MAY 2018

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M A Y 2 0 1 8 ⎜ ConventionSouth ⎜ w w w . c o n v e n t i o n s o u t h . c o m 75 which can be toured with appropriate reser- vations, and it touts more than 11,000 hotel rooms and 300,000 square feet of meeting space. This year's big Arlington news is the immi- nent opening of the new Observation Deck at CEB Tower. The CEB Tower will be the high- est public point in the Washington D.C. area and offer the best views of D.C. and Arlington. (See Breakout Spotlight on page 74.) Set to open this autumn is Ballston Quarter, a mixed-use retail and entertainment devel- opment. The Quarter Market Food Hall is expected to be one of Ballston Quarter's most appealing destinations. Arlington Venues • Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Reagan National Airport: 52,000 square feet of meeting space; 35 meeting rooms; 685 guest rooms; adjacent to the airport • Crystal Gateway Marriott: 40,000 square feet of meeting and event space; 31 event rooms; 30 breakout rooms; 597 guest rooms; 18 floors • DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton Washington DC - Crystal City: 31,000 square feet of meeting space; 631 guest rooms; D.C.-area's only revolving rooftop lounge, the Skydome Lounge ► V I R G I N I A Go to to learn how we can add flavor to your next meeting or event. Cheers! RAISING A TOAST TO YOUR SUCCESS No matter how your group measures success — delighted attendees, increased attendance, or one-of-a-kind experiences — Fairfax County has the perfect mix of easy access, outstanding facilities, and world-class food and beverage offerings to ensure that your gathering receives rave reviews. King Street Alexandria K Summerer for Visit Alexandria

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