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
- Member Trivia
- EPG Deadline
- Grateful for DC
- OVG Deadline
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.
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.
DC Event Planning Guide Booking Deadline
Oct. 16, 2020
In circulation January 2021 - December 2021
Tuesday, Nov. 17 | 3-4 p.m.
More details to come soon!
Dec. 4, 2020
In circulation March 2021 - September 2021
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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
U.S. Travel Association, June 12, 2020
Greater Washington Board of Trade, June 9, 2020
View the complete Board of Trade archive.
Downtown DC Business Improvement District, May 7, 2020
May 6, 2020
Travel & Hospitality Industry resources
This leading market research firm for travel and tourism provides insights into market trends to inform sales and marketing plans.
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 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.
Meeting Planners International
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
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)