Muriel Bowser, Mayor of Washington, DC, has taken on COVID-19, racial justice, and First Amendment demonstrations. As the closing speaker for the 2021 Sociable City Summit, Mayor Bowser reflected on the adversity faced by the city’s nightlife and social economy, as well as the relief and advocacy initiatives she has led through the District’s Office of Nightlife and Culture to sustain hospitality businesses and help get them to the other side of the pandemic.
Washington, DC will mark a return to an In Real Life (IRL) experience for RHI’s 2022 Sociable City Summit. Listen to Mayor Bowser's closing the Summit inviting attendees to experience the combination of daylife and nightlife that can only be experienced in the nation’s capital.
DC "NIGHT MAYOR" PLANS A NIGHT TO REMEMBER IN DC
Shawn Townsend was appointed by Mayor Muriel Bowser as the Director of the Mayor’s Office of Nightlife and Culture.
He will lead a local team to showcase DC's multiple nightlife districts as a learning laboratory.
Shawn was recently interviewed on the role he plays as a liaison among key stakeholders coordinating COVID relief for the hospitality industry.
call for MINI-DOCUMENTARIES to showcase your city's NIGHTLIFE recovery
IMAGINE your City on the Big Screen in DC! We will be featuring mini-documentaries about how cities' nightlife was impacted by COVID-19 and how they have survived and thrived.
Want more info? Register for a July 7th Virtual Orientation about how to become the next city star!!
RHI's FIRST VIRTUAL SUMMIT A SUCCESS!
Nightlife Advocates United Online to Reimagine Sociability
For three days, RHI hosted an all-virtual Sociable City Summit. Sessions discussed a new vision on public safety, how to break down barriers in diversity, equity and inclusion, the future of mobility, and much more! More than 80 speakers from the U.S., Canada, UK, Australia and the Netherlands shared their insights to attendees representing 44 cities and 28 states/provinces.
We may have been behind our screens, but we had robust discussions on timely topics and candid real-time chats about how to help cities reimagine sociability.
MISSED THE SUMMIT? YOU CAN NOW ACCESS ALL THE RECORDINGS
We get it. Life happens. If you're bummed you missed the live Summit, never fear! You can watch all the recorded sessions with a registration fee of $95. You can register with this link.