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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
Media Coverage

Domestically, DDC generated coverage for its seasonal cocktails and as a must-see destination in 2021. DDC president and CEO Elliott L. Ferguson II was interviewed for several articles regarding the upcoming U.S. presidential inauguration. Internationally, new DC experiences (including...

Media Coverage
Industry Buzz

Destination DC (DDC) honored members during its Dec. 16 Monthly Member Trivia with a special PandA Awards Presentation. Winners are listed below. PERFECT HOSPITALITY - Marriott Marquis Washington, DC – Satinder Palta AMERICAN EXPERIENCE FOUNDATION FOREVER FRIEND – District Experience – Lori Chalk...

Industry Buzz
Membership: Free Trial Sign-up

Destination DC (DDC) is offering free membership for eligible businesses* through March 2021. Gain instant access to our network of business connections, online visibility, industry intelligence and marketing campaigns. As the city’s economic development engine through tourism and meetings, our...

Lincoln Memorial Sunset
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
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
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’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...

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