AFCC Conference Hotel Information
Booking Your Hotel Room
The conference is being held in the Washington, DC area at the:
Reserve Hotel Rooms at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
(owned by the Marriott)
201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD 20745
AFCC has a limited block of hotel rooms available at special rates for the conference. Bookings are open now! The number of reserved rooms is limited; they are available on a first-come-first-served basis.
Single/double occupancy rooms: $279.00
Atrium View Rooms*: $319.00
*This is an upgrade option on the reservation link
When Making Your Reservation
The standard room types for single & double occupancy can be either a room with one king bed or two queen beds. During the reservation process, attendees may request a room with one king bed or two queen beds (in the Requests area you can specify either two queen beds or one king bed). All requests are based on hotel availability and the hotel will do its best to accommodate. In addition, we have reserved a limited number of rooms at special rates for Saturday night (for early arrivals) and for Tuesday night (for late departures). If you have a choice, make your hotel reservations as soon as possible to get those great rates!
About the Hotel
The Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center opened on July 1, 2021, following a $64 million renovation!
Perched on the shores of the Potomac River and just minutes from downtown Washington, D.C., the stylish resort offers convenient access to National Harbor, Maryland's most beloved attractions, including the Capital Wheel, TopGolf, MGM National Harbor®, and Tanger Outlets.
With brand-new redesigned, luxurious guest room & suites, the signature Pose Rooftop bar & lounge experience, an exciting line-up of family-friendly summer activities & entertainment, and enhanced safety and health protocols, we’ve made the reopening worth the wait!
High-speed Internet access in guest rooms
Two bottled waters replenished daily in your guest room
Access to Fitness Center & Indoor Pool
Local, toll-free and domestic long-distance telephone calls
$10 credit towards dry cleaning services
Daily newspaper available in Key Provisions
Coupon book with a valued savings of over $100
National Harbor shuttle transportation to several locations through-out National Harbor
Experience modern room renovations... Each of the guest rooms and suites have been completely renovated with all-new designs, furnishings, and finishes. The luxurious rooms pay homage to American heritage with thoughtful spaces and curated artwork sure to provide an extraordinary stay.
No guest services ordered by a guest shall be charged to the Alternative Fuels & Chemicals Coalition but shall be paid by the guest at checkout.
The block of rooms reserved for the AFCC conference includes the 18% Sales Tax Per Night. The $22 daily resort fee is also included in the AFCC conference rate.
Please note that the parking fee is currently $32.00 for self-parking and $55.00 for valet parking plus applicable tax, currently 6%.
COVID Precautions at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
The 2023 AFCC Global Biobased Economy Events team will kick-off the third annual conference with precautions taken to ensure safety as its first criteria.
To promote the safety of everyone at the conference, AFCC will follow the guidance and requirements of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and the county in which the resort is located – Price George County – which does not have an indoor mask mandate in place.
"At Gaylord Hotels, the health & safety of our guests, attendees, community and STARS ( employees) remain of paramount importance to us. The COVID-19 pandemic has required us to raise our demanding standards to an even higher level with new protocols for the current circumstances. We have elevated our cleanliness standards and are changing hospitality norms. As a part of Marriott International's family, we have put in place a multi-pronged approach designed to meet the health and safety challenges presented by COVID-19 as outlined in Marriott's Commitment to Clean. These protocols will continue to adapt to current needs, in consultation with federal, state and local authorities and health experts. You can see more detail about our cleanliness protocols at GaylordHotelsClean.com. Currently in the county in which the resort is located – Price George’s County – which does not have an indoor mask mandate in place.
We continue to have hand sanitizer stations throughout public areas and have replaced our air filters throughout the whole building with MERV 13 Filters."