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WCTC Meeting Planner eNews

Meetings News from Washington, DC

August 2007

The Washington, DC Convention & Tourism Corporation (WCTC) is pleased to present the latest edition of this e-newsletter for meeting and convention planners. Follow these links to find information about hotel development, unique meeting spaces, transportation options, "green" restaurant initiatives and more. We hope you will find this information useful as you plan your next meeting or special event in the nation's capital and we look forward to welcoming you to DC.


WCTC Convention Sales and Services Department

Elliott Ferguson, Senior VP, Convention Sales and Services
[email protected]
(202) 789-7014

Tiffany Chester , Director of Convention Sales
[email protected]

(202) 789-7075

Dianna Waldroup, Director of Convention Services
[email protected]
(202) 789-7036

Hotel Updates in Washington, DC


The Hilton Washington has launched a renovation led by basketball legend-turned-urban entrepreneur Earvin "Magic" Johnson, while the St. Regis Washington, D.C. prepares to show off its major makeover in late 2007. Coming next year, LXR Luxury Resorts & Hotels will unveil the Hotel Ralph Pucci in Georgetown, developed in partnership with the celebrated furniture designer. ...More Information >>

New Attractions & Meeting Spaces


Three new attractions are preparing to open, and with the Washington Convention Center just a few blocks away, it's no surprise to find that the newcomers come equipped with spectacular special events space...More Information >>

Unique Spaces - House of Sweden


If you're looking for a unique meeting space that matches the international flavor of the city, check out the newest attraction on the Georgetown waterfront, the House of Sweden...More Information >>

Unique Spaces - House of Sweden


The DC Circulator has expanded its hours and its routes, and new retail is cropping up around the Washington Convention Center. Meeting planners will also want to be aware of new motorcoach regulations on Capitol Hill...More Information >>

DC Dish - Mio Restaurant


Taste what's new on the DC private dining scene, and learn what steps DC restaurants are taking to go "green."...More Information >>



New editions of the Official Visitors Guide to Washington, DC and the Unique Spaces Guide are now available. Click here to order copies and to learn about WCTC and the Washington Convention Center Authority's recent collaboration with ECEF...More Information >>

Capital Information


With more than 234,000 acres of parkland in the capital region and miles of paved paths in and around the nation’s capital, your delegates can stay fit on the road while exploring DC’s trails on bike or on foot...More Information >>

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