Mary M. Gates Conference Center

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In the Heart of Historic Old Town, Alexandria!

Equipped with cutting-edge technology, the Mary M. Gates Learning Center enables the highest quality virtual and in-person meetings.

In the heart of historic Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, just minutes from Ronald Reagan National Airport and downtown Washington, DC, the Mary M. Gates Learning Center provides a comfortable and convenient space for community leaders, members and partners to come together for collaboration and innovation.

Covering two stories with more than 8,000 square feet of meeting space, the Mary M. Gates Learning Center offers a wide variety of options for collaborative innovation.

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