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2018 world gas conference: washington, d.c., usa • The Walter e. Washington Convention Center is an eco-friendly facility outfitted with features like low emission glass, energy-conserving heating and air conditioning, recycling programs and more.

Offering an incredible experience, Washington, D.C. is one of the most international and multicultural cities in the world and we are proud to put it forward as our candidate host city. Washington can bring together the

• restaurants abound to satisfy the tastes and cuisines of a very diverse population.

world’s energy leaders to celebrate the 2018 World Gas Conference, to build on IGU’s 80-year tradition, and to

An incredible experience for delegates and guests to

develop the global gas industry for the future.

WGC, Washington is one of the top tourist destinations

Worldly but accessible, international but with

for visitors from around the globe. The United States

neighborhood color, it offers just the right blend of

ranks second only to France in numbers of tourists, and,

business and pleasure. Voted the most walkable city in

within the United States, Washington ranks third in terms

America, Washington is safe and easy to get around.

of tourist destinations. There is something for everyone,

You can walk out of a world-class museum on our

regardless of age, and the museums operated by the

green National Mall and visit memorials overlooking the

Smithsonian Institution are all free of charge!!

Potomac River. You can take a boat trip into historical

Washington is close to numerous natural gas industry-

Georgetown for some shopping, enjoy a sporting event or the theatre, and explore great restaurants and nightlife in our diverse neighborhoods.

• People of all different cultures walk the streets and neighborhoods of this city every day, while more than 150 embassies add to its beautiful architectural landscape.

of the Cove Point LNG terminal, the Marcellus Shale formation outside of Pittsburgh, PA, numerous gas utility

• Plug into the energy of a city that makes history every day, a city where you can access world leaders and leading experts, and secure spectacular special event venues. • Washington is a city with the ability to boost attendance, attract exhibitors and even inspire delegates to bring along their families to share in the experience.

related tour options for WGC delegates, including tours

company training centers, and even a tour of the U.S. Department of Energy’s laboratory in West Virginia. Washington is also home to over 170 foreign embassies, residences, chanceries and diplomatic missions, as well as high profile international organizations like the IMF and World Bank, and energy agencies such as FERC, EPA and DOE. There is even easy train access to / from New York City with its a very large financial community.

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USA Bid for the 25th World Gas Conference  

The American Gas Association Representing the United States of America respectfully submits this bid to the International Gas Union for the...

USA Bid for the 25th World Gas Conference  

The American Gas Association Representing the United States of America respectfully submits this bid to the International Gas Union for the...

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