Wikimania 2010/Bids/Washington, DC

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City details[edit]

Conference venue[edit]

None yet, working on this.


  • No official accomidations yet, depends on venue. However, Washington has a multitude of hotels at our disposal.

Party opportunities[edit]

  • Unsure yet

Travel and transportation[edit]

  • Estimation of travel costs from all continents:
  • Distance from international airport(s)and how do we get to the location: 3 major airports serve the Washington metropolitan area:
  • Local transportation and local social opportunities
    • The Metro serves the greater Washington area with nearly around-the-clock subway service, making travel around the district highly convienent. Additionally, bus lines run throughout the city, and taxis are available as well.
    • Washington is home to a plethora of restaurants catering to a variety of tastes and cultures. (examples?)
  • Visa issues
    • Visa information is organized at /Visas, as the U.S.
  • Tourism opportunities
(when people travel from far away, they like to come for more than just the conference. What are the tourism opportunities around the location?)

Local sponsorship opportunities[edit]

None yet

Local team[edit]


Nothing yet.


  • Weaknesses of the proposed location ...and how to overcome those weaknesses
  1. Travel to the United States can be expensive for non-Americans
  2. Visa situation can be tricky
  • Strengths of the proposed location
  1. Strong transportation system
  2. Strong tourism opportunities
  3. Strong food and lodging opportunities