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An outstanding architectural and cultural treasure

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

801 Mount Vernon Place NW
Washington, DC 20001

(202) 249-3000

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Convention Center Summary

Total Meeting Rooms: 66   Distance from Airport: 6 miles
Total Meeting Space (sf): 853,000   Tax Rate (%): 5.75%
Largest Ballroom Space (sf): 52,000   Relative Location: Downtown
Metro Population: 6,033,737   MSA Rank: 7

Convention Center Description

The Convention Center is equipped to handle events of all sizes, including large events from 500 to 42,000 attendees. Our staff, facilities and services partners are prepared to make your large event a success, no matter the scale!

While the Convention Center may seem like a venue for large events, we are equipped for happenings of all sizes! Our many meeting rooms are perfectly set up to accommodate small groups, breakout meetings and other events. Experience the same service and beautiful surroundings of large-scale events at the Convention Center.

Services & Amenities

Audio/Visual Audio/Visual Equipment Available
Business Center: Banking ATM Machines
Business Center: Copy/print Copier/Printer Available
Catering Catering Available
Cleaning Service Cleaning Service Available
Dressing Rooms Dressing Rooms Available
First Aid First Aid Available
Guest Services Guest Services Available
Meeting Planning Meeting Planning Available
Packaging & Shipping (on-site) On-Site Packaging & Shipping Available
Parking (self) Self Parking Available
Security Personnel Security Personnel Available


Chairs Chairs Available
Dance Floor Dance Floor Available
Electric: 0-2000 Watts Electric: 0-2000 Watts Available
High Chair & Wheel Chair High Chair & Wheel Chair Available
House Sound System House Sound System Available
Rope and Stanchion Section Rope and Stanchion Section Available
Satellite Services Satellite Services Available
Stage Sections Stage Sections Available
Tables, Skirting and Vinyl Covering Tables, Skirting and Vinyl Covering Available
Telecom: Credit Card Lines Telecom: Credit Card Lines Available
Telecom: Fax Lines Telecom: Fax Lines Available
Telecom: ISDN Lines Telecom: ISDN Lines Available
Telecom: Modem Lines Telecom: Modem Lines Available
Telecom: Multi-Line Phones Telecom: Multi-Line Phones Available
Telecom: Shared Ethernet Telecom: Shared Ethernet Available
Telecom: Single Line Voice Telecom: Single Line Voice Available
Telecom: Speaker Phone Telecom: Speaker Phone Available
Videoconferencing Videoconferencing Available
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi Available

Close-by Hotels

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Eldon Luxury Suites 0.1 50 (202) 540-5000 Official Site
Embassy Suites 0.2 374 (202) 739-2001 Official Site
Hampton Inn 0.2 228 (202) 842-2500 Official Site

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