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Let Your Fandom Flag Fly

Awesome Con is springing to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center March 8–10! Meet your favorite stars and creators from the comic world.

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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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Quick Facts

700k+

Square Ft for Exhibiting

77

Meeting Rooms

$6M

Art Collection Value

2003

Year Opened

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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