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Destination DC Member Events

Member Events

Connect with leaders in the travel and tourism industry and explore trends, technologies and happenings.

Learn how to update your listing for reopening in the Member Extranet with the latest safety information. Continue sending your business' latest updates and efforts to address the pandemic to [email protected].



Upcoming Events & Deadlines:



Monthly Member Trivia


Test your knowledge of DC on Zoom with Destination DC members. Winners receive glory and prizes. 


Wednesday, Dec. 16 | 5 - 6 p.m.


Register today!



Grateful for DC: A virtual conversation with Smithsonian Institution's Lonnie G. Bunch, III and Elliott L. Ferguson, II


Nov. 17, 2020 | 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.


View the program here 



DC Spring/Summer Official Visitors Guide Booking Deadline


Dec. 4, 2020


In circulation March 2021 - September 2021


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Monthly Member Office Hours 


Monthly Office Hours have been suspended. Please contact us with any questions at [email protected].


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Webinar & Resource Library


Webinars featuring Destination DC President & CEO, Elliott Ferguson


Leading by Example: Lessons in Race and Racism


U.S. Travel Association, June 12, 2020



COVID-19 Briefing: State of the Hospitality Industry

Greater Washington Board of Trade, June 9, 2020


View the complete Board of Trade archive.



A Check-in with DC’s Hotel Industry Leaders


Downtown DC Business Improvement District, May 7, 2020



DC Mayor Muriel Bowser’s COVID-19 Situational Report


May 6, 2020



Travel & Hospitality Industry Resources


Destination Analysts


This leading market research firm for travel and tourism provides insights into market trends to inform sales and marketing plans.



Miles Partnership


Miles is the publisher of Destination DC’s Official Visitors Guide, Official Event Planning Guide and Official Visitors Map and sells advertising in those publications and on



MMGY Global


MMGY is a marketing communications and technology company that specializes in travel and tourism. MMGY designed and is Destination DC’s media buying agency of record.





Meeting Planners International





A comprehensive resource for meeting planners, founded as the Professional Convention Management Association. Some resources are free, some require paid registration.



U.S. Travel Association


The national advocacy organization for travel and tourism, the Association also hosts an Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations (ESTO) Webinar Series.



Other business resources


Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE)


A comprehensive library of business resources for COVID-19 adaptation and general business operations.


Destination DC looks forward to resuming regular member events when it is safe to do so, including these favorites:


  • Educational Forums

  • Member Mixers and Business Exchange social and networking parties

  • Annual Marketing Outlook Meeting (August) – annual membership meeting, travel and tourism forecast is shared

  • Global Marketplace – how to work with international visitors


Benefiting the American Experience Foundation:


  • Member Volleyball Tournament (February)

  • July 4th Celebration

  • Annual Member Holiday Breakfast Party (December)

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