2019 Celebration of Leadership

The D.C. Bar's Celebration of Leadership is a celebratory evening that takes place every June to honor the past year's achievements and to build excitement for the new goals to come. The gala dinner and annual meeting are also the Bar's official welcome for its newly elected officers, members of the Board of Governors, and American Bar Association delegates. 

Members attend to celebrate and join their colleagues as they are recognized for their excellence within the legal community. 

Date: June 11, 2019
5:00 pm CLE Program
6:30 pm Membership Reception
7:30 pm Dinner and Awards Ceremony

Grand Hyatt Washington
1000 H St NW
Washington, DC 20001

This year's celebration will feature:

  • D.C. Bar President Esther H. Lim's final speech as president

  • Susan M. Hoffman being sworn in as the 48th president of the D.C. Bar

  • Bar awards presented to outstanding D.C. Bar members, committees, communities, and projects

  • Welcoming of newly elected officers and members of the Board of Governors

Premier $8,500

CLE On Leadership

  • Logo exposure in pre-conference materials (registration page and marketing emails)

  • Logo exposure on the CLE slides (opening and closing slides)

  • Sponsor included in on-site signage for the CLE

  • Sponsor representative able to introduce and conclude session

  • 2 full registrations to attend CLE program

  • Opportunity to provide an item/brochure to be placed on the attendee tables/chairs

  • 6’ Skirted exhibit table outside the CLE room

  • Table Worker Badges (includes invitation to reception but not dinner)

Membership Reception - Pre-dinner cocktail hour

  • Signage at General Reception

  • 20 complimentary drink tickets to share with reception guests

  • Sponsorship napkins at Reception

  • 4 Business colleagues (non-Bar members) may attend the Reception

  • Step and Repeat Opportunity (provided by the sponsor)

Dinner

  • Two tickets to the seated dinner

  • Mention and Logo in Dinner Program deadline May 29

  • Sponsorship napkins at bar stations during dinner (DC Bar to provide deadline)

  • Sponsorship recognition signage at bar stations during dinner (8 ½ x 11 in plexi frame on bar top)

  • Logo presented on screens

Additional Promotion and Exposure

  • ½ page advertisement post event ad in Washington Lawyer

  • Thank you, recognition, in post event ad in Washington Lawyer

  • 1 week of Bar Bulletin e-newsletter ad placement (based upon availability)

  • Social Media Mentions - Before, During, After event

Hospitality Sponsor $5,000

Membership Reception Pre-dinner cocktail hour

  • Signage at Reception

  • 2 Business colleagues (non-Bar members) may attend the Reception

  • 12 complimentary drink tickets to share with reception guests

Dinner

  • Two tickets to the seated dinner

  • Mention in Dinner Program

  • Sponsorship recognition signage at bar stations during dinner

  • Logo presented on screen

Additional Promotion and Exposure

  • Thank you, recognition, in post event ad in Washington Lawyer

  • 1 week of Bar Bulletin e-newsletter ad placement (based upon availability)

  • Social Meda Mentions - Day of Event

CLE Sponsor $2,500

CLE Day

  • Logo exposure on the CLE slides (Opening and Closing Slide)

  • Sponsor included in on-site signage for the CLE

  • Sponsor representative able to introduce and conclude session

  • 2 full registrations to attend CLE program

  • Opportunity to provide an item/brochure to be placed on the attendee tables/chairs

  • 6’ Skirted exhibit table outside the CLE room

  • Table Worker Badges (includes invitation to member reception but not dinner)