Travel and Logistics

Ground Transportation

Shuttle Service

Complimentary shuttle service to and from Reagan National Airport and the airport Metro station is available from 6 AM to 11 PM.  Please see the attachment for more information. *Please Note: Shuttle service to Reagan National Airport and Metro Stations is complimentary and provided based on availability.


If you arrive after 11 p.m. taxis are available from Reagan National Airport at a fee of approximately $15-18 USD. We look forward to welcoming you upon your arrival.

Sheraton Suites Parking

Overnight Guests: There is a $32 per night/per vehicle rate for overnight guests.

Non-hotel guests: If you are local and will be driving to the Workshop each day, we offer a discounted rate for parking at the Sheraton Suites for $10 per day, The Sheraton parking lot is located directly across the street from the AAAE Headquarters Building.  The normal parking rates are as follows: $6 for the first hour, each additional hour is $2.50 with a maximum daily rate of $15.  If you wish to purchase a $10 validation ticket from AAAE please collect the parking ticket each morning and see Natalie Fleet in the Conference Center to purchase the validation ticket.

*Parking Limitations: Due to the height limit of 6'6", the Sheraton is not able to accept over sized vehicles and rooftop attachments.


United Airlines and Delta Air Lines have been selected as the official air carriers for this meeting.

United Airlines has been selected as one of the official air carriers for this meeting. You may book online via and enter the Offer Code ZFJW232230 in the Offer Code box or call United Reservations Meetings Desk at 800.426.1122 and provide the Z Code ZFJW and Agreement Code 232230. For all tickets issued through United Meetings Reservations Desk, there will be a $25 per ticket service fee collected. This fee is subject to change without notice. Such service fee is nonrefundable and applies to all itineraries, one-way or round-trip. Black-out dates apply.

Delta Air Lines has been selected as one of the official air carriers for this meeting. Reservations and ticketing are available via When booking online, select Book A Trip, click on Advanced Search and enter the meeting code NMSC5 in the box provided on the Search Flights page. Reservations may also be made by calling Delta Meeting reservations at 800.328.1111 Mon-Fri 7am-7pm CDT. *Please note that there is a direct ticketing fee for booking through the reservation number above.

Rental Car Information

Avis Budget Group, Inc. (representing Avis and Budget rental car companies) is the official rental car company for this meeting. To make reservations or for further information, call Avis at (800) 331-1600 or visit the dedicated AAAE reservations website. Call Budget at (800) 218-7992 or visit the dedicated AAAE reservations website.

Conference Logistics

All sessions and food functions will take place in the AAAE Conference Center located on the third floor of the AAAE Headquarters Building directly across the street from the Sheraton Suites Old Town. The address is 601 Madison Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.

Each morning the front doors of the building will be open from 7-8:30 a.m. After 8:30 a.m. you will need to use the door bell at the front door to enter the building. Once you enter the building take the elevator to the third floor and follow the signs for the AAAE Conference Center.

Be sure to note agenda start and end times. Breakfast will be provided each day along with breaks and lunches as noted on the agenda. If you have any dietary restrictions and did not indicate them during the registration process, please email AAAE Meetings.