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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

August 10 - AEF and our Academy of Hospitality and Tourism partners convened at the Hyatt Place National Mall to build and enhance our academy programs for the upcoming school year. Special thanks to Hyatt Place General Manager Stacy Smith for hosting us. July 20 - 23 - In partnership with the...

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

Destination DC’s (DDC) website, washington.org, has been updated for winter. The Winter Wonderland landing page features free things to do, can’t-miss holiday events and light displays, holiday-themed performances and shows, the best places to ice skate in the city, member deals and things to do...

Ice Skating on Georgetown Waterfront - Washington Harbour - Washington, DC
On the Road & What's in Town

Financial Insurance Conference Professionals (FICP) Annual Conference (Nov. 4-7, Orlando, FL) Attendee: Chris Petrucci Known for its array of educational opportunities and dedicated networking time, the FICP Annual Conference connected meetings professionals and hospitality partners for four days...

On the Road and What's in Town
Media Coverage

Domestic Media Hemispheres highlighted the many culinary wonders to be discovered inside The Line DC. Hemispheres , October Issue : America’s Most Delicious Hotel Recent renovations at The Willard InterContinental, Washington, D.C. received coverage in this Nancy Trejos piece for USA Today . USA...

Media Coverage
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
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 Jeenie Free 30-Minute Trial for Month of November Jeenie Mobile App is offering Destination DC members a free 30-minute trial for the month of...

New Members and Member Updates
Industry Buzz

In October, the National Cherry Blossom Festival won 14 Pinnacle Awards from IFEA. Each year, IFEA recognizes outstanding accomplishments, outreach programs and materials produced by festivals and events all over the world. The Festival came in first place in five categories and second place in the...

Industry Buzz
Tourism News & Events

Washington Wizards vs. Miami Heat (Oct. 18, Washington, DC) Attendees : Lawrence Hamm, Christopher Thompson The Washington Wizards hosted their home opener against the Miami Heat at Capital One Arena to kick off the 2018-19 season. This season, fans will enjoy numerous improvements to the game-day...

Tourism News
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