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

Peter Coughter

Peter Coughter

Author, "The Art of the Pitch"
Gary Duke

Gary Duke

Partner & Chief Talent Officer, Wild Blue Yonder
Chris Edwards

Chris Edwards

Creative Director and Author
Sean Gonzaelz

Sean Gonzalez

Co-founder and President, Data Community DC
Tim Vanderhook

Tim Vanderhook

CEO, Viant
Zach Goodwin

Zach Goodwin

Creative Director, ISL
Erin Gagan

Erin Gargan

CEO and Founder, Socialite
Louis Belpaire

Louis Belpaire

Director of Analytics, Silverback Strategies

We ♥ Our Sponsors!

  • Merritt Group
  • Newseum
  • capitol communicator

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