Washington , DC Meeting Planning Overview

Washington , DC | Meeting Planning Overview

Washington, DC has always been a top destination for meeting planners. This is not your grandma’s capital city. Washington, DC topped Forbes’ 2014 list of “America’s Coolest Cities.” A growing population, new developments, a great public transit system reinforces this distinction, along with exciting neighborhoods filled with cafes, boutiques and art galleries. A premier global events destination, Washington, DC welcomes upwards of 18 million visitors each year. With a capacity of more than 30,000 hotel rooms and boasting over 2,000 restaurants, Washington, DC is an ideal spot for hosting events of historic proportions.
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901 7th St. N.W., Suite 400 , Washington , DC 20001
GSF Exhibit Space Walter E. Washington Convention Center 703,000
Meeting Space, Square Feet Events DC903,617
Largest Ballroom, Square Feet Events DC473,000
Sleeping Rooms in largest hotel Marriott Marquis Washington, DC1,175
Hotel adjacent to convention facility: Yes
Hotel rooms within one mile of convention center: 11,845
Washington Reagan National Airport
Miles to downtown 4
Cities with non-stop flights81
International cities with direct flights0
Baltimore Washington International/Thurgood Marshall Airport
Miles to downtown 33
Cities with non-stop flights66
International cities with direct flights9
Dulles International Airport
Miles to downtown 28
Cities with non-stop flights84
International cities with direct flights49
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