Washington DC Facts

Our nation’s capital attracts people from around the world hosting over 18 million visitors annually.

Washington DC Facts

Home to nearly 30,000 hotel rooms, DC offers lodging accommodations suitable for every visitor’s style and budget.

Washington DC Facts

It’s easy to navigate your way around this city. DC has three airports, an underground Metro system and plenty of sidewalks for pedestrian foot traffic.

Washington DC Facts

In just a 2-mile walk through the National Mall, guests can visit historical memorials dedicated to Lincoln, Jefferson, Martin Luther King, JR, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Vietnam Veterans, World War II and the Korean War Veterans.

Washington DC Facts

Situated next to the Lincoln Memorial on the west side of the National Mall is the picturesque 2,029 foot- long Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool. Its glassy appearance reflects both the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial and has served as a backdrop for many artistic renderings.

Washington DC Facts

In 1912, Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo gifted the city of Washington, DC with 3,000 cherry trees. To honor that gift of friendship, each year the city welcomes spring with the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Today there are more than 3,700 Cherry Trees of many different varieties.

Washington DC Facts

Corporate meeting planners and business associations report record-high attendance for their meetings hosted in DC, mostly due to its numerous site seeing opportunities. In addition to its many historical attractions, this city thrives on cultural diversity, offering an array of unique neighborhoods, award-winning restaurants and year round festivals.

Washington DC Facts

Planning your visit to the Smithsonian’s National Zoo is easy. Admission is free and you can now download an app that provides you with interactive maps, demo schedules, animal information and more.

Washington DC Facts

Excited to visit the White House? Contact your congressional representative to schedule access on a self-guided tour through the East Wing and Residence areas. In 2015 a ban was lifted on the use of cameras and guests are now welcome to take photos along the tour route.

Washington DC Facts

All 4 branches of the US Military are represented in the Korean War Veterans War Memorial and it’s quite a sight to see. Nineteen soldiers constructed of stainless steel are captured in time dawning military gear as they made their way through the terrain of Korea.

Benefits of Partnering With GCG Event Partners:

Experienced On-Site Meeting Professionals

With an average of over a dozen years of experience, our On-Site Meeting Professionals have the skills to make your events a success. They are qualified, experienced, hard working professionals in the meeting and planning industry.

Nationwide Local Meeting Professionals – Guaranteed!

We guarantee that we’ll provide a qualified meeting professional anywhere across the continental U.S. It’s that simple. It doesn’t matter if your needs are in a remote, rural, suburban or urban area. With an extensive network of meeting and event professionals and the ability to efficiently recruit when needed, we can be trusted to fulfill your needs. Plus, there’s a good chance our local On-Site Meeting Professionals are familiar with your venue and even the venue staff, which will help to make your meeting run more smoothly. It’s like having an employee that lives in the city of your event.

Pre-Screened Members with a Track Record of Success

Every meeting professional is pre-screened to ensure they meet GCG Event Partners professional standards. We continuously review and monitor our members to make sure that they have a track record of success. All this ensures that you are partnered with the most qualified meeting professional anytime, anywhere throughout the U.S.

Dedicated Team Caring for You and Your Needs.

You can take comfort in knowing that our placement team is very experienced, and they proudly maintain a 100% fulfillment rate with reliable local event professionals nationwide. We take the time to understand your company and your specific needs so that your dedicated GCG Event Partners Placement Specialist will carefully match your plans and goals with the ideal On-Site Meeting Professional.

24-Hour Online Access to your Information

You will be able to enter requests and track your meetings 24/7 through our web based system. You can also access our exclusive venue database, providing you with first-hand reviews of any size venue across the country. The reviews come from our dedicated members who have worked events at these locations.

Save Time, Money, and Wear and Tear on Your Staff

You can actually reduce your budget by using experienced, local On-Site Meeting Professionals. By eliminating the need to send your own employees to an event, you’ll save on airfare, hotel, meals, transportation, and parking. Local talent also means knowledge and insight which can’t be gained from a distance.

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