There are hundreds of reasons why Washington, D.C., is an ideal destination for all sizes of meetings, conferences and events, among them its accessibility. Washington has three major airports nearby in Dulles International, Ronald Reagan National and Baltimore Washington International, and a convenient metro and rail system.
Washington D.C. is one of the world’s best-known cities and our nation’s Capital, and is centrally located on the East Coast with much of the U.S. population residing within a 200-mile radius. It attracts nearly 18 million visitors each year from around the world. Many professional associations, corporations and travel planners report record-high attendance whenever they hold meetings and events in D.C.
In Washington, D.C., you are also in close access to leaders in politics, media, research and industry, plus dozens of colleges and universities that can help boost event attendance.
Washington D.C. Meeting, Convention and Event Venues
Other event spaces include the Embassy Suites Washington, D.C. Convention Center, the Courtyard Washington Convention Center, and the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.
These days, green is the hallmark of most event venues in Washington D.C. Many environmentally-conscious hotels, restaurants and attractions are taking new steps to show their awareness, including green and solar power use. Because of these efforts, D.C. has the greatest number of green-certified buildings in the country.