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SAME DC Post 21st Annual Awards Luncheon - January 26th

Please join the SAME DC Post for the 21st Annual Awards Luncheon at the National Press Club. Many individuals and sustaining members have made significant contributions to the DC Post and National SAME, and/or their professions. The Annual Awards Luncheon is one way to recognize these individuals and sustaining members for the contributions throughout the year. We will also induct our 2017 Board of Directors.

Thursday January 26, 2017
11:30 AM - Registration / Networking / Cash Bar
12:00 PM - Lunch Program / Awards Presentation

The National Press Club
529 14th Street, NW, 13th Floor
Washington, DC 20045

Register Here!

SAME DC 2017 Board of Directors Slate

The SAME DC Post is pleased to present to our members the 2017 Board of Directors slate. A formal vote was conducted at our Holiday Party and Armed Forces Appreciation Night on December 15th, 2016. If you were not present, please click here to complete an online ballot. The Board will be installed at the Awards Program on January 26th, 2017.

If you are interested in serving on the Board and/or joining a committee please contact the DC Post Secretary Amanda Sanderson.

Young Member DC Central Kitchen Volunteer Event & Happy Hour

The SAME DC Post is looking for volunteers to help with evening meal prep at DC Central Kitchen. After we give back to our community, we will gather for a networking happy hour at Kelly’s Irish Times.

Date: Wednesday, February 1st
4:30PM - Meet at DC Central Kitchen: 425 2nd Street NW Washington, DC 20001
Followed by Happy Hour at Kelly’s Irish Times: 14 F Street, NW, Washington DC, 20001

If you are interested in volunteering please contact Corinn Bovi (202.721.6409).

For more information on dress code, directions, and DC Central Kitchen’s mission please visit our Young Member page.

SAME Joint DC/NOVA Small Business Conference – February 2017

The SAME DC Post and Northern Virginia Post will be co-hosting their 10th Annual Small Business & Government Conference February 22nd through February 23rd at the Army Navy Country Club. It will be a two-day educational and networking conference including:

Informative Educational Opportunities:
Technical Workshops (PDH credits)

  • Mentor Protégé Relationships-Programs
  • Strategic Proposal Development
  • Secrets to the Subcontractor process

Special Presentations:

  • Carey Webster, Deltek Director, Federal Information Services, “Market Trends and Outlook for the Federal AEC Construction Market”
  • Michael Chipley, President, The PMC Group LLC, "Cybersecurity"
  • Dennis Milsten, Department of Veterans Administration, "Regional Resiliency Infrastructure Program"

Dedicated Networking Opportunities:

  • Icebreaker & Networking Evening Event
  • Business Matchmaking Session: Provide small businesses F2F meetings to grow alliances with government agencies and prime contractors
  • Sponsors & Exhibit Hall: One-on-One networking with 50+ A/E/C companies and Government agencies

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 (9:00AM-8:00PM)
Thursday, February 23, 2017 (8:00AM-4:00PM)

Army-Navy Country Club
1700 Army Navy Drive
Arlington, VA 22202

Register Here!


Small Business Conference Flyer

Thank you to our sponsors:

75th Anniversary of the Seabees Breakfast
Celebrating Seabee Accomplishments in Vietnam

Please join the Washington DC Post and the CEC/Seabee Historical Foundation on March 2nd as we celebrate the Diamond Anniversary of the Seabees, and take this opportunity to pay special tribute to those who served in the Vietnam War. Proceeds from the event will support the CEC/Seabee Historical Foundation’s Diamond Anniversary Campaign, and support the completion of compelling new exhibits for the US Navy Seabee Museum.

Guest Speakers:
Rear Admiral Robert T. Moeller, CEC, USN (Ret.)
Rear Admiral Patrick W. Drennon, CEC, USN (Ret.)

Master of Ceremonies:
 Vice Admiral Michael K. Loose, CEC, USN (Ret.)

Purchase tickets here

When: March 2, 2017
Where: Army Navy Country Club
1700 Army Navy Drive
Arlington, VA  22202

Schedule of Events:
7:30 – 8:00AM: 
8:00 – 8:15AM: 
Introductions of VIPs
8:15 – 8:45AM: Breakfast
8:45 – 9:00AM: Honoring Vietnam Veterans
9:00 – 9:50AM: Guest Speaker Presentations
9:50 – 10:00AM: Closing Remarks by RADM David Nash, CEC, USN (Ret.), Chair, CEC/Seabee Historical Foundation

SAME DC Post 2017-2018 Sponsorship Program

The SAME Washington DC Post invites you to become a Sponsor of our distinguished organization that is committed to providing value to all our members. The DC Post offers an excellent platform for your firm to expand its visibility through our expansive network of over 1,700 members representing both government and commercial organizations. Each sponsoring firm’s financial contribution will support the Post’s Scholarship Fund, Young Members’ Activities, SAME Engineering and Construction Camp attendees, and Leadership and Mentoring Activities.

Three levels of sponsorship are offered (Platinum, Gold and Silver), each with distinct opportunities for visibility and recognition as shown in the table below. There are a limited number of sponsorships available at each level.



Platinum (8): $1500

Gold (12): $1000

Silver (15): $750

1.  DC Post Website Posting




2.  Firm Spotlight @ One Luncheon




3.  Recognized @ All Monthly Luncheons




4.  Holiday Event Recognition




5.  Post Awards Recognition




6.  Complimentary Luncheon Tickets




For more information please see our Sponsorship Letter from our incoming President, Susan Merrigan, and/or visit the Sponsorship Webpage.

For questions on this Program or to sign up as a sponsor, please contact Philios Angelides, P.E., F.SAME, Sponsorship Committee Chairman, or at (703) 450-0800.

SAME Quarterly Economic Snapshot Survey

SAME releases an Economic Snapshot Survey quarterly that measures macro trends in the A/E/C industry nationwide by taking a periodic snapshot of the market.View Survey Reports Here.

The survey examines key economic-based factors including:
–        Business Trends for the last six months
–        Business Trends looking into the next six months
–        Hiring and Staffing Trends in the Current Economy

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DC Post Programs Calendar (PDF file, 53K)

Registry of Emergency and Incident Response Engineering and Construction Firms

Feb 2017 Small Business Conference


2017 Board Slate (PDF file, 1MB)