Friends of Ignite
Ignite is among a number of bottom-up, self-organizing phenomena. If you like Ignite DC, you may also like to participate in these events:
Ignite Baltimore started the Ignite movement in the Midatlantic region. They've also helped to put together Ignite DC by providing their website platform and a great deal of assistance. But more importantly, their events rock...so check 'em out!
Artomatic is a month-long multimedia arts event that draws together visual artists, musicians and performers and brings their work to the community without charge.
BarCamp DC is an ad-hoc unconference that brings together visionaries in the DC technology community to share ideas.
Refresh is a community of web designers, developers, and other new media professionals working together to refresh the creative, technical, and professional aspects of their trades in the Washington, DC, area.
Social Matchbox is an open mic night and networking event for startup companies. Social Matchbox provides a quarterly “State of Startups” for the Mid Atlantic by fusing company demos, a startup job fair, investor introductions in a relaxed tech networking event in DC.