What is the attire?

Dress for the INMA World Congress is business casual.

What is the weather like in D.C. in May?

Weather in Washington, D.C., in late May and early June is mostly comfortable to warm. Morning low temperatures should be in the low 60s F (15-17C) with afternoon highs near 80F (26–27C) — punctuated by days of high humidity.

Will there simultaneous interpretation?

The World Congress will be presented in English and will not be simultaneously interpreted. If there is sufficient demand for simultaneous interpretation, INMA will consider adding those languages.

Can you help me with international travel to the United States?

NMA has put together a page that provides information on visa requirements, visa support letters, and information on embassies/consultates. Click here for more information.

How do I get to the InterContinental Hotel - The Wharf from D.C's various transportation hubs?

Three airports and one train station service Washington, D.C. (typical taxi fares to the InterContinental - The Wharf):
- Union Station (US$16)
- Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (US$20)
- Washington Dulles International Airport (US$78)
- Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (US$92)

Transportation options range from shuttles to taxis to limos. We strongly recommend Lyft or Uber. There are rental car facilities at all three airports.

Can I bring my spouse or a guest to the World Congress?

Share your business trip to Washington with a spouse or guest by registering them for the Welcome Reception at the Newseum and the Gala Reception at The Hay-Adams. Tickets may be purchased online. Due to limited space at the conference space, only full Congress attendees can attend the sessions.

What does my registration fee include?

The main World Congress registration includes the Sunday seminars at the Mead Center, the Monday-Tuesday Media Conference at the Mead Center, the Sunday welcome reception at the Newseum, and the Tuesday closing gala reception at The Hay-Adams. The fee does not include the study tour or the post-Congress tour of Washington, D.C.

Do you have more questions?