Destination DC Members

Learn about the comprehensive resources for Destination DC members.

Get Involved with the American Experience Foundation

Make a tax-deductible donation to AEF Run a revenue-sharing promotion Attend an AEF fundraising event like our July 4th fundraiser Invite one of our field trips to your business Host a DCPS Career Ready summer intern lisa.waldschmitt [at] destinationdc.com (Share your expertise) with our students...

American Experience Foundation Rite of Passage Field Trip in Washington, DC
On the Road & What's in Town

IMEX America (Oct. 10-12, Las Vegas, NV) Attendees: Melissa Riley, Eric Kincaid, Tara Miller, Katelyn Diehl, Yvonne King IMEX America stages the largest trade show in the U.S., uniting the global market with more than 2,900 buyers from international and domestic markets. DDC will have individual...

On the Road and What's in Town
Media Coverage

Recent stories we’ve pitched Domestically, DC received coverage from major outlets such as Bloomberg , The Baltimore Sun and The Los Angeles Times . Internationally, the nation’s capital received features in major Scottish and British publications. Domestic Media The Baltimore Sun covers the...

Media Coverage
American Experience Foundation Field Trips

AEF field trips would not be possible without the generous support of our industry partners. Each year, hundreds of thousands of 8th grade students travel to the nation’s capital to deepen their knowledge of American history, democracy, and culture. For many young people, it is their first travel...

American Experience Foundation Rite of Passage Field Trip in Washington, DC
Tourism News & Events

United Airlines OTA France FAM (Aug. 19-23, Washington, DC) Attendees : Linda Horowitz, Letizia Sirtori Destination DC (DDC), in conjunction with Capital Region USA (CRUSA) and United Airlines, hosted a French Online Travel Agents (OTAs) FAM. The FAM featured leading OTAs from France as qualified...

Tourism News
American Experience Foundation Scholarships & Internships

By leveraging Destination DC’s reach, resources, and its members’ expertise, AEF provides students with unforgettable educational enrichment support, bringing their curricula to life and supporting career paths in hospitality through scholarships, internships, and classroom experiences. Established...

American Experience Foundation - Scholarships and Internships
Industry Buzz

Paul Coombs joined DDC as its new staff accountant. Paul has extensive accounting experience, most recently working at Experience Works, Inc. Bianca D’Ambrosia has joined DDC as the new partnerships and alliances assistant. Bianca graduated from the college of business at George Washington...

Industry Buzz
American Experience Foundation News

July 20, 2017 - AEF welcomed over 70 of this summer’s DCPS Career Ready interns and their hospitality industry host employers at the inaugural Career Ready Internship Luncheon on July 20, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Washington. Special thanks goes to General Manager Gail Smith-Howard and her team for...

American Experience Foundation Backyard Bound Field Trip in Washington, DC
New Members & Member Updates

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New Members and Member Updates
American Experience Foundation’s July 4th Celebration

Support the American Experience Foundation (AEF), Destination DC’s affiliated 501(c)(3) charity and join its signature celebration on July 4th, 2018. Your company will receive unmatched exposure to Destination DC clients, members, and staff; American Experience Foundation partners, government...

American Experience Foundation July 4th Event - Destination DC - Washington, DC