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Location Benefits

DMG is strategically located in the Washington, DC metropolitan area – a hub of association and professional society activity. We have the advantage of being where the key decision makers are, where association law is developed and passed, where a highly-trained vommunity of association and professional society professionals are, and quick access to hotels, training centers, conference, and meeting locations. Our office is close to Dulles Airport (IAD) and the new Silver Line Metro. Learn more about Fairfax County here.

Among the many advantages to associations and professional societies being located in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, some include:

Highly Skilled Labor Pool

Associations and professional societies located in the Washington, DC metropolitan area are the third-largest employer group with over 200,000 trained professionals. This group represents the most highly-skilled work force for associations and professional societies in the United States. Over 90% of DMG employees have previous association and professional society management experience.

Largest Number of National/International Associations

With over 4,000 out of 7,500 national/international associations located in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, this allows for greater cooperation among associations in a particular industry or profession. Association joint projects or participation in industry coalitions is quite common in this area. The Internet can facilitate cooperation, but does not replace the effectiveness of face- to-face communications.

Access to Federal Government Policy Makers

Another major advantage to being located in the Washington, DC metropolitan area is access to federal officials and members of Congress.

Experienced Vendor Support Community

With such a large base of business from associations and professional societies in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, a very large vendor support community has developed. Skilled attorneys, accountants, and communications professionals serving the association and professional society community are in abundance. All major hotel chains also have large offices to serve the marketplace.