National Conference Center

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18665 Conference Center Drive, Leesburg, VA 20176




2023 Smart Meetings – Smart Women in Meetings Award – Rising Star – Amanda Heavner 2022 Northstar Meetings Group – Stella Awards – Bronze Award for Best Conference Center Worldwide 2022 Virginia, Restaurant, Lodging, and Travel Association – Ordinary Awards Finalist for Hotel Manager of the Year – Kelli Mueller 2022 Smart Meetings – Smart Stars Award – Best Conference Center 2021 Convention South – 6X Readers’ Choice Award Winner 2021 Smart Meetings – Smart Stars Award – Best Conference Center 2021 Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce Large Business of the Year Finalist 2021 Best of Loudoun Finalist for Best Chef – Chef Frank Estremera 2020 Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association's "COVID-19 Facility Preparedness" Award to Kelli Mueller 2020 Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce – Stars over Dulles – Finalist for Hospitality Hero for The National Conference Center and Individual Manager (Kelli Mueller) 2020 Smart Meetings – Platinum Choice Award Winner 2020 Smart Stars Reader's Choice Award for "Best Conference Center in the Mid-Atlantic" by Smart Meetings Magazine 2020 Convention South – 5X Readers’ Choice Award Winner 2020 Virginia Business Magazine as one of the “100 People to Know in Virginia” – Frank Estremera 2019 Best of Loudoun Winner for Best Event Planner – Amanda Heavner 2019 Smart Meetings – Platinum Choice Award Winner 2019 Convention South – Readers’ Choice Award Winner 2019 Smart Meetings - Smart Star Award “Best of the Best” and “Best Conference Center” 2019 Meetings Today, Best of, The National Conference Center 2019 Loudoun Chamber of Commerce - Community Leadership Award (Large Business) 2019 Loudoun Now, Loudoun’s Favorites “Business Event Venue” 2019 Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) SEAC, “Outstanding Job Training & Community Collaboration”, The Project Search Team and The National Conference Center 2019 Virginia, Restaurant, Lodging, and Travel Association – Ordinary Awards Winner for Chef of the Year – Frank Estremera 2019 Virginia, Restaurant, Lodging, and Travel Association – Ordinary Awards Winner for Hotel of the Year 2019 Loudoun 40 Under 40 Award – Chef Frank Estremera


Room features and guest services

  • Calls (local)
  • Calls (toll-free)
  • Internet access
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Voicemail box


  • All inclusive
  • Extended stay
  • Onsite catering
  • Onsite gift shop
  • Onsite restaurant
  • Onsite security
  • Outside caterers allowed
  • Space (outdoor)
  • Space (private)
  • Wheelchair accessible

Business services

  • AV capabilities
  • Business center
  • Video conference
  • VIP services

AV capabilities

  • AV equipment
  • High speed internet
  • Onsite AV staff

Recreational activities

  • Health club

Venue accessibility

  • Airport shuttle
  • Taxi


  • Dance floor
  • Loading dock
  • Portable heaters
  • Staging area

Getting Here

The National is conveniently located near three major airports: Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) – 14 Miles, 20 Minutes Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) – 35 Miles, 45 Minutes Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) – 70 Miles, 1 Hour and 20 Minutes Additionally, The National is accessible from Washington D.C. via The Washington Metro System, now with a stop at Dulles International Airport.


  • Complimentary parking
  • Bus parking

Distance from airport

  • 14 mi. from venue

National Conference Center Meeting Space

Total meeting space265,000 sq. ft.
Meeting rooms250
Largest room8,400 sq. ft.
Second largest room5,980 sq. ft.
Space (Private)Available
Space (Outdoor)Available
Exhibit Space16,000 sq. ft.

Floor plans

Guest Rooms

Total guest rooms917
Single (1 bed)839
Tax rate6%
Occupancy rate8%

Local Attractions

Bluemont Vineyard

29 mi. away
Nestled on the first ridge of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the tasting room sits 951 feet above sea level, overlooking the picturesque Loudoun Valley and their family farm, Great Country Farms, below.
18755 Foggy Bottom Road
Bluemont, VA, US 20135

Loudoun Breweries and LoCo Ale Trail

5 mi. away
Loudoun County, Virginia currently features 21 breweries with more coming. Take a trip down the LoCo Ale Trail to explore some of the best breweries in the county.

