Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get to the National Press Club?

Please click here for detailed instructions on traveling to the National Press Club.

What do I need to enter the facility?

The National Press Club is a secure facility, so all attendees/staff must have a valid QR code to pass through security gates at the entrance of the Club to attend the event. All attendees will be sent an email containing the QR code for our event seven days before the start of the conference. Please be prepared with a printed copy or ready to display this on your mobile device.

Are student discounts available?

The Summit for Space Sustainability will have a limited number of student discounts. Please reach out via the contact form if you are a student and interested in receiving one of these discounts.

Is there a nursing mother’s room available?

Yes, there is a nursing mother’s room (with a refrigerator) available. Please inquire with the National Press Club’s front desk staff regarding this or any other personal needs.

Is there a prayer room available?

Yes, there is a space available for meditation and/or prayer. Please inquire with the National Press Club’s front desk staff regarding this or any other personal needs.

Where is the nearest hospital?

Please call 911 immediately if you are having a medical emergency. The nearest hospital is the George Washington University Hospital located at 900 23rd St NW, Washington, DC 20037.

Who do I contact regarding a lost item?
All items found will be turned in to the lost and found managed by the National Press Club. Please inquire at the front desk regarding any lost items and consider leaving any valuables at home.

I have a food allergy or special dietary needs, what can I eat?

We will do our best to provide a combination of gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian options for all group meals during the Summit. If you have any questions regarding ingredients, please do not hesitate to contact a member of the Summit team or National Press Club staff. The National Press Club is also located within walking distance from a number of restaurants, which can cater to individual needs and tastes. In addition, The Fourth Estate Restaurant is open to the public and serves stylish American food in the historic National Press Club.