2020 Annual Conference

Arlington, VA
Annual Conference


In 2020, the Development District Association of Appalachia Annual Conference will be held in conjunction with the NADO Washington Conference. Whereas in previous years there were two separate registrations for two conferences, this year there is only a single registration process for a combined conference. In other words, if in past years you registered separately for each conference, this year you only need to complete a single registration process and pay a single registration fee.

Your conference registration fee (see below) is determined by:
Your membership in DDAA; or,
Your membership level in NADO



DDAA Member: $445

NADO Member (General or Associate): $495

NADO Member (Sustaining, Platinum, Platinum Plus, of Sustaining Associate): $445

Non-Member: $595

Spouse/Guest: $200

If you wish to pay by check, please make check payable to NADO and mail to:
400 North Capitol Street, NW #388
Washington, DC 20001


Venue & Travel

Marriott Crystal Gateway

1700 Jefferson Davis Highway

Arlington, VA 22202


Room block rate: $260/night

The Crystal Gateway Marriott is a hotel in Crystal City, VA that offers an ideal location for vacations, business trips and weekend getaways. Newly renovated, our hotel offers exceptional accommodations, complimentary WiFi in the lobby and multiple dining options including Einstein Bagels. We’re surrounded by Arlington’s best shopping and dining at the Crystal City shops and The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City. The Crystal City Metro stop can be accessed from the lobby of our Crystal City hotel near Washington, DC, allowing guests to reach the best museums, monuments and attractions in the surrounding area. Perfect for conferences, meetings and social events in the Virginia and DC areas, our hotel features banquet facilities and 27 meeting rooms, including a 16,000 sqare foot ballroom, totaling 34,300 sq. ft. of meeting space. This comfortable and inviting Crystal City, VA hotel in Arlington is also conveniently located 1 mile from Washington Reagan National Airport (DCA).

~ Some or all of this information was provided by the hotel/venue ~


Airport & Transit

Washington, DC is easily accessible by air, rail and road, leaving your travel options covered.  There are three airports to choose from including Ronald Regan Washington National Airport (DCA), Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), and Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI).