Meeting & Event Planners

Find all the information you need for planning a meeting or event in Washington, DC

Sustainability

The nation's capital has built a path towards greener living and meeting with more LEED-certified buildings than any other city in the U.S. and an accessible environment where every government building is powered by renewable energy. The Clean Energy DC Act, passed in December 2018, is the nation’s...

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5 Shuttle Alternatives for Your Next Meeting in Washington, DC

With 40-plus hotels within walking distance of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center , the ease of commuting within the nation's capital is a key benefit for business travelers. DC sets the scene for sustainable commuting. In fact, 58 percent of commuter trips in DC are by bike, walking or...

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Innovation Capital: Meetings & Conventions in a Tech Hub

Ranked as the third best tech city in the nation in Cushman & Wakefield’s Tech Cities 1.0 report , Washington, DC offers a unique opportunity to elevate your meetings and conventions to the next level. Take advantage of access to expert speakers, federal policymakers and industry sponsors for...

Innovation Capital - Washington, DC is an unmatched destination for technology-focused meetings and conventions
12 Unique Meeting Break Options in Washington, DC

Meeting attendees can have a wide span of interests – from the foodies and the active go-getters to the yoga pros and history buffs. The challenge arises when you’re looking for a break that is both nourishing and energizing, while also being conducive to networking. DC offers some new break ideas...

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Guide to Sustainable Spaces for Your Next Event in the Washington, DC Region

Companies are increasingly adopting sustainable practices, energy-efficient lighting and reusable products to reduce their carbon footprints and save costs. Their efforts benefit meeting planners considering the Washington metropolitan area, which is a destination that boasts multiple key...

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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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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
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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Connected Capital Industry Press Coverage

Jay Newton-Small of TIME sites various statistics on DC as the #1 city for women in tech in her story. TIME.com , Feb. 27, 2018 : Silicon Valley Is a Boys Club. But This City Is Surprisingly Good for Women in Tech Tara Miller, Senior Manager of International Sales at Destination DC, shares how DC...

Knowledge Hub Industry Press Coverage - Plan Your Next Meeting in Washington, DC
Transportation

According to SmartAsset and WalletHub, Washington, DC is the #1 city for public transport in 2018. It also happens to be a great place to host transport-related meetings and is home to the annual Washington Auto Show’s MobilityTalks International conference, which gathers government policy makers...

From easy-to-use public transportation and accessible airports to unparalleled walkability and innovative developments, DC has one of the best public transport networks in the U.S.