SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

October 29, 2012 10:05 ET

November Festival Draws Digital Innovators to Capital Venues and DC Hotel Near Dupont Circle

Week-Long Event Focuses on Innovative Ideas, Businesses and Technology

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - Oct 29, 2012) - Thousands of innovators from around the globe will be making their way to Washington DC for a week-long event aimed at pooling the resources, knowledge and ideas of digital designers, developers, entrepreneurs and social media leaders as DCWeek 2012 kicks off November 2-9.

Occupying many venues across the District of Columbia, the event is expected to include more than 10,000 attendees and accommodations at a Georgetown Washington, DC hotel puts participants in a central location for easy access to conferences, brainstorming sessions, entertainment and keynote addresses.

A prominent Washington DC hotel near M Street, the Washington Marriott is centrally located and within walking distance of two Metro Stations, so whether heading out for the DC Opening Party at Penn Social or the Artisphere for Thursday's conference agenda, all of the DCWeek events are easily accessible. Scheduling hundreds of events powered by the digital community and supported by conferences, parties and projects, the week-long festival infiltrates many public and private sites throughout the DC area. While setting its scope on ongoing projects, learning, networking and experimenting, the annual event also focuses on bringing people together in support of innovative businesses, ideas and each other.

DCWeek attendees seeking sophisticated comfort from a stylish full-service Washington, DC hotel near Dupont Circle, George Washington University, the Kennedy Center and other popular business and leisure destinations within the capital will rest easy in well-appointed guest rooms and hotel suites overlooking the tree-lined streets below. Offering a concierge level and a variety of business wing and executive guest rooms, DCWeek participants will find the accommodations well-equipped to meet their technology needs with Plug-In panels and 32-inch HDTVs for flexible connectivity and plenty of charging capability. High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is also available as well as cable/satellite service, premium movie channels and pay-per-view movie options.

As home to one of the area's favorite restaurants, this Georgetown DC hotel pampers its guests with room service from The Atrium Restaurant, where creative American cuisine is offered daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Court Lounge is also located on-site offering light fare and cocktails in a casual atmosphere ideal for meeting up with friends and business associates to discuss ideas and concepts before or after taking in conference sessions or social events.

DCWeek reservations may be made by visiting the hotel website at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/waswe-washington-marriott/ and clicking on "Check Availability" or by calling 1-800-228-9290.

About the Washington Marriott

Located in the heart of DC, the Washington Marriott maintains a distinctive presence in the West End Business District, just steps away from the heartbeat of this impressive U.S. destination. Boasting 470 guest rooms and more than 12,000 square feet of newly renovated and state-of-the-art event space, the hotel is an ideal location for business conferences, corporate meetings and grand social affairs. Dedicated event managers, exceptional catering and skilled technicians allow for highly innovative and successful events, while the hotel's exceptional location makes it ideal for leisure travelers.

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