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Fairfax County Vistors Guide
Act Fast! – 2018 Visitor Guide Advertising Deadline Sept. 1
Advertising sales are now open for the 2018 Official Fairfax County Visitors Guide.  Reach more than 100,000 highly qualified visitors who are actively planning their trip to Fairfax County – or are already in market ready to spend money.  The Visitors Guide is Visit Fairfax's primary fulfillment piece and rates start as low as $275 for highlighted photo listings. Contact our trusted advertising partner, Carly Stedman with Miles Partnership, to get started today: carly.stedman@milespartnership.com or 202-681-8169.  Don't delay – ad sales close September 1!

Media Kit
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Fall and Halloween Content Needed
Let us help promote your Fall events, packages, promotions, and news. Enter events/festivals here and upload packages/deals here. Or, just email our team!
Barry Biggar
Barry Biggar, President & CEO of Visit Fairfax, and Fairfax County Supervisor Pat Herrity at the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce Mix and Mingle this past June.
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How Fairfax County Celebrated 275 Years
Meetings & Sales
Army Museum Construction
Army Museum Construction Update
Visit Fairfax recently toured the construction site of the National Museum of the U.S. Army at Fort Belvoir and continues to contact Army groups about holding their gatherings in Fairfax County upon the museum's opening in late 2019. See construction updates here.
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Emerging Market: India
Washington Dulles International Airport recently launched new direct flights to India. Click here to read about the launch and why this is such an important emerging market. Click here to read more news about Visit Fairfax's sales and communications efforts in the India market.
Seoul American High School reunion
Group Spotlight
The Seoul American High School reunion committee recently held their reunion at the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport. The group is one of the "Brat" reunion groups that Visit Fairfax aggressively pursues.
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Market Reports from Visit Fairfax Sales Team
Visit Fairfax loves to share updates from tradeshows, appointments, and events that we think will benefit you, as our stakeholders. Click here to see the latest report.
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IPW 2017 a Big Success for Capital Region

Learn about Fairfax County's new Sports Tourism Task Force (see pg. 21-22)
Stakeholder Success
Virginia Craft Brewers Guild
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe stopped by Lake Anne Brew House to congratulate them on their three-medal win at the Virginia Craft Brewers Guild. Read more here and here.
Chessie's Carousel
Chessie's Carousel Opens at Lee District Park
In July, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at Lee District Park for its new carousel, which allows riders who use wheelchairs to transfer to a bench and move vertically. Read more here.
New Fairfield Inn & Suites
New Hotel Opens in Fairfax County
The Fairfield Inn & Suites Alexandria is the newest hotel in Fairfax County and will be opening its doors to guests this month.
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Crowne Plaza Tysons reflags to the DoubleTree by Hilton McLean/Tysons

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurants to Open in Reston

Lake Fairfax Park to Host THE GLOW: A Jack O'Lantern Experience
Upcoming Events
Education & Advocacy
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Register for the VA-1 Tourism Summit,
Register for Virginia's conference on tourism, taking place November 12-14, 2017 in Norfolk, VA at the Hilton Norfolk The Main. More info.

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Support Future Hospitality Leaders Through Cornhole
Play cornhole at Mustang Sally Brewing Co. to raise money for the VRLTA Education Foundation Scholarship Fund. Info here.
Tourism Indicators:
Fiscal YTD* through May 31, 2017
  • Occupancy: 70.0%
  • Room Night Leads: 115,572
  • Website Unique Visitors: 563,967
* FY17: July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017
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