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AMWA-DVC hosts educational meetings, with expert speakers and panel discussants, and networking events (view the list of our past activities). Go to Contact to send us your ideas about potential speakers, topics, and formats. Save the date for the following upcoming events:

AMWA-DVC at Longwood Gardens

AMWA-DVC at Longwood Gardens

Back by popular demand!
Join us for happy hour and a picnic supper in a beautiful setting.

Friday, September 22, 2023, 5:00 to 8:00 pm EDT

Program co-chairs: Don Harting, MA, MS, Suzanne Bujara, MBA, and Laura Sheppard, MBA, MA

Location: Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348

Program: Network and socialize while immersed in the beauty and relaxing power of nature. Enjoy happy hour and a picnic supper with the group and explore the gardens with us or on your own. Stay as long as you want (Longwood Gardens closes at 9:00 pm on Fridays). While this event is open to all AMWA members, we will provide a $35 gift card only to AMWA-DVC members and their guests (only 1 adult guest per person).

Agenda: See table below.

Cost: There is no registration fee for this event, but you must register to participate. On site, the first 30 registered AMWA-DVC members and their guests will receive a $35 Longwood Gardens gift card. Members of other AMWA chapters are welcome to participate, but they will not receive a gift card (unless they are the sole guest of an AMWA-DVC member). In addition to registering, everybody must purchase their own Longwood Gardens admission ticket (Adults $25; Senior 62+ $22).

Admission to Longwood Gardens: Longwood Gardens limits admission capacity and requires guests to make timed reservations. Thus, you should purchase your tickets ASAP for September 22, 2023, 5:00 pm admissionGo to the Longwood Gardens website and click on Tickets (located on the top right on a computer, bottom on a smartphone). Longwood Gardens ticket sales are not transferrable and all their sales are final.

Registration: Registration closed at 5:00 pm EDT on Thursday, September 21.

Questions? Send us an email.

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AMWA-DVC Dinner at AMWA 2023 Conference, Baltimore
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AMWA-DVC Networking Dinner at AMWA 2023 Conference in Baltimore, Maryland

Catchup with old friends and make new ones

Thursday, October 26, 2023, 5:30 to 8:00 pm EDT


Program co-chairs: Laura Sheppard, MBA, MA, and Don Harting, MA, MS

Format: Register ASAP to join us! We have reservations for 10 people at each of the following 2 restaurants located within a few blocks of the Baltimore Marriot Waterfront Hotel (the conference hotel):

Agenda: We will meet in the lobby of the conference hotel from 5:30 to 5:45 pm EDT on Thursday, October 26, 2023 during the official gathering place for the Thursday Chapter and Regional Networking Diners at AMWA 2023. 

  • Watch for people holding AMWA-DVC signs.

  • After the groups assemble, they will walk to the selected restaurants.

  • Registered latecomers may meet their group at the restaurant.

  • Reservations are for 6:30 pm EDT.

Cost: There is no registration fee. Each person will pay their own restaurant bill, including gratuity. You must register to reserve a seat at your preferred restaurant.

Registration: Register now! Registration will close at 5:00 pm EDT on Thursday, October 25, 2023.

Questions? Send us an email.

Past Events (2020-Present)

  • June 21, 2023: AMWA-DVC Annual Business, Professional Development, and Networking Dinner Meeting, Sandy Run Country Club, Oreland, PA

  • May 20, 2023: 26th Annual Princeton Forum (virtual)

  • March 11, 2023: 21st Annual Freelance Workshop (virtual) — Building Leadership Strategies & Approaches for Medical Writers and Editors

  • January 25, 2023: AMWA-DVC Mid-Winter Warm-Up Networking Dinner, Triumph Brewery, New Hope, Pennsylvania

  • November 3, 2022: AMWA-DVC Networking Dinner at AMWA 2022 Conference in Denver, Colorado

  • October 15, 2022: AMWA-DVC at Longwood Gardens Eat lunch, network, and socialize in a beautiful setting

  • June 29, 2022: AMWA-DVC Annual Business Meeting and Summer Social (virtual) — included the educational panel discussion, "Pursuing Excellence in Medical Communications"

  • April 30, 2022: 25th Annual Princeton Forum (virtual)

  • March 12, 2022: 20th Annual Freelance Workshop (virtual) — Tips and Tools for Spring Cleansing and Expanding Your Freelance Business

  • January 5, 2022: Habits of Highly Effective Medical Writers An AMWA-DVC Virtual Networking Event 

  • October 28, 2021: QUARANTINI 2.0 AMWA-DVC Virtual Networking Event 

  • July 15, 2021: Introduction to CME Screenwriting: Crafting the Virtual Patient Case Scenario (virtual) — A program co-hosted by AMWA-DVC and AMWA Mid-Atlantic Chapter

  • June 28, 2021: AMWA-DVC June Summer Social and Annual Business Meeting (virtual)

  • May 1, 2021: 24th Annual Princeton Forum (virtual)

  • March 13, 2021: 19th Annual Freelance Workshop (virtual) — Re-examining Your Freelance Toolbox: Updating Skills and Transitioning to Medical Writing

  • December 16, 2020: AMWA-DVC Bookworm's Holiday Networking Social (virtual)

  • October 21, 2020: AMWA-DVC "BYOB" QUARANTINI Happy Hour (virtual)

  • August 18, 2020: AMWA-DVC Summer Virtual Social 

Past Events (2020-Present)
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