Venue & Travel
May 8-10, 2019 // Washington Marriott Wardman Park // Washington, DC
We are at a new location! This year we will be at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park hotel, located accross the street from the Omni Shoreham.
The historic Washington Marriott Wardman Park is located in one of DC’s premier residential neighborhoods and is a favored destination for both business and leisure travelers. Just steps away from the Metro’s Red line, it’s an ideal location to start your adventure in the Nation’s Capital.
FIA has reserved a block of rooms at the resort. To make your reservation, please click here. If you are a government employee, please use the drop-down box to select GOVERNMENT for rooms at the Government rate.
The conference rate is $269 for a single or double occupancy room, exclusive of applicable state and local taxes (currently 14.8%). The cut-off date for the group rate is April 19, 2019, or until sold out, whichever comes first. Please note that once the block is sold out, the hotel’s market price applies regardless of the date of booking..
Make sure to confirm all cancellation policies and forfeiture of deposits directly with the hotel when booking your reservation.
Getting To DC:
Option 1: Take the Metro! Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is conveniently located on the Blue and Yellow lines of the Washington Metro. The closest metro to the Omni ShorehamWardman is Woodley Park (Red line - 3 minute walk downhill). You will have to transfer from the Blue/Yellow line to the Red line at either Metro Center or Gallery Place-Chinatown Metro Station. Total cost will be $2.35 / $ 3.35 (non-peak/peak fare) and will take you about 35 minutes.
Option 2: Cabs are readily available at the airport, and there are usually multiple Uber and Lyft drivers in the immediate area. Depending on the time that you arrive, it can take anywhere from 20 – 45 minutes due to traffic.
Option 1: Cabs are readily available at the airport, and there are usually multiple Uber and Lyft drivers in the immediate area. There are also several shared-ride van services that can take you from the airport to the hotel. Please go to the Dulles Parking & Transportation page for more details. Depending on the time that you arrive, it can take anywhere from 35 minutes to an hour and a half due to traffic.
Option 2: If you’d like to be adventurous and find yourself with some extra time on your hands, you could always take the Silver Line Express bus to the Wiehle-Reston East Metro station. The Wiehle-Reston East station is on the Silver line. You will need to transfer at Metro Center to the Red line to get to the Woodley Park Metro station. Total cost for the Silver Line Express bus will be $5.00 (one way) plus Metro fare, and will take you about an hour and 15 minutes in total travel time.