What’s New 2021 in Alexandria for Meeting and Event Planners

From new riverside private dining to immersive group tours on the water, there are plenty of new things to do in Alexandria, Virginia, just minutes from Washington, D.C., in 2021. Keep reading to learn about how Alexandria venues are capitalizing on the micro-wedding trend, new virtual experiences and Alexandria’s expanding hotel portfolio. New Waterfront Eateries…

Pivoting and Being Fluid: 3 Ways Meeting and Event Professionals Can Enhance their Unique Value Proposition

Lauren Kramer, CAE, MTA, CMP CEO and Virtual Strategist, Meeting Priorities If our crystal balls could talk, I think they would say: Proceed with caution and develop new skill sets. The effect of COVID-19 on the hospitality industry has been crushing, but as we begin to emerge in varying stages, what remains is the can-do spirit…

23 Black-Owned Businesses in Alexandria to Support Right Now

Want to deepen your impact on small businesses? Supporting these Black-owned businesses in Alexandria and align with the Black Lives Matter movement to #supportblackbusinesses today, tomorrow and beyond. Explore our non-exhaustive list of restaurants, retail, beauty and wellness businesses, and see how owners described their operations to us. Keep reading for inspiration on where to grab…