The Ritz-Carlton

The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C. is one of the most ideally situated hotels with a location near Dupont Circle and within walking distance of the city’s iconic attractions. Discover cafes, galleries and upscale shopping and bistros that line the idyllic streets of Georgetown and the West End neighborhood. In the evening, venture out and experience the endless options for nightlife and entertainment just steps away.

We are pleased to announce the negotiated room rate is $319 USD per night. Based upon your registration, SE2 will reserve your room for you. Upon your arrival, you will be asked to provide your personal credit card for all guest room charges and incidentals. Please be advised that all pre/post-meeting accommodations are not considered confirmed until SE2 has confirmed availability with The Rtiz-Carlton, Washington, D.C. A SE2 representative will contact you directly in the event that your pre/post-meeting request cannot be accommodated.

Valet parking will be complimentary to all Forum attendees.

check-in Check-In: 3:00 PM
check-outCheck-Out: 12:00 PM

Please Note: The discounted group rate is available until Thursday, August 25, 2017 or until the event’s room block is filled, whichever is first. Reservations received after this date will be made on a space-available basis at the hotel’s prevailing rate.

Note: In order to avoid fees, you must cancel your reservation by 3:00 PM the day prior to your scheduled arrival. Please contact SE2 via email at if you need to cancel your registration.


The Equinox is located next door to the Ritz-Carlton. This 100,000 square-foot club provides on-the-go members with a respite that’s sure to energize. An indoor salt-water lap pool, dedicated boxing area, full-sized indoor basketball court, various sports leagues and exclusive Mind Body programming round out this DC health club.

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Club Highlights:

  • Basketball Court
  • pool
  • squash
    Squash Court
  • therapy-pool
    Therapy Pool
  • locker
    Locker Room
  • sun
    Sun Deck

Westend Bistro

Discover Westend Bistro, an award-winning casual American bistro located in Washington, D.C.’s trendy West End. Our dedicated culinary team presents updated bistro classics, infusing modern and traditional techniques inspired by the seasons. The focus is on the ingredients, culled from fresh, quality produce from the farms and fields of Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania.