October 15-21, 2016

Washington, DC

ADWKDC is a week long celebration of the DC communications community

ADWKDC Conference
October 20 and 21

Our main event, a 2-day conference featuring keynotes, panels and interactive sessions with top area professionals across three disciplines: strategy, creative and media. Hosted at the FHI 360 Convention Center in Dupont Circle, DC.

October 15

DC-area young professionals and students work together to CREATE ad campaigns on the spot for select nonprofits.

Hosted Sessions
October 17-19

Special “open house” events throughout DC that bring attendees together to mix and learn from their industry peers.

AD Connect
October 19

Social networking shouldn’t only be done from behind screens. Join us for a happy hour mixer exclusively for communications professionals.

Closing Party
October 21

What’s a conference without a party? Come get your drink on and reflect on the great week of events you experienced with fellow attendees.

Featured Speakers


Robert W. Sprague

President & CEO, PCI

Janelle Nowak

Associate, The Brunswick Group
James Howard

James Howard

Program Director/National Rock Brand Coordinator, iHeartMedia (BIG100, DC101)
Tommy Chuck

Tommy Chuck

Program Director, iHeartMedia (HOT99.5)
Merrie Spaeth

Merrie Spaeth

Founder and President, Spaeth Communications
Eric Asche

Eric Asche

Chief Marketing Officer, Truth Initiative
David Payne

David Payne

Partner, VOX Global
Mike Boyd

Mike Boyd

Partner, Nice Work Company

We ♥ Our Sponsors!

  • Merritt Group
  • Newseum
  • capitol communicator

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