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Birdsall House Conference Center Rental

CGD’s state-of-the-art facilities are the ideal setting for your next corporate, non-profit or government event. Located at 2055 L Street NW in a newly rejuvenated mid-century modern office building, just blocks from the White House, World Bank, IMF, and George Washington University, our headquarters are readily accessible by Metro on the blue, orange and red lines.

The Center for Global Development’s Birdsall House Conference Center is a versatile space, perfect for meetings, conferences, receptions, and other events.

Birdsall House

The 150-seat conference center, named in honor of founding president Nancy Birdsall, provides state-of-the-art technology capability, with a 138 inch video wall, in room voice amplification for 8 participants, and video and audio streaming capabilities. It includes a reception area, green room, tech booth, and catering kitchen.

Half day minimum (4 hours or less) - $1500; each additional hour - $500
AV service is $550 per half day; each additional hour - $140
Live streaming (video webcast) service is $550 per half day; each additional hour - $140

Please contact for assistance with availability, to place a hold on the space for your event and answer any questions. After a date has been put on hold, we will provide you with a contract that outlines all requirements, deposits and fees.

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