Service Partners

The Gatekeepers to Your Next Event

Our service partners are always here to help make sure your event has no unexpected surprises. From technology experts making sure everyone is staying connected to our business center that allows those on deadline to get their work done, our partners know the ins and outs of the Convention Center and are committed to providing you and your guests exceptional service.

Technology partners are the gatekeepers to a smooth, successful event. Knowledgeable providers and exceptional customer service can make or break an event reliant on technology. We’re proud to have a leader like Smart City as our exclusive technology services provider. Smart City is committed to great connections and incredible networking, so you can be too.

Events DC along with Smart City Washington are happy to offer basic wireless access ins several seating areas throughout the facility. Visit our complimentary "Convention Center Connect" Lounges in the Grand Lobby, Concourse A, Concourse B, Metro Entrance, L Street Entrance near rooms 156 and 140, across from 143C, Uptown Cafe and Downtown Cafe, 2nd and 3rd floor Wing seating areas.

To learn more or set up something for your show, contact the Smart City team at 202-249-3800 or Smart City Washington Customer Service. Visit to learn more about services provided.

We’re making sure you’re connected to the best, at every step of the way. Hi-Tech Electric, LLC is the Center’s exclusive electrical and plumbing contractor, dedicated to powering your event. To speak with an associate directly, call us at 202-249-3600.

Visit to order online, or contact us at to send you the pdf order forms to download.

Projection Presentation Technology (Projection) welcomes you to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. We will partner with you and your organization to produce a successful conference, meeting and/or special event for your attendees. We have developed the following guide in an effort to facilitate your use of the facility and should answer many of your basic questions concerning audio visual applications in the building.

To learn more about available audio visual options, contact Projection Presentation Technology at 202-249-3713 or visit our website

Digital Conventions is a nationally recognized leader in the areas of digital signage, space event communication and technical management. We are committed to helping clients successfully introduce mission critical video applications and marketing campaigns to your targeted audiences. We provide reliable, dynamic and user-friendly digital media solutions at the Convention Center. 

To learn more or set up something for your show, contact 202 249-3900 or visit

SwiftMobile is our mobile application service provider. Visitors can now download a free mobile app for iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows, and BlackBerry users. This mobile app includes a detailed map of the Convention Center, venue services, local transportation, and even GPS-enabled maps of the area featuring local businesses, hotels, points of interest and dining options.

A mobile app upgrade is also available for customization with additional content.  

We are proud to be known as the exclusive rigging service provider for the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. As the only LSDBE/ETCP recognized theatrical rigging company in the Washington, DC area, our experienced team will handle all the phases of your technical rigging planning.

Like every area of GLP, our excellence in rigging and safety is part of our distinction. With a vast inventory of chain motors and rigging supplies that  is the largest in the area, you can trust us to successfully handle your next event.
To learn more about your rigging options, please contact our office at 202-249-3607 or visit