Fairfax County, Virginia is the ideal place to hold your next meeting, conference, convention, or special event. Our proximity to Washington, D.C., our unique attractions, and our affordable pricing make us the best event value in the National Capital region. Visit Fairfax is not only committed to helping you find the perfect meeting venue but also has the expertise within our team to make that happen. Here are 3 ½ reasons why Northern Virginia is the perfect location for your next event.


Reason No. 1: Making the trip is easy.

No matter how you’re arriving, Fairfax County is easy to get to. Northern Virginia is served by: three major airports – Washington Dulles InternationalRonald Reagan National, and Thurgood Marshall Baltimore/Washington International; three major Interstates – Interstate 66, Interstate 495, and Interstate 95; and if you prefer rail travel, Amtrak, Virginia Railway Express, and the Washington Metrorail system all have stops in Fairfax County.

Reason No. 2: We can help increase your attendance.

Fairfax County offers its enticing mix of must-see attractions, sightseeing opportunities with proximity to D.C., and world-class museums, out-of-this-world adventures, and iconic performance venues. Also, more than 10 percent of Fairfax County’s 398 square miles is dedicated to public park space, so you’ll have access to all the big-city amenities that meeting planners need while never being too far from Mother Nature’s quiet retreats.

Reason No. 3: We’ve got meeting space galore.

You’ll find more than 100 hotels and 18,000 hotel rooms in Fairfax County alone, ranging from economy lodging to 4-star luxury properties.  These hotels are ready and waiting to be your home away from home, and you can also bank on many of these hotels offering free parking.

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Sixty of these properties are meeting hotels that offer a variety of space layouts that can accommodate your convention and conference groups. For larger groups, we also have more than 20 hotels that feature over 5,000 sq. ft. of meeting space.

If you’re looking for unique settings to host your attendees, we’ll be happy to introduce you to over 80 unique and distinctive venues and spaces that are perfect for corporate meetings, retreats, reunions, and social events of any nature. The options include beautiful historic property venues, performance spaces, and more for your groups to gather.

We encourage you to use our virtual site inspection tool to scout any of these potential venues for your next event.  From conference hotels to unique spaces to attendance-building attractions, you can tour Northern Virginia right from your desk.

Reason No. 3 ½:  We work on your BeHALF.

It is always our pleasure to work on your behalf to ensure a successful meeting because your success is our success. Visit Fairfax’s team of sales and service professionals who can help make your Fairfax County convention, meeting, or conference everything you imagined it could be. Visit Fairfax’s personalized services are free of charge, and we can give you the unbiased information you need to make your event in Northern Virginia a successful one. We will be delighted to assist your group with site selection, hotel options, activities, special events, and more.