Meeting & Event Planners

Find all the information you need for planning a meeting or event in Washington, DC

Sustainability

The nation's capital has built a path towards greener living and meeting with more LEED-certified buildings than any other city in the U.S. and an accessible environment where every government building is powered by renewable energy. The Clean Energy DC Act, passed in December 2018, is the nation’s...

Sustainable meetings in Washington, DC - Explore one of the healthiest, greenest and most livable cities in the nation
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
Biotech & Pharma in the Capital Region

The Washington, DC metro area is the perfect destination for biotech and pharma-related meetings and conventions. Overall, the concentration of resources and funding breed and attract top talent, ensuring biotech will thrive in the DC metro area. Read on to learn why DC has become a top destination...

Biotech & Pharma in Washington, DC - Meetings and Conventions in a Flourishing Life Sciences Hub
Success Stories

World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Meeting Year: 2021 Attendance: 5,000 Ambassadors: Dr. Gil Wernovsky and Dr. Jeffrey Jacobs General Session of the International Association for Dental Research Meeting Year: 2020 Attendance: 6,000 Ambassador: Leslie Zeck International...

Success Stories - Ambassador Circle
Where to Eat Near the Walter E. Washington Convention Center

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center is one of the top meetings venues in the nation’s capital. Fortunately for conventioneers, it also happens to be surrounded by one of the city’s fastest growing restaurant scenes. We’ve compiled some of the top dining hot spots in the neighborhood below to...

Espita Mezcaleria - Shaw - Washington, DC
16 Great Venues to Host Outdoor Meetings in Washington, DC

Rooftop and outdoor venues boast breathtaking views overlooking the top of the Washington Monument, the Capitol Building and DC’s scenic pathways and waterfronts. Find the perfect location to suit your outdoor meeting with these picks.

Outdoor meeting at Top of the Hay at The Hay-Adams Hotel - Great outdoor meeting venues in Washington, DC
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...

Oyamel Cocina Mexicana - Places to Eat in Washington, DC
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
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
Government Advocacy

Washington, DC’s role as the advocacy capital of the world drives success for business events. Add value for your attendees by tapping into DC’s network of federal policymakers, prospective industry sponsors or high-level speakers. Washington is an epicenter of think tanks, lobbying firms and both...

Government advocacy meetings and conventions in Washington, DC