Convention Center


The 2019 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. 

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801 Mt. Vernon Place NW
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202-249-3000

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center is located between 7th and 9th Streets and N Street and Mt. Vernon Place in downtown DC, right across from Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square.

The Center, an extraordinary 2.3 million-square-foot conventions and meetings facility, is equipped to handle events of all sizes, from small groups and break-out meetings to events for 500 to 42,000 attendees. Whatever the size of the event, the service of the Convention Center staff is unparalleled. The Walter E. Washington Convention Center is also committed to accommodating the needs of individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. See more information on the Accessibility page.