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Media Coverage

Media Coverage

Find out where DC has been in the news this month.

The communications team is bolstering awareness about the economic impact of lost business and highlighting reopenings and current virtual events in publications around the world. DDC President & CEO Elliott Ferguson has been recognized for his leadership in the meetings industry and for his efforts to address racism. Ferguson was featured in an in-depth interview in The Washington Post Magazine and he was chosen as a top influencer in the meetings industry by Northstar Meetings Group.

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Domestic Media

WWII anniversary, liquor boom, tracking app: News from around our 50 states
USA Today, Sept. 4

Planes, Trains and COVID-19
The Debrief with Major Garrett, Sept. 8

The head of D.C. tourism group reflects on being one of the few Black men at the top of the industry
The Washington Post Magazine, Sept. 15

Washington Monument to reopen as D.C. struggles to bring in visitors during the pandemic
Washington Business Journal, Sept. 29

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International Media

The greenest cities in the USA: Washington, DC and Arlington, Virginia,  at the top of the ParkScore® Index 2020 (headline translated)
Tour Expi (Germany), Sept. 2

Are you a Jazz Fan? Then attend Washington, DC Jazzfest virtually from September 24-28
Travel Mail (India), Sept. 24

Women take centre stage in bold new DC hotel
The Daily Telegraph (UK), Oct. 3

Washington, heart of US power, frozen by pandemic
Agence France-Presse, Oct. 4

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Industry Clips

Top 25 Influencers of the Meetings Industry (Elliott Ferguson featured)
Northstar Meetings Group, Sept. 23

A New Day in Travel: African-American Industry Leaders Speak Out! (Elliott Ferguson is included)
Black Meetings and Tourism, September-October 2020