Discover the District

June 14, 2023
Will you voice your vision at Optometry’s Meeting® next week? With all the profession’s premier event has to offer, there’s no need to leave the convention center. But in the host city of Washington, D.C., there is no shortage of things to see, eat and experience. Find out what the locals recommend.
National Museum in DC

Excerpted from page 34 of the May/June 2023 edition of AOA Focus

Optometry’s Meeting® is your meeting—a premier conference experience crafted by members and for members to deliver four days of unparalleled opportunities that engage the profession in the nation’s capital. And with the meeting happening at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center—conveniently located only steps away from some of the most iconic spots in Washington, D.C.—attendees are encouraged to enjoy all that the District has to offer while at Optometry’s Meeting.

Looking to take your networking outside of the convention center and into the city? Members of the AOA’s Washington, D.C., staff have got you covered. Here are their recommendations of where to dine, relax and soak up the Optometry’s Meeting host city.

What to eat

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