Why Loudoun County
Loudoun is a dynamic meetings destination that offers everything from luxurious spaces in resorts to intimate settings at wineries, breweries and historic estates. Loudoun’s unique not only because of its diversity of product, but because of its landscape.
The county spans from Dulles International Airport on the east where meeting planners can find a host of corporate hotels, to the rolling countryside of the west. On top of featuring premier meeting venues, Loudoun offers a host of experiences that will wow attendees and take the collaboration beyond the classroom.
Five reasons to meet in Loudoun
Loudoun prides itself on unique dining experiences where you can dine under the stars in a glass atrium on a farm or in a circa 1905 restored mill. Visit a trendy café that was once a shoe shop or enjoy lunch in a turn-of-the century national bank building. Here, the food is as exceptional as the settings as both local and celebrity chefs focus on fresh cuisine where ingredients are sourced from Loudoun’s farms and transformed into culinary masterpieces.
Craft Beverage Hub
With surprising varietals, bold blends, unique brews and award-winning spirits, Loudoun’s craft beverage business is not to be missed. Attendees can explore 42 wineries nestled along rolling country roads or chat with a brewmaster at one of 30-plus breweries. Loudoun rounds out the craft beverage scene with distilleries, cideries and even a meadery, so raise a glass and cheers to your next meeting!
Olympic riders train here; derby winners were born here and Jackie Kennedy rode here. With countless horse farms, equestrian-themed vineyards and estates, Polo games and more, Loudoun truly embraces its title of Virginia horse country. Be immersed in the countryside and even learn to communicate with the gentle creatures through unique programs offered in the county.
Visit Loudoun prides itself on connecting business groups with top-notch team building experiences that will take attendees out of the classroom and into Loudoun. Visit Loudoun’s team can help arrange everything from customized wine and beer dinners to vineyard tours and cider tastings. Meet with a winemaker for a blind tasting, experience the art of chocolate making with celebrity Chef Santosh Tiptur or take a guided kayak tour down the Potomac River.
Boutiques to brand-name deals
Experience authentic small-town America and get a glimpse into the past while visiting boutique shops in Loudoun’s historic towns. The classical architecture of the 18th and 19th-centuries is very much alive along the brick-lined streets of Middleburg and Leesburg, which hold countless antique shops, art galleries and boutiques. Or, find the latest brand-name deals at Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets, which features more than 100 shops including Coach, Armani Exchange and Kate Spade.