Hotel & Travel Information

Event Location and Hotel Discount Deadline

The SAWC Spring | WHS 2023 Conference will be held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland! 

To receive the negotiated conference rate, please make your hotel reservation no later than March 24, 2023.

Hotel Reservations

Registration for SAWC Spring | WHS 2023 must be completed before hotel reservations will be accepted. To register, please visit Once you have completed the registration process, your confirmation email will include a link to secure your hotel room at the discounted room rate. Please note that the hotel will not accept reservations directly.

Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center

Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center

201 Waterfront Street     |     National Harbor, MD 20745     |     T: 301-965-4000

Standing on the banks of the Potomac River, Gaylord National Resort welcomes guests to an upscale experience in the heart of National Harbor. The premier destination is only minutes from Washington, D.C. and Old Town Alexandria and just steps away from the restaurants and entertainment of National Harbor including: The Capital Wheel, MGM National Harbor, and Tanger Outlets. With newly-renovated guest rooms and suites, a 19-story indoor garden Atrium, a premier steakhouse, an award-winning spa, and a rooftop lounge - it is the ideal getaway. Featuring year-round resort entertainment and a variety of dining options, Gaylord National is the ultimate destination for leisure and business travelers. For those planning or attending their next meeting or event, the resort has over 546,000 sq ft of flexible meeting space, 1,886 beautiful guest rooms, and 110 spectacular suites. With a prime location, entertainment, dining, and so much more, you can create life-long memories at Gaylord National.

Check-in Time: 4:00 PM | Check-out Time: 11:00 AM

Room Rate: $235.00 single/double per night plus taxes

SAWC has obtained a few blocks of overflow rooms. 
Reservations must be made no later than Tuesday, March 28, 2023. 

AC Hotel National Harbor, 156 Waterfront St, National Harbor, MD 20745.
Rate is $269 plus tax single/double occupancy. 

Book Here to secure your reservation.   

Hampton Inn and Suites National Harbor, 250 Waterfront Street, Oxon Hill, MD 20745
Rate: $289/night plus tax single/double occupancy.

Book Here to secure your reservation.

Hyatt Place National Harbor, 123 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD 20745
Rate: $269/night plus tax single/double occupancy.

Book Here to secure your reservation.

Changes and Cancellations

To change your reservation, please contact the hotel directly at T: 301-965-4000.

Hassle Free Booking Experience

We want to ensure that your visit to the Gaylord National is as safe, convenient and memorable as possible.  Staying at our host hotel provides a hassle-free booking experience and puts you at the heart of the activity surrounding the conference.

SAWC Spring encourages attendees to book within our room block in order to:

  • Save Money - To make the best use of your registration dollars, we have negotiated special reduced rates when you book before the cutoff date of Friday, March 24, 2023.
  • Gain Additional Networking Opportunities - By staying at the conference hotels, you enhance your opportunities to meet with colleagues and share experiences and ideas. Plus, when you book within the block, you gain access to important announcements at check-in and any room drops arranged by exhibitors.
  • Support Future Meetings - When you book within the block, you help to keep meeting costs as low as possible and enable us to provide some of the important meeting features attendees have come to enjoy. You are not only supporting SAWC Spring – you are reinforcing our reputation and locking in special rates for future meetings, enhancing the overall attendee experience.

Remember, the deadline to reserve a room at the discounted rates is Friday, March 24, 2023. A limited number of rooms are available at the conference hotel. Be sure to book within our block and make the most of your hotel experience. A one night room and tax is required to hold your reservation and is nonrefundable for any cancellation.  In addition to room and tax, the hotel also charges a daily resort fee of $22.00 plus applicable taxes which will be charged at check in.  Additional guest charges may apply for more than two occupants per room – check when making your reservations.

Beware of Hotel Reservation Scams!

HMP Global is the Official Housing Provider for SAWC Spring | WHS 2023. Solicitation of hotel reservations from any housing provider other than HMP Global is not approved by SAWC Spring Management. Hotel reservations made by unaffiliated organizations may appear to be for lower rates; however, they may be illegitimate. Please be aware of, and report, any unauthorized solicitation to HMP (800.237.7285 x4218) or email

Getting to the Gaylord National

Airports and Airfare
The Gaylord National is accessible from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), Thurgood Marshall International Airport (BWI) and the Washington DC - Union Train Station.

Airfare Discounts

Airfare discounts from 2% to 10% for SAWC Spring participants are available through various airlines. Book your flight by contacting:

United Airlines

Book your flight by clicking here or calling 800.426.1122
Use discount code ZM7X178814

Delta Airlines

Book your flight by clicking here or calling 800.328.1111
Use discount code NM247

For further assistance making airline reservations, please call HMP Travel at 800.237.7285 x4218. There is a $35/ticket charge for this service.

Ground Transportation Services

Ground Transportation Services

To view transportation options click one of the airports below: