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Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

For the first time since 1980, IMS is coming to Washington, DC with the help of Events DC and will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center June 16-21!

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LEED Gold Certification

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center has achieved prestigious LEED Gold Certification.

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Same Street, New Name

Mount Vernon Place NW has been renamed to honor Allen Y. Lew.

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Where the World Meets

Connection Happens in the Heart of the Nation’s Capital

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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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