In DC’s Wine Country®, your group can tap into the best of both worlds – from rich farmland and rural charm to the innovation and industry knowledge that fuel the Dulles Technology Corridor. Home to farmers and entrepreneurs, to esteemed equestrians and renowned thought leaders, Loudoun has long been a place where ideas are cultivated and business thrives.
For groups looking to branch out and meet face-to-face, Loudoun offers a fresh take on meetings. Discover a mix of unique venues – and unique advantages for planners and attendees – in this scenic and inspiring setting, just 25 miles west of Washington, DC. You’ll find standout venues to host any activity, from business meetings to team-building events.
Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries
Sipping wine on a terrace with vineyard views is an ideal way to unwind with colleagues after a productive day of sessions and meetings, but your group could spend a day or more soaking up vineyard vibes. Stone Tower Winery in Leesburg offers a variety of event spaces and strong connectivity for corporate meetings. Their Harvest Barn has two levels of flexible rustic-elegant event space with a comfortable indoor/outdoor flow.
You’ll find abundant venues for pairing wine and craft beverages with flexible outdoor spaces. The award-winning Sunset Hills Vineyard in Purcellville features two outdoor decks with mountain and valley views, while Bluemont Vineyard’s spacious deck offers views of rolling hills as far as the eye can see. At The Barns at Hamilton Station Vineyards, a stone cellar opens onto a large patio overlooking the sprawling grounds and vineyard. You’ll find plentiful outdoor space at Vanish Farmwoods Brewery near Leesburg, which rests on a 63-acre farm and offers a “seed to sip” experience.
Resorts & Conference Centers
In Leesburg, Lansdowne Resort & Spa is a AAA Four Diamond property featuring the innovative “Thinking Center” and 55,000 square feet of meeting space, not to mention superb amenities and accessibility. Nearby, the National Conference Center is an expansive complex with 265,000 square feet of flexible function space in a retreat-like setting on 40 wooded acres. In Middleburg, the heart of horse country, the Salamander Resort & Spa offers a casually elegant luxury experience and one-of-a-kind amenities including an Equestrian Center, falconry and ziplining.
Historic Estate Gardens
Groups can get immersed in history and natural beauty at Morven Park in Leesburg, which offers wide-open fields and gardens ideal for a variety of events. Nearby, Oatlands Historic House and Gardens offers another picturesque setting with outdoor spaces, barns and a grand pavilion.
Beyond Venues: Advantages of Meeting in Loudoun
The venues are just the beginning. You can also expect to find:
- Elevated Food & Drink. Loudoun is full of epicurean delights. Find farm-fresh, locally sourced and creatively crafted food and drink all around the county.
- Curated Experiences. Teams can learn how to make sangria, cocktails or chocolate delicacies; try archery or axe throwing; stroll outdoor trails or dial up their senses on a full moon hike. TopGolf offers a tried-and-true experience.
- Enjoy convenient access to Dulles International Airport and Washington, DC. The Metro’s Silver Line will soon connect DC and Loudoun.
- Learn about Loudoun’s Meetings Incentive Program, which offers rebates on actualized room nights for eligible meetings.
Ready to branch out in Loudoun? Find more information and contacts at VisitLoudoun.org/meetings.