Basic Accreditation – Washington D.C.

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Basic Accreditation – Washington D.C.

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New + Next: Washington D.C.

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More than 20 million domestic visitors traveled to Washington, D.C. , The vitality luring tourists also makes D.C. The same things that make D.C. unique for the leisure market benefit meetings organizers,” says Destination DC President and CEO Elliott Ferguson. Thanks to Washington’s booming economy and rapidly revitalizing northeast and southwest quadrants, you can host attendees for dinners, overnight stays or boat rides in zones you’ve never heard of.

Yellow Belt Grading – Washington DC

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The post Yellow Belt Grading – Washington DC appeared first on Home of Innovation. Focus on Organizational Development and tools for Innovation and Ideation. Accredited will have the right and possibility to sell Ideation360. PURPOSE. Provide tools, methods and best practices how to implement an Innovation Management System. OBJECTIVES. Innovation Governance Models – How to align innovation with strategy. Innovation Process – How to translate creativity into value.

Yellow Belt Grading – Washington DC

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The post Yellow Belt Grading – Washington DC appeared first on Home of Innovation. Focus on Organizational Development and tools for Innovation and Ideation. Accredited will have the right and possibility to sell Ideation360. PURPOSE. Provide tools, methods and best practices how to implement an Innovation Management System. OBJECTIVES. Innovation Governance Models – How to align innovation with strategy. Innovation Process – How to translate creativity into value.

Washington D.C. Draws New Citywide Conferences in 2018

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Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C., Ferguson, II, president and CEO of Destination DC (DDC). headquarters to the D.C. report , Washington, D.C., Washington Convention Center, Oct. In addition to political resources, D.C.

The Top 5 Washington D.C. Event Venues

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. Washington D.C. Visitors to the nation’s capital immediately notice this dramatic new building, commanding attention at the entrance to Washington, D.C. Washington D.C. Historic hotels abound in Downtown D.C., The post The Top 5 Washington D.C.

Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown Welcomes 2017 Fully Revitalized

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The $27 million dollar transformation of Fairmont Washington, D.C., The final touches of the project covered the redesign of the lobby, lounge and outdoor courtyard, which drew inspiration from the geometry of an aerial view of Washington D.C.

Washington, DC, Hotel and Airbnb Rates Skyrocket for Trump Inauguration

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The president-elect’s own property, Trump International Hotel Washington DC, is fully booked. According to a survey from cheaphotels.org , 15 percent of hotels in the Washington, DC, metro area are listing vacancies for inauguration day.

Local Food Vendors in Washington, DC – 3 Ways to Discover Food for Your Next Event

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Here’s a list of 5 of our favorites: Glen’s Garden Market , DC. Union Market , DC. Our ever-growing database has 225+ food and beverage business owners from the DC and Baltimore metro areas. More often than not, food is the main attraction for event attendance.

Data, analytics and digital top of agenda as organizers gather for Transform USA in Washington DC last week.

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One community bank’s novel approach to auto lending

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Community banking Auto lending Auto industry Growth strategies Virginia Washington DCRather than jump right away into lending to car buyers, Access National will start by offering CRE and M&A financing to dealerships.

New & Renovated: Getting Out of the Hotel

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National Law Enforcement Museum The newest museum to join the Washington, D.C., For a taste of something uniquely different, sometimes you need to leave the hotel behind.

SmithBucklin Expands its Events Footprint with New Acquisition

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Association management company SmithBucklin’s acquisition of Washington, D.C.-based based 360 Live Media expands the reach of the consulting firm, which currently has offices in Chicago and D.C.

A Look Inside the Largest U.S Travel Conference to Date

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The 49th annual IPW travel conference headed to Washington, D.C. June 3 to 7 for the first time in its

Guest Column: 6 Key Ways to Support Media at Events

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Matheson Sharp is a coordinator at Scott Circle Communications (@scottcircle), a Washington, D.C.-based based public relations firm working with mission-driven clients. Planning

‘Scandal’ Costume Designer Creating Guest Room at Watergate Hotel

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The Washington, D.C., None other than Emmy winning costume designer Lyn Paolo who dresses the fashionable Olivia Pope (played by actress Kerry Washington)! Photo of Diplomat Living Room, The Watergate Hotel.

Convene Investment Targets Small Meetings

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of meeting, event and workspace in New York City, Philadelphia, Boston, Washington, D.C.,

Planners Scrambling as Bomb Cyclone Hits East Coast

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Vicki Johnson, founder of Vicki Jonson & Associates in Washington, D.C.,

6 Smart Moves at Visit Sacramento, Fairmont, The Don CeSar & More

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Photo Credit: Visit Sacramento Mark Huntley Fairmont Washington, D.C., In this role, he’ll also be responsible for Fairmont Austin, Fairmont Pittsburgh, Pullman Miami and Sofitel Washington, D.C. Photo Credit: The Fairmont Washington, D.C.

Survey: Meeting Planners Prioritize Safety, Cleanliness

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More key findings: Chicago, Orlando and Washington, D.C., Meeting Planning chicago destinationMAP meeting locations meeting planner destinations meeting planner preferences meeting sites orlando survey washington dc

8 Unconventional Museums for the Curious Mind

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International Spy Museum, Washington, D.C. Retreat to Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill for 38,000 sq. This past December, The San Francisco Museum of Ice Cream sold out through its final days in February. The museum’s remarkable popularity made it clear just how much people enjoy the unexpected in a museum. While classic museums filled with art and historical artifacts are both enticing and informative, it’s refreshing to get up-close to out-of-the-ordinary objects.

