Live From PCMA CL: Destination DC's Elliott Ferguson on Major Meetings Developments in the U.S. Capital

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Elliott Ferguson. Credit: Jason Dixson Photography.

As the leader of perhaps the most unique meetings and events draw in the U.S. if not the world, Destination DC President & CEO Elliott Ferguson oversees an operation that represents everything from world-class museums and global government event venues to iconic hotels and a cuisine scene that has taken a seat at the table of top dining destinations.

Meetings Today caught up with Ferguson on the bustling floor of The District exhibitor area at PCMA Convening Leaders 2024 to discuss Destination DC's Only One D.C. marketing campaign, new hotels and meetings venues on the scene, its status as the first city in the world to achieve Platinum level LEED for Cities and its Sustainability District, and his and the bureau's ongoing efforts leading DEI and supplier diversity initiatives.

Discover how your meetings and events can tap into the vibrancy of the U.S. capital to create programs that deliver the truly unique aspects that only this dynamic world capital can provide.

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Tyler Davidson has covered the travel trade for nearly 30 years. In his current role with Meetings Today, Tyler leads the editorial team on its mission to provide the best meetings content in the industry.