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2020 Annual Conference - Hotel and Travel Information

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Hotel and Travel Information


MGM National Harbor
101 MGM National Avenue
Oxon Hill, MD 20745
(10.8 miles away from Washington, D.C.)



Call-in Reservations: (301) 971-5000
Online Reservations:

Room Rate: $199 per night, single/double occupancy, plus a reduced daily resort fee of $12.00
Reservation Deadline: Friday, April 24, 2020

If you call the MGM National Harbor to make your reservation, please remember to mention the Public Media Business Association (PMBA) to obtain the group rate. If you choose to book online, please book directly through the hotel website to ensure that your room is included in the PMBA room block.

Please do not book through a third-party site (e.g., Expedia, Kayak).

Hotel reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis until Friday, April 24, 2020, or until the block has sold out. PMBA cannot guarantee the group rate if rooms are still available in the PMBA block after April 24, 2020.

About the Hotel
At the MGM National Harbor, encounter a sensory experience unlike any other. Discover high-quality art seamlessly integrated throughout the resort’s public spaces. Treat yourself as you stroll the district and explore the luxury retail shops on site. The resort offers incredible entertainment and restaurants such as Osteria Costa, Fish, Ginger, the upscale food court, and more. Enjoy your stay at the MGM National Harbor.

Check-in Time: 3:00 pm
Checkout Time: 11:00 am
Valet Parking: $24 per night
Self-Parking: Complimentary

Travel Information


Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is 10 miles (30–40 minutes) from the MGM National Harbor.
Dulles International Airport (IAD) is 35 miles (45 minutes) from the MGM National Harbor.
Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI) is 38 miles (60–70 minutes) from the MGM National Harbor.


has partnered with PMBA and is offering discounted airfare to all attendees traveling to Washington, D.C. Airports. When booking online at, use Offer Code ZH8Q384006.

If you call United at (800) 426-1122, please remember to provide the following information: Code ZH8Q384006.


Ronald Reagan National Airport: $35–$50 depending on traffic.
Dulles International Airport: $80–$95 depending on traffic.
Baltimore/Washington International Airport: $85–$100 depending on traffic.


Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport: $20–$25
Dulles International Airport: $55–$60
Baltimore/Washington International Airport: $65–$70


Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport: $20
Dulles International Airport: $40-$45
Baltimore/Washington International Airport: $65-$70


• $31 per person to/from Reagan National Airport.
• $45 per person to/from Dulles International Airport.
• $45 per person to/from Baltimore/Washington International Airport.

Train (Metro)

From Ronald Reagan National Airport: The Washington, D.C. metro National Airport station on the yellow line provides service to downtown. The blue line arrives at the airport every 15 minutes. You can take the yellow line to the King Street metro stop and then take the NH2 bus to National Avenue. The hotel is about 200 feet from the bus stop. Visit the Washington Area Metro website for more information and maps.


The temperature in Oxon Hill, Maryland, in late May averages in the mid-70s during the day and high 50s at night.

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