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Walter E. Washington Convention Center


Event Overview:

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center, an extraordinary 2.3 million-square-foot conventions and meetings facility, is equipped to handle events of all sizes, from small groups and break-out meetings to events for 500 to 42,000 attendees. One of the most energy-efficient buildings for its size, the Convention Center includes a range of mixed-use exhibit spaces, 198,000 square feet of flexible meeting space with a total of 77 break-out rooms and the largest ballroom in the region. Whatever the size of the event, the service of the Convention Center staff is unparalleled. 

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Exhibition Area (sq ft): 703,000
Exhibition Hall: 3
Largest Ballroom (sq ft): 19,000
Ballroom Seating:  
Hotels,Rooms: 1,175
Catering: Breakfast,Lunch
Largest Meeting Space (sq ft):  
Meeting Rooms: 77
Meeting Space, SF: 198,000
Wifi: Business Service

Floor Plan




801 Mount Vernon Place
Tel: (202) 249-3217


Linda G. Erickson

Tel : 202-249-3311


Peter Shogren

Tel : 202-249-3124