Hotel and Travel Information


The 2017 Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center located at 801 Mount Vernon Pl NW, Washington, DC 20001.


The Passkey site to make hotel reservations is now closed.

For changes to existing reservations, please contact your assigned hotel starting on Monday, June 12th as the hotels will need time to complete entering the reservations.

For new reservations requests, the Washington Plaza is accepting reservations at the group rate, please call 202.408.6150 and ask for either Chris or Lee.


For new reservation requests, you can use this link to check for room availability in the downtown area at non-conference rates.


Reagan National Airport

Airport code: DCA / 5 miles

Washington Dulles International Airport

Airport code: IAD / 28 miles

Baltimore Washington International Airport

Airport code: BWI / 32 miles


Premier is pleased to announce that we have partnered with Egencia (an Expedia company) to provide a user-friendly, online self-booking tool. The online system allows you to book travel 24/7. Members and suppliers are welcome to book their travel through the special meeting link below to take advantage of Premier’s airline discounts. You are responsible for purchasing your flights.

If you are a committee member, concurrent speaker, Premier employee or part of the working staff, do not book your travel using the link below. Each group will receive instructions and a special link in your invitations.

Egencia has the following transaction fees:

Booking online – $4 (and an additional $2 for booking Southwest)

Talk to an agent 877.265.1622 – $25 (and an additional $2 fee for booking Southwest)

Click this link to begin your online travel booking.

If you have previously created a username/password in Egencia, please enter them to use your saved profile.

If you are a new Egencia user, please create a profile:

  • Enter your full name as it appears on your government-issued ID.
  • Enter your email address.
  • Create username and password. You may choose to keep your username and password to book future flights to Premier meetings.
  • Click “Create this account” and then “find a flight.”
  • When you are asked “Billable,” please select “no,” then skip the next question concerning RU#.
  • Be sure to complete your reservation so you receive an itinerary with a confirmed flight. Flights may be “saved” for future booking, but they are not ticketed and prices are not guaranteed until the reservation is complete.


Reagan National Airport

  • Taxi fare: $25 (one way)
  • SuperShuttle: $18 (one way) reservations needed
  • UberX: $14-18 (one way)

Washington Dulles International Airport

  • Taxi fare: $70 (one way)
  • SuperShuttle: $44 (one way) reservations needed
  • UberX: $40-52 (one way)

Baltimore Washington International Airport

  • Taxi fare: $70 (one way)
  • SuperShuttle: $45 (one way) reservations needed
  • UberX: $41-55


As one of the country’s most accessible cities, Washington is surrounded by three major airports, Amtrak and a first-rate subway system, Metro. The Walter E. Washington Convention Center is located between 7th and 9th Streets and N Street and Mt. Vernon Place in downtown DC, right across from Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square.

801 Mt. Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC


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).


Yellow/Green line: Mt Vernon Sq/7th St-Convention Center
Download the Metro Map (pdf) for schedule