The pre-conference Speakers gala dinner, conference day presentations, lunch and post-conference networking reception will take place at the National Press Club. Exhibitions and author book signings will be held in the adjacent spaces. Registration for the conference will begin at 8:00 AM at the Holeman lounge entrance.
All attendees will need a special QR code to scan from a printout or mobile device to pass through security gates at the National Press Club. These QR codes will be made available during the ticketing process and again via email the week of the conference. National Press Club facility security personnel will be present to enforce venue and conference rules and regulations.
The National Press Club continues to issue updates about how it is successfully handling COVID-19 issues. From a new Bi-Polar Ionization HVAC system to additional cleaning processes, the National Press Club is taking charge, including managing all aspects of temperature checks and verifying vaccination status of every person entering the facility. You can read a detailed summary of National Press Club practices at www.press.org/safetyfirst
Location and Commuting Information
The National Press Club building is located at 529 14th ST NW, Washington, DC 20045.
Elevator banks are located at the 14th Street entry. If you are commuting from outside of the city and prefer to use the Metro, the closest station to the Press Club is Metro Center, which is accessible by the Blue, Silver, Orange and Red lines. Located at 607 13th Street NW, it is only a few blocks away from the venue.
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If your group is arranging discounts on room blocks, please notify the organizers and we'll list them below.
Otherwise, there are many, many choices for accomodations in the Greater Washington region! Check out Trivago for hotels and hosted accomodations.
There are several parking and transport options in walking distance from the National Press Club for those who are attending the Israel Lobby and American Policy Conference on March 24th. The following list includes the closest parking garages and their addresses, and more options can be found on the National Press Club website.
Interpark (2 options)
600 14th Street NW
700 13th Street NW
Parking Management Inc. (2 options)
600 13th Street NW
1325 G Street NW
601 13th Street NW
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
System Parking Corporation
1401 New York Avenue NW
The National Press Club has also partnered with Parking Panda, a parking service that allows you to purchase reserved parking passes close to the Press Club. More information about Parking Panda and how to reserve your parking pass can be found here.
No outside food or beverage items are allowed into the ballroom or Holeman Lounge. Self-check coat racks are available, but the National Press Club and organizers are not responsible for lost or stolen items.
Attendees are asked to store suitcases, large backpacks or other similarly bulky items elsewhere before attending this event.