The best seats in Washington, D.C.

Soak in Washington, D.C., with world-class venues INMA World Congress participants have come to expect. The Congress will be held at the Mead Center for American Theater, while opening and closing receptions will be at the Newseum and The Hay-Adams. Reserve your sleeping room at the Intercontinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf within walking distance of the Mead Center.

Mead Center for American Theater

The world-class Mead Center for American Theater in Southwestern Washington, D.C., is a multi-purpose theatrical venue that will house World Congress’ plenary sessions, seminars, and Global Media Awards ceremony.

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The INMA welcome reception hosted by the Facebook Journalism Project will be held at the Newseum, the world's foremost museum dedicated to journalism excellence and news media. Enjoy a full evening with total access to this dynamic, interactive experience exploring journalism’s past, present, and future.

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Hay-Adams Hotel

One of the power centers of Washington, D.C., is the famous Hay-Adams Hotel. Conclude World Congress at a closing reception hosted by the Google News Initiative in one of “insider Washington's” most talked-about hotels. Afterward, visit the basement Off The Record bar populated with the capital's famous political cartoonists or venture next door to Layfayette Park (even the White House).

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Intercontinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf

Within 8 minutes' walk to the Mead Center for American Theater — the venue for the INMA World Congress of News Media — is the just-opened Intercontinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf, the official hotel of the INMA World Congress. Enjoy this contemporary hotel nestled along the historic Washington Channel and part of D.C.'s newest community, The Wharf. With breathtaking views of D.C. and the waterfront, the hotel is a vital part of the restaurants and nightlife that make up The Wharf.

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