Home to events as wide-ranging as the Washington DC auto show, to policy conferences and presidential inaugural balls, Walter E. Washington Convention Center is located in the Mount Vernon Square neighborhood of Washington, D.C., in the heart of downtown DC.
The six-level, 2.3-million-square-foot Walter E. Washington Convention Center is one of the largest building in the city, covering six blocks. An extraordinary facility for meetings, conventions and events of all sizes, the Walter E. Washington Convention Center is located to the north of Mount Vernon Square, between 7th and 9th Streets N.W., and south of N Street, N.W. This facility offers a prime location in D.C.’s convention and entertainment district with access to hotels, restaurants, shopping, and live sports.
801 Mount Vernon Place, NW,
Washington, D.C., 20001
Did you know...
In 1983, when the Washington Convention Center opened its doors, it became the 4th largest convention center in the United States.
In 2007, in honor of the District’s first Home Rule Mayor, the city government renamed the building the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
Held each January at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, the Washington Auto Show is the largest annual indoor public event in the nation’s capital, and the place to explore the latest advances and trends in car technology.
View hundreds of cars on exhibit, from extensive displays of electric vehicles to sustainable buses, and don't miss the fan favorites like the exotic and luxury car displays.
When: January 19 - 28, 2024
Venue: Walter E Washington Convention Center
City: Washington, D.C.
Did you know...
There are 4,635 committable hotel rooms within 1 mile of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
703,000 square feet of prime exhibit space (five exhibit halls on two levels)
198,000 square feet of meeting room space
79 meeting rooms
52,000 square foot ballroom
38,000 square feet of dedicated registration space