Month: May 2020

Meetings Today: New Normal-Ready

MAY 26, 2020 — “The conference center advantage that we have been promoting for years now presents a smart solution to the many challenges—from buffet dining transforming to an open-market experience to purpose-built space creating a protected, private-like environment.”   Strategic Alliance Officer, Chuck Ocheltree shares insights on the future of meetings in the latest […]


What’s New at The National | May 2020

MAY 20, 2020 — Read What’s New at The National — from our GAM Graphics and Marketing cover story, The National Drive-Thru Market on Friday’s, new executive appointments, and our recent COVID-19 updates and survey.   Read The May 2020 Newsletter.  


The National Wins 2020 Smart Stars Award for Best Conference Center

Sausalito, California, May 12, 2020 — Smart Meetings, the premier media brand and No. 1 choice for meeting professionals, is proud to announce the winners of the 2020 Smart Stars Awards. The prestigious awards platform, now in its ninth year, celebrates meeting planners’ choices for hotels, resorts, properties, cruise lines, and conference and convention centers worldwide.   […]


Loudoun’s New Online Farm Marketplace Adds Two Pick-Up Locations

MAY 7 , 2020 — The Loudoun Made Loudoun Grown Marketplace, an online marketplace connecting consumers with local products and open to all Loudoun farms and rural businesses, has added two convenient pick-up locations in Lansdowne and Sterling.   The Marketplace was launched in mid-April to address a growing need in the community. It is […]


The National Conference Center Appoints Chuck Ocheltree Strategic Alliance Officer

LEESBURG, VA (May 7, 2020) — Building towards the recovery of the learning and development industry post-COVID-19, The National Conference Center has appointed Chuck Ocheltree to a newly created role as Strategic Alliance Officer.   “As Chief Marketing Officer of The National since 2014, Chuck has been highly engaged with our L&D clients and in […]


The National Conference Center names Kevin Croke Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Leesburg, VA (May 7, 2020) – The National Conference Center, the nation’s premier learning and conference center located in Leesburg, VA has named Kevin Croke as Vice President Sales & Marketing. Geoff Lawson, Vice President & General Manager of The National made the announcement.   “The National is committed to providing the best in class […]