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Meet with Purpose in the Connected Capital

Why Meet in Washington, DC?

Quick Facts:

Compact and Walkable
Spanning a compact 68 square miles, Washington, DC, features grand tree-lined boulevards and a European-inspired urban design. The city’s low-rise skyline, due to height restrictions, preserves the panoramic views of its iconic monuments and open skies, offering a uniquely inviting atmosphere that encourages exploration and connection.


Convenient Access

  • Ronald Reagan National Airport: Located just 5 miles from downtown DC and accessible by metro.
  • Dulles International Airport: Positioned 26 miles west of DC, also served by metro.
  • Baltimore/Washington International Airport: Situated 32 miles from DC and accessible by Amtrak.

Beyond the Ordinary
Exceptional Venues and Boardrooms: Designed to inspire with abundant natural light and views of the capital. Unique options include:


DC’s Free Fun
Free Access to World-class Attractions: Enjoy free admission to Smithsonian museums, the National Gallery of Art, and numerous monuments and memorials.

Think Local
Global Hub: Home to 175 embassies, hundreds of international organizations, think tanks, medical institutions, research universities, and global leaders across various sectors.

Go Green
Urban Greenery: Washington, DC boasts 683 green spaces and 30 National Parks, blending urban development with extensive natural and historical sites.


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Post-Meeting Adventures: Making the Most of Your Time in Washington, DC

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Monuments by Moonlight Night Tour

See DC In A Different Light! The Monuments by Moonlight Tour knows just the right way to show off the capital city when the sun goes down

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Museums with After-Hours Programming in Washington, DC

Check out these DC museums with evening offerings after 5 p.m., perfect for meeting attendees and visitors whose schedules don’t allow for a daytime visit.

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