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The Art of Business II: Creative Industry Mixer

Creative Suitland and DC Music Summit present: The Art of Business: A Creative Industry Mixer II

Art of Business event image with speakers'/presenters' headshots

The objective of The Artof Business is to shed light on the region’s illustrious industry leaders to educate, entertain, inspire, and ignite local creatives in order to drive and build the creative economy in different industries. Topics range from sustainability, mental wellness, art, advertising, marketing, media, film, acting, women empowerment, entrepreneurship, and all areas that contribute to and affect the Creative Economy in the DC, Maryland, & Virginia region.

The 2023 Spring edition features a networking happy hour, live performances, a panel of creative industry leaders, a creative visualization workshop, and professional headshots. Lite refreshments will be available during the event.


Emmanuel Clarke, Founder of Peace + Happyness

Malachi E. Robinson, Director of Creative Suitland / Founder of Point.Black Creative

Nai Turner, CEO of Sideline Images

C. Thomas, Founder of C. Thomas Works

Rina Turner, Program Coordinator of Creative Suitland (Moderator)

Dior Ashley Brown, Founder of DC Music Summit (Workshop Facilitator)

Saturday, March 25, 2023
The Art of Business II

Creative Suitland Arts Center
4719 Silver Hill Road
Suitland-Silver Hill, MD 20746


2:00PM Doors Open / Networking Happy Hour / Live Painting / Performances

3:00PM Welcome / Opening Remarks

3:15PM Opening Meditation + Creative Visualization Activity – Facilitated by Malachi E. Robinson

3:30PM Creative Development Workshop – Facilitated by Dior Ashley Brown of DC Music Summit

4:00PM Panel Discussion

6:00PM Closing Remarks



$25 VIP TICKET* (Includes 2 professional headshots; limited spaces!)

*$25 ticket buyers must arrive between 2-3pm in order to participate in the headshot photoshoot. Limited spaces available; please purchase in advance!

*Free Admission for Creative Suitland Artist Partners


Tickets are available on Eventbrite, as is the information included in this post.

Daniel Warren Hill

Daniel Warren Hill is an American musician, writer, and motivational speaker. He is best known as the frontman for Washington DC area Alternative Rock band YellowTieGuy, as co-founder of Capitol Groove Collective, and increasing the exposure of artists on a global scale through his work with Alchemical Records. 

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