Social Media Toolkit for Meeting Planners

Get your attendees excited about your meeting or event in Alexandria, VA! Tag us and use our hashtag so we can follow along. We’re here to engage with you and help you build excitement through social media before and during your event.

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Join the conversation and find inspiration. Explore these hashtags to see what locals and visitors are saying about Alexandria:

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Sample Tweets:

Attending ________#[HASHTAG] in @AlexandriaVA? Start planning here: http://www.visitalexandriava.com

We’re excited for ________ #[HASHTAG] in @AlexandriaVA! Find out for yourself why this city was ranked #3 Best Small City by the @CNTraveler Readers’ Choice Awards. https://youtu.be/Hnd2OO8xUUc

Discover why Alexandria was named #1 Best Value U.S. Travel Destination by @Money magazine. Join us at #[HASHTAG]. https://youtu.be/9o5CoUPBswk

Can't wait for #[HASHTAG] in @AlexandriaVA! You’ll love exploring Old Town, with over 100 restaurants & shops just steps away: http://www.visitalexandriava.com/old-town-alexandria/

Only ____ days to go before #[HASHTAG]! Tweet @AlexandriaVA for suggestions on where to eat and what to do. #visitALX

Hey #[HASHTAG]! @AlexandriaVA is minutes from D.C., easy to get to and easy to get around. https://www.visitalexandriava.com/meeting/why-alexandria/accessibility-transportation/  

Don’t forget to pack those walking shoes! @AlexandriaVA is easy to explore by foot (or pedal power): https://www.visitalexandriava.com/meeting/why-alexandria/

With a nationally acclaimed dining scene of over 80 restaurants, it’ll be tough to choose where to eat during your free night at #[HASHTAG] in @AlexandriaVA! Start here: https://www.visitalexandriava.com/restaurants/

Sample Facebook posts:

We’re looking forward to [EVENT] in Alexandria, VA! Did you know: Alexandria was named a Top 3 Best Small City by the @Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards. See what they had to say: https://www.cntraveler.com/gallery/best-cities-us

Discover why Alexandria was named #1 Best Value U.S. Travel Destination by @Money magazine. Join us at #[HASHTAG]. https://youtu.be/9o5CoUPBswk

We’re all set for [EVENT] in Alexandria, VA! From boats, bikes, to brews, there are plenty of tours to help you explore the city. http://blog.visitalexandriava.com/old-town-alexandria-tours/

Love the outdoors? You’ll love [EVENT] in Alexandria, VA! Named one of the Ten Most Walkable Cities in the country by AAA, Alexandria has waterfront parks, bike trails, and farmers markets all year round. Start planning here. http://www.visitalexandriava.com/things-to-do/outdoor-activities-and-wellness/

Located just across the Potomac River within eyesight of Washington, D.C., with four Metrorail stops, a free King Street Trolley, and frequent water taxi service, Alexandria, VA is one of the most connected areas in the region! https://www.visitalexandriava.com/meeting/why-alexandria/accessibility-transportation/  

Come early or stay late to discover Old Town Alexandria, named a Top 5 Best Small City in the U.S. 2018 by the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards. https://www.visitalexandriava.com/meeting/things-to-do/extend-your-stay/

A Surprising Destination

Did you know that George Washington celebrated his birthday in @AlexandriaVA’s 4-star hotel of the 18th century? Attend a recreation of his birthnight ball at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum or see the hall where it happened. https://www.visitalexandriava.com/listings/gadsbys-tavern-museum/2097/

In the mood for sweets or sips? Why not both? In @AlexandriaVA, you can step into a speakeasy hidden inside a donut shop. https://www.visitalexandriava.com/listings/captain-gregorys/4911/

Get those steps in and walk in George Washington’s footsteps in his hometown! Did you know: there are over 140 locations associated with GW. https://www.visitalexandriava.com/meeting/why-alexandria/a-surprising-destination/

See more ways Alexandria will surprise you.

Plan to extend your stay

Joining us at #[HASHTAG] in @AlexandriaVA? Come a day early or stay later to check out all there is to do in and around the city! https://youtu.be/dU9ffT5suBo

With historic sites, over 30 tours, and tons of restaurants and shops, you’ll want to stay an extra day to explore @AlexandriaVA! #[HASHTAG] https://youtu.be/XeQZ3hKUgK4

See more reasons to extend your stay.


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