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12 Unique Meeting Break Options in Washington, DC

Meeting attendees can have a wide span of interests – from the foodies and the active go-getters to the yoga pros and history buffs. The challenge arises when you’re looking for a break that is both nourishing and energizing, while also being conducive to networking. DC offers some new break ideas...

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Innovation Capital: Meetings & Conventions in a Tech Hub

Ranked as the third best tech city in the nation in Cushman & Wakefield’s Tech Cities 1.0 report , Washington, DC offers a unique opportunity to elevate your meetings and conventions to the next level. Take advantage of access to expert speakers, federal policymakers and industry sponsors for...

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10 Museums with After-Hours Programming in Washington, DC

When you’re at a convention all day, it can be a challenge finding time to check out DC’s amazing museum scene. What most visitors don’t know is that many of the city’s best museums offer after-hours activities and events. From musical performances and specialized tours to delicious bites and...

Luce Unplugged at the Luce Foundation Center for American Art - Washington, DC
13 Unique Venues for Your Meeting in Washington, DC

From outdoor venues and top-notch hotels to Smithsonian museums and stunning waterfront properties, these DC venue options will make your meeting stand out.

Morning Event at the Newseum - Unique Meeting Venue in Washington, DC
5 Shuttle Alternatives for Your Next Meeting in Washington, DC

With 40-plus hotels within walking distance of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center , the ease of commuting within the nation's capital is a key benefit for business travelers. DC sets the scene for sustainable commuting. In fact, 58 percent of commuter trips in DC are by bike, walking or...

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Guide to Express Lunches Near the Walter E. Washington Convention Center

A quick business lunch can be hard to come by in some cities, but DC has many express lunch options in proximity to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center . Check out these affordable multi-course lunches that will satisfy your hunger and penchant for sit-down service without taking up your...

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Private Dining Spots for Intimate Groups of 150 or Less in Washington, DC

Washington, DC hosts exclusive meetings of all types and sizes, making intimate dining spaces for groups a necessity. From Michelin-starred restaurants to museums and historic buildings, the nation’s capital does not disappoint. Check out some of our top choices for your next private dining...

Chef's Table at Michelin-starred Blue Duck Tavern - Private dining space for intimate groups of 150 or less in Washington, DC
Your Guide to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center

The cornerstone of downtown DC’s renaissance, the Walter E. Washington Convention Center is as functional as it is artistically impressive. The 2.3-million-square-foot space hosts meetings, conventions and events of every kind, from medical industry annual meetings to comic book-inspired expos and...

Inside the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC - Top Meeting and Convention Venue in Washington, DC
Meeting & Convention Housing Services in Washington, DC

Destination DC has provided housing services for conventions and meetings in Washington, DC for more than twenty years. Destination DC serves as a liaison between the hotel and your staff, working efficiently within your budget to maximize your room block and manage, track and report your pickup...

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