Excipient World event venue and hotel & travel information

Excipient World Venue

Gaylord National Resort & Conference Center Hotel Travel Excipient-Users-Suppliers excipient users North America
Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center
Gaylord National Resort & Conference Center Hotel Travel Excipient-Users-Suppliers excipient users North America
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Excipient World is the largest gathering of excipient users and suppliers in North America. The 2019 Excipient World Conference and Expo will be held at the beautiful Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, a Marriott property. The event venue is conveniently located just outside of Washington, DC at National Harbor in Maryland. Special conference hotel rates have been negotiated for participants at the 2019 event.

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The Gaylord National Resort offers a world-class venue with enough space to accommodate the event, and a convention room that provides an intimate setting for participants to conduct business, network and learn.

National Harbor is a 350-acre resort destination along the shimmering Potomac River that includes the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, 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.

MGM Resorts International opened a $1.4 billion integrated casino resort complex on 23 acres overlooking the Potomac River at National Harbor. The MGM National Harbor boasts 125,000 sq. feet of gaming, 18,000 sq. feet of high-end retail, 12 restaurants from renowned local and national chefs, and a 3,000-foot promenade.

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

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Excipient World will kick-off with pre-conference workshops on Monday, May 6, 2019, and continue with two full days of conference sessions, exhibits and networking events beginning on Monday evening, May 6, 2019 with a welcome reception through Wednesday, May 8, 2019. See the Excipient World schedule for further details.

Special room rates for participants

Excipient World has reserved a hotel room block at the Gaylord National Resort with special conference rates available for all participants beginning Saturday, May 4 through Thursday, May 9, 2019 as follows:

$251 single/double (includes free Wi-Fi) plus taxes*

* The Excipient World Rate of $251 single/double is lower than the official GSA per diem hotel rate for Washington DC for single/double.

Please note, the cut-off date for hotel block reservations is Friday, April 12, 2019


Important: The only legitimate and reliable ways to make hotel reservations for Excipient World at the special conference rate is by:

Use extreme caution if you receive calls or emails about discounted hotel rates; such solicitations are in no way affiliated with IPEC-Americas or Excipient World and may result in higher room costs.

Discounted parking at the event venue

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.

The Gaylord is offering a 10% discount on the self-parking rate for all Excipient World participants. (The current daily self-parking rate is $30).
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 Carrolton 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.