ALHI Adds 4 Key Meeting Properties

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Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) has significantly enhanced its meetings and events portfolio by adding key properties in Washington, D.C., Two of the hotels— Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C., InterContinental Washington D.C.-The

Hot F&B Trend: Torched Doughnuts

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For a 400-person event in Washington, D.C., catering and event-styling company Design Cuisine cranked up the heat by hiring local Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken to torch homemade creme brulee doughnuts right before guests’ eyes. Talk about hole-y smokes! . The post Hot F&B Trend: Torched Doughnuts appeared first on Connect Association. Feature

2018 40 Under 40: Class Acts

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Destination DC. Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. While these event professionals you will learn more about are young, there is much everyone in the industry can learn from them. They are proactively changing the world for the better through conference, meetings and other events. No wonder they are worthy members of the 2018 40 Under 40.

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Arenas and Stadiums for Winning Meetings & Events

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Washington, DC. Stadiums and arenas can be for more than just game day matchups. In fact, for meeting planners that want to create memorable conferences, events, and tradeshows, it’s game on to utilize these championship venues in a new way.

TalkingTree Creative

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TalkingTree Creative is an award-winning creative events and experiential marketing company headquartered near Washington, DC. While we are based in the U.S., we serve an international client base, meeting our client’s creative needs at venues around the world.

Podcast: Task Manager vs Strategic Planner: Using tech to streamline meeting planning

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CEO of Hubb Allison Magyar joined us from Portland, Oregon, whilst Social Tables’ Senior Community Manager Laura Lopez joined us from Washington D.C. […].

Event Farm Hits the Road: Tour D'States 2016

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Washington, DC : Tuesday, October 11th, 3-6pm, at Social Tables HQ, 1325 G Street NW, 3rd floor. Good morning from Chicago! Today we're kicking off our first roadshow series, Tour D'States 2016.

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Independent Planners Find a Common Voice

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4 to 6 in Washington, D.C., Independent planners have, for better or worse, always been… well, independent. David Bruce, founder and executive director of Meeting Planners Unite, always figured he and his brethren would someday coalesce. Little did he know it would take more than 30 years to make it happen, and Bruce never imagined he’d be the driving force behind the movement.

Get down to Biz-ness! Bizly launches in New York, Chicago & San Fran

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Servicing three key markets today – New York, Chicago and San Francisco, several more cities including Washington DC, Boston and Los Angeles will launch in coming weeks.

7 Smart Moves—at Experience Columbus, Casa Velas and More

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Duane Gibson Experience Columbus welcomed Gibson as director of Washington, D.C., Gibson’s accounts will include professional associations and corporations located in Washington, D.C., regional sales.

Kimpton Hotels Target Inauguration-Goers

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Others will soon be making plans to head to Washington, DC to celebrate the presidential inauguration in January. The newest properties to the nation’s capital include Kimpton Glover Park Hotel located near Hillary Clinton’s D.C.

Meetingsbooker.com expands US coverage with Carr Workplaces partnership

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Meetingsbooker.com customers can now book meeting spaces online at any of the Carr Workplaces extensive portfolio around the United States including California, Washington DC, New York, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, and Virginia. Meetingsbooker.com, the global leader in meeting venue discovery and bookings is delighted to announce the addition of Carr Workplaces to the platform.

Coping with stress, exercises and tips for stressed out meeting planners

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Her Masters in theology was completed in 2001 in Washington D.C. Careercast lists the job of event planning in the top 5 of most stressful jobs in the country. Not a year goes by without the career being on this list.

FTC to hold workshop examining online event ticket sales

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If you prefer to file your comment on paper, write “Online Event Ticket Workshop” on your comment and on the envelope and mail your comment to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite CC-5610 (Annex B), Washington, DC 20580, or deliver your comment to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, Constitution Center, 400 7th Street, SW, 5th Floor, Suite 5610 (Annex B), Washington, DC 20024.

Why Your Meeting Needs Warm Cookies

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And when you need mobile service, Captain Cookie & the Milkman is a popular food truck serving metro Washington, D.C. . One trend that will never go out of style is attendees devouring warm cookies until they turn blue in the face (like a certain “Sesame Street” character).

U.S. Expels 15 Cuban Diplomats from Embassy

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government employees and their spouses in Cuba, the Trump administration has expelled 15 diplomats from the Cuban embassy in Washington, D.C. He also said, however, that the decision to expel Cuban diplomats from Washington, D.C.,

5 Things Planners Can Learn from the Presidential Inauguration

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20, president-elect Donald Trump will be sworn into office, and nearly one million Americans are expected to travel to Washington, DC, to either attend the inauguration or protest it. The president-elect’s own hotel, Trump International Hotel Washington DC, has long been fully booked.

25 Best Attractions to Visit This Spring

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DC Trails – Washington DC, District of Columbia. Old Town Trolley Tours of Washington DCWashington DC, District of Columbia. Mid-bloom into the season, TripAdvisor has released its Seasonal Attractions Trend Index for spring.

Gaylord Debuts New “Infinity Ballroom” on the Potomac

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The Washington, D.C., Gaylord National, operated by Marriott International, is located eight miles from Washington, D.C.

Using the Power of Storytelling and Communication to Create Successful Events

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Prior to Mastercard, Douglass spent two decades in Washington, DC, where he worked on Capitol Hill in senior positions in both the U.S. The time is ripe to disrupt not an industry but a discipline. That discipline is communication. The disruptor is really good storytelling.

Association of Academic Museums and Galleries Annual Conference

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May 24–25, 2016 Katzen Arts Center, American University Washington, D.C. “We 2016 Washington, D.C. Association of Academic Museums and Galleries Annual Conference.