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LGBT Economic Development Summit coming to Washington Plaza Hotel on November 3

Registration has opened for those planning to attend Washington’s first city-sponsored LGBT Economic Development Summit, scheduled for 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Saturday, Nov. 3., at the Washington Plaza Hotel.

According to organizers, the summit is geared toward “LGBT business leaders and entrepreneurs,” and is designed to ensure they “play an important role in leading the economic and creative development of the city.”

A variety of topics are scheduled to be discussed including, “Hot Locations for Business Expansion,” “LGBT Demographics,” and “Marketing Your Business to the Press.”

The Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development; the Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Affairs; the Washington Economic Partnership; the Potomac Executive Network; and the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce are organizing the event.

The Washington Plaza Hotel is located at 10 Thomas Circle NW. To register for the 2007 LGBT Economic Development Summit, visit