Conference & Meetings World Washington, DC - Page 7

7 Venue Overview
SOMETHING A BIT DIFFERENT …
ARTECHOUSE . At the crossroads of art , science and technology , ARTECHOUSE brings a true 21st century art experience to Washington . ARTECHOUSE is a one-of-a-kind innovative digital art space that can host events for up to 400 people .
INTERNATIONAL SPY MUSEUM . The new International Spy Museum offers a stylish rooftop terrace with views over the Potomac River and Capitol Hill . As well as hosting exhibits and talks on the subject of intelligence , espionage and more , it has space for up to 500 delegates for events .
PLANET WORD . The city ' s newest and the world ' s first voice-activated museum dedicated to the power of language is housed in the Franklin School , which originally opened in 1869 . Planet Word ' s signature features are its grand windows , lofty ceilings and intricate ironwork . Guaranteed to make a grand impression on all guests .
Total visitor spend in 2019 was $ 8.2bn , up 4.1 % over 2018
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DC ’ s most visited landmarks are the Lincoln Memorial ( 7.9m visitors ); the National Air & Space Museum ( 7.5m visitors ); the National Museum of Natural History ( 7.1m visitors ); the Vietnam Veterans Memorial ( 5.3m visitors )
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DC has a 148-year-old market . Eastern Market is a National Historic Landmark and a place to find almost anything , especially fresh produce
The Greater Washington Metropolitan Area is home to 695 hotels with 111,216 rooms
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DC welcomed a record 23.8m total visitors in 2018 and 21.9m domestic visitors
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The tax revenue from DC visitor impact in 2019 was worth $ 89.6m
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International Spy Museum
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Senators have use of miles of underground tunnels and private elevators on Capitol Hill and all roads lead to the Capitol Building , the dividing centre for all the quadrants of the city
DC ' s street naming system is missing a ' J ' street and two American Presidents - Herbert Hoover and John Quincy Adams , kept pet alligators in the White House eum d Culture
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
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