Please register below at your earliest convenience. Space is very limited and registration is required.
Description of Programs:
We are looking forward to hosting you at NRI’s 2019 Ideas Summit next month at the Mandarin Oriental in Washington, D.C. For our Full 1955 Society members, we are pleased to offer two special add-on programs on Friday evening (3/29) and Saturday morning (3/30). We hope you will be able to join us. For both events, space is very limited and we will need an exact guest list. Please confirm your attendance at your earliest convenience.
Special Tour and Dinner at George Washington’s Mount Vernon
Friday, March 29
On Friday evening (3/29) you are invited to a private tour and dinner at Mount Vernon. The evening will feature a sunset tour of Washington’s mansion, followed by a cocktail reception and private dinner. After dinner, Richard Brookhiser will discuss the American Founding with Doug Bradburn, President and CEO of Mount Vernon.
For your convenience, we are providing a private shuttle that will depart from the Mandarin Oriental. Load in will be at 4:45 pm, with a 5:00 pm departure. There will be only one trip each way. We strongly encourage you to take our shuttle. If you would like to drive, please notify us no later than March 20 as we will need to alert Mount Vernon security and send parking directions.
We are pleased to offer two tour options of Washington’s Mansion:
1) The Architectural Tour with a focus on the details of the home, decorative arts, and design and use of each room
2) The Hospitality Tour with a focus on how guests were received throughout the home
1955 Society Breakfast at the Mandarin Oriental
Saturday, March 30
On Saturday morning (3/30) you are invited to a special breakfast for supporters to discuss areas of focus for 2019 and 2020 with NRI/NR leadership. This two-part interactive session will include small breakout sessions, followed by larger group discussion. As a Full 1955 Society member, we value your input. This breakfast will provide an opportunity for us to hear from you about the topics you find most relevant and important to you.
The breakfast will open at 8:00 am and the program will begin at 8:30 am, concluding by 9:45 am in the Gallery Room in the Mandarin Oriental.