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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 & 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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Guide to LEED-Certified Hotels & Venues in Washington, DC

In August 2017, Washington, DC was named the first LEED Platinum city in the world because of its extensive environmentally-friendly practices. Bike-sharing programs abound and an increasing number of LEED-certified hotels and venues make DC known as a top destination for green meetings . Meeting...

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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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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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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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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