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Meet with Purpose in the Connected Capital

Experience the Washington, DC difference in a connected capital city.

DC is open for meetings and events at full capacity. This is your one stop shop for up-to-date information about planning events in Washington, DC. In the pages below, you’ll learn why DC is Still Connected:

  • DC is a Connected Capital that provides access to thriving industries including technology, biotech/pharma, transportation, sustainability and advocacy.

  • DC is a Connected Community that helps events and conferences realize their potential to drive social change and create a lasting impact.

  • DC is a Connected Campus that allows planners to expand the footprint of their event by using exciting event spaces within walking distance of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Destination DC and the local hospitality community are committed to the success of your meeting by focusing on health standards and commerce thriving in the city.

Learn from the Capital Region's Top Thinkers

American University

Connect, Convene and Collaborate: Walking the Talk on DEI

Work must not stop at a DEI statement

Capitol building

Effective Virtual Advocacy Meetings

Maximize your time and engagement

Gallaudet University

Make Your Virtual Meetings More Accessible

Minor adjustments make a major difference


Need even more inspiration to meet in DC? With tech-friendly venues, new flight and hotel inventory and captivating free museums, there are endless reasons to bring your meeting or convention to the nation’s capital.

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