Destination DC Members

Learn about the comprehensive resources for Destination DC members.

Media Coverage

The communications team bolstered awareness of DC as a fall destination for bicyclists, students and international travelers and shared information regarding the upcoming presidential inauguration. Destination DC President & CEO Elliott Ferguson has been recognized for his leadership in the...

Media Coverage
New Members & Member Updates

Read on for: Member Deals & Spotlight Member Updates New Members Career Resources for Members • • • Career Resources for Members Your personal brand is only as strong as your ability to sell yourself. To create and maintain professional relationships, you need to know how to network and retain...

New Members and Member Updates
American Experience Foundation’s July 4th Celebration

Support the American Experience Foundation (AEF), Destination DC’s affiliated 501(c)(3) charity and join its posh penthouse party on July 4th, 2020. When you join this fun event, you'll also support AEF's college and career readiness for low income students. Guests enjoy Rooftop view of the...

American Experience Foundation Scholarships & Internships

By leveraging Destination DC’s reach, resources, and its members’ expertise, AEF provides students with unforgettable educational enrichment support, bringing their curricula to life and supporting career paths in hospitality through scholarships, internships, and classroom experiences. Established...

American Experience Foundation - Scholarships and Internships
5 Reasons Why You Should Host a Member Event

Hosting an event is a great way to make the most out of your Destination DC membership. We’ll bring the food, the hospitality community and the presenters, you’ll supply the venue and introduce yourself to a room brimming with great business contacts. Considering that Destination DC hosts at least...

Marketing Outlook
Industry Buzz

On Oct. 23, Destination DC president & CEO Elliott Ferguson spoke to the City of Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau, as well as its task force and stakeholders. Ferguson addressed the governance of destination marketing organizations, the COVID-19 related efforts of the U.S. Travel...

Industry Buzz
Membership: Free Trial Sign-up

Gain instant access to Destination DC’s network of business connections, online visibility, industry intelligence, and marketing campaigns. As the city’s economic development engine through tourism and meetings, our goal is to help our community recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. About the free...

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Convention Sales and Services

Note: Due to the COVID-19 crisis, many planned client events and conferences scheduled in 2020 have been canceled or postponed. Convention Sales Destination DC has seen losses of more than $522 million in cancellations from 49 large-scale events and impactful groups. Out of the 49, 36 were set to...

Convention Sales and Services
Tourism News & Events

SportsTravel Travel, Events and Management in Sports (TEAMS) Conference and Virtual Expo (Oct. 19-22) Attendee: Christopher Thompson TEAMS is the world’s leading conference and expo for the sports event industry. Presented by SportsTravel magazine, TEAMS ’20 was a virtual conference from Houston,...

Get Involved with the American Experience Foundation

Make a tax-deductible donation to AEF Run a revenue-sharing promotion Attend an AEF fundraising event like our July 4th fundraiser Invite one of our field trips to your business Host a DCPS Career Ready summer intern lisa.waldschmitt [at] destinationdc.com (Share your expertise) with our students...

American Experience Foundation Rite of Passage Field Trip in Washington, DC