2015 Region 5 Conference Location and InformationWalter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mount Vernon Pl, NW
Washington, DC 20001
About the Walter E. Washington Convention Center
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.
Read more about the Convention Center at www.dcconvention.com.Metro Access to Walter E. Washington Convention Center
The Walter E. Washington Convention Center is conveniently located right off of the Mt. Vernon Square, 7th St. - Convention Center metro station on the Green and Yellow lines.
To view the Washington DC metro map, visit www.wmata.com/rail/maps/map.cfm.
US Capitol Tour
We have arranged Region 5 attendees to explore one of Washington DC’s most interesting monuments – the US Capitol. During their visit, Region 5 attendees will have the opportunity to take a guided tour to the US Capitol, the symbol of the American people and their government, and visit current exhibitions.
To sign up for the tour on Thursday, March 19th, please complete the form at region5.pmiwdc.org/content/us-capitol-tour-registration. Pre-registration is required for the tour.
Details of the US Capitol tour such as the time and meeting location will be sent out to participants 24-48 hours prior to the tour. To learn more about the US Capitol please visit www.visitthecapitol.gov/
Travel and Hotel Information
Hotel AddressMarriott Marquis Washington, DC
901 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20001
PMIWDC has reserved a block of rooms at a discounted $209 rate at the Marriott Marquis. Reserve your room at http://bit.ly/r5-hotel to receive the discount.
About the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC
Guests visiting Washington, DC for the 2015 Region 5 conference will be lodging at the newly-built Marriott Marquis Washington, DC attached to the Convention Center. The 1,175-room, 49-suite Marriott Marquis Washington, DC has direct access to the Convention Center via an underground concourse connection. Conveniently located near Penn Quarter, Verizon Center, and Chinatown, the hotel makes it easy for guests to explore the city’s best attractions.Metro Access
The Marriott Marquis is conveniently located one block east of the Mt. Vernon Square 7th St. / Convention Center Metro Station.
Valet parking is available for guests for $45 per day. The cost is subject to change without notice. Parking is provided on a space available basis.
Other Washington, DC Activities
In addition, Washington, DC has plenty to offer to those interested in history, culture, food and entertainment. For more information on sightseeing and DC’s exquisite restaurants, visit www.washington.org.
The weekend of the Region 5 Conference also marks the beginning of the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, DC. Guests will have a chance to experience one of DC’s most memorable events during their visit.
To learn more about the history of the festival as well as the full schedule, please visit www.nationalcherryblossomfestival.org.