Destination DC Members

Learn about the comprehensive resources for Destination DC members.

Get Involved with the American Experience Foundation

Make a tax-deductible donation to AEF Run a revenue-sharing promotion Attend an AEF fundraising event like our July 4th fundraiser Invite one of our field trips to your business Host a DCPS Career Ready summer intern lisa.waldschmitt [at] destinationdc.com (Share your expertise) with our students...

American Experience Foundation Rite of Passage Field Trip in Washington, DC
Tourism News & Events

Australia/New Zealand Deep Dive Webinar: Holidays (Dec. 1, Virtual) Attendee: Lindsay Hill Lindsay Hill conducted a deep dive webinar on holidays in DC for the Australia and New Zealand market, coordinated by DDC’s in-country team, Canuckiwi. Two live webinars that covered all the festive...

New Members & Member Updates

Read on for: Member Deals & Spotlight Member Updates New Members Career Resources for Members • • • Member Deals & Spotlight Member deals and who's in the spotlight this month Fiat Luxe Tours Presidential Inauguration Tour Package This four-day package includes accommodations at the W Hotel...

New Members and Member Updates
5 Reasons Why You Should Host a Member Event

Hosting an event is a great way to make the most out of your Destination DC membership. We’ll bring the food, the hospitality community and the presenters, you’ll supply the venue and introduce yourself to a room brimming with great business contacts. Considering that Destination DC hosts at least...

Marketing Outlook
American Experience Foundation’s July 4th Celebration

Support the American Experience Foundation (AEF), Destination DC’s affiliated 501(c)(3) charity and join its posh penthouse party on July 4th, 2020. When you join this fun event, you'll also support AEF's college and career readiness for low income students. Guests enjoy Rooftop view of the...

Convention Sales and Services

Note: Due to the COVID-19 crisis, many planned client events and conferences scheduled in 2020 have been canceled or postponed. Convention Sales Destination DC has seen losses of more than $529 million in cancellations from 51 large-scale events and impactful groups. Out of the 51, 36 were set to...

Convention Sales and Services
American Experience Foundation Scholarships & Internships

By leveraging Destination DC’s reach, resources, and its members’ expertise, AEF provides students with unforgettable educational enrichment support, bringing their curricula to life and supporting career paths in hospitality through scholarships, internships, and classroom experiences. Established...

American Experience Foundation - Scholarships and Internships
American Experience Foundation Updates

February 11 – Masseria Job Shadow Opportunity Michelin-starred chef Nick Stefanelli and his team at Masseria welcomed two students from Ballou High School’s Academy of Culinary Arts to a very special Job Shadow Day experience working side by side with sous chef Ryan Smith. February 10 – National...

American Experience Foundation Backyard Bound Field Trip in Washington, DC
Marketing & Communications Highlights

Highlights U.S. Presidential Inauguration Content On washington.org, Destination DC’s (DDC) content team is highlighting the U.S. presidential inauguration with a dedicated landing page . Consumers can learn about the details of the ceremony itself, where to safely gather and what recreation...

Theater and Performing Arts in Washington, DC - Couple walking under the Warner Theatre marquee in downtown DC
American Experience Foundation Field Trips

AEF field trips would not be possible without the generous support of our industry partners. Each year, hundreds of thousands of students travel to the nation’s capital to deepen their knowledge of American history, democracy, and culture. For many young people, it is their first travel experience...

American Experience Foundation Rite of Passage Field Trip in Washington, DC