Travel, Venue & Hotels

GridWeek 2011 in Washington D.C.

Washington, D.C. is an exciting place, no matter your reason for visiting. Celebrity chefs, monuments, museums, shopping and more are all found here in D.C., 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.


GridWeek 2011 is being held at The Walter E. Washington Convention Center which is located in the Shaw and Mt. Vernon Square neighborhoods in northwest Washington DC.


Walter E. Washington Convention Center

801 Mount Vernon Place, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Tel: 800-368-9000


Closest Airport:

Ronald Reagan Washington National - DCA

By Metro:

  • Ronald Reagan National Airport Metro Station is located on the Concourse (Level 2).
  • Take the Yellow Line Train marked Mt Vernon Sq/7th St-Convention Center.
  • Exit the train at the Mt Vernon Sq/7th St-Convention Center.
  • (The Mt Vernon Sq/7th St-Convention Center Station is the 7th and final stop on the Yellow Line from Ronald Reagan National Airport).
  • Upon exiting the Mt Vernon Sq/7th St-Convention Center Metro Station, the entrance to the Convention Center will be directly in front of you.
  • For more information, please call 202-962-1234 or go to

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Event Hotels

Clasma Events has negotiated special rates for a limited number of hotel rooms close to the Convention Center.

But they will go make your reservations EARLY!

Renaissance Hotel


999 Ninth Street NW
Washington, D.C., USA 20001
Phone: +1-202-898-9000  Fax: +1-202-289-0947


GridWeek 2011 'Host Hotel' located directly across from the Washington Convention Center in the heart of downtown DC, the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel is ideal for experiencing the history and culture of the nation's capital.


Special Negotiated Rate...SOLD OUT!


  • For Reservations either Call or Click...
  • Call: 800-228-9290 or 202-393-2000 & ask for group code 'GridWeek'
  • Click Here: Reservations
  • Cut-off Date...August 31, 2011
Embassy Suites

900 10th Street N.W.
Washington, D.C., USA 20001
Tel: +1 202-739-2001  Fax: +1 202-739-2099
Web: Embassy Suites


The Embassy Suites Washington DC is an 'all suites' hotel located just 1.5 blocks from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Rate includes complimentary 'cooked to order' breakfast and evening manager's reception.

Special Negotiated Rate...No Longer Available

  • For Resevations...
  • Call:  800-362-2779 & give group code 'GridWeek'
  • Click Here: Reservations
  • Cut-off Date Extended...September 2, 2011