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September 23–25, 2018 | Washington, D.C., USA

Annual Accreditation Conference

September 23–25, 2018 | Washington, D.C., USA

Hotel & Travel Information


We look forward to seeing you at the AACSB 2018 Annual Accreditation Conference. The information below outlines arrangements made for meeting participants.

Meeting Start & End Time

The conference will begin with registration on Sunday, September 23 and will end after lunch on Tuesday, September 25.

Conference Site and Headquarter Hotel


Washington Hilton
1919 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington DC 20009
Tel: +1 202 483 3000

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Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out: 11:00 a.m.

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About the Hotel

From Washington Hilton, you'll enjoy easy access to the city's most popular attractions while staying in one of DC's coolest neighborhoods. Walk outside the hotel's doors to restaurants and entertainment or unwind by the outdoor fire pits at the hotel with plenty of options to grab a bite to eat.

Hotel Reservations

Each delegate is responsible for making his or her own hotel reservation. The cost of the hotel room is not included in the registration fee. Any guestroom changes, cancellations, etc., are the delegate’s responsibility and must be made directly with the hotel according to the guidelines below in order to avoid financial penalty. A room block is being held at the Washington Hilton for AACSB Conference participants. Preferred room rate is 189 USD per night, single or double occupancy, plus tax.  The current taxes are 14.8% per room per night. The room rate includes complimentary in-room wireless internet access. When making reservations, please ask for the AACSB room block to receive the preferred room rate. The Washington Hilton must be contacted no later than August 22, 2018 to receive the group discount room rate. Sleeping rooms are based on availability and may sell out prior to the cut-off date.

When making arrangements through travel websites or an agent, the negotiated AACSB rates may not always be available. Please request your travel agent to book your room in the AACSB-negotiated room block for the event.

We have been made aware that third-party companies, Exhibitor Housing Services (EHS) and Global Expo Travel, are contacting our attendees, introducing themselves as the official ‘housing bureau’ for the event. This is not the case. EHS and Global Expo Travel are not affiliated in any way with AACSB or with the Washington Hilton. We believe that your information may be compromised and we would strongly recommend that you do not give any personal information, including credit card details to EHS, Global Expo Travel or any other unknown vendor. If you receive an e-mail from these companies, please forward to it to

Hotel Cancellation Policy

All reservations must be guaranteed by a credit card, money order or deposit check. Individuals with guaranteed reservations must cancel their reservation within 48 hours of the scheduled day of arrival to avoid a one-night cancellation charge.

Ground Transportation Information

The Washington National Airport is 6 miles from the hotel. The approximate one-way cost for subway/rail will be 4 USD and for taxi, 25 USD.

The Washington Dulles International Airport is 27 miles from the hotel. There is an Airport Express/Bus Service available. Approximate cost of a taxi will be 75 USD one-way.

The Baltimore/Washington International Airport is 33 miles away from the hotel. Approximate one-way cost of the subway/rail will be 6.50 USD and for a taxi, 90 USD.

Hotel Parking

Valet Parking is 48 USD per night, and self-parking is 40 USD per day.


Suggested dress is business casual.