MadeInTheDMV kicked off its first entertainment conference in 2014 at the R.I.S.E Demonstration Center, located on the St. Elizabeth East campus. With over 1,000 attendees, this one of a kind event featured panels, classes, and workshops led by industry leaders, including MTV’s Rob Markman, Revolt TV’s Tuma Basa, WPGC 95.5’s DJ Heat, Tray Chaney (HBO’s The Wire), producer Tone P (Wale, J. Cole, Meek Mill), producer Roger Beat (Shy Glizzy, Gucci Mane, Waka Flocka), Broccoli City, The Grammys DC Chapter, The Source Magazine, and more.
On January 13, 2018 at the DC Dream Center with the support of DSLBD think tank MadeInTheDMV hosted the 2nd Made Conference which included a full day of panels, classes and breakout sessions on Music, Art, Tech and Humanities. A day service for the creatives, business, entrepreneurs and like minds in DC area,over 70 + notable panelist, teachers and speakers including &Pizza ,Under Armour,Broccoli City , Shoe City, were brought together to teach and share their stories to help aspire others to follow their dream. Over 1200 people attended classes, sessions, and panels including Monetization with Google,Nike: Securing The Job, Sponsors Me: with Under Armour, Secure The Bag with SoundExchange , Buy Back The Block with local business owners MLK DELI , Avery Hst , One Love Massive and more