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2020 NLC Housing

Registered students & advisors are required to stay at an official conference property. Failure to comply will result in disqualification.

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Independent chapters will be assigned based on availability. Taxes & fees are subject to change. BPA reserves the right to re-assign delegate housing should the need arise. A limited number of hotel rooms are available for pre- and post- conference stays. The official stay for the 2020 National Leadership Conference is Wednesday, May 6 – Sunday, May 10, 2020.

All housing reservations must be made online during your conference registration process through our Online Conference Registration System.

Official NLC Conference Properties

Visit the Gaylord National website

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center

201 Waterfront Street
Oxon Hill, MD 20745

Assigned States: AK, DE, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, MA, MI, MN (PS), MT, NM, OH, SC, TX

Rate: $285.00 (1-4 Persons Occupancy) + 18% Occupancy Taxes

Visit the Gaylord National Website
Visit the AC Hotel website

AC Hotel National Harbor

156 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, Maryland 20745

Assigned States: MN(S)
Rate: $264.00 (1-4 Persons Occupancy) + 18% Occupancy Taxes

Visit the AC Hotel website
Visit the Residence Inn website

Residence Inn National Harbor

192 Waterfront St
National Harbor, Maryland 20745

Assigned States: FL, WI
Rate: $264.00 (1-4 Persons Occupancy) + 18% Occupancy Taxes

Visit the Residence Inn website
Visit the Westin Washington website

Westin Washington National Harbor

171 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, Maryland 20745

Assigned States: OK
Rate: $269.00 (1-4 Persons Occupancy) + 18% Occupancy Taxes

Visit the Westin National Harbor website

Independent Chapter Assignments

Independent chapters and overflow will be assigned to one of the above official conference properties as space permits.

Airline Discounts

Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, and American Airlines are all offering discounted airfare for travel related to the Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference. Please refer to the information provided below:


Airport Code

Distance to Convention Hotels

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (recommended)


8 miles / 20 minutes

Dulles International Airport


35 miles / 45 minutes

Baltimore/Washington International Airport


43 miles / 50 minutes

Airport Shuttle

Business Professionals of America has partnered with ConferenceDirect to provide this roundtrip shuttle transportation option between the airports and conference hotels. By booking this option, you will be able to pay for your transportation along with your conference registration. Rates and availability for this ground transportation option are below:

Roundtrip Transportation from


Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport


Dulles International Airport


Baltimore/Washington International Airport


Arrival Transportation:
Tuesday, May 5th
Wednesday, May 6th
Thursday, May 7th

Departure Transportation:
Saturday, May 9th
Sunday, May 10th

During the registration process in the online conference registration system, be sure to select the appropriate shuttle option for each attendee under the Items tab. Once you have booked your flights, send your itinerary and contact information to Owen Hamilton at owen.hamilton@conferencedirect.com. You will be contacted by the ground transportation crew prior to your arrival so you know where to locate the shuttles. There will be guides throughout the airport to assist you, as well.

Car Rental Discounts

Visit Avis.com

Avis is the preferred car rental partner of Business Professionals of America offering BPA members benefits and discounts. With over 4,400 locations worldwide, Avis is conveniently located at all major airports and in your neighborhood and offers special benefits and superior service to BPA travelers. When renting a car for your next travels, be sure to use AWD# J659563 to receive all the benefits awarded to BPA members.

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