Gaylord National Harbor

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The 40th National Conference will be held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center which is a world-class, four diamond Resort Hotel & Convention Center located on the banks of the Potomac River near Washington, DC.
Gaylord National features a 19-story high, glass atrium with lush indoor gardens, award-winning restaurants, a full-service luxury spa & salon, and more. With nearly 2,000 guest rooms and 500,000 square feet of state of the art meeting space, Gaylord National is the perfect destination for a weekend getaway, your corporate meeting, wedding, or other special event.

Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center

Rooms can be reserved for 219 USD per night plus a 18 USD resort fee. The link to reserve a room will be sent in the registration confirmation email.

Parking Fees:

  • On-site parking fee: 8 USD hourly, 26 USD daily
  • Valet parking fee: 39 USD daily

Things to do at National Harbor

The Best Shopping in the D.C. Region

The National Harbor shopping scene has something for everyone. With a delightfully diverse blend of more than 150 retailers, there is a retail experience for every kind of shopper – from major retail to the funky specialty shop and beyond. And best of all, it’s all perched right on the sparkling Potomac. Shopping has never been so picturesque. So every time you exit a store, you’re entering the most enticing attraction: that one-of-a-kind waterfront ambiance.


The National Harbor is not so much a destination as it is an experience with a never-ending variety of things to do. Immerse yourself in the sights, scents, and sounds of the unique waterfront wonderland. From fresh artisan cheese to cinema al fresco to family-friendly fun, National Harbor is your place to play.

40th Annual AABE National Conference