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New and Unique, from California to the Capitol

The Banneker, Washington, D.C. Opening in May, the brand-new Kimpton property offers 144 guest rooms with five distinct meeting areas, totaling 3,800 sq. ft. of indoor and open-air event space. Wedged between Dupont and Logan Circles, the hotel’s rooftop bar, Lady Bird, shows off capitol landmarks (including the White House) for a historical backdrop. Casually […]

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Five Star Spangled Meeting Venues

Happy Independence Day! If you’re interested in throwing a bash in a patriotic locale, Smart Meetings has hand-picked star spangled venues to consider from “sea to shining sea.” Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island (New York, NY) Ferry your guests across the New York harbor aboard Statue Cruises for a truly memorable occasion with Lady […]