task, especially in its first year. Linder leveraged longstanding relationships with over 20 vendor-partners to help Halcyon bring their vision to life. We managed each venue, all technical production, load in, load out, health and safety, catering, as well as organizing and supervising a fleet of shuttle buses to connect guests from all of DC’s Wards to the festival hubs.

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USA Science and Engineering Festival

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

The USASEF was featured on NBC.

This year’s USA Science and Engineering Festival welcomed a record number of visitors – over 385,000 people over 3 days – to the Washington Convention Center making it one of the largest events in the country.

Some of the highlights:
• 3,000+ hands on activities
• 50+ live performances by science celebrities, explorers, best-selling authors,
entrepreneurs and world-renowned experts
• 650+ participating organizations
• 2,000+ participating schools
• 600+ volunteers

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National Cherry Blossom Festival

Ronald Reagan International Trade Center

Read The Washington Post’s coverage of the event.

Linder was once again honored to be planning arm of the National Cherry Blossom Festival’s Pink Tie Party for the 5th consecutive year.  This official kick off to the Cherry Blossom season combines music, performances and food stations from local restaurants with fashion.  More than 900 guests danced the night away.  The Linder Team worked arm in arm to create a new color palette and layout for this popular event.

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Washington Area Women’s Foundation

GirlsLEAD Summit at UDC

Read the Washington Informer coverage.

Congratulations to the Washington Area Women’s Foundation on the success of their inaugural Girls LEAD Summit. The all-day event for young women and girls between the ages of 12-24 was held at the University of the District of Columbia. Award-winning journalist, media personality and former editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue, Elaine Welteroth, served as the keynote speaker.

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National Museum for African American History and Culture

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Photo © Tony Powell. NMAAHC Dedication Ceremony. September 24, 2016

Read the story in The Washington Post.

Since it’s establishment by and Act of Congress in 2003, the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) has created a critical portal through which to view America’s history.  Over the course of four years, Linder managed the production and execution of more than 17 opening events.

On September 24, 2016, Linder and NMAAHC welcomed supporters to celebrate and commemorate freedom on the anniversary of three defining milestones in African American History: the 150th Anniversary of the Ratification of the 13th Amendment, 150th Anniversary of the End of the Civil War, and the 50th Anniversary of the Passage of the Voting Rights Act.


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