Ion International Training Center

5 mi. away
Ion International Training Center is a year-round, twin sheet indoor ice rink and Arena, serving recreational and professional figure skaters, ice dancers, pair skaters, synchronized skaters, and hockey players of Loudoun County, VA and around the world. One rink is encircled by Grandstand stadium seating, with a maximum 5,500 seats providing fans and Loudoun County residents a venue to enjoy a wide variety of activities and events. These activities include Hockey Games & Tournaments, Figure Skating Shows, Conventions and Competitions, Any In-door Sport’s Tournament, Concerts and other entertainments.

Black Olive Bar & Grill

0 mi. away
Black Olive Bar & Grill isn’t your average hotel bar. The 16-screen bar and restaurant located in The National’s North Building boasts one of the largest craft beer selection in Loudoun County and great drinks, savory menu selections and evening entertainment. At the Black Olive, you can catch the game on the big screen, shoot pool, play darts, or simply enjoy a Happy Hour cocktail.
18980 Upper Belmont Place
Leesburg, VA, US 20176

Oatlands Historic House & Gardens

Historical landmark
Oatlands is dedicated to advancing historic preservation by preserving the past and engaging the future. It is committed to interpreting the historical , cultural and natural significance of the property and to upholding its core values of stewardship, education, interpretation, research and community outreach.

DC's Wine Country

5 mi. away
With Loudoun’s rolling hills of farms and vineyards, pastures filled with grazing horses, and the Blue Ridge Mountains along the horizon, it’s hard to believe you’re just 25 miles from Washington DC. If you’re looking for the truly special Virginia views, here are a few recommendations – we doubt you’ll be able to tear yourself away from the view long enough to visit more than a few in one day.

Segra Field

6 mi. away
Cheer on the local team with an outing to see Loudoun United FC – a USL team with D.C. United – at their homefield in Leesburg. As the Official Hospitality Partner and Jersey Sponsor of Loudoun United, The National offers special group packages, as well as suite rentals for exclusive wait service in the 5,000-seat stadium at Segra Field.


5 mi. away
The premier entertainment and event venue in Ashburn with fun point-scoring golf games for all skill levels, upscale bar food and drinks, music and more!
20356 Commonwealth Center Dr,
Ashburn, VA, US 20147


The National Conference Center has been hosting next-level meetings, learning and development programs, conventions, and events for almost 50 years. Set on 46 scenic acres with 265,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, 917 guest rooms, and Northern Virginia's largest ballroom, The National is designed specifically for learning, innovation, and over the top events. The National provides a dedicated, flexible setting to ensure your program is a success. The National’s retreat-like and expansive complex, located on 46 wooded acres along the Potomac River, offers 250 meeting rooms, an 880-seat dining room, 917 guest rooms and the largest ballroom in Northern Virginia, accommodating up to 1,800 people. Our experienced team will take your program to the next level with dynamic programming, creative concept meeting rooms, innovative team-building, unforgettable culinary experiences, and more. Location: 14 miles from Washington Dulles International Airport 45 minutes from Washington, D.C. Set on 46 wooded acres along the Potomac River Airport shuttles available upon request via our transportation partner Uber, Lyft Complimentary Parking The Washington Metro is available to Dulles International Airport, providing transportation directly to and from Washington, DC Meeting Space: 265,000 square feet of meeting space 250 meeting rooms and breakout space Northern Virginia’s largest ballroom (16,552 sq. ft.) Room Features & Guest Services: 839 standard guest rooms 78 spacious suites 24/7 Registration Campus (three buildings) connected via subterranean walkways Amenities: Dedicated team of certified conference planners Onsite IT, AV and Communications team experts In-house bar and grill Team building and leadership development programs Private culinary experiences such as Chef’s Table and Wine Tastings Complimentary Wi-Fi in meeting rooms, public spaces, and guest rooms Mailroom Business Services: VIP Services Classified Security Clearance GSA Approved Facilities & Recreation: Outdoor courtyard, patios, and terraces with fire pits Distraction-free campus with 46 wooded acres Walking trails and running maps Expansive West Lawn Black Olive Bar & Grill The Secret private lounge Award-winning culinary program, 880-seat Dining Room Teambuilding Opportunities State-of-the-art Fitness Room with cardio, cycling, weights, and yoga studio Mailroom/warehouse for shipping, receiving and storage

Additional Information

Certifications: Green Seal Certified GSA Approved