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Meeting & Convention Housing Services in Washington, DC

Destination DC has provided housing services for conventions and meetings in Washington, DC for more than twenty years. Destination DC serves as a liaison between the hotel and your staff, working efficiently within your budget to maximize your room block and manage, track and report your pickup...

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7 Sustainable Catering Companies in the Washington, DC Region

By supporting local businesses, incorporating green recycling programs and producing eco-friendly offerings, these catering companies are socially-sensitive businesses with eco-friendly practices. Check out these green catering companies throughout the DC region for your next event.

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Meeting in America’s Most Educated City

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, DC is the most educated city in the U.S. It also happens to be a great place to host education-related meetings. With its educated workforce, commitment to lifelong learning, policymakers and industry associations, the DC region is booming with...

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Your Guide to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center

The cornerstone of downtown DC’s renaissance, the Walter E. Washington Convention Center is as functional as it is artistically impressive. The 2.3-million-square-foot space hosts meetings, conventions and events of every kind, from medical industry annual meetings to comic book-inspired expos and...

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Metro Pass Group Orders

Large groups may order SmarTrip® cards by mail tailored to each group's needs. In order to do so, use Metro's Trip Planner to calculate fares and determine which fare or pass products will suit your needs. Please include the following with your order: Your name, address and contact information. The...

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Staffing Solutions for Conventions, Meetings & Events in Washington, DC

Destination DC's meeting staff professionals serve the Greater Washington, DC Metro area to keep your conference, convention, meeting or event running smoothly. With more than 30 years of meeting and convention experience, our "Redcoats" are skilled local experts committed to making your meeting a...

Staffing Solutions for Conventions, Meetings and Events in Washington, DC
Success Stories

World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Meeting Year: 2021 Attendance: 5,000 Ambassadors: Dr. Gil Wernovsky and Dr. Jeffrey Jacobs General Session of the International Association for Dental Research Meeting Year: 2020 Attendance: 6,000 Ambassador: Leslie Zeck International...

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The 10 Largest Hotel Ballrooms in Washington, DC

Big meetings require a lot of space. While the Walter E. Washington Convention Center offers the city’s largest ballroom at 52,000 square feet, DC hotels also provide a trusted range of great options. If you’re looking for a luxury ballroom, a window-filled space or a venue based on location, then...

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Private Dining Spots for Intimate Groups of 150 or Less in Washington, DC

Washington, DC hosts exclusive meetings of all types and sizes, making intimate dining spaces for groups a necessity. From Michelin-starred restaurants to museums and historic buildings, the nation’s capital does not disappoint. Check out some of our top choices for your next private dining...

Chef's Table at Michelin-starred Blue Duck Tavern - Private dining space for intimate groups of 150 or less in Washington, DC
What’s New in the Nation’s Capital

As international and American investment creates more game-changing developments, and as neighborhoods sprout new restaurants and attractions, DC is becoming even more exciting and event-worthy. NEW URBAN HUBS Capitol Riverfront Open Situated just south of the U.S. Capitol, this emerging...

Recreation Pier at The Wharf on the Southwest Waterfront - Dining, Shopping and Entertainment Destination in Washington, DC