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Find out where DC has been in the news this month.
Domestically, the new baseball exhibit at the Library of Congress, North America’s victorious 2026 World Cup bid and Hamilton all received coverage. Internationally, DC received coverage in reputable French and Australian publications. Industry-wise, the Wharf and the Walter E. Washington Convention Center were hot topics.
The Baseball Americana exhibition at the Library of Congress was featured in USA Today’s roundup of the best U.S. museum exhibits to see this summer.
USA Today, June 4: The best museums exhibits in the USA for summer 2018
Exciting museum displays surrounding Hamilton’s DC debut were featured in this Associated Press feature.
Associated Press, June 11: DC unveils special exhibits as ‘Hamilton’ comes to town
Fox 5 covered DC’s preparation for potential World Cup games in 2026. Destination DC president and CEO Elliott Ferguson is featured.
Fox 5, June 13: As North America wins FIFA World Cup Bid for 2026, DC region puts hat in ring for games
Horizons Monde, a French publication, published an extensive feature on DC. Members mentioned include the Kennedy Center, Newseum, the Library of Congress, Hard Rock Café and the Renwick Gallery.
Horizons Monde: WASHINGTON
Vacations and Travel Magazine highlighted the Watergate Hotel, including its history and recent re-opening.
Vacations and Travel Magazine: Scandal at the Watergate
Travel Weekly highlighted the great impact that the Wharf has had on the District.
Travel Weekly, May 21: Mixed-use waterfront districts a capital idea in Washington
Smart Meetings published a cover story on the importance of a convention center to a city in which the Walter E. Washington Convention Center and the Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C. are mentioned. Elliott Ferguson is also featured.
Smart Meetings, June 5: What a Convention Center Adds to a City
Check out the full Destination DC Member eNews to learn more about what's going on this month.