Welcome to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center – located in the heart of our nation’s capital.

Washington, DC is an exciting place, no matter your reason for visiting. Celebrity chefs, monuments, museums, shopping and more are all found here in DC, the nation's capital. Whether you are looking for world class restaurants or want to put on your tennis shoes and hit the sidewalks as an urban explorer in our own historic Shaw neighborhood, the District of Columbia is a location that truly captures the excitement and bustle of a thriving metropolis. This is where big things happen every day. Ready, set, explore!

Visit Destination DC, our official convention and visitors bureau to learn more about what's happening in the nation's capital. 

Support neighborhood business. Explore the Shaw Neighborhood Map, provided by our neighborhood businesses that features coupons and discounts for first-time shoppers.