ALX Networks


ALXNetWORKS is a community founded by Alexandria meeting and hospitality professionals to create a resource for local industry professionals to connect, engage and exchange ideas with like-minded locals right in your own backyard.  It’s the “in the know” resource for industry-related events happening in Alexandria and a place to grow your local network, exchange ideas, and familiarize yourself with Alexandria’s many businesses.

There’s so many organizations, why join ALXNetWORKS?
With over 400 associations headquartered in Alexandria and an abundance of hotels, venues, restaurants and suppliers, ALXNetWORKS provides the perfect opportunity to engage with your industry peers, learn and laugh.

  • Tap the wealth of knowledge and experience from both planners and suppliers in your backyard
  • Ask questions, get advice, reviews and recommendations
  • Find industry related events being held in Alexandria
  • Get insider tips on the best restaurants, new tours and activities in Alexandria
  • Enhance current relationships and make new ones
  • Make new friends

How does it work?
ALXNetWORKS, Alexandria’s insider industry resource, connects Alexandria-based meetings and events professionals, welcoming them at special educational and networking events, introducing them to Alexandria’s vast array of offerings and businesses, and providing them with an online platform for idea sharing and connection via a private Facebook group. Spearheaded by Visit Alexandria, ALXNetWORKS is founded by Alexandria meetings and events professionals.

How to join?
ALXNetWORKS is open to Alexandria-based event professionals as well as those in the D.C. metro area who are interested in learning more about Alexandria. Joining is easy by connecting with the network through its Facebook group or by contacting Visit Alexandria’s Carla Bascope-Hebble at  or 703-652-5378. Once you've joined ALXNetWORKS you will receive updates through Facebook or email.

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Wine and Wisdom Wednesdays

Wine and Wisdom Wednesday

Join your peers each month as we pop the cork to blend a little wine with a lot of wisdom in casual settings around Old Town Alexandria.

ALXNetWorks Planners enjoyed stretching and mingling at ALXNetWORKS launch on October 11, 2018. Take a Peek ›

ALXNetWORKS Partners

  • Carla

    Director of Group Sales, Visit Alexandria

    Carla Bascope-Hebble
  • Lauren Kramer

    Founder & Principal, Meeting Priorities, LLC

    Lauren Kramer, CAE
  • Emily Klassen

    Multi-Concept Event Sales & Operations | Catering | Hospitality & Event Marketing | Creator of Innovative Experiences

    Emily Klassan