Basic Info

Hotel Information:

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

ADA Accessibility/Accommodations:

ALTA is committed to ensuring that our convention is fully accessible to all persons. If you have a specific dietary or accessibility requirement, please contact Lauren Dollerschell at the Registration Desk and every effort will be made to accommodate your request. Help us accommodate you by letting us know of any requirements in advance.


ALTA staff will be pleased to assist you in any way possible. Please call upon the staff (identified by blue badges) if you need help at any time.


Business attire is appropriate for all events during ALTA Advocacy Summit except the Dinner Cruise on the Potomac hosted by TIPAC & TAN. Attendees are encourage to wear business casual. 


Please visit the ALTA Registration Desk upon arrival to obtain your badge and other important information. Name badges must be worn to all scheduled convention sessions and events. Badges may be used in place of tickets for events. Please make your name tag visible at all times.

Conference Cancellation Policy:

All cancellations must be received in writing prior to April 16, 2018 and are subject to a US $100.00 processing fee. Refunds will be processed within 30 days after the ALTA Advocacy Summit. Refunds will not be granted after April 16, 2018, nor will they be issued for no-shows. Substitutions will be permitted in the event a registrant cannot attend. Please notify ALTA of all cancellations by emailing

Charging Station Sponsored by RamQuest:

We will have a charging station near registration and at Bullfeathers for you to use throughout the conference. There will be numerous device connections, so your important device won’t lose its juice.

Capitol Hill Day SUV’s:

To help you make the most of your time on Lobby Day, we will have SUVs available for attendees to utilize during the day to get to and from the Senate and House sides in a timely manner. SUVs are on a first come, first serve basis. Please text or call Lauren Dollerschell on Wednesday to organize your ride. She can be reached at 913-908-6813.

Safety and Security:

Keep your valuables and personal belongings nearby throughout ALTA Advocacy Summit. ALTA is not responsible for lost or stolen items before, during, or after the Federal Conference. Please visit the hotel concierge if you have misplaced an item.

Smoking Policy:

All ALTA meetings are smoke-free meetings. Smoking is prohibited throughout Washington, D.C. Please be courteous to fellow attendees and other guests and follow this smoking policy. Please seek Watergate staff for designated smoking locations.