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Think Local First DC

Monday, April 29, 2013 at 5:30 PM - Friday, May 3, 2013 at 5:00 PM (EDT)


Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
DO GOOD WEEK PASS: TLF MEMBERS Ended $140.00 $7.99
DO GOOD WEEK PASS: NON MEMBER Ended $240.00 $12.99
DO GOOD Salon Event: Do GOOD & Diversity May 2   more info Ended $50.00 $3.49
DO GOOD SUMMIT: Think Local First Member and Non-Profits   more info Ended $99.00 $5.94
DO GOOD SUMMIT: Non-Member (includes 1-year TLF membership)   more info Ended $199.00 $10.94
DO GOOD SUMMIT: Student   more info Ended $49.00 $3.44
DO GOOD SUMMIT: Minority/Women Owned or Emerging Business Ended $49.00 $3.44


Event Details

Join us for a week of activities for 
entrepreneurs, innovators, advocates, 
small business owners,and change makers

who believe in the power of doing GOOD and doing well

We share the goal of leveraging the relationship between people, planet and profit, and we are working together to make our communities more prosperous and more sustainable. We believe that a community full of independently owned business means a healthy local economy and a brighter future for our planet.

One day is not enough for all of the programming and networking our local entrepreneurs need! For 2013, Think Local First has expanded DO GOOD SUMMIT to a DO GOOD WEEK, seven days focused on social enterprise and smart growth in DC. Think Local First is teaming up with other organizations to co-host events so you can learn, share, and network with other Do Good Summit attendees prior to the main event.  WEEK PASSES ARE AVAILABLE.


Pre-Conference Kick-Off 

Thursday, May 2
Busboys and Poets, 5th and K
6 - 9 p.m.

$50 (Includes Appetizers, Wine and Beer) 

Speakers include:  Patty Stonesifer- Martha’s Table  Maggie Anderson- Empowerment Experiment Gina Schaefer- A Few Cool Hardware Stores

As a kick-off for our DO GOOD SUMMIT, please join us for Happy Hour and Unplugged discussion about business models for generating social and economic value in communities, ranging from the legalities, strategies, structures, lessons learned  and why this is the platform for the future, presented by three pillars of the movement.


6-7:00  Networking

7:00 to 8:45 Locals Unplugged Social Enterprise Salon


For questions contact Stacey Price at

Friday, May 3, 2013
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Anacostia Arts Center


Do Good Summit is an one-day, intensive, interactive conference for entrepreneurs, innovators, small business owners, advocates, and change makers who believe in the power of doing good AND doing well. Workshops, panels and speakers teach entrepreneurs how to run successful businesses that have steam-lined, innovative operations with a focus on having a positive social and environmental impact.


Attendees will experience a mix of traditional and innovative conference platforms, hands-on breakout sessions, inspiring local, regional and national speakers and a wide array of networking opportunities designed to grow their business.  


Do Good Summit participants will: 


  • Join a diverse network of like-minded people through Think Local First DC and get access to year-round events and opportunities;
  • Develop skills relevant to starting, owning, and growing a small business;
  • Learn about trends and share best practices in DC and more broadly, and how you can benefit from the localist movement.


Think Local First member tickets are $99, and non-members $199 (which includes a membership 1.0) and students $49.  Group rates can be negotiated by contacting 


8:00AM - 9:00AM Networking and Registration
9:00AM - 10:00AM Opening Statements:  Stacey Price, Nizam Ali, Duane Gautier
10:00AM - 10:45AM Key Speaker:  Maggie Anderson
11:00AM - 11:50AM Workshop Sessions I
12:00PM - 12:45PM Lunch: Eat with an Expert
1:00-1:50 Key Speaker: Judy Wicks
2:00PM - 2:45PM Workshop Sessions II
3:00PM - 3:45PM Workshop Sessions III
4:00PM - 4:45PM Key Speaker: Dan Miller 
4:45PM - 5:00 PM Closing
5:30PM - 7:00PM Do Good Happy Hour


In addition to the day-of networking, attendees will be invited to a pre and post networking reception. 

Day-of expo spots are available.  Please contact for more information.

Agenda found at 

For questions contact Stacey Price at

Have questions about DO GOOD WEEK? Contact Think Local First DC


Monday, April 29, 2013 at 5:30 PM - Friday, May 3, 2013 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

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Think Local First DC

Working with independent businesses, consumers and policymakers to grow a sustainable local economy in Washington DC.
Think Local First DC works with independent businesses, consumers and policymakers to grow a sustainable local economy in Washington DC.
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