Hotel and Travel Information

Creating Healthy Work Environments will take place at:

The Westin Hotel (formerly Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown)

999 9th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001 USA

Renaissance Washington DC Downtown

Guest Room Reservations

Special guest room pricing for this event has been arranged at the Westin Hotel (formerly Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown). Room availability and special rates are limited, so make your reservations early by selecting the button below, as rates will increase. If calling in your reservation, be sure to mention Sigma's 2024 Creating Healthy Work Environments event.

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Please note:

  • Guest room rates are subject to applicable taxes.
  • Reservations are available on a first-come, first-served basis through Tuesday, 13 February 2024.
  • Each reservation must be accompanied by a first-night room deposit OR guaranteed with a major credit card. The hotel will not hold reservations unless secured by one of these methods.

Travel Information

The attire for this event is business casual. Please read the following travel information to help ensure a safe trip.



Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
Washington Dulles International Airport
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
Guide to Washington, DC-Area Airports

Ground Transportation

There are several options available for transportation from the airports to the Westin (formerly Renaissance). Please check each individual airport website for specific information.
Information for International Attendees

Entry Requirements

View information regarding entry requirements for the US, customs, and foreign consulates from the US Department of State.

International Dialing

To make an international call from the United States, dial access code 011, then your country code, then the phone number. The hotel operator can assist you. If you’re calling a number in the United States or Canada, direct dialing is: 1, the area code, and the phone number.

Time Zones

Washington DC is in the Eastern Time Zone (UTC-4 hours).
Note: Daylight Saving Time will occur in the US at 2:00 a.m. (0200) on 10 March 2024, changing to Eastern Daylight Time (UTC-5 hours).

Tips for Traveling Abroad

Visit your local government websites for information about and recommendations for traveling to the United States. It is recommended that when traveling outside of your home country you register with your embassy or consulate by notifying that office of your travel dates and destination.

Visa Letter Requests

Your request will be processed within 10 business days. Requests for confirmation letters must be submitted by Wednesday, 7 February 2024. Requests for mailed letters will be reviewed, and additional fees will apply. The confirmation letter does not guarantee that you will receive a visa. Confirmation letters will include only the event title, dates, location, payment confirmation of registration fees, and that you are a presenter if applicable. If you are denied a visa, we will provide you with a full refund as long as we are notified before Wednesday, 7 February 2024. Attendees are advised to apply for visas as early as possible.

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