2016 Ignite Opportunity Gala
This event is the DC Region's largest and most exciting networking event that supports youth entrepreneurship.
NFTE’s 2016 gala celebrated the power of entrepreneurship education and pays tribute to some of our region’s most successful entrepreneurs. It was a fun and inspiring evening, showcasing NFTE’s top young entrepreneurs as they sold their products and services and shared their stories with our guests.
5:30 p.m. Cocktails & Student Showcase
Ronald Reagan Building
Pinnacle Award Recipient
Jim Bankoff, Chairman & CEO, Vox Media, Inc.
Locally Grown Honoree
Andre McCain, Founder, HalfSmoke, LLC
photography by Ward Morrisson