Venue Information

American University Washington College of Law

Big Ideas Fest 2018

Venue & Accommodation Details

Event Venue

American University
Washington College of Law
4300 Nebraska Ave NW
Washington DC 20016
Thursday, Nov. 29th, 4:00pm - 
Sunday, Dec. 2nd 1:00pm

All Education Stakeholders Invited!

Educators, students, administrators, policymakers, researchers, edupreneurs, funders, ed tech start-ups, and you.


Hotel Room Block at Courtyard Chevy Chase

Hotel reservations can be made online for the Courtyard Chevy Chase, located at 5520 Wisconsin Ave  Chevy Chase  MD  20815, which is one metro stop from the venue. Click here to book your room at the group rate or call the hotel directly at (301) 656-1500 ext. 7000, and make sure to request the group rate for “Big Ideas Fest."


Hotel Parking 

If you plan to drive to the hotel or have a rental car, parking rates at the Courtyard Chevy Chase are listed below.

  • On-site parking, Fee $3 hourly or $18 daily.
  • In/Out privileges included in nightly fee. No In/Out privileges with daily fee.
  • RV/Bus parking is reservation only.
Nearby Airports

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport - DCA (10 miles from hotel)

Washington Dulles International Airport - IAD (25 miles from hotel)

Ground Transportation
The Airports listed above will have taxis, buses as well as ride-sharing services available outside of baggage claim. Please refer to airport websites for more detailed information as well as maps and directions.