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Address:801 Mount Vernon Place Northwest

Zip-code:20001

Main Phone Number:(202) 249 - 3000

City:Washington

State:Washington DC

Country:United States

Website:www.dcconvention.com

Metropolitan Area:Washington DC

Short Description:

Events DC is the face of conventions, sports, entertainment and cultural events within our nation’s capital.

Total Meeting Space:700000 (in square feet)

Maximum Attendees:42000

Property Brand:Washington Convention Center

Sales First Name:Samuel

Sales Last Name:Thomas, Jr.

Sales Phone:(202) 249 - 3000 x 0000

Sales Email:sthomas@eventsdc.com

Venue Type: Convention Centers,

Meeting Rooms:

To further leverage the power of large-scale meetings, Events DC has made a significant investment in the new Washington Marriott Marquis, a four-star, 1,175-room hotel connected to the Convention Center. The 44-month construction project and opening of the new hotel in 2014 will create even greater economic benefits for the District through the creation of a combined 1,600 jobs.

Description:

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center, an extraordinary 2.3 million-square-foot conventions and meetings facility, is equipped to handle events of all sizes, from small groups and break-out meetings to events for 500 to 42,000 attendees. One of the most energy-efficient buildings for its size, the Convention Center includes a range of mixed-use exhibit spaces, 198,000 square feet of flexible meeting space with a total of 77 break-out rooms and the largest ballroom in the region. Whatever the size of the event, the service of the Convention Center staff is unparalleled.

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The Walter E. Washington Convention Center, an extraordinary 2.3 million-square-foot conventions and meetings facility, is equipped to handle events of all sizes, from small groups and break-out meetings to events for 500 to 42,000 attendees. One of the most energy-efficient buildings for its size, ...

Along with its state-of-the-art facility, the Walter E. Washington Convention Center boasts a fabulous art collection. Most of the 120 works of art, which range from sculpture and painting to photography to mixed media and graphics, are created by local artists. Valued at more than $4 million dollar...

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center was recently expanded. Discover nearly 200,000 square feet of meeting space, more than 700,000 square feet of exhibition space, and 52,000 square feet of ballroom space. This exceptional venue can accommodate up to 40,000 attendees in a variety of configura...

Six of the nine official inaugural balls for the 2005 second inauguration of George W. Bush were held at the convention center. In 2006, the Council of the District of Columbia approved legislation naming the then-Washington Convention Center in honor of the city's first home rule mayor, the late W...

The previous Washington Convention Center was located one block southwest at 909 H Street NW, occupying the city block bounded by New York Avenue, 9th Street, H Street, and 11th Street. Construction on the center began in 1980, and it opened on December 10, 1982. At 800,000 square feet (74,000 m2), ...