Looking for the perfect location for you next small to mid-size meeting DC meeting? On the waterfront within eyesight of Washington, D.C. and National Harbor, find a magical place where authentic history and urban sophistication unite; where trendy restaurants, independent art galleries, and chic b...
Looking for the perfect location for you next small to mid-size meeting DC meeting? On the waterfront within eyesight of Washington, D.C. and National Harbor, find a magical place where authentic history and urban sophistication unite; where trendy restaurants, independent art galleries, and chic boutiques pulse with creative energy; where picturesque cobblestone streets, 18th century architecture, and genuine American heritage engage your attendees - and where small to mid-size meetings are a BIG DEAL.
Step out of the hustle and bustle of big downtowns and let our team of destination experts give you group the presidential treatment. Served by four Metrorail stations, and just three miles to Reagan Washington National Airport and minutes to Capitol Hill, experience our walkable city frequented by presidents from George Washington to Barack Obama.
Ranking #5 among the Must-Visit U.S. Hotspots for 2017 by Smarter Travel and one of “America’s best cities for Millenials" (Forbes-2015), and among America’s safest, it's easy to see why Alexandria is a perfect host for small to mid-size meetings up to 800.
Award-Winning Meetings Facilities: Recognized by Condé Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure for outstanding hospitality, Alexandria’s distinctive hotel collection ranges from a 4-diamond boutique hotel nestled in the heart of the historic district to a convention hotel boasting 55,000 square feet of meeting space. Representing most major brands, Alexandria’s hotels and unique venues offer more than 4,500 guest rooms and 175,000 square feet of function space, many of which are situated within an easy walk to Alexandria's incredible restaurants, shops and historic sites and offer complimentary airport and Metro shuttle service or are within walking distance of a Metrorail station.
Exceptional Dining and After-Hours Activities: Nationally recognized as a culinary hotspot and entertainment district fit for presidents, celebrity-chefs and masters of mixology, Old Town's stately 18th- and 19th-century architecture makes it the perfect setting for dine-arounds, private events and fun pub crawls. Enjoy waterfront dining at the new Blackwall Hitch, catch live music at one of the many pubs and end your evening with a late-night cocktail at PX Speakeasy. With over 80 dining establishments in Old Town, entertaining your delegates is easy.
Alexandria’s combination of early American heritage and cosmopolitan sophistication sets the scene for authentic experiences, one-of-a-kind dining and countless unique, off-site activities. “Party Like it 1799,” as did George and Martha Washington, or host a themed “over-the-top” reception at a World War II munitions factory, now the world-famous Torpedo Factory Art Center. Let our team help customize an extraordinary event:
• Unique Venues Past and Present
• Team building
• Wine, Dine & Tour the Town
• Spouse & Guest Programs
• CSR Events
Easily Accessible: Tucked beneath the nation’s capital, Alexandria is eight miles from the Walter Washington Convention Center and Capitol Hill, both easily accessible via Metrorail and motorcoach. Less than three miles to Reagan National Airport and 35 - 45 miles to Washington Dulles and Baltimore-Washington International Airports, Alexandria is serviced by four Metro stations, AMTRAK, a water taxi service between Alexandria, DC and National Harbor and the free King Street trolley.
Meetings Made Extraordinary: Armed with impactful planning and promotional tools and creative event planning experience, our team of dedicated destination experts makes planning seamless, tailoring every step of the process to Extraordinary You, from the initial RFP to the post-con reviews. Include Visit Alexandria and take advantage of special deals and discounts for you and your delegates and let us do all the work.