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Meet with Purpose in the Connected Capital

Why Meet in Washington, DC?

Quick Facts:

  • Access – Served by 3 major airports and an Amtrak rail
    • Ronald Reagan National Airport is 5 miles from downtown DC and served by metro
    • Dulles International is 26 miles west of DC and served by metro
    • Baltimore/Washington International is 32 miles from DC and served by Amtrak
  • Walkable – DC's 68 square miles are walkable and packed with attractions and experiences
  • Exceptional Venues – DC's unique venues and intimate boardrooms are designed to inspire big ideas with abundant natural light and energizing views of the nation's capital. Diverse options include: 
  • 100 Free Things to Do – No city provides as many free activities as Washington, DC, including access to the world-class Smithsonian museums, National Gallery of Art, and monuments and memorials
  • Knowledge Economy – DC is home to 175 embassies, hundreds of international organizations, think tanks, medical institutions, research universities and global leaders across a multitude of sectors

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Post-Meeting Adventures: Making the Most of Your Time in Washington, DC

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Monuments by Moonlight Night Tour

See DC In A Different Light! The Monuments by Moonlight Tour knows just the right way to show off the capital city when the sun goes down

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Museums with After-Hours Programming in Washington, DC

Check out these DC museums with evening offerings after 5 p.m., perfect for meeting attendees and visitors whose schedules don’t allow for a daytime visit.

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Need even more inspiration to meet in DC? With tech-friendly venues, new flight and hotel inventory and captivating free museums, there are endless reasons to bring your meeting or convention to the nation’s capital.

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