National Press Club

Donald Trump to explore branding at May 27 Club luncheon

April 10, 2014 | By Marilou Donahue |

Donald Trump, chairman and president of the Trump Organization.

Donald Trump, chairman and president of the Trump Organization.

Photo/Image: Gage Skidmore

Donald Trump, chairman and president of the Trump Organization, will speak at a National Press Club luncheon on Tuesday, May 27.

Trump is a well-known real estate mogul and the creator of the hit television series “The Apprentice” and “Celebrity Apprentice,” as well as many other successful enterprises. He is also the author of several books, including “The Art of the Deal” and “How to Think Like a Billionaire.” The topic of his speech is "Building the Trump Brand."

Ivanka Trump, executive vice president for development at the Trump Organization and Donald Trump’s daughter, will be a special guest at the luncheon.

Lunch is at 12:30, with the speech to follow at 1 p.m.

This luncheon is for members and guests only. Tickets are $22 for Press Club members, who may purchase two tickets at this rate, and $36 for non-members. Student members with ID can buy tickets for $21.

Tickets may be purchased online.

For questions, please go to or call 202-662-7501. Tickets must be paid for at time of purchase.

Club members who wish to attend the pre-luncheon reception must RSVP separately to no later than 48 hours before the event. Space may be limited. You must have a paid reservation to the luncheon to attend the VIP reception.

To submit a question in advance, put “TRUMP” in the subject line and email to before 10 a.m. on the day of the luncheon.

Upcoming speakers:

April 14: Lewis Black, comedian

April 23: Gen. Mark Welsh, Air Force Chief of Staff (9 a.m. breakfast)

May 28: Dr. Ben Carson, neurosurgeon and author