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Washington D.C. Idealist Grad Fair

Date: Monday September 23, 2019

Time: 5pm to 8pm

Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall D, 801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, DC 20001

Exhibitors are encouraged to arrive at the venue at 3:30 PM. This will give you ample time to set up your booth and grab a light refreshment before students begin arriving at 5 P.M.


*Please note that neither Idealist nor the venue are responsible for lost packages. We strongly recommend you bring materials with you to the fair in case your package doesn't arrive to the venue as this has happened in the past.

Shipping will be available for the Washington DC fair for a fee. Boxes can begin arriving on September 18th. To ensure that your package is sorted properly, you MUST attach the label linked below. Additionally, please fax the credit card authorization form linked below as any boxes without an associated credit card authorization form will not be released. Please bring a copy of the credit card authorization form with you in addition to faxing it to the business center.

Shipping materials out after the fair will be available as well. Please bring a prepaid shipping label with you to the venue. Idealist is not responsible for any packages without a shipping label.

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Capitol Business Center Credit Card Authorization Form


WiFi will be available on the Walter E. Washington guest network.


There are over 3000 parking spaces in a three block radius of the facility. These spaces are available on a first come, first serve basis. Download the parking map (pdf).

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