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Meetings News from Washington, DC March 2007

The Washington, DC Convention & Tourism Corporation (WCTC) is proud to present you with the latest e-newsletter for meeting and convention planners. You'll find information to assist you in planning your event in Washington, DC, or as you consider the nation's capital for your next meeting. You'll also find helpful information on parking, transportation, hotel updates, legislation affecting the city's hospitality industry, and more.

Capital Development in Washington, DC

capital development

  • The scoop on the Old Convention Center site, the new Nationals ballpark, the Newseum and other major projects currently underway. 
  • New flight service connects Washington, DC with other world capitals.
Hotel Updates in Washington, DC

Hotels update

  • Makeovers are in the works for two historic luxury properties, while a newly remodeled mid-town hotel is preparing to unveil a new look.
  • DC's top hotels share the spotlight in luxe DC, a new marketing partnership.
Green DC

green DC

  • Outfitted with an impressive array of "green" features, the Washington Convention Center is an eco-friendly choice for environmentally-minded meeting planners. Washington, DC's hotels are also taking progressive steps to protect the environment with new green programs.
Unique Venues in Washington, DC

Unique Venues

  • From a wide-open public space downtown to a new museum with a fabulous view, Washington, DC boasts an impressive assortment of unique meeting spaces.
DC Dish

DC Dish

  • New restaurants abound in downtown DC - and many of them offer terrific private dining spaces. Also, discover which world-renowned chefs are setting up restaurants in the nation's culinary capital.
Washington DC Movies

Hollywood on the Potomac

  • Many movie crews are choosing to film on location in the nation's capital this year. Here’s a look at major films currently in the works.
How can we help?

How can we help?

  • Check out the Washington Convention Center's new online design program, or let the WCTC convention services department help you to find unique meeting activities or overflow rooms for your attendees.

Photo Credits: Capital Development - Courtesy of JD's Stadium News; Green DC - Courtesy of ASLA - Green Roof Project; Unique Venues - Courtesy of Downtown DC BID; DC Dish - Courtesy of Occidental Restaurant; How can we help? - Courtesy of the Washington Convention Center.