Hotel & Travel

Hotel Accommodations Book your hotel for Washington, D.C. through the NBMBAA® Housing Block and get the lowest negotiated rates on the closest hotels. Booking through NBMBAA® supports our educational efforts and ensures you have:

Registration Requirements

You do not have to be registered for Conference to secure a room right now. But you must register by August 1st to ensure your room is guaranteed. Prior to housing cutoff, we will review the housing list against the registration list and if you are not registered for our Conference, your room may be cancelled.

Beware: Housing Pirates

The approved Housing provider for the NBMBAA® Annual Conference is MCI USA. NBMBAA® will NEVER call you to solicit you to purchase hotel rooms. If someone you don’t know calls you unsolicited to mention NBMBAA® and asks you to provide a card to hold rooms via phone, this is a scam. Please let us know via

Air Travel

The nearest airport to downtown Washington, D.C. is Reagan National Airport (DCA). This airport is serviced by American, Delta, Jet Blue, Southwest and United.

The DC Metro feeds straight into DCA and the Yellow Line can be taken straight to Mt. Vernon Sq/Convention Center.

Air Travel discount codes are coming soon!

Where to Fly

The Washington, D.C. area is home to three airports. We recommend flying to Washington-Regan Airport (DCA), which is closest to downtown and the Convention Center district.

The next closest, BWI (Baltimore-Washington) will require a train/car ride to D.C. and could take 60-90 minutes.

Flight Discounts from Delta

Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer special discounts for National Black MBA Association Annual Conference and Expo!

Please visit and use the code NY39R to book your flights.

You may also call Delta Meeting Network® at 1.800.328.1111* Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. (EST) and refer to Meeting Event Code NY39R
*Please note there is not a service fee for reservations booked and ticketed via our reservation 800 number.


Washington, D.C. is very accessible from the East Coast via train. Amtrak runs both regional and Acela service through Union Station.

Train Travel

Washington, D.C. is on the Amtrak line for the East Coast corridor and can be accessed via regional and the Acela. Union Station is the nearest station. Metro from Union Station can transfer you to the Convention Center area. Traveling with a group of 15 or more via Amtrak? Make a discount request HERE.


Washington, D.C. metro has a number of parking options both via hotels and public lots. You may also use Spot Hero or another parking reservation service.


Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt. Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC 20001

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Conference Registration is Now Open!