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6/24: The Washington Area Concierge Association Summer Charity Gala

6/24: The Washington Area Concierge Association Summer Charity Gala

Washington DC (June 11 2024): The Washington Area Concierge Association (WACA) is proud to announce its summer charity gala, ‘Ruby Red Gala,’ in support of Emma’s Torch and its work in training refugees in culinary arts. The Gala also serves as a fundraiser for the WACA Memorial Scholarship which supports students continuing their education in the hospitality field. Happening June 24, 2024 the annual event provides WACA members, community partners, and the public the opportunity to celebrate the Metropolitan Washington tourism industry, network with industry leaders, drink and dance the night away, all while supporting an incredible cause. 

More excitement comes from the many raffle prizes, all of which can be won from $20 tickets. Prizes include dining experiences, hotel stays, and one-of-a-kind outings from some of DC’s finest businesses and tourist operators such as:


  • Two tickets to the Best of Washingtonian 2024 courtesy of Washingtonian 

  • A one-night stay for two courtesy of  the Hay Adams

  • A one night hotel stay experience courtesy of The Fairmont Washington DC 

  • A weekend hotel stay experience courtesy of The Conrad Washington DC

  • A one night stay for 2 with complimentary breakfast and sauna session courtesy of The Eaton Hotel

  • Afternoon Tea for Two courtesy of The Waldorf Astoria Hotel

  • 2 night weekend stay, breakfast & parking courtesy of The InterContinental The Wharf

  • One (1) $150 gift certificate to L’Ardente 

  • One (1) $150 gift certificate to Unconventional Diner

  • One (1) $150 gift certificate to Love, Makoto

  • One (1) $200 gift certificate to Del Frisco’s 

  • One (1) $150 gift certificate to Ocean Prime

  • Two (2) $100 gift certificate to RPM Italian 

  • One (1) $150 gift certificate to Lapis

  • A dinner experience for two at Sixty Vines Foggy Bottom 

  • A 7-course chef’s tasting for 2 people with wine pairing at Shilling Canning Company

  • Complimentary boat tour cruise courtesy of EmbarkDC

  • A one hour private tour courtesy of SeeDCToday

  • Multiple tour opportunities courtesy of USA Guided Tours

  • Tour experience for up to 4 courtesy of SpyHer Tours 

  • Photography experience for two courtesy of Sip & Develop



Where: The Mayflower Club / Zebbies Garden

  1223 Connecticut Ave NW

  Washington, DC 20036


Tickets: Guests can purchase tickets through the WACA website here or by following this link:


About The Washington Area Concierge Association (WACA):  The Washington Area Concierge Association (WACA) is a regional collection of professional concierges, tour operators, restaurateurs, and business owners designed to support tourism in Metropolitan Washington. WACA is an advocate, resource, and community for its members. The association promotes and sustains the tourism industry through educational opportunities, events, and partnerships.