Meeting & Event Planners

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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
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
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...

DC Circulator bus on the National Mall in front of the Smithsonian Castle - How to get around Washington, DC
Connected Capital Industry Press Coverage

Jay Newton-Small of TIME sites various statistics on DC as the #1 city for women in tech in her story. TIME.com , Feb. 27, 2018 : Silicon Valley Is a Boys Club. But This City Is Surprisingly Good for Women in Tech Tara Miller, Senior Manager of International Sales at Destination DC, shares how DC...

Knowledge Hub Industry Press Coverage - Plan Your Next Meeting 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
14 Coffee Shops & Bakeries Near the Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Downtown DC has a variety of coffee shops and cafes fit for a business meeting or a quick break while at a convention in town. Here’s a guide to some local favorites that are sure to please meeting attendees.

@amanda_kate - Guests at Kintsugi coffee shop inside the Eaton Workshop and Hotel - Places to stay and eat in Washington, DC
Meeting in America’s Most Educated City

Washington, DC is a great place to host education-related meetings. With its educated workforce, commitment to lifelong learning, policymakers and industry associations, the DC region is booming with brainpower, fostering the next generation of thought leaders and innovators. Learn how to grow your...

Meeting in America's Most Educated City - Education Meetings and Conventions in Washington, DC
The 10 Largest Hotel Ballrooms in Washington, DC

Big meetings require a lot of space. While the Walter E. Washington Convention Center offers the city’s largest ballroom at 52,000 square feet, DC hotels also provide a trusted range of great options. If you’re looking for a luxury ballroom, a window-filled space or a venue based on location, then...

Marriott Marquis Meeting Space - Washington, DC
Top 5 Ways Washington, DC is a Sustainable City

The nation’s capital boasts a range of practices and policies that make environmental accountability a priority for residents and visitors alike, allowing them to adopt sustainable measures more readily than other cities. With closeness to a diverse range of national parks, including the National...

Meeting taking place on the Newseum terrace overlooking Washington, DC's museums and more
4 Social Media Tips for Convention Attendees in Washington, DC

Between the national landmarks, the award-winning dining scene and the vibrant mix of national and international cultures, DC is an exciting and unique meetings destination! With so much to see and do, here’s how to stay tuned in on social media so you don’t miss a thing:

Social Media Tips for Convention Attendees in Washington, DC