Sometimes a change of place is a much-needed change of pace. With hybrid and remote working still the norm, gathering your team in person for an offsite meeting or team-building day is a great way to help everyone reconnect, realign and create those impactful action plans.
Category: Meetings & Events
What to Know About Private Event Space in DC
As organizations return to the office, in-person events are making a comeback. District Offices has multiple spaces across six centrally located venues to accommodate your event needs and to ensure a memorable experience. Here’s how we do it.
Ways to Impress During Your First Meeting with a New Client
First impressions are especially important when a new client is involved. You want to show that you’re capable, knowledgeable, experienced, and able to deliver value. Here’s how to ensure that you put your best foot forward during that all-important first meeting.
How to Build a Better Professional Network
It’s common knowledge that your professional success is heavily influenced by the professional network you create. Even so, we often expect our network to grow passively – with little to no work on our end. Unfortunately, that’s not how it works.
Building a better professional network happens over time and with quite a bit of effort. These valuable relationships are the result of finding innovative ways to communicate, strengthening existing relationships, creating a fluid networking strategy, and more.
Where to Rent Conference Rooms by the Hour in DC?
When it comes to impressing a client, delivering a winning pitch, or hosting a high-impact workshop or board meeting, location matters. Elevate your offer with an on-demand conference room at one of District Offices’ strikingly appointed, centrally positioned locations. Here’s why renting a conference room with us makes sense to your bottom line – and reputation.
5 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays with Your Team this Year
2020 was a tough year for everyone, and with a spike in cases and more shutdowns, it’s not getting any easier. So, what can your company do to lift everyone’s spirits?
It’s more important than ever to thank your employees for their hard work and to celebrate the wins. To help, we’ve brainstormed some ideas so you can have a festive and safe virtual gathering with your team.
In-Person Meetings Still Matter: How to Hold a Safe In-Person Meeting
Remote meetings have allowed businesses to continue operating throughout the pandemic. Technology has allowed conferences to pivot into webinars and events to be held virtually. But no matter the platform you use – it’s still not the same as meeting in person.
Virtual meetings have their limits. It’s easier to be less engaged (i.e. turn on mute and turn off your camera), long meetings tend to exhaust employees, and it’s hard to build strong relationships. Every so often, an in-person meeting is necessary.
Engaging Remote Employees and Extending Your Company Culture
As we all seek to flatten the COVID-19 curve, businesses around the world have adapted by mandating remote working. But while working from home can boost productivity gains, it does lag in certain areas, namely engagement and culture. Here’s how your company can keep your employees engaged and feeling part of a team when there’s no water cooler to gather around.
How Your Business Can Benefit From Partnering With a Non-Profit
Consumers have never been as concerned about corporate social responsibility as they are today. Social enterprises are on the rise, and more and more startups are following this business model. But what if your mission isn’t tackling a social or environmental issue head-on? How can you demonstrate that you are socially responsible? Or maybe you’re just starting out as a social enterprise and need to amp up your network and reach? There is no business strategy more effective in making a positive difference, both economically and socially, than building a strategic partnership between a for-profit business and a non-profit organization. Fortunately, there are more than 1.5 million non-profits registered in the U.S. that are looking to partner with businesses and make a difference. Below we’ll go through the top reasons (besides changing the world) that you can benefit from partnering with a non-profit.
6 Virtual Meeting Etiquette Rules to Follow
Whether you’re an occasional remote worker, a full-time freelancer, or amid a pandemic, chances are you’re participating in a fair number of virtual meetings. In fact, 14 percent of remote workers engage in more than ten meetings per week (during regular business circumstances).
While virtual meetings provide critical face time and build stronger professional relationships, they also present a unique set of etiquette challenges. We’ve compiled a list of virtual meeting rules that everyone should agree to follow.