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Convention Center

EE Global will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center located in the heart of the nation’s capital.

801 Mount Vernon Place, NW • Washington, D.C. 20001-3614 • www.dcconvention.com
202.249.3000 • 800.368.9000


 

Hotel

We recommend booking at one of the following hotels closest to the Convention Center:

Embassy Suites – DC Convention Center
900 10th St., NW
Washington, DC 20001
202-739-2001

Grand Hyatt Washington
1000 H St., NW
Washington, DC 20001
202-582-1234

Henley Park Hotel
926 Massachusetts Ave.
Washington, DC 20001
202-638-5200

Marriott at Metro Center
775 12th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
202-737-2200


 

Travel & Transportation

Using the Metro is highly recommended, as parking is limited and the Metro provides direct access to the Convention Center.

1. Take the Green or Yellow Line to the “Mt. Vernon Sq./7th St. Convention Center” stop.

2. The Convention Center is located between 7th & 9th Streets and N & Mt. Vernon Place, right across from the City Museum.

 

Ground Transportation to Washington, DC

From Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport:

Located 5 miles outside the city along the Potomac River, a cab ride from National Airport typically takes 20 minutes and will cost approximately $20. This airport also is accessible on Metrorail’s Yellow and Blue lines and shared ride van service is offered by Super Shuttle for approximately $14 for the first passenger, $10 for each additional.

 

From Washington Dulles International Airport

Although only 25 miles from Washington, a cab ride could take up to an hour depending on traffic, and will cost approximately $65 one way. Washington Flyer provides bus service to Metrorail’s West Falls Church station (orange line) for $10 with departures every 30 minutes, and Super Shuttle offers door-to-door service for approximately $29.

 

From the Baltimore/Washington International Airport

The ride from this airport is dependent on traffic and may take up to an hour. A taxi will cost approximately $72 one-way. Super Shuttle is available for $37 each way for the first person and $12 for every subsequent passenger. Additionally, there is a BWI Express Metro Bus service to Metrorail’s Greenbelt station (green line) for $5.50 with departures every 40 minutes and MARC train service to Metrorail’s Union Station (red line) on weekdays for $15.


 

Visas

All EE Global 2016 participants arriving from foreign countries are responsible for obtaining their own official documents (passport & visa) needed to enter the United States (U.S.) as described on the U.S. Department of State Visitor Visas website – please allow for plenty of time to process and receive the necessary documents.

In addition to a passport, participants arriving from some foreign countries will also need to obtain a visitor visa in order to attend the conference. Even if your country is included in the Visa Waiver Program and thereby exempt from visa entry requirements, you must still submit an online Electronic System for Travel Authorization in advance of your travel in order to be admitted.

The U.S. visa application process varies depending on country of origin. For those attendees that require a letter of invitation from the conference, please email Becca Rohrer with your request and the following information items in the body of your email:

1. Full Name
2. Country of Citizenship
3. Country of Residence (if different)
4. Institution/Company that they are representing
5. Email, phone number, and street mailing address


 

Washington, D.C.

The heart of the American experience, D.C. is filled with inspiring monuments, memorials and historic federal buildings. Beyond Washington’s celebrated symbols of patriotism lies a thriving cultural and arts scene with prestigious museums and world-class theaters. The city also unwinds into a lively urban center with acclaimed restaurants, unique shopping and sizzling nightlife. Washington’s unique blend of government, history, and culture truly offers something for everyone. To learn more about Washington and all that it has to offer, visit www.washington.org.