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Destination DC Meeting Planner eNews

Meetings News from Washington, DC

June 2008

Greetings from Destination DC, the official convention & tourism corporation for Washington, DC. You may have noticed that we have a new name, a new website, and a new way of marketing the city. We hope you will find the information in this newsletter useful as you plan your next meeting or special event in the nation's capital. We look forward to welcoming you to DC.

Sincerely,

Destination DC 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

Introducing...Destination DC

Introducing...Destination DC

There's a new look for DC and a new name for the city's official convention & tourism corporation...More Information >>

DC News: Downtown Development & Taxi Meters

DC News: Downtown Development & Taxi Meters

Mayor Adrian M. Fenty recently announced redevelopment plans for the former convention center site. Also, cab riders can now expect to find meters in DC's taxis...More Information >>

Convention Update: DC Hosts Major Summer Gatherings, Announces New Booking

Convention Update: DC Hosts Major Summer Gatherings, Announces New Booking

As DC gears up to host major shows this summer, including the National Education Association's annual meeting and the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority's centennial boule, Destination DC has landed a major new booking for 2011, the National Association of Specialty Foods' Fancy Foods Show...More Information >>

DC's Hospitality Industry Gets Greener with New Programs

DC's Hospitality Industry Gets Greener with New Programs

DC's hotels and meeting facilities are stepping up to help event planners create earth-friendly meetings and gatherings...More Information >>

Destination DC, WCCA Cater to Planners with New Packaging Options

Planners who love the intimacy of a hotel but need the capacity of a convention center can take advantage of the Connecticut Avenue Collection. Budget-minded planners looking for space for small groups can take advantage of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center's new, inclusive Distinctive Meetings Package...More Information >>

WCCA Update: O'Dell to become new chief

WCCA Update: O'Dell to Become New Chief

An industry veteran and former WCCA board member, O'Dell stepped into his new role in late June...More Information >>

DC Dish: What's New on the District's Restaurant Scene

Here's a look at DC's newest restaurants and event spaces, plus a preview of the celebrity chefs who are moving in...More Information >>

Destination DC
901 7th Street, NW, 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 789-7001 | destinationdc.com