Makers, crafters, businesses and neighborhood advocates come together for Production in the City

Last night, neighborhood advocates came together with local manufacturers, businesses and independent crafters for Production in the City, a panel discussion and popup marketplace celebrating DC’s manufacturers and the neighborhoods they call home.

The event featured a panel discussion with Megan Parisi, Brewmaster at Bluejacket; Pranav Vora, Founder + CEO of Hugh & Crye Shirtmakers; Guy Brami, Partner at Gelberg Signs; and moderated by Ilana Preuss, Vice President and Chief of Staff of Smart Growth America. In addition, a popup marketplace with 20 local vendors showcased a variety of goods made right here in DC.

The event took place in the future home of Ideaspace, a forthcoming addition to The Yards development in DC’s Capitol Riverfront neighborhood. A big thank you to the event’s additional sponsors Think Local First DC and District Provisions. If you weren’t able to join us last night, read a recap of the evening’s events below.

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