Marketing Center to host 2004 Annual Meeting and Development Showcase

The Washington, DC Marketing Center will hold its Annual Meeting and DC Development Showcase, Tuesday, November 2, 2004 at the Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC.

This annual event is a celebration of the District’s economic renaissance and development dynamic. This year, the spotlight of the Development Showcase is on the District’s vibrant hospitality and tourism industry.

The event will kickoff with a luncheon featuring superb speakers, an award presentation for DC’s development/renovation projects in the hospitality and tourism industry, and remarks by some of the District’s top economic development leaders. The DC Development Showcase will feature an exciting exhibition of DC’s recent proposed, planned, under construction or newly completed development projects in all industries. The highlight of the DC Development Showcase is the Development Awards. This year’s categories are:

  • Most Catalytic Hospitality/Tourism Project
  • Best New Museum/Cultural Institution
  • Best New Hotel
  • Best Event/Special Exhibit
  • Best New Restaurant

An array of DC’s businesses, government officials, real estate related professionals, and others vital to the city’s economic development will be in attendance. This year’s meeting is expected to draw a crowd of 600 and will feature Bill Marriott, President and CEO, Marriott International, Inc, as keynote speaker. The Annual Meeting and DC Development Showcase is scheduled for Tuesday, November 2, 2004, 11a.m.-2 p.m. at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel.

For information on exhibiting in the DC Development Showcase, contact Maysoon Kaibni at (202) 270-8712 or

To add your company to the list of sponsors, contact Washington, DC Marketing Center President and CEO Michael Stevens at (202) 638-6730 or

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