2019 Leadership Conference

Lodging, Dining, and Activities

The 2019 OSEP Leadership Conference will be held at:

Crystal Gateway Marriott*(link is external)

1700 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, Virginia 22202

Reserve your room!(link is external) 

Please use the link above (preferred browser Chrome) to reserve your room at the conference rate. Please be advised to reserve your room as soon as you know you’ll be attending the conference since rooms are reserved extremely quickly. If you experience trouble using the link above to reserve your room for the dates of the conference, please contact osep-meeting@air.org(link sends e-mail)

*Please use this Marriott’s specific address when planning travel, as other Marriott hotels are nearby.

Nearby Airports:

  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport - DCA
    • Distance from hotel: 2 miles 
    • Shuttle Service
      • Crystal Gateway Marriott (Conference Hotel)
        • Scheduled, complimentary (5 a.m. – midnight; every 20 minutes)
        • Shuttle Phone: 703-920-3230
      • Crystal City Marriott at Reagan National Airport
        • Scheduled, complimentary (6:05 a.m. – 11:45 p.m.)
        • Shuttle Phone: 703-413-5500
  • Washington Dulles International Airport - IAD
    • Distance from hotel: 27 miles 
    • Transportation:
      • Shuttle service to/from IAD is not provided
  • Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport - BWI
    • Distance from hotel: 37 miles 
    • Transportation
      • Shuttle service to/from BWI is not provided

Other Transportation:

  • Taxi/Uber:
    • There are taxi stands available at all airports; and Uber drivers are able to pick up and drop off passengers at all airports (surcharges may apply)
  • Metro/Subway Station:
  • Train Stations:

Dining Information

Dining Options at the Hotel

  • Einstein Bros Bagels
    Open for breakfast
  • Fresh Bites
    Call “At Your Service” from your room to place an order (open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

Dining Options within Walking Distance

Recommended for Lunch

  • Subway (.2 miles; Sandwiches)
  • Noodles and Company (.3 miles; International noodle and pasta dishes)
  • Cosi (.3 miles; Sandwiches, flatbreads, salads)
  • Taylor Gourmet (.3 miles; Local Deli)
  • Good Stuff Eatery (.3 miles; Burgers, fries, and shakes)
  • Chipotle (.3 miles; Fast-food Mexican chain)
  • Neramitra Thai Cuisine (.3 miles; Thai)
  • Jimmy Johns (.5 miles; Sandwiches)
  • Taj India (.5 miles; Indian lunch buffet)

Dinner Options

  • Morton's The Steakhouse (.2 miles; Steakhouse)
  • McCormick & Schmick's Seafood & Steaks (.3 miles; Steak and Seafood)
  • Kora (.3 miles; Casual Italian)
  • Ruth's Chris Steak House (.3 miles; Steakhouse)
  • Jaleo (.3 miles; Spanish tapas)
  • Legal Sea Foods (.5 miles; Seafood)
  • Epic Smokehouse (.5 miles; Steakhouse and barbeque)
  • Extreme Pizza (.5 miles; Pizza)
  • Cantina Mexicana (.5 miles; Mexican)
  • Crystal City Sports Pub (.5 miles; Pub fare)
  • Bistro 7107 (.5 miles; Filipino)
  • Urban Thai (.5 miles; Thai)
  • Enjera (.5 miles; Ethiopian and Eritrean)
  • Portofino (.5 miles; Italian)
  • Lebanese Taverna (.8 miles; Middle Eastern)

Plenty more dining options are available in the Crystal City Shops, linked directly to the hotel via an underground tunnel. Visit their website to view even more local dining options.


Crystal City in Arlington, Virginia is located just outside of Washington, D.C. You’re just minutes away from the buzz of the city or the quaint vibe of Old Town Alexandria. Explore these sites to learn more about activities, events, and places to see in the D.C./Northern Virginia area: