The iconic Willard InterContinental Washington, DC will serve as the official hotel and event location. Located two blocks from The White House on Pennsylvania Avenue, the premier hotel blends historic charm with unrivaled hospitality, lavishly appointed guest rooms, and plush amenities.

Willard InterContinental Washington DC
1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004

NFID Discounted Group Rate: $399.00/night
Block available for the night of 9/14/23 only

Attendees must be registered for the gala in order to receive the discounted group rate. Hotel reservations must be made online or through the reservations department by phone (202.628.9100) by August 24, 2023, using the code NF5, to receive the NFID discounted group rate.

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  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA): 4 miles
  • Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD): 27 miles
  • Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI): 35 miles

Note: Both Uber and Lyft operate in the area and may be significantly less expensive than taxis

Local Transportation

  • The Willard is located two blocks away from the Metro Center Station on the Red, Orange, Blue, and Silver lines
  • Union Station (Amtrak and VRE) is located approximately 2 miles from the hotel


Overnight valet parking fee: $59 daily (in and out privileges allowed)


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