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MLC 2016 Hotel and Travel Information

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About the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center

Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center
201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, MD 20745
Phone: (301) 965-2000

Our conference venue for 2016 will be the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, located in National Harbor, Maryland right on the Potomac River. A spectacular 18-story glass atrium offers you sweeping views of the Potomac River, Washington, D.C. and Old Town Alexandria. The Gaylord National Resort is just eight miles due south of downtown Washington, DC (a 15 minute drive), and is a fantastic location for our Management and Leadership Conferences.


Reserve Your Room Now

The cut-off date for the NHPCO discounted room rate at the Gaylord National is Thursday, March 31. If you find that you need to make a reservation at a different hotel, please see the list of nearby options for room reservations at National Harbor. Please Note: NHPCO DOES NOT HAVE A ROOM BLOCK AT ANY OF THESE PROPERTIES. The list is provided for your convenience only.

Hotel reservations for the conference should be made directly with the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center. NHPCO has negotiated a group rate of $280.29 per night plus tax, (this rate includes the $18 daily hotel resort fee*) and it is based on space available at the hotel. To receive this rate, reservations must be received prior to Thursday, March 31. Reservations received after this date will be accepted at the hotel’s prevailing rate. All reservations must be guaranteed by a major credit card.

  • If you are reserving multiple rooms at the hotel for the Management and Leadership Conference, please reserve the rooms under the names of the guests that will be attending the conference.  Multiple rooms reserved under one guest’s name will be considered duplicate reservations after March 31, 2016 and will be released back into the hotel’s main inventory.

*Your Resort Fee includes the following amenities:

  • USA Today delivered every weekday morning (Washington Post delivery on weekends)
  • Wireless Internet access in the guest rooms, dining outlets and atriums
  • Fitness center access
  • 2 bottles of water per day in guest room
  • Local phone calls (1st 20 minutes per call)
  • 800 access and toll-free calls (1st 20 minutes per call)

Welcome to the Nation’s Capital!

Washington, DC is a city of colorful, diverse neighborhoods, filled with hip boutiques and galleries, historic homes, museums, and spectacular parks and gardens. The White House, the Smithsonian Museums, Georgetown and the boutiques and cafes of Connecticut Avenue are all located just 25 minutes away from the hotel.  For sightseeing information, restaurant reservations or other activities, stop by the Concierge Desk on the Lobby level of the hotel or visit www.washington.org.

About National Harbor, Maryland

National Harbor is home to the Gaylord Resort and several other prestigious hotels in the hospitality industry. The harbor area taps into the power of our nation’s capital in an unforgettable waterfront setting conveniently located just off Highway I-95.

Air Travel

Washington Reagan National, Dulles International and Baltimore Washington International Airports are easily accessible to and from the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center.

Gaylord National Airport Shuttle to Reagan National Airport (DCA)

Gaylord National offers an exclusive, express shuttle to and from Reagan National Airport. The shuttle departs every 20 minutes from Gaylord National's front door to Reagan National Airport, and every 20 minutes from the Reagan National Airport baggage claim. Reservations are recommended; tickets are also available from the Super Shuttle desk on the lower level of the airport, near baggage claim.

Daily Shuttle Schedule: 6:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Ticket Prices*:

  • $18 one way
  • $33 per person, round trip
  • $85 for exclusive van service, booked in advance


  • Local Reservations: (301) 965-2081
  • 24-hr Reservations: 1-800-660-8000

Ground Transportation

Reagan National Airport is the closest airport to the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center; however Dulles International and Baltimore Washington International are also easily accessible and both only 45 minutes away from the resort.  There are also convenient airport shuttles, cab service, and even a water taxi with access to downtown DC and Old Town Alexandria.

The Super Shuttle offers transportation to/from Reagan National, Dulles International and Baltimore/Washington International airports.  For more information and reservations call 800/258-3826, or go online to www.supershuttle.com.

Car Rental

Car rental service is available through Avis.  For additional information call

800/331-1600 and refer to AWD Number: Q102962

Hotel Parking

  • $24.00 per day self-parking/overnight*
  • $35.00 per day valet parking/overnight*

*All rates are subject to change without notice. Please call ahead to confirm pricing