Hotel & Travel

Check back soon for information for 2019 LEAD DC hotel and travel information.

2018 Hotel

Marriott Crystal Gateway
1700 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Arlington, VA 22202

Hotel Room Rates

Room rates are $130 (single-quad) per room, per night, plus taxes (currently 13.25%).

Hotel Room Reservations

Reserve your rooms by completing this Rooming Request Form and emailing it to Lauren A. Bryant at Upon receipt, the Crystal Gateway Marriott will process the reservations and provide confirmation information back to you via email. If you experience any complications with this process, you can contact Lauren directly at 703-271-5199.


Please be sure to book your hotel reservations before Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by 6:00 p.m. (ET).


All travel arrangements to and from the conference must be made by advisers. Travel is at attendees’ own expense.

Airline Reservations
United Airlines and Delta Airlines offer a percentage discount off applicable airfares into the Washington, D.C., Metro Area (WAS—All Airports). Restrictions and service fee may apply.

Contact United Meeting Reservations at 800-426-1122 and use reference code ZE2U, Agreement 672069. Reservations can also be made online at

Contact Delta Meeting Network at 800-328-1111 and use reference code NMQUV. Reservations can also be made online at

Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA)
Distance: 2 miles
Driving time: 5 minutes

Ground Transportation

The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle service that runs every 20–30 minutes. The shuttle can be picked up at Terminal A (second curb by the marked Hotel Shuttle stop location) and Terminal B & C Arrivals, Door 5 and Door 9 (first curb by the marked Hotel Shuttle stop location). For large groups, please use taxis or the Super Shuttle.

The Metro system via the Crystal City stop is a convenient and easy way to access the museums and attractions in and around the Washington, D.C., area. The hotel offers limited complimentary shuttle service to the Crystal City Metro Station from 6:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m., Monday–Friday, and 7:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, departing from the front of the hotel every 15 minutes. The shuttle picks up and drops off at the corner of 18th Street and S. Bell Street outside of the Crystal City Metro entrance.


Discounted self-parking is available for $18 per day at the hotel.

Note: If you are staying at the conference hotel, the parking rate will automatically be applied to your reservation as long as you booked within the room block.

For those driving in each day, you will need to obtain a parking voucher from the registration/help desk each day to use along with your parking ticket that you receive when you park.

For groups planning to park a bus, please reference the Crystal City Tour Bus Parking Map HERE.