Meeting & Event Planners

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

New & Renovated Venues

National Museum of African American History and Culture The newest free museum on the National Mall is devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, art, history and culture, housed in an eight-story building featuring 12 exhibitions across 400,000 square feet. The museum also...

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture - Washington, DC
Welcoming International Visitors

Washington, DC welcomes all legitimate international travelers to meet in the nation’s capital. However, there’s no doubt that factors within the current administration’s policies are impacting the travel industry. Learn more about efforts with the U.S. Travel Association and other industry...

IPW Tradeshow Floor - IPW 2017 in Washington, DC
5 Social Media Tips for Convention Attendees in Washington, DC

Between the national landmarks, the award-winning dining scene and the vibrant mix of national and international cultures, DC is an exciting and unique meetings destination! With so much to see and do, here’s how to stay tuned in on social media so you don’t miss a thing:

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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
Notable

CityCenterDC Spread across 10 acres downtown near the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, CityCenterDC features a wealth of retail and dining options. Shops include Burberry, kate spade new york and Louis Vuitton, while restaurants like Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse, DBGB Kitchen &...

CityCenterDC - 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...

Espita Mezcaleria - Shaw - 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...

Large meeting outside of Convention Center
Places to Stay

The Washington, DC metro area offers plenty of great accomodations for your next meeting. Discover all of the area's wonderful hotels . Marriott Marquis, Washington, DC Connected by underground concourse to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, the Marriott Marquis features 1,175 guest rooms...

Marriott Marquis Washington, DC - Convention Center Hotels
13 Unique Venues for Your Meeting in Washington, DC

The District is home to more than 130 hotel properties , most of which feature meeting space. If location is important to your group, check out the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC , the only property directly connected to the convention center. Or, if you prefer to meet among embassies and art...

Dinner Event at Washington National Cathedral - Unique Meeting Venue in Washington, DC
A Culinary Destination

Michelin Guide One of the world’s oldest and most trusted culinary guidebooks has shined its light on the nation’s capital, as the city received a Michelin Guide to its restaurants in October 2016, becoming only the 4th destination in North America with the prestigious guide. The city’s eclectic...

Dining in CityCenterDC - Washington, DC