News & Updates

CBN-DC Summer Networking Reception

In the spirit of fostering business opportunities and supporting Catholic schools in Washington DC, you are invited to join the Catholic Business Network of Washington DC for our summer evening reception on Tuesday, July 31st 5:30-7:30 PM.

 

Stay tuned for summer events!

With summer upon us, we are preparing for our fifth annual gala and putting together some interesting programs.

We wish you and your family a blessed summer. 

 

June Networking Breakfast

Please join us for our monthly breakfast meeting on Thursday, June 28th from 8:00-9:15 am in the Great Hall of Saint Matthew's Cathedral. Our guest speaker will be Patrick Kilner, CEO of the Kilner Group. 

May Networking Breakfast

Please join us for our next breakfast meeting on Thurday, May 31st from 8:00-9:00 AM. Our guest speaker will be Maureen Blum, CEO of SCI. Maureen will discuss how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 expanded the list of eligible 529 expenses and the impact these changes will have on Catholic education. As always, breakfasts are held in the Great Hall of Saint's Matthew's Cathedral. We look forward to seeing you!

CBN-DC APRIL NETWORKING RECEPTION

In the spirit of fostering business opportunities and supporting Catholic schools in Washington DC, you are invited to join the Catholic Business Network of Washington DC for our April evening reception on Tuesday, April 24th 5:30-7:30 PM.

Baker & Hostetler LLP

1050 Connecticut Avenue NW, #1110

Complimentary hors d'oeuvres will be served

  • $25 for Members
  • $35 Non Members

We encourage you to invite other to attend this valuable opporunity.  Please contact Justin Silvers, (202) 957-5188, with any questions.

March Breakfast with Father Richard Mullins

In the spirit of fostering business opportunities and supporting Catholic schools in Washington D.C., you are invited to join the Catholic Business Network of Washington DC for our February networking breakfast on Thursday, March 22. Our guest speaker will be Father Richard Mullins, pastor of Saint Thomas Apostle Catholic Church in Woodley Park, D.C. 

February Breakfast with Peter Strickland

In the spirit of fostering business opportunities and supporting Catholic schools in Washington D.C., you are invited to join the Catholic Business Network of Washington DC for our February networking breakfast on Thursday, February 22. Our guest speaker will be Peter Strickland.  Pete Strickland is the current Irish National Basketball Coach, but his journey began right here in the DMV. Pete's secondary schooling took place at our diocese's own DeMatha Catholic High School where he, as he says, "got the benefit of a transcedent education - in the classroom and out." 

January Breakfast with Dr. Brian Engelland

Happy New Year! In the spirit of fostering business opportunities and supporting Catholic schools in Washington DC, you are invited to join the Catholic Business Network of Washington DC for our January networking breakfast on Thursday, January 25. Our guest speaker will be Dr. Brian Engellandthe Edward J. Pryzbyla Chair of Business and Economics and Ordinary Professor of Marketing at the Catholic University of America.

Fourth Annual CBN-DC Gala

The Board of Directors of the Catholic Business Network of Washington, DC would like to thank you for attending the 4th Annual Gala supporting Catholic education and honoring:

CBN-DC December Networking Reception

In the spirit of fostering business opportunities and supporting Catholic schools in Washington DC, you are invited to join the Catholic Business Network of Washington DC for our December evening reception. With much to give thanks for, we will celebrate the success of CBN-DC’s Fourth year and award over $120,000 in grants to Catholic schools.

Wednesday, December 6 5:30-7:30 pm

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Committees

CBN-D.C. Committees are creating an enriched culture supporting the Catholic business and school community. all funds raised go to Catholic education.

Fifth Annual CBN-DC Gala

The Catholic Business Network of Washington, DC will hold its Fifth Annual Gala supporting Catholic education and honoring Our Catholic Business Persons of the Year, Bill and Mary Noel Page, and Our Religious of the Year, Sister Mary Bader, DC, on October 4, 2018 at The Four Seasons, Washington, D.C.

3rd Annual CBN-DC Gala

The Catholic Business Network of Washington, DC held its Third Annual Gala supporting Catholic education and honoring Our Catholic Business People of the Year, Vincent “Cap” and Christina Mona, and Our Religious of the Year, Sister Mary Bourdon, RJM, on September 22, 2016 at The Four Seasons, Washington, D.C.

2015 CBN-DC Gala

CBN-DC’s Second Annual Gala took place on Thursday, October 1, 2015 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Georgetown, to support Catholic education to honor Michael P. Fitzgerald, our Catholic Business Person of the Year, and to the Rev. Msgr. W. Ronald Jameson, our Clergy of the Year. We extend our tremendous appreciation to all of our sponsors and guests for making this event a success.

 

CBN-DC Inaugural Gala

Our inaugural gala on September 25 at The St. Regis was a great success. Thank you to all our sponsors and guests, and congratulations to Joseph Borger, our Catholic Business Person of the Year, and to the Rev. Msgr. John Enzler, our Clergy of the Year.

 

Events

The Catholic Business Network of Washington, D.C. sponsors regular networking events in Washington.

Annual Gala

Every autumn, the annual CBN-D.C. Gala brings the community together to support Catholic education, and to honor our Catholic Business Person of the Year and our Religious of the Year. Sponsorship and advertising opportunities are available.

Sponsors

The Catholic Business Network of Washington, D.C. appreciates the generous support of our sponsors, without whom our work could not be possible.

Sponsorship benefits include designated scholarship or grant in the name of sponsor, free breakfast meetings, gala tickets, and more. Please contact Justin Silvers, (202) 957-5188 for additional information.

About CBN-DC

CBN-DC members seek to apply the teachings of the Catholic faith in the marketplace while also providing support to the Church’s mission by providing merit- and need-based scholarships to elementary and high school students in the District of Columbia. Any profits generated through CBN-DC’s fundraising efforts go to support Catholic schools in Washington, D.C. through scholarships and grant opportunities.

CBN-DC’s Mission Is Business

Benefits of Membership

  • Build real and substantive connections to the local Catholic business community
  • Grow your business, leading to potential for increased revenues and spheres of influence
  • Transform the lives of students by enabling them to receive a Catholic education
  • Promote Catholic values in the work place while supporting local parishes and Catholic schools
  • Benefit from increased visibility with like-minded business professionals through networking opportunities
  • Participate in service projects and opportunities 

Mission

The Catholic Business Network of Washington, D.C. (CBN-D.C.) is an independent, non-profit organization of businesses and individual professionals working together to create valuable networking opportunities while supporting the Catholic Church’s education mission in Washington, D.C. Join us now or learn more.