Member Events

Member event presentation
Connect with leaders in the travel and tourism community. Explore industry trends, technologies and happenings.

For more information please contact andrea.williams [at] (Andrea Williams), Member Events & Publications Manager, (202) 789-7074.


Upcoming Events & Deadlines: 


Hotel Member Orientation 

Whether you're new to the market, new to membership, or want a refresher, this workshop will introduce you to the people, initiatives and resources from Destination DC that put heads in beds. 

Leaders from the Destination DC convention sales & services, tourism, marketing and partnerships teams will share: 

  • Overviews of Destination DC's mission and programs
  • How Destination DC supports your business by driving travel and tourism to our city
  • How to engage with meeting planners and tour operators
  • How to
    • Use the member extranet
    • Answer leads and service requests
    • Manage your account and contacts, including web and publication listings
    • Access the convention calendar
    • And more!

Monday, September 12, 2016
Marriott Marquis 

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Monthly Member Extranet training webinars

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

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

This webinar series will be held each second Wednesday of the month from 2-3pm. 

2016 dates include: September 14, October 12, November 9 & December 14

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


Global Marketplace: Welcome China

Global Marketplace presents timely, relevant topics to help DC companies capture international business. 

This year's seminar features domestic and international experts who will share strategies, tools and tactics to help Destination DC members understand and welcome Chinese customers. 

Event attendees will preview "Welcome China", Destination DC's new education program to equip members with skills to successfully engage the world's largest consumer market. 

Registration link coming soon.

Tuesday, September 27
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

Early Bird pricing through Aug.27
Members - $125
Non-Members - $135

Register today

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

  • Power Hour and Business Exchange social and networking parties

  • Annual Marketing Outlook Meeting (August) – annual membership meeting, travel and tourism forecast is shared

  • Global Marketplace (September) – 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 4th Celebration

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

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