Host Your Event at The National Press Club

Since 1908, the National Press Club has been Washington’s home for news, business and social events in the nation’s capital, hosting more than 2,000 public and private events annually featuring global leaders in media, business, politics, sports and entertainment. Our full-service meeting and conference center provides in-house gourmet catering, professional A/V and multimedia production services, giving you a full range of options to accommodate 15 to 1,500 guests for in-person and/or virtual events.

Nestled in the heart of downtown Washington between The White House, Washington Monument and Capitol Hill with easy access to Metro, parking and hotels, the National Press Club offers a unique historic setting like no other, and also provides the convenience, value and world-class service you deserve.

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In-Person Events – The National Press Club has returned to hosting full-capacity business and social events in the heart of downtown Washington, DC, in alignment with the latest guidelines provided by the DC Mayor and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The safety of our guests, clients and staff continues to be our top priority. Our staff have been fully vaccinated, and we are continuing best practices to provide a healthy and safe environment to host your events. A detailed summary of these practices is available www.press.org/safetyfirst

Hybrid Events – Expand the reach and impact of your in-person event by incorporating a live webcast or interactive online experience. Not only does this help you reach a broader audience geographically, but it gives your attendees the flexibility to engage and participate in your event at their own safety comfort level. Hybrid events are the best of both worlds and allow you to maximize your audience.

Fully Virtual Events – Through our multimedia production services unit and interactive virtual events platform, we can produce a professional online event to help you reach audiences around the globe for any type of event or program; educational seminars, media briefings, interviews, panel discussions, awards programs and more. These professional productions can include multiple programs and speakers (remote or in-studio), with video/graphic inserts, lower thirds, interactive polling and more that can be streamed to your website, YouTube channel, Facebook page, Twitter account or any combination of these.

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The National Press Club’s historic and elegant venue is perfectly complemented by the creative cuisine and the impeccable service provided by our in-house catering team, led by Executive Chef Susan Delbert. The Press Club prides itself on the use of fresh, quality ingredients. All beef is Certified Angus Beef; our seafood is delivered fresh daily from right here in the Chesapeake Region. Most fish and meats are hand-butchered in house. Fruits and vegetables are local when available and seasonal alternatives guarantee the best flavor and freshness. Pastries and desserts are made by artisans using only the finest ingredients and old world techniques. Virtually every meal is made from scratch.

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Audio/Visual/Multimedia Services

The National Press Club hosts events every day featuring world leaders and celebrities that are broadcast around the globe, which means our AV team has to be great, every time.  Our full-time professional staff is second to none in providing the most advanced technological support and services to take your event to the next level and ensure everything goes smoothly.  We offer a full-range of AV equipment, experienced personnel and interactive technologies for any type of event to dazzle your audience in the room as well as those tuning in from around the globe.

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"I have planned events around the DC area for years from the Four Seasons to The Ritz, but your staff not only accepted and accommodated every last minute change with ease and efficiency, but with five star service and smiles – all signs of true professionalism.”   Anna V., American Automobile Association

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