ACEC 2017 Annual Convention and Legislative Summit

On April 23rd-26th at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park, the American Council of Engineering Companies will be holding its 2017 Annual Convention and Legislative Summit just down the road from our Washington DC Bed and Breakfast. The convention will have many exhibits, sessions, and keynote speakers. One of those keynote speakers include, Nicolle Wallace, a Political Analyst and Former White House Director of Communications, she will be opening the general session with her talk, “The New Political Landscape.”

The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) is the voice of America’s engineering industry. Council members – numbering more than 5,000 firms representing more than 500,000 employees throughout the country – are engaged in a wide range of engineering works that propel the nation’s economy, and enhance and safeguard America’s quality of life. These works allow Americans to drink clean water, enjoy a healthy life, take advantage of new technologies, and travel safely and efficiently. The Council’s mission is to contribute to America’s prosperity and welfare by advancing the business interests of member firms.

ACEC’s roots date back to 1909 when a small group of engineers in private practice established the American Institute of Consulting Engineers (AICE), the forerunner of ACEC. Today ACEC is a large federation of 51 state and regional councils representing the great breadth of America’s engineering industry. ACEC member firms employ hundreds of thousands of engineers, architects, land surveyors, scientists, and other specialists, responsible for more than $200 billion of private and public works annually. Member firms range in size from a single registered professional engineer to corporations employing thousands of professionals.

Our Washington DC Bed and Breakfast, American Guest House, accommodates any traveler. We are centrally located, 10 minutes’ walk to DuPont Circle metro/subway, 1 mile northwest of National Mall. If you’re looking to save some money during your trip to, check out our room rates. We provide both single and double-occupancy rooms ranging from $149 to $249 plus tax per night. We always serve a homemade breakfast special every morning and offer our guests great amenities. We are conveniently located less than a 10-minute walk to the DuPont Metro Station and a short Metro ride to the US Capitol.

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