Destination: Maryland Meeting & Event Planning City Guide
5701 Marinelli Road, Bethesda, Maryland, 20852
50,513 sq ft
With over 50,000 square feet of meeting space, the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center provides the perfect setting for meetings and events of any size. Plus, our location adjacent to the Metro system puts you and your attendees within easy reach of all of greater Washington, DC
By Erika Lloyd
July 27, 2012
What could be better than hosting a meeting in an area with a plethora of free activities for attendees? The nation’s capital offers all types of venues—from upscale Dupont Circle hotels and downtown convention centers to historic homes in charming Georgetown, all within a short commute of national memorials, a world-class zoo, museums, historic sites, beautiful gardens and parks—that won’t cost visitors a dime.
By Chris McBeath
June 27, 2012
From grizzly bears on the west coast to polar bears on the shores of Hudson Bay, Canada’s four westernmost provinces, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, offer meeting professionals extraordinary variety. Within these provinces are large cities whose names are well known, including Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg. There are also smaller cities, that are equally attractive for their meeting potential. And there’s the landscape. A magnificent terrain stretching across nearly 1,550 miles (2,500 kilometers), it contains ancient rain forest and desert canyons, carves through towering glacial mountains and shimmers with vast prairies of wheat and mustard.
By Jessie Fetterling
April 25, 2011
Known as the birthplace of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” Baltimore has a history of making history—and now’s a better time than ever to recognize that fact.
By Julie Keller
October 01, 2010
The Mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. is a treasure trove of historical cities, charming river hamlets and blissful beachy towns.
Learn about Maryland for Event Venues, Services & Meeting Destinations
Maryland is a treasure trove of historical cities, charming river hamlets and blissful beach towns. Home of the original nation’s capital, the world renowned navy academy and countless historic sites, Maryland has played a large role in U.S. history, which has been seamlessly preserved and integrated into the framework of the modern state.
From Washington, DC, the hub of the world’s political center located on the outskirts of the state, to towns with colonial roots dating back to the Revolutionary War, the area is a history buff’s paradise. Fans of seaside pleasures can also find happiness in harbor towns such as Baltimore and Annapolis. And those who crave a little seaside relaxation can unwind in Chesapeake Bay. All in all, the region offers something for everyone, including a wide range of convention centers, hotels and one-of-a-kind venues available to planners