The Power of Great Creative

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A little creativity can go a long way, but at what cost? When investments are made in creative content, what are the results? Over light fare and cocktails, we will dive into The Power of Great Creative. Join us at The National Building Museum with the museum’s stunning HIVE exhibit as your backdrop!

With a panel of leading experts in creative content moderated by Brent Turnbull, Creative Director at Proof Strategies, the evening will be one of DC Communicators’ most exciting events this year.



Panelists will include:

Kelly Chmielewski – former Vice President, PBS Creative Lab

Kelly is an innovation leader, brand champion and founder of The Possibility Shop, which is dedicated to helping purpose-driven companies evolve their brands to meet the changing needs of customers. Previously, Kelly led the PBS brand through 15 years of  industry change, driving increased awareness and value, culminating in her role as Vice President of PBS Creative Lab. Her career has been celebrated with wide-ranging national honors, including numerous EMMY®, Promax/BDA, American Advertising and CINE Awards.

James Gilbey – Creative Director, Discovery Communications

James is VP and Group Creative Director at The Agency – Discovery Communications’ full- creative agency at their headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland. Previously, James led the creative department of Discovery Networks Europe, Middle East and Africa, overseeing production, marketing, advertising, branding and promotion for Discovery’s family of networks,  ranging from Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, the Science Channel and many more. He and his teams have won more than 60 Promax BDA awards, multiple Addys, a Design Week Award, a BAFTA, an Emmy, a Cannes Lion, two Webbys, and the IHAF In House Agency of the Year award.

Cathy Frankel  – Vice President,  Exhibitions and Collections, at National Building Museum

Cathy is the Vice President for Exhibitions and Collections at the National Building Museum. For the last seventeen years, she has provided leadership to the curatorial and collection staff members, overseeing a number of exhibitions including Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future, Hot to Cold: An Odyssey of Architectural Adaptation and House of Cars: Innovation and the Parking Garage. She has also led the staff in the development and execution of the Museum’s popular summer installations, the BIG Maze, the BEACH, ICEBERGS and the upcoming Hive.

WHERE: National Building Museum, 401 F Street, NW WDC 20001

WHEN: Wednesday, July 19, 5:00PM-6:30PM

ADMISSION: $10 (Includes admission to The National Building Museum’s HIVE exhibit, panel discussion, food, and cocktails)

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