For meeting space requests at the Washington Marriott Marquis, please contact the hotel directly at 202-824-9200.

For meeting space requests at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, please read the policy below. All requests are to be in writing by filling out the Meeting Space Request form and sent to Melissa Wenczkowski at or via fax at 703-243-2589.

AUSA’s policy on function space requests for the Convention Center only:

  • No run of show space requests allowed. Max time allotted is 4 hours, per day. AUSA receives many requests and meeting space is limited.
  • Meeting Space Requests will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • We will have “pop-up” meeting space available for use. These requests can only be made on site starting Sunday, 8 October at 0800 by going to room 206 in the Convention Center.

The following Room Rentals will apply:

  • Non-Members not exhibiting or sponsoring at the Annual Meeting: $800.00 per hour
  • Corporate and Sustaining Members not exhibiting or sponsoring at the Annual Meeting: $400.00 per hour
  • No charge for exhibiting companies, sponsoring companies, Chapters and Military/Government organizations.

Please note that these rental charges do not include specialty equipment, audio visual, internet, food and beverage or any other costs associated with the room. These charges are the responsibility of the company.

A credit card must be on file in order to process room assignments (for those required to pay room rental only). If paying by check, the check must be received by AUSA no later than 18 September 2017. Credit cards will be charge on or around 18 September 2017. There will be no refunds or cancellations after the card has been charged or a check has been received.