Washington, DC has become the 13th destination to join the BestCities Global Alliance extending the alliance across North America.
“We are excited to welcome Washington, DC to the BestCities Global Alliance. Their presence strengthens the list of quality destinations within our network,” said Dr. Edward Koh, Chair of BestCities Global Alliance Board.
“This partnership reinforces BestCities standing as a global alliance, enriching the options available to our association clients seeking world-class host destinations.”
Elliott Ferguson, president and CEO of Destination DC, said the city’s partnership with the Alliance marks a pivotal moment in its ability to attract global meetings and events.
“By joining forces with the BestCities network, we’re embracing opportunities to share insights, drive positive change, and collectively shape the future of impactful events,” he said.
“The partnership reinforces Washington, DC’s status as a thriving hub of culture, diversity, and innovation, dedicated to creating lasting legacies that transcend borders and inspire communities.”
Home to many event centres, including the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts and Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC also offers an impressive range of restaurants, including 24 Michelin-starred establishments, in addition to over 33,000 hotel rooms.