Welcome... The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center facility brings together federal, state and regional trade resources, international trade related businesses and services to convey the United States' recognition of the importance of trade in linking countries and communities. It is the largest
building (3.1 million square feet) in Washington, DC, and is owned by the U.S.
General Services Administration. As the first and only federal building
dedicated to both government and private use, the Ronald Reagan Building and
International Trade Center has been mandated by Congress to bring together the
country’s best public and private resources to create a national forum for the advancement of trade. In addition, the building houses a premier conference and event center, executive office space, dining opportunities and coordinates entertainment and programming.
The Premiere Showcase for Today's Business
The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center has earned its reputation as a world-class venue for business. With its prestigious address, flexible spaces, state-of-the-art technology and optimum design and function, the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center provides the ideal setting for conducting high-impact business in today’s high-speed world.
Whether it’s a corporate meeting for 30, a conference for 900 or a trade show for thousands, the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center is the premier showcase.
Sampling of Clients...
- National Association of Broadcasters – Service to America Awards (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003)
- Eisenhower National Security Conference (2002, 2003)
- Washington International Trade Association
- The White House Historical Association
- Greater Washington Society of Association Executives
- OPNET Annual User’s Conference (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003)
- American Bar Association
- American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
A 625-seat amphitheater offers innovative technologies, including podiums that are wired to control sound, lighting, video and computer, by the touch of a screen. From six translation booths to pre-sited camera locations and a VIP holding room, the International Trade Center's Amphitheater is a state-of-the-art technological masterpiece.
From a small, intimate meeting to an event of international significance, the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center offers flexible spaces to accommodate every occasion, with grace, style and class.
Fifteen meeting rooms comprise five meeting suites – ideal for a conference of 20 or a presentation for 1,000. Each suite offers a pre-function area with adjoining pantry and video monitors for broadcasting meeting schedules, satellite channels or conference events. Suites are available in two, three, four, or five rooms, and can be customized for specific requirements.
To add drama, grandeur and sophistication to any meeting or trade show, the Conference Center offers two ballrooms, exhibition space and other unique reception areas. Each space is designed to provide maximum flexibility and an array of technological amenities.
Thoughtful attention has been given to the little things, too… such as tackable wall surfaces for presentations; built-in shelves for standup displays; flexible seating (e.g., ergonomic, banquet or conference seating); built-in projection screens and in-room glass display cases to showcase products and bring natural light into each suite.
In addition to video and satellite broadcasting capabilities, meeting rooms are equipped with high-speed Internet connections, technical tables with data and telephone connections, power lines, preset diffuse fluorescent and halogen lighting, ISDN lines for video-conferencing, CATV, and portable booths for simultaneous translation and assisted hearing. Advanced broadcast capabilities allow for on-site press briefings.
The International Trade Center offers wireless high speed Internet access (WiFi) in all public areas of the building. Conference services also include group connectivity where several Wifi-ready display stations/CPUs can be networked for consistent, integrated presentations.