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3 Ways to Inspire Attendance at Your Arlington Event

You’ve made an excellent destination selection! Now let us help you promote your meeting in Arlington, Virginia, next door to the nation’s capital.

The Arlington Convention and Visitors Service (ACVS) can give you all the tools you need to promote your event to attendees and even help you find meeting space in Arlington. Browse an array of Arlington event venues for meetings, receptions, and other special occasions.

Let a Picture Say It All

1. Take advantage of complimentary, professional photography to showcase Arlington and the nation’s capital to your attendees. Our free image gallery has photos you can use on your website, on social media, and in other event communications, to highlight the activities and attractions available to your attendees before, during, and after your event.

Iwo Jima memorial flag in Arlington
Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima)

Attendees will see they can tour the iconic monuments and memorials in Arlington like the Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima), National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial, Military Women's Memorial, or observe the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery. Photos can show attendees just how close (minutes away!) your meeting is to Washington, D.C. attractions like the National Mall and its monuments and museums, The White House, and the U.S. Capitol. Invite your attendees to experience Arlington’s convenience and national history—and learn for themselves the smart reasons you selected this beautiful destination.

Brochures, Maps & Logos

2. We can help you drive attendance to your meeting through Arlington marketing collateral. We can send you Arlington Visitors Guides and maps, plus an array of local brochures to pique your attendees’ interest. Find out about things to do, events, shopping, nightlife and restaurants in the Visitors Guide. Attendees can peruse local brochures to get ideas for tours of historic sites, envision shopping adventures and plan museum explorations. Attractions include Ballston Quarter, a shopping destination featuring experiential offerings including an eclectic dining bazaar plus interactive entertainment and educational activities.

Ballston Quarter
Quarter Market at Ballston Quarter

ACVS can also provide Arlington promotional copy on the destination and logos for your event materials. You can also request an Arlington tabletop display to use in the months leading up to your meeting so when you present the guides and brochures for attendees, there’s an eye-catching banner that draws them in.

Show, Don’t Tell

3. Unveil the location of your next meeting on screen! Show an exciting three-minute Arlington tourism video at events where you’re promoting your upcoming meeting. You can use it on your website and social media, too. The StayArlington video, “Monumental Views. Friendly Charm.” will help your attendees get to know Arlington, the moving experiences they can have at iconic memorials, and glimpse for themselves Arlington’s walkable neighborhoods, live music, award-winning theater, and array of global cuisine all within a stone’s throw of Washington, D.C.

We’re thrilled at the prospect of hosting your next event. Contact us online with any questions, or feel free to reach our Director of Sales directly: Portia Conerly at (703) 228-0873.

Author: StayArlington