Destination DC Members

Learn about the comprehensive resources for Destination DC members.

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, 2019. 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
New Members & Member Updates

Read on for: Member Deals & Spotlight Member Updates New Members • • • Member Deals & Spotlight Member deals and who's in the spotlight this month 20% Discount Online Offer from Museum of the Bible Reserve your general admission tickets online and receive a 20% discount. Regular admission...

New Members and Member Updates
American Experience Foundation Field Trips

AEF field trips would not be possible without the generous support of our industry partners. Each year, hundreds of thousands of students travel to the nation’s capital to deepen their knowledge of American history, democracy, and culture. For many young people, it is their first travel experience...

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

April 25 - First Impressions Matter Over several weeks, AEF collected professional clothes for AOHT students to utilize during their internships. In partnership with the Beacon Hotel & Corporate Quarters , 20 students listened to a panel of experts on professionalism. Michael Akin of LINK...

American Experience Foundation Backyard Bound Field Trip in Washington, DC
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

Skye Curry is DDC’s new business development manager. Skye previously worked for the Melrose Hotel in Georgetown and is currently completing her master’s degree in professional studies in global hospitality leadership at Georgetown University. Brandon Murray joined DDC as its new conference sales...

Industry Buzz
Tourism News & Events

ESTO (Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations) (Aug. 17-20, Austin, TX) Attendees: Taylor Malcolm, Theresa Belpulsi, Elliott Ferguson, Robin McClain, Alex Gnafakis, Andrew O’Connor, Torri Christian ESTO is a seminar program sponsored by the U.S. Travel Association. The four-day event, geared...

Tourism News
On the Road & What's in Town

Convention Sales IMEX America (Sept. 10-12, Las Vegas, NV) Attendees : Chris Petrucci, Melissa Riley, Carol Motley, Jennifer Rodrigues, Tara Miller, Emma Harrell Co-Op: CSI DMC, Hello! Washington DC, Trump International Hotel, Washington Nationals/ Nats Park Events, Hilton Washington National Mall...

On the Road and What's in Town