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Staffing Solutions for Conventions, Meetings & Events in Washington, DC

Destination DC's meeting staff professionals serve the Greater Washington, DC Metro area to keep your conference, convention, meeting or event running smoothly. With more than 30 years of meeting and convention experience, our "Redcoats" are skilled local experts committed to making your meeting a...

Staffing Solutions for Conventions, Meetings and Events in Washington, DC
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
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
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
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
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
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
Guide to Express Lunches Near the Walter E. Washington Convention Center

A quick business lunch can be hard to come by in some cities, but DC has many express lunch options in proximity to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center . Check out these affordable multi-course lunches that will satisfy your hunger and penchant for sit-down service without taking up your...

Oyamel Cocina Mexicana - Places to Eat 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
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