General Conference Information

AREA ATTRACTIONS AND HOTEL OVERVIEW

Washington, D.C. is inspiring. As the Nation’s Capital, it is home to the President of the United States as well as many of the 500 plus members of Congress who not only work but live in the city. The city bustles with government activity. Much of Washington is concentrated around the National Mall (park). To the east of the Mall is the Capitol, lining both sides are the Smithsonian Institute’s museums, to the north is the White House, to the west is the Lincoln Memorial, to the south is the Jefferson Memorial…all of these spectacular sites are within short metro distance from our conference venue, the Hilton Crystal City..

Our Crystal City hotel is located next to Reagan National Airport, within walking distance of the Metrorail, which puts you within steps of the national monuments, government agencies and museums. Complimentary shuttle is available daily to/from the airport, metro station, nearby shops, restaurants and businesses.

 

For more information on Washington, DC, please visit http://washington.org/

 

AREA DINING

Get the latest information on events, attractions, and create your own experience during your visit to Washington, DC, visit:  http://washington.org/visiting/browse-dc/interactive-visitors-guide

CLIMATE

September weather in Washington, DC is pleasant, making it a good month to visit throughout the year. Expect temperatures between 73-83 degrees Fahrenheit with an occasional rain or shower.  Dress comfortably to travel and relax.

 

WHAT TO WEAR

This year's conference attire is business casual. This includes slacks, polo-type shirts, blazers, or sweaters for gentlemen; slacks, skirts, polo-type shirts or blouses, blazers or sweaters, and comfortable shoes for ladies.  Suits, ties, nine-to-five dresses and high heels are strongly discouraged. (Although temperatures outside may be warm, the air-conditioning indoors may warrant a light sweater or jacket.)