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ABA/ABA Financial Crimes Enforcement Conference

​December 8-10, 2019 • Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel • Washington, DC


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Join Us in National Harbor, MD

The conference and optional workshop will be held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, within proximity of the DC metropolitan area's three major airports - DCA, IAD, and BWI.

Situated on the banks of the Potomac, National Harbor is home to more than 160 enticing shops and 40 delicious restaurants with views of downtown DC and Old Town Alexandria. For more information about the area, please visit


 Hotel & Venue


MLEC-HotelGaylord National Resort and Convention Center
201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, MD 20745
Phone: (301) 965-4000

This spectacular waterfront resort, with a stunning 19-story glass atrium and sweeping views of the Potomac River, is steps from National Harbor's premier entertainment and shopping district and only 8 miles south of the nation's capital. After exploring the city and surrounding areas, return to our first-class resort featuring a rejuvenating spa, indoor pool and whirlpool, state-of-the-art fitness center and a number of unique restaurants and shops.


 Room Reservation


The ABA cutoff date to reserve a room for the Financial Crimes Enforcement Conference has passed. To make a new reservation, or to modify an existing reservation, please contact the property directly at (301) 965-4000. Please note that prevailing rates will apply. We look forward to seeing you there.




Airport Travel

The Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center is approximately 8 miles from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), 35 miles from Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and 40 miles from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI).

Ground Transportation

SHUTTLE SERVICE  •  SuperShuttle is the Gaylord's preferred shuttle service to all local airports. For rate information and to make your SuperShuttle reservation call 1-800-660-8000, reserve online at or visit the Transportation Desk in the Gaylord Front Lobby. Gaylord Resort hotel guests are eligible for special rate when using code GNR50; contact SuperShuttle for details.

TAXI  •  Average taxi fares to/from the airports are $28 each way for DCA, $80 each way for IAD, and $70 each way for BWI.

CAR RENTALS  •  Special ABA discounts through Hertz Car Rental are listed on the ABA Travel Discounts page.

PARKING  •  Overnight parking for guests is currently $30/day for self-parking and $43/day for valet plus taxes with in/out privileges and is subject to change.

DIRECTIONS  •  For driving directions to the hotel, visit the Gaylord's website.

Transportation to Area Attractions

Gaylord National registered overnight guests can enjoy free transportation to both the MGM Hotel & Casino and Tanger Outlets on the Harbor Circulator Bus. The shuttle bus runs daily from 11 am - 4 pm.

In addition, downtown DC is just a short taxi ride away from National Harbor, or attendees can easily take the National Harbor Water Taxi to Old Town Alexandria. Hotel guests may contact the concierge for assistance locating National Harbor and DC attractions.


 Other Information



Business casual is appropriate for all events and sessions.


Average daily temperatures range from 32°F in the evenings to 48°F in the daytime. Don't forget to check The Weather Channel before packing. Since meeting room temperature tend to be cool, we suggest bringing a light jacket or sweater.

Conference Policies

Read ABA Conference Policies to help answer additional questions.

General ​Hotel/Travel Questions? Please contact June Janny for more information.