Destination DC Members

Learn about the comprehensive resources for Destination DC members.

American Experience Foundation Scholarships & Internships

y 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
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 8th grade 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...

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
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
American Experience Foundation’s July 4th Celebration

Support the American Experience Foundation (AEF), Destination DC’s affiliated 501(c)(3) charity and join its signature celebration on July 4th, 2018. Your company will receive unmatched exposure to Destination DC clients, members, and staff; American Experience Foundation partners, government...

American Experience Foundation July 4th Event - Destination DC - Washington, DC
American Experience Foundation News

April 25 - AEF and other local hospitality employers interviewed students from the four DC Academies of Hospitality and Tourism to prepare for the Career Ready Internship program, a 6-week summer internship program organized by the DC Career Academy Network and DC Public Schools.There is no cost to...

American Experience Foundation Backyard Bound Field Trip in Washington, DC
Marketing & Communications Highlights

DDC’s summer advertising campaign kicked off in mid-April with an out-of-home billboard at the Grove Shopping Mall in Los Angeles, which marks an earlier start to the summer campaign than in past years to better accommodate potential cross-country travelers. The campaign runs through Aug. 31 and...

Family visiting Lincoln Memorial - Free family-friendly things to do in Washington, DC
New Members & Member Updates

Read on for: Member Deals & Spotlight Member Updates New Members ••• Member Deals & Spotlight Member deals & who's in the spotlight this month Wine Tour & Tasting for 2 Mention Destination DC's spring deals to receive a free wine tour and tasting for two. Must schedule 48 hours in...

New Members and Member Updates
On the Road & What's in Town

AMPs Annual Golf Tournament (May 4, Old Hickory Golf Club, Woodbridge, VA) Attendee: Jenna Williams The annual tournament gathered AMPs from across the region for a day of networking and competition, including a lunch and an awards ceremony. DDC gained a better understanding of how we can serve...

On the Road and What's in Town
Tourism News & Events

The tourism team hosted numerous familiarization tours in DC, encouraging international school groups to include the city in itineraries. The team also discussed RFK Stadium’s redevelopment, the new Entertainment & Sports Arena and water sports at The Wharf at the National Association of Sports...

Tourism News