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Worldwide Partner Conference
Why Washington, D.C.?
Washington, D.C. is one of the world’s most talked-about destinations and attracts nearly 18 million visitors from around the globe each year. With a huge assortment of attractions, from monuments and memorials on the National Mall to the Library of Congress and the National Gallery of Art to the breathtaking museums like the Smithsonian Institution, it’s no wonder Washington, D.C. was named the #1 US destination in 2011 by Travel and Leisure. In 2014, the Worldwide Partner Conference takes place in this accommodating, cosmopolitan city at the centrally-located Walter E. Washington Convention Center (WEWCC).
Want everything you need to know to prepare for your trip in one document? Download our WPC 2014 Know Before You Go, which includes information about our host city of Washington, D.C., transportation, meals, shuttle schedules, weather & more. You can also find detailed information about the week’s events on our Agenda page.
Please remember,  Washington, D.C. is a busy, big city, so be please make sure to be aware of your surroundings while traveling to and from the Convention Center and to take care to make sure that all of your belongings are accounted for.
Conference guide
Download the WPC 2014 Conference Guide for all of the details you need when you get onsite. Get information like transportation options and schedules, floor plans, agenda, WiFi info and more.
Getting there
To help you get from home to here, we’ve negotiated discounts with the following transportation companies. Click for details:
Shuttle services are provided to attendees between WPC 2014 hotels and key conference locations like the Walter E Convention Center, Verizon Center and the Partner Celebration. Check out the routes map and schedule.

In addition to the shuttles below, there will also be shuttles available on Sunday from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM from both DCA and Dulles airports to the convention center.

NOTE: Attendees must show proof of registration before boarding the shuttles, and there will not be stops for individuals hotels. See schedule below for shuttles from the Convention Center to your hotel.
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In addition to WPC sponsored transportation (see schedule above), Washington D.C. has a variety of options to keep you moving.
Taxi Cabs
Fares begin at $3, plus $0.27 per each additional 1/8 mile. If you are taking a taxi van, there is a $1 additional charge for each additional passenger (up to three people, or $3 max).
Metrobus provides more than 400,000 trips each weekday serving 11,500 bus stops in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. Check out a map of all of the bus stops in the D.C. area, or plan a bus trip.
Metrorail provides safe, clean, reliable transit service for more than 700,000 customers a day throughout the Washington, D.C. area.
Metrorail operates:
  • Monday through Thursday from 5:00 a.m. to midnight
  • Friday from 5:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m.
  • Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m.
  • Sunday from 7:00 a.m. to midnight
Base fares start at $1.70 per trip (including trips between all downtown points), but the rates are higher for visitors traveling from the suburbs and during peak hours.
DC Circulator
Affordable at just $1 and travels along five specific routes designed for easy-on, easy-off access at points of interest throughout the District.  Buses arrive at stops every 10 minutes. For times check out the D.C. Circulator schedule.