Member Events

Destination DC Member Events
The Renwick Gallery
Connect with leaders in the travel and tourism industry and explore trends, technologies and happenings.

Learn how to update your listing for reopening in the Member Extranet with the latest safety information. Continue sending your business' latest updates and efforts to address the pandemic to dcmedia [at] washington.org.

Upcoming Events & Deadlines:

A Win for Words: Historic buildings, today's leaders & modern meaning

Join DDC for virtual visits and interesting conversation with leaders from DC's freshest attractions, the reopened MLK Memorial Library and Planet Word.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020 | 2 - 3 p.m.
Register today!

 

Monthly Member Trivia

Test your knowledge of DC on Zoom with Destination DC members. Winners receive glory and prizes. 

 

Wednesday, Oct. 21 | 5 - 6 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 18 | 5 - 6 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 16, | 5 - 6 p.m.

 

Register today!

 

DC Event Planning Guide Booking Deadline
Oct. 16, 2020

In circulation January 2021 - December 2021

 

Grateful for DC: A conversation between Elliott Ferguson and Lonnie Bunch

Tuesday, Nov. 17 | 3-4 p.m.

More details to come soon!

 

DC Spring/Summer Official Visitors Guide Booking Deadline

Dec. 4, 2020

In circulation March 2021 - September 2021

 

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Monthly Member Office Hours 

Monthly Office Hours have been suspended. Please contact us with any questions at membership [at] washington.org.

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Webinar & Resource Library

Webinars featuring Destination DC President & CEO, Elliott Ferguson

Leading by Example: Lessons in Race and Racism

U.S. Travel Association, June 12, 2020

 

COVID-19 Briefing: State of the Hospitality Industry

Greater Washington Board of Trade, June 9, 2020

View the complete Board of Trade archive.

 

A Check-in with DC’s Hotel Industry Leaders

Downtown DC Business Improvement District, May 7, 2020

 

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser’s COVID-19 Situational Report

May 6, 2020

 

Travel & Hospitality Industry resources

Destination Analysts

This leading market research firm for travel and tourism provides insights into market trends to inform sales and marketing plans.

 

Miles Partnership

Miles is the publisher of Destination DC’s Official Visitors Guide, Official Event Planning Guide and Official Visitors Map and sells advertising in those publications and on washington.org.

 

MMGY Global

MMGY is a marketing communications and technology company that specializes in travel and tourism. MMGY designed washington.org and is Destination DC’s media buying agency of record.

 

MPI

Meeting Planners International

 

PCMA

A comprehensive resource for meeting planners, founded as the Professional Convention Management Association. Some resources are free, some require paid registration.

 

U.S. Travel Association

The national advocacy organization for travel and tourism, the Association also hosts an Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations (ESTO) Webinar Series.

 

Other business resources

Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE)

A comprehensive library of business resources for COVID-19 adaptation and general business operations.

Destination DC looks forward to resuming regular member events when it is safe to do so, including these favorites:

  • Educational Forums
  • Member Mixers and Business Exchange social and networking parties
  • Annual Marketing Outlook Meeting (August) – annual membership meeting, travel and tourism forecast is shared
  • Global Marketplace – how to work with international visitors

Benefiting the American Experience Foundation:

  • Member Volleyball Tournament (February)
  • July 4th Celebration
  • Annual Member Holiday Breakfast Party (December)

If you would like to host a member event, please contact our Member Events Coordinator.

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