Conference & Meetings World Washington, DC - Page 13

13 Success Stories



“ Washington , DC ' s ability to attract industry leaders and experts is unrivaled and greatly helped us build robust programming for our delegates . Importantly , we engaged the local community , hosting a public day for local STEM students and running multiple programs for startups and entrepreneurs . The DC area is one of the most innovative in the country and has a strong startup sector .”
JEAN RILEY Senior Event Manager , American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

40,000 square metres of exhibition space

$ 11.4m

350 exhibitors

25 +

“ DC ' s access to medical thought leaders , such as the U . S . Surgeon General , is a definite advantage for our organization and our partners in the industry . The Surgeon General ' s platform on One Health , supporting the idea that the health of people and animals are interconnected in our shared environment , was right in line with our keynote session and added to all the activities for a successful convention overall .”
MICHAEL V . WILSON Division Director , Convention and Meeting Planning , American Veterinary Medical Association economic impact

12,000 attendees special event venues utilised

100 + sessions

“ There are daily , non-stop flights into Dulles International Airport from literally all over the world . From the Walter E . Washington Convention Center and hotels where most people are staying , you can walk to every museum and every major monument in the city and they ’ ve benefitted from that . The people working in the convention center are absolutely first class .”
JAY COPAN Executive Director , 27th WGC Special Advisor to the President , International Gas Union