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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Every one of our venues is a destination. Whether you are visiting us for the first time, returning or a resident of the Metro Area, find out how close you are to the entertainment, dining, shopping, tourism and outdoor experiences that set Washington, D.C. apart.

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Events in Review

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Case Study: National Association for the Specialty Food Trade – Annual Summer Fancy Food Show

Summer Fancy Food Show is an professional Agriculture trade show that organized by The National Association for the Specialty Food Trade, Inc.

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Case Study: The Nuclear Security Summit

Among one of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center standout moments was the hosting of President Obama’s Nuclear Security Summit in 2010 which brought together the largest gathering of world leaders in 50 years.

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