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Where the World Meets

Connection Happens in the Heart of the Nation’s Capital

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Health and Safety is Our Top Priority

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Stella Award Winner!

Walter E. Washington Convention Center Wins Stella Award as the Best Convention Center in the Northeast Region

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Walter E. Washington Convention Center

First Convention Center to Achieve WELL Health-Safety Rating for Health, Safety, and Well Being

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About the Walter E. Washington Convention Center

From international policy conferences and industry conventions to pop culture festivals, black-tie fundraisers, and even presidential inaugural balls, the Walter E. Washington Convention Center unites locals and visitors from around the world to experience the best of the nation’s capital. With a prime location in the heart of downtown’s convention and entertainment district, visitors will find plenty to do with access to the hottest restaurants & bars, shopping, hotels and live sports.

Award-Winning Convention Center

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GBAC Facility Seal 2022
Stella Award
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