Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center

201 Waterfront Street

National Harbor, MD 20745

All training sessions and special events will take place at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center, located on the banks of the Potomac River and just a hop away from Washington, D.C. With nearly 2,000 guest rooms and 600,000 square feet of meeting space, Gaylord National is the perfect destination for learning, connecting, and engaging at Forum.

Be sure to reserve your room before they sell out!

Gaylord National Room Rate

$244.00 per night, plus tax & resort fee

CADCA is pleased to offer a special room block at Gaylord National (the site of the Forum)—everything you need under one roof!

Use this reservation link or call 1-877-491-0468

The “CADCA” group rate includes:

  • Same rate for one to four people per room (no additional fee per person above double occupancy)
  • Complimentary high-speed internet access in each guestroom and in the atriums
  • Complimentary local phone calls (up to 20 minutes daily)
  • Complimentary toll-free and credit card calls (up to 20 minutes daily)
  • Complimentary bottled water (two per guestroom daily)
  • Complimentary access to the fitness center
  • Complimentary daily newspaper

Gaylord National is managed by Marriott Hotels, so you can earn Marriott Bonvoy points for your stay!


A limited number of rooms each night is available at the per diem rate. If you are a federal government, military or state employee and require the per diem rate, please make sure to use the proper online link by clicking here to receive the discounted rate or call the hotel directly and ask about the CADCA Govt. Rate. Proper ID will be required upon check-in to secure the rate.


All rooms are subject to an 18% tax. All rooms will be booked on a first-come, first-served basis and are subject to availability. 


All reservations must be guaranteed by a major credit card, but the card will NOT be charged in advance of arrival. Reservations may be cancelled without penalty up to forty-eight (72) hours prior to the scheduled arrival date. Rooms canceled within forty-eight (72) hours of scheduled arrival date will be charged one night’s lodging plus tax. For those guests with a reservation who fail to check in on their arrival date, the hotel will charge your credit card for one night’s stay plus tax. If a form of payment is not secured upon check-in, the hotel will lock your room, requiring you to visit the front desk to confirm payment arrangements. If traveling with a group and will have youth attendee staying in a room by themselves, please make sure that the room’s billing arrangements are confirmed to avoid confusion onsite. 


Residence Inn National Harbor

192 Waterfront Street

National Harbor, MD 20745

The Gaylord National is selling out! For an additional option right accross the street from the Gaylord, use this reservation link to book accommodations by Friday, January 6, 2023!

Welcome to National Harbor 

National Harbor has many things to offer attendees of the National Leadership Forum. From shopping and dining, to sightseeing, it is a one stop experience that will leave you wanting to return for years to come. Whether you are a fine diner or a frugal one, the Harbor has plenty of options for you to choose from and many new choices since last year. The same can be said for their retail outlets. Please be sure to take some time during your visit to explore the area while in town…after training sessions conclude.