CSI Washington, DC, is the leading, fully accredited, destination management and event planning firm in the Washington, DC region. Originally founded on Capitol Hill in 1987, CSI is locally owned and operated, offering extensive services throughout Washington DC, Baltimore and Northern Virginia.
Recognized as the local industry leader and one of the top 25 DMC’s in the USA, we are committed to providing our clients with an exceptional experience every time.
Supporting our successful destination and event management capabilities is a highly qualified, dedicated team of 30 professionals who consistently strive to be the best at what they do. At CSI, we are passionate about service, and as our clients will attest, we have the resources, experience and reputation that drives our position as the standard of excellence for destination and event planning services in our region.
First Incentive, B.V.
“I was impressed with CSI’s pro-active approach during the entire process from idea creation, program planning and execution. ”
“I also enjoyed the open and enthusiastic communication both by email and telephone”—Louis Van Os, Program Manager
“Thank you CSI for an incredible event. ”
“Every aspect of the service and presentation was fantastic and seemed effortless”—Kristen Cooley,
Dallas Fan Fares
“I was very impressed how flexible CSI was with keeping up ”
“with the many changes throughout the week”—Jennifer Baker, Program Manager
AAPL Meetings and Events
“You have an AMAZING team there…”
“I wanted to express my gratitude for the support and services I received…My events wouldn’t have been as successful without their involvement and support.”—Carie Puff, AAPL Meetings and Events
Hispanic National Bar Association
“The success of this unique innovative program could not have been possible without your invaluable support.”
“The student reaction has been extraordinary, with representative comments such as ‘My expectations were exceeded tenfold. I am still in awe of all the places we went, the people we met, the discussions we had, and how close our small group became… It was such an amazing experience I cannot even begin to put it all into words’.”—Peter M. Reyes, Jr., HNBA National President
The Core Group, Inc. on behalf of Golden Corral
“We definitely made the right choice in selecting CSI – you delivered all that was promised and then some!”
“I appreciate your prompt responses to my endless emails regardless of how busy you were. I felt like we were your #1 priority as I am sure all your other customers do as well…Selecting the right DMC is a critical decision in a meeting of this size and you and your team did an outstanding job!”—Wendy Midkiff, Owner & Meeting Planner
Group Ventures Inc.
“The incredible teamwork between your entire team and Group Ventures & US Bank was amazing”
“This was a complex program with many moving parts as one wave arrived while the other departed and yet each wave of attendees was met with the same level of professionalism every step of the way – from ground transportation, tours, and shuttle service to the evening receptions. Thank you for being so well organized and making our jobs much easier.”—Ann Wellmuth, President
Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia
“We look forward to working with you in the future!”
“The smoothness of the preparation and execution phase would not have been possible without the CSI team.”—Dr. Mody Alkhalaf, Assistant Attaché for Cultural and Social Affairs, Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission
BAE Systems, Inc.
“I would not hesitate to recommend CSI”
“I would not hesitate to recommend CSI to any organization that requires a professional, talented, dedicated partner to deliver a truly excellent event. Achieving this level of quality required both seasoned experience and an enormous amount of hard work which the team performed as though it were easy – which it certainly was not!”—Jodi Callahan, Director of Leadership & Employee Development
“Your attention to detail is extraordinary and you certainly made me look good to the executives that attended the dinner.”
“Thank you so much for coordinating a beautiful event for us at the DAR Museum. You did a wonderful job from start to finish. You chose an excellent caterer as the food was marvelous, and the choices and presentation were outstanding.”—Paula M. Wolf, Assistant Vice President - Director of Events
SEI Incentives, Ltd.
“This was SEI’s first program with your company. It certainly will not be our last.”
“From the initial site inspection through to the on site program operation, CSI delivered superb service. Over the many years that SEI Incentives has been in business, we have heard that we have unusually high expectations of our hotel and DMC partners. Perhaps we do. That gives us all the more pleasure to know that a company with equally high standards exists in the Washington DC market”—Vicki Funk, Account Executive
Meetings in Medicine
“As always, Capitol Services, Inc. did not disappoint”
“As our “go to” DMC in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, we count on CSI as a strategic partner. Your ability to provide the best possible program, no matter how challenging the budget, is greatly appreciated”—Brian Stansifer, VP, Director of Creative Operations
“This year’s event was spectacular!”
“Thanks to you, your staff, and your suppliers, the Medtronic event at Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum was truly magnificent. Throughout the planning process, I felt more calm and confident than I have in years past. Your staff is amazing, I was thoroughly impressed with their knowledge of the industry, their resourcefulness, and their professionalism and maturity.”—Christy Eichers, Convention Manager
“I have heard nothing but rave reviews from my management”
“I knew from past experience that I was in good hands, but I have to say that this year we reached new heights.”—Suzanne R Davidowitz, Senior Vice President
“It was clearly one of the most memorable meetings we’ve experienced!”
“The incredible teamwork between your entire team and BCD M&I was amazing. We truly enjoyed being a part of such great teamwork and hope to have the opportunity to work with you again in the future”—Rose Squitieri-Strickland, Senior Program Manager, BCD Meetings & Incentives
“The planning and execution of the event was flawless.”
“Many of our guests have been to each of our previous events and the feedback from them suggests that this year’s program was the best yet!”—Keith Olscamp, Vice President, Business Development and Industry Relations
American Bar Association
“CSI, we know now, is in a league of its own.”
“Over the years, we have had the opportunity to work with many destination management companies offering varying degrees of service quality. Capitol Services, Inc. has set the bar very high now in defining for us 'BEST EVER' service and quite possibly has spoiled us for good.”—Mark A. Page, CMP, Meetings Director - Section of Business Law
“We could not have been more pleased with how smoothly everything went.”
“From the ‘quick thinking’ welcome baskets to the unbelievable dinners on the Sequoia, at the Air and Space Museum and the DAR, you were able to give our guests a one-of-a-kind DC experience.”—Brenda Mickiewicz, Event Planner