The Bilderberg Group previously met in Istanbul, Turkey
The annual secretive gathering of representatives from West European and North American countries, known as the Bilderberg Group, is scheduled to begin tomorrow in the Washington, D.C., area.
While the specific location is still a mystery to the general public, Sweden’s Dagens Nyheter reports the conference is being held at the Westfields Marriott Hotel in Chantilly, Va., on the outskirts of the nation’s capital.
The Bilderberg Group is an elite invitation-only conference of influential members of the business, media and political communities. Past attendees have included Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.
The group meets at luxury hotels and resorts throughout the world. Last year’s conference was held at the Ritz-Carlton in Istanbul, Turkey. Every four years the conference is held in the U.S. or Canada. The group has an office in Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands.
While the group claims its purpose is to facilitate discussion among Western powers, many see the group as a means toward globalization.
The highly secretive conference is off limits to press, but past reports from sources that have managed to penetrate the high-security venues have stated the meetings emphasize a globalist agenda and dismiss national sovereignty as regressive.
The BBC declared the Bilderberg Group to be one of the most influential organizations in the world.
“It’s officially described as a private gathering,” BBC reported, “but with a guest list including the heads of European and American corporations, political leaders and a few intellectuals, it’s one of the most influential organizations on the planet.”
Attendees of the Bilderberg conference are not allowed to speak a word of what was discussed in the meetings outside of the group. The group has no website, and no minutes are kept of the sessions to ensure secrecy.
Despite speculation the conference will be held at the Westfields Marriott, hotel employees could not confirm the location venue for WND.