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Find New Nonstop Air Service at Washington, DC-Area Airports

The ease of travel continues to benefit DC’s business and leisure travelers alike. Transformative public transportation initiatives such as the highly anticipated Metrorail extension to Washington Dulles International Airport and other airport renovations contribute to DC’s premier public transport...

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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.
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...

Inside the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC - Top Meeting and Convention Venue in Washington, DC
Where to Eat Near the Walter E. Washington Convention Center

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center is one of the top meetings venues in the nation’s capital. Fortunately for conventioneers, it also happens to be surrounded by one of the city’s fastest growing restaurant scenes. We’ve compiled some of the top dining hot spots in the neighborhood below to...

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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...

Marriott Marquis Meeting Space - Washington, DC
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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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...

Sustainable meetings in Washington, DC - Explore one of the healthiest, greenest and most livable cities in the nation
Sustainability at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center is a leader in environmental stewardship and sustainability initiatives, which include a color-coded recycling program, water efficiency, green product purchasing and more. The building boasts a long list of energy-reducing features, from low-emission...

Attendees at Walter E. Washington Convention Center - Meetings and Conventions in Washington, DC
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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