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Destination DC Membership FAQs

Read on for more information about joining Destination DC.


What is Destination DC?
We are an independent 501 (c)(6) non-profit organization officially contracted to market the nation’s capital as a premier convention, leisure and cultural destination. Destination DC also serves as the sales and marketing arm for the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

What are the membership fees?
Membership fees vary according to the type of business and organization. Contact Destination DC's Partnerships & Alliances department for your customized pricing.

What forms of payment does Destination DC accept?
We accept American Express, VISA, MasterCard, money orders and checks payable to Destination DC.

How is my membership activated?
Your membership becomes active upon Destination DC’s receipt of your application and initial payment. Membership is valid for one year and is automatically renewed on the anniversary date.

Once my membership is activated, what is the next step?
You will receive a Destination DC welcome packet which includes a letter from our president, membership events calendar and our offical publications. You will be notified about upcoming events to attend and receive our electronic newsletters.

As a new member, who do I contact if I have questions?
Each member is assigned to an account manager. Your account manager is available to answer your questions and concerns, educate you about Destination DC and help make your membership a success.  Contact Vicki Joling today if you do not know who your account representative is.

How will I be notified about member events?
There is a calendar of events posted under the membership section of Washington.org and you will receive an email invitation to each event as they approach.

When does my membership expire?
Your membership is for one full year from the date on which you join. Unless notified in writing, membership renewal is automatically assumed by the Destination DC at the time of billing.