Meeting & Event Planners

Find all the information you need for planning a meeting or event 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...

Large meeting outside of Convention Center
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.

Green and sustainable catering companies in the Washington, DC metro area - Geppetto Catering event overlooking the DC skyline
Hotels Coming Soon

Eaton Workshop | Opening late summer 2018 209-room hotel with focus on progressive social change On-site Eaton Workshop to include co-working space, cultural programming Concept by Founder and President Katherine Lo • • • The Moxy | Opening summer 2018 New hotel concept from Marriott International...

The Conrad Washington, DC
Explore Washington, DC’s Eco-Friendly Tours

Walking and biking are among the greenest options and give you the advantage of immersing yourself in the arts and culture of the city, exploring more neighborhoods and passing through beautiful sustainable gardens such as the U.S. Botanic Garden’s renovated Bartholdi Park. Here are some of the...

U.S. Botanic Garden on the National Mall - Free museum in Washington, DC
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
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...

All you need to know to ride Washington, DC’s Metrorail system - DC Metro map, hours and more
16 Great Venues to Host Outdoor Meetings in Washington, DC

Rooftop and outdoor venues boast breathtaking views overlooking the top of the Washington Monument, the Capitol Building and DC’s scenic pathways and waterfronts. Find the perfect location to suit your outdoor meeting with these picks.

Outdoor meeting at Top of the Hay at The Hay-Adams Hotel - Great outdoor meeting venues in Washington, DC
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...

Meeting in America's Most Educated City - Education Meetings and Conventions in Washington, DC
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
Biotech & Pharma in the Capital Region

The Washington, DC metro area is the perfect destination for biotech and pharma-related meetings and conventions. Overall, the concentration of resources and funding breed and attract top talent, ensuring biotech will thrive in the DC metro area. Read on to learn why DC has become a top destination...

Biotech & Pharma in Washington, DC - Meetings and Conventions in a Flourishing Life Sciences Hub