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In October 2010, Washington, DC Mayor Adrian Fenty officially commended PNC for its surpassing a membership of 200,000 in the Greater Washington, DC metropolitan area and enhancing the quality of life of residents of Washington, DC.In February 2011, Professionals in the City hosted the nation's first-ever speed dating at an auto show, at which Washington Post columnist Carolyn Hax provided advice on dating and then the speed daters went from car to car in the General Motors exhibit at the Washington Auto Show participating in a different date in each car.Pros in the City also hosts various local dating coaches who give seminars on general principles of dating and attraction as well as specific topics such as body language.In December 2011, the Washington Post published a story about Professionals in the City is helping build a Jewish social scene in the District of Columbia by hosting events like Professionals in the City's annual Christmas Eve Gefilte Fish Gala.In April 2012, National Public Radio featured a Professionals in the City Speed Dating Event that consisted of 30 men and 30 women dating to show how one's use of pronouns in a conversation determines one's level of attraction to another person.Professionals in the City (PNC) a socializing and networking organization based in Washington, DC, with branches in New York City, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Boston.PNC has more than 200,000 members and hosts more than 1,000 events a year.
On December 31, 2006, the Washington Post published a cover story about Professionals in the City hosting New Year's Eve Galas at both the French Embassy and the Washington Plaza Hotel on the same night.
On December 31, 2007, Professionals in the City hosted the farewell party for the historic Hotel Washington, Washington, D.
Founded by Michael Karlan, an attorney formerly with Covington & Burling, PNC hosts events showcasing its host cities’ diverse offerings, including their nightlife, arts, cultural and sporting events, and unique neighborhoods.
Many of their events have a matchmaking focus, such as four-minute speed dating.
In February 2014, The Washington Post featured Professionals in the City speed dating events as a key place for older singles to meet potential dates in Washington, DC, stating that Professionals in the City's "series of four- to eight-minute dates is an efficient way to decide who you’re interested in." In November–December 2014, Arlington Magazine published an article discussing how the increase in singles in the Northern Virginia area has resulted in Professionals in the City offering more events targeting specific narrower demographics, such as older singles." In April 2015, Washington City Paper readers picked Professionals in the City for the third year in a row as the first-place winner of its annual survey of the Best Place to Find a One-Night Stand in DC.In April 2016, Washington City Paper readers picked Professionals in the City for the fourth year in a row as the first-place winner of its annual survey of the Best Place to Find a One-Night Stand in DC.