Excipient World venue, hotel & travel information

Excipient World will kick-off with pre-conference workshops on Monday, April 26, 2021, and continue with two full days of conference sessions, exhibits and networking events beginning with a welcome reception on Monday evening through Wednesday, April 28. See the Excipient World schedule for further details.

Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, a Marriott property, in National Harbor, MD.
Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center

Excipient World 2021 Venue

Excipient World is the largest gathering of excipient users and suppliers in North America. The 2021 Excipient World Conference and Expo will be held at the beautiful Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, a Marriott property, in National Harbor, MD.

This one-of-a-kind hotel & convention center venue is located just minutes from Reagan National Airport and Washington, DC. Come early or stay later and enjoy all that DC metro area has to offer.

Excipient World 2021 Hotel

IPEC-Americas has secured special discounted room rates for registered event attendees, speakers and exhibiting staff at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. Additional information about our official event hotel block will be available in Fall 2020.

About National Harbor

Gaylord National Resort & Conference Center Hotel Travel
The Capital Wheel

National Harbor is a 350-acre resort destination along the shimmering Potomac River that includes the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, MGM Casino, Tanger Outlets, tree-lined promenades with more than 160 enticing shops and 40 delicious restaurants, a marina, and The Capital Wheel – a 180-foot observation wheel featuring panoramic views of the nation’s capital.

The National Harbor Circulator makes it easy to get to all the area’s hot spots, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Discounted parking at the event venue

The Gaylord is offering a 10% discount on the self-parking rate for all Excipient World participants. On-site private vehicle parking is available at the Gaylord National Resort’s garage. Enter the parking garage on Waterfront St., adjacent to National Harbor Blvd. Accessible parking is available in the Fleet, Mariner, and St. George garages.

Parking questions? Call 301-965-4000.



With three major airports serving the DC area, including Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport in VA and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in Baltimore, MD, participants can easily get to Gaylord National Resort in an hour or less from any airport.


Amtrak is a very convenient way to get to Excipient World with easy access from Union Station in DC or Baltimore and New Carrollton stations in MD. Take the Northeast Regional line from Boston to DC, the Carolinian / Piedmont line from Raleigh and Charlotte or the Silver Service / Palmetto line from points in South Carolina and Florida to DC. Book early to get the best rates!


National Harbor is directly accessible via the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, the Capital Beltway, I-95, I-495 and I-295—with interchange and multi-lane fly-off ramps exiting exclusively into the community from Maryland, Virginia and D.C. See map below for driving directions.