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AMWA-DVC at Longwood Gardens


Join us to eat lunch, network, and socialize in a beautiful setting

Saturday, October 1, 2022, 12:00 - 4:00 pm EDT

Program co-chairs: Donald Harting, MA, MS, Deborah Anderson, PhD, Dan Benau, PhD, Suzanne Bujara, MBA 

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

Format: In-person at Longwood Gardens.

Program and agenda: Join us for this wonderful opportunity to network and socialize while enjoying nature. Eat lunch with us and explore the gardens with us or on your own. Stay as long as you want (Longwood Gardens closes at 11:00 pm on Saturdays). While this event is open to all AMWA members, we will provide $30 gift cards only to AMWA-DVC members and their guests See the table below for the agenda. 

Cost: To celebrate our return to in-person events, there is no registration fee! However,  you must register to participate in the event. Registered AMWA-DVC members will receive a $30 Longwood Gardens gift card. You will have to pay for your Longwood Gardens admission ticket (Adults 19+ $25; Senior 62+ $22).

Admission to Longwood Gardens: October 1 is a popular date at Longwood Gardens because it's the start of the Fall flower season. Longwood limits admission capacity and requires guests to make timed reservations. Thus, you should purchase your tickets for October 1, 2022, 12:00 pm admission ASAP. Go to the Longwood website and click on Tickets (located on the top right on a computer, bottom on a smartphone). Longwood ticket sales are not transferrable, and all sales are final.

Registration: Click here to open the registration page. Registration will close at 5:00 pm EDT on Friday, September 23, 2022. Hurry up and register now as space is limited to 35 participants (registrants and their guests), with no waiting list. 

Questions? Send us an email.

Past Events (2020-Present)

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

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

  • March 12, 2022: 20th Annual Freelance Workshop (Zoom) — 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 (Zoom) — A program co-hosted by AMWA-DVC and AMWA Mid-Atlantic Chapter

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

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

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

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

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

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