Member Events

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

For more information please contact emily.vecchioni [at] destinationdc.com (subject: Event%20Information%20Request) (Emily Vecchioni), Member Events Coordinator at (202) 789-7074

Upcoming Events & Deadlines: 

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Monthly Member Office Hours

Join the Partnerships and Alliances team for Office Hours on the second Tuesday morning of each month from 9-10:30 a.m.

It’s a great opportunity for face-to-face time with your account manager and other departments to learn how to manage your profile through the Extranet, where you can update your listings and contacts, upload deals, events and images, and respond to leads.

We hold special editions for specific member categories every other month. Bring your computers for this in-depth training to dive into important destination marketing benefits applicable to you. 

Upcoming trainings: 

  • Special Edition: Accommodations – Feb. 12, 2019 (Register for this special edition here.)
  • General to all members – Apr. 9, 2019
  • Special Edition: Unique Venues - May 14, 2019
  • General to all members – June 11, 2019
  • Special Edition: Restaurants – July 9, 2019
  • General to all members – Aug. 13, 2019
  • Special Edition: Transportation Companies – Sept. 10, 2019
  • General to all members – Oct. 8, 2019
  • Special Edition: Convention Services Providers – Nov. 12, 2019

Where: 
901 7th Street NW 
Suite 400 
Washington, DC  20001
(Note - Entrance is on I Street NW)

Register for the next general session here.

 

Monthly Member Extranet Training Webinars

Destination DC’s Member Extranet is where you control your account listings, photos, deals, events calendar, contacts and respond to leads. It’s important that your team understands how the Extranet works and how to put it to work for your business. 

Join our monthly Member Extranet training webinar. The Destination DC membership team will provide useful tips and tricks to help you make the most out of the Member Extranet and maximize your membership.

This webinar series is held each second Wednesday of the month from 2-3 p.m. 

Upcoming date(s) include: 

Register for a future webinar. Remember to specify your preferred date in the drop down bar.​

 

Global Marketplace

Join Destination DC for our signature seminar about the global travel and tourism market. We welcome our teams based in Australia, China, India and the United Kingdom to share their sales and marketing strategies for the coming year!

Thursday, January 24, 2019
8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Where:
Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert Street NW
Washington, DC 20008

Register today

 

Member Open House

Come Discover the Real DC at Destination DC's Annual Open House! Meet the local experts and insiders who make up the DDC team and learn about our sales, marketing and tourism efforts to sell Washington, DC. 

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Where:
Destination DC Office
901 7th St NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20001

Register today

 

Capitol Hill Volleyball Member Tournament

Join Destination DC for the 4th Annual Member Volleyball Tournament! Join us for a night of fun, food and friendly competition, with proceeds benefiting the American Experience Foundation.

Friday, February 15, 2019
4:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Where:
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mount Vernon Place NW
Washington, DC 20001

 

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Destination DC events are a benefit of your membership. All employees of member organizations are welcome to come learn, network and socialize. Most (but not all) are free of charge.

Regular Destination DC member events include

  • Monthly Educational Forums

  • Member Mixer 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

  • Ask Me About DC (January/February) – engage and welcome Capitol Hill staff

To benefit the American Experience Foundation

  • Member Volleyball Tournament (February)

  • July 4 Celebration

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

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