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2022 Spring Convention and Barge-In

Washington, DC
May 16-19, 2022
Once a year, the AWO membership gathers in our nation's capital for a week of prime advocacy, compelling meetings, and great networking opportunities.  We are pleased to invite you to attend this impactful week.  This meeting is members-only.  If you are not an AWO member and would like to attend, please contact Caitlin Clark for more information.

Hotel Information

The Watergate Hotel
2650 Virginia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20037 Get Directions

For member convenience, a block of rooms has been reserved at the Watergate for $299 per night, exclusive of taxes and fees.  To take advantage of the group rate, click here to reserve your room or call 202-838-4493 and mention “AWO Spring Convention.” The hotel can also be reached via email at This group rate will be available until Monday, April 25, or until all rooms are booked, whichever happens first. If you plan to come early or stay late, it is best to make your hotel reservation by phone or email.

Schedule At-A-Glance

Monday, May 16, 2022

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Welcome Reception
Moretti Terrace

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Moretti Foyer
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Morning Run
(Meet in Lobby)
DC Monuments
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Light Breakfast Available
Moretti Foyer
9:00 am - 11:45pm
Annual Membership and Board of Directors Meeting
Moretti Ballroom
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Break for Lunch
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
PAC Supporter Lunch and VIP Clutch
Cecchi Ballroom
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Educational Session & Barge-In Prep
Moretti Ballroom
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Spring Convention Reception
Top of the Gate
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Social Dinner
Tony & Joe's

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Grab-n-Go Breakfast
All Day
Capitol Hill
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Rooftop Closing Reception
Hall of States