Transformational Event Design

JDC offers a fresh, polished and inspired approach to events. We are innovative strategists who stay ahead of the curve to help our clients meet their goals.

Our Services

In-Person & Online Experiences

As an award-winning event management company with more than 20 years of experience, we understand how to bridge the gaps between virtual and in-person experiences. JDC works with a full range of events, from exhibitions and conferences to legislative fly-ins and symposiums.

Our Services

EVENTS SPARK CHANGE

Jennifer Collins' must-have book is an essential resource to help deliver engaging and meaningful events.

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What to expect

Clients experience a stronger brand, strengthened relationships, magnified achievements and a transformative experience.

Let's Collaborate

Community-driven events

Join Fuse, our collaborative peer network that empowers associations, corporations, and independent show organizers to transform passive attendees into engaged, loyal participants.

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We position corporate, government and nonprofit clients to create distinctive events that make an impact.

Enriched with decades of hands-on experience, JDC Events brings you smart event planning strategies, pragmatic creativity, proven systems and thorough attention to detail. These qualities help minimize stress during the event planning process and maximize client and attendee satisfaction. The result is an event that achieves your mission and business objectives.

What do you need?

We offer all the event management services you need – á la carte or soup-to-nuts. Explore our capabilities and find out what JDC Events can do for your organization.

Are we the right fit?

We believe strongly in collaboration and that means finding out if we fit together. Our process does that. Learn about our Fit Assessment.

What kind of event?

We can help determine the right event for your objectives or add precision and creativity to improve an existing one. Take a look at these common event types we support.

Our Work

We are collaborators, curators, innovators, designers and organizers. Together, we are JDC Events.

An Award-Winning Event Planning Organization

Jennifer D. Collins awarded 2022 Changemaker Award, American University

Jennifer D. Collins named a 2021 member of The BizBash 500, the definitive list of industry trailblazers, trendsetters, and up-and-comers (BizBash)

Shafer Busch named a 2021 Planner of the Year (SmartMeetings)

Ranked one of the Top 25 Meeting and Event Planning Companies in the Washington, D.C. region by the Washington Business Journal for the 14th consecutive year.

Washington Business Journal

2018 Smart Women in Meetings Award

Smart Meetings

Top Women Business Enterprise CEOs of 2017, Women’s Enterprise Magazine

Women’s Enterprise Magazine

2014 Smart CEO Brava Award, Smart CEO Magazine

Smart CEO Magazine

2013 Women of Color Achievement Award, 100 Black Men of Greater Washington & Women Presidents’ Organization

100 Black Men of Greater Washington

2011 Minority Business Leader Award, Washington Business Journal

Washington Business Journal

2009 Outstanding Women’s Business Enterprise Award for the DC region

Women’s Business Enterprise National Council

2009 Supplier of the Year, Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council

Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council

2008 Enterprising Women of the Year Award

Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Award, The Maryland Governor’s Office of Minority Affairs

The Maryland Governor’s Office of Minority Affairs

Our Work

We are collaborators, curators, innovators, designers and organizers. Together, we are JDC Events.

COMPANY NEWS

 

Jennifer D. Collins Featured on the Cover of Trade Show Executive Magazine

 

“We’re like a conductor in an orchestra, bringing all the pieces together at different times so that they can sing harmoniously to build this particular event,” said Collins. Read about her unique strategies, how she measures success, and the advice she’d give to other women entrepreneurs in the February cover story of Trade Show Executive magazine.

Why JDC Events?

We position corporate, government and nonprofit clients to create distinctive events that make an impact.

Soup-To-Nuts, Gourmet Style.

 

One of the strongest benefits we offer is the depth and breadth of our services.

Experience Matters.

 

Our team prioritizes flexibility and breadth of knowledge in the virtual realm.

Right Fit. Right Results.

 

We find out if we are the right fit for your needs during our Fit Assessment.

Our Clients

Our clients trust JDC Events to deliver exceptional experiences.

Sponsorship Design

Our innovative bespoke sponsorship packages deliver a strong return on investment.

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Advocacy Days

Utilize this important tool to raise your visibility on Capitol Hill.

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Exhibition Management

We harness the unique purpose that powers each event to custom-design opportunities that bring buyers and sellers together for networking, learning and doing business.

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GET IN TOUCH WITH US

Are you ready to take your event to the next level? We’d love to help!
Use the form below to tell us your vision or give us a call. We look forward to working with you!

Headquarters:

8403 Colesville Rd.

Suite 1100

Silver Spring, MD 20910

 

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 240.512.4220

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