About the Walter E. Washington Convention Center
From international policy conferences and industry conventions to pop culture festivals, black-tie fundraisers, and even presidential inaugural balls, the Walter E. Washington Convention Center unites locals and visitors from around the world to experience the best of the nation’s capital. With a prime location in the heart of downtown’s convention and entertainment district, visitors will find plenty to do with access to the hottest restaurants & bars, shopping, hotels and live sports.
GBAC STAR™ is an outbreak prevention, response and recovery accreditation for facilities. The performance-based program establishes requirements to assist facilities with work practices, protocols, procedures, and systems to control risks associated with infectious agents, such as SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19.