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Walter E. Convention Center, Washington

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

801 Mount Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC, 20001 | 202-249-3000
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Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Covering 2.3 million square feet, this vast convention and meeting destination is located 0.4 miles from our downtown DC hotel. It hosts a variety of events, from company meetings to conferences to large expos and auto shows. With 198,000 square feet of meeting space, 77 break-out rooms, and the largest ballroom in the region, the Walter E. Washington Convention Center can accommodate from 500 to 42,000 attendees at a time. The Convention is just 4 blocks from our hotel and next to the Mt Vernon Sq Metro station.



- 7am to 9pm


- Based on Event type


  • Trade Shows
  • Expos
  • Conventions
  • Festivals
  • Art Collection Tour


  • Is there dining in or around the convention center?

    You’ll find a Starbucks in the lobby of the convention center, as well as a permanent food and beverage outlet in each exhibit hall. You will also find many conveniently close restaurants serving a wide array of cuisine, such as Wings over DC, Taste of Jamaica, Philly Cheesesteak, and Hot Dogs & Sliders.
  • Which is the nearest Metro Station to the convention center?

    You’ll want to take the Yellow/Green line and get off at the Mt. Vernon Sq/7th St-Convention Center stop. To get a better idea of the location, you can download a Metro Map. For trip planning, check out the Metro schedule at wmata.com.

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