Small to Midsize Medical Meetings Made Extraordinary

Steeped in a rich history of medicine, a comprehensive understanding of the healthcare industry and the city’s overall destination appeal, Alexandria, Virginia offers a place where planners can find an ideal destination combined with a unique combination of a hospitality community well-versed in the specialized needs of medical meetings.  Being one of the first small cities in the country to host MPI’s Healthcare Meeting Compliance Certificate (HMCC) for planners and suppliers, with every full-service hotel brand in attendance, the Alexandria team of hospitality professionals welcomes small to mid-size medical meetings.

Dating back to mid early 18th century, Alexandria celebrates its medical heritage through PBS’s new mini-series, Mercy Street, a drama inspired by real life people and events of Civil War Alexandria, with tours and event spaces. Today, healthcare continues to take a prominent role in the city. Home to the award-winning INOVA Alexandria hospital, and headquarters to more than 50 healthcare associations, the National Science Foundation (2017), United Way Worldwide, and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Alexandria is committed to healthcare.  Just minutes from the nation’s policy makers in Washington D.C., the FDA, NIH and the I-270 corridor, intellectual resources are readily available. Ranking among "The 25 Healthiest Cities in America"- Niche (2016), Alexandria’s easy, walkable lifestyle, with jogging trails, bike paths,yoga studios and more and is just one more reason why Alexandria suits medical meetings.  

What Makes Alexandria Ideal for Healthcare Meetings “Alexandria is the perfect destination for those small to midsize healthcare meetings looking for a new destination,” Jacqueline Beaulieu, HMCC,…