The BIG Show East

Washington, DC

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

February 25, 2017

Washington, DC

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  • Easy accessibility
  • Enjoy Washington, DC after the show
  • Visit historic points of interest
Washington, DC

Walter E. Washington Convention Center - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The BIG Show East offers the best buying opportunity for our customers throughout the US and Canada with great deals and exclusive specials available ONLY on the day of the show.

The show serves as an educational platform and interactive forum to bring you face-to-face with manufacturers and Keystone sales personnel.

Show attendees can take advantage of:

  • Special buying opportunities at the Show*
  • Excellent opportunities to interact with the exhibiting manufacturers
  • Networking with key people at Keystone and in the industry
  • Learning about the Keystone marketing programs, designed to help your business grow
  • Cash giveaways and MUCH, MUCH MORE

* All specials and deals are guaranteed on the day of the Show, February 25, 2017 ONLY.


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Renaissance Walking Directions

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ReadyLIFT Booth

The most recent event schedule is posted to the right. As changes are made and events are added we will post them here. Check back often to ensure you don't miss important updates.

Friday, February 24, 2017
Time Event Location
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. New Products / Opening Reception TBA

Saturday, February 25, 2017
Time Event Location
9:00 a.m. Show Opens TBA
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Service TBA
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. During Show Happy Hour TBA
6:00 p.m. Show Closes TBA
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Customer Appreciation / Closing Reception TBA
7:00 p.m. Cash Prize Giveaway TBA

Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel

The central location of this hotel will please business and leisure travelers. The Washington Convention Center is across the street, and guests can walk to restaurants and shops, D.C.'s popular Chinatown neighborhood, the International Spy Museum, and the Smithsonian Museums. Rooms and suites have spacious desks, and beds are topped with luxurious linens. Guests have access to Vida Fitness Center and Aura Spa. There are five on-site food and drink options, including a Starbucks.

  • Central downtown location across from convention center
  • Access to Vida Fitness Center and Aura Spa
  • Elegant rooms with views of the city

The hotel is located in the Penn Quarter neighborhood of D.C., near Chinatown, the National Mall, central downtown and within blocks of the Metro.


The rooms and suites at the Renaissance offer views of the city and natural light. Rooms have spacious desks, and beds are topped with luxurious linens. Furnishings include elegant lamps and colorful pillows. The sophisticated sleep package includes a deluxe mattress. Concierge-level service includes upgraded amenities and a continental breakfast. In-room, high-speed Internet access (fees apply).


Guests have access to Vida Fitness Center and Aura Spa. There are five on-site food and drink options, including a Starbucks and a market for sandwiches. Fifteen Squares restaurant serves American bistro food for breakfast and lunch. The President's Sports Bar serves light fare and drinks for lunch or dinner. miXX is the place to meet for drinks. Valet service and on-site parking are available (fees apply).

  • Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro stop
  • Reagan National Airport
  • Dulles International Airport
  • Walking directions

  • Washington Convention Center (0.2 mi/ 0.4 km)
  • Gallery Place/Chinatown (0.2 mi/ 0.4 km)
  • International Spy Museum (0.3 mi/ 0.4 km)
  • National Portrait Gallery (0.3 mi/ 0.4 km)
  • The National Mall (0.7 mi/ 1.2 km)
  • Union Station (0.9 mi/ 1.5 km)
  • United States Capitol (1 mi/ 1.7 km)
  • Dupont Circle (1.1 mi/ 1.8 km)

  • Business center with copy and fax service
  • Complimentary high-speed Internet
  • 64,000 square feet of meeting space

Click here for more information about the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel.

Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel
999 Ninth Street NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20001

How To Contact Us
Phone: (202) 898-9000
Fax: (202) 279-0947
Sales Phone: (202) 898-9000
Sales Fax: (202) 962-4470

General Information

  • Check-In: 3:00 PM
  • Check-Out: 12:00 PM
  • Express Check-In and Express Checkout
  • Video Review Billing , Video Checkout

Parking Information

  • On-site self Parking $35.00 per day
  • Valet Parking $42.00 per day
  • Plus tax of $7.56. In/out privileges included in daily fee. No vans allowed in garage
  • Click here for additional parking information
  • Click here now to reserve your parking now with ParkWiz

Internet Information

  • Guest Room: High Speed: Check email + browse the Web for 12.95USD/day
  • Guest Room: Enhanced High Speed: Video chat, download large files + stream video for 16.95USD/day
  • Lobby and public areas: Complimentary Wireless
  • Meeting rooms: Wireless, Wired

Getting to the Convention Center

You’re in luck. As one of the country’s most accessible cities, Washington is surrounded by three major airports, Amtrak and a first-rate subway system, Metro. The Walter E. Washington Convention Center is located between 7th and 9th Streets and N Street and Mt. Vernon Place in downtown DC, right across from Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square.


Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt. Vernon Place NW
Washington, DC 20001 - Detailed Directions


We have partnered with ParkWiz, the nationwide leader in online parking reservations, to allow visitors to purchase guaranteed parking at many convenient locations near the convention center for the BIG Show East.

Once purchased, parking passes are emailed instantly and guarantee you access to your selected location. Parking is very limited and locations fill up, so we strongly recommend that you reserve your 100% guaranteed parking space now.

(Lifted Trucks can reserve parking in 300 or 400 K Street Lots. Note: If truck takes up more than one space there must be two reservations made for same truck.)

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Click here to download a map of all the parking near The Walter E Washington Convention Center with pricing.


Yellow/Green line: Mt Vernon Sq/7th St-Convention Center
Download the Metro Map (pdf) for schedule.


Amtrak offers a 10% discount off the lowest available rail fare to Washington, DC between the above dates. Includes travel up to three days prior to the convention start date and three days following the last day of the meeting. To book your reservation call Amtrak at 1 (800) 872-7245 or contact your local travel agent. Please refer to Convention Fare Code X80C-958 when making your reservation to receive a 10% discount. Conventions cannot be booked via Internet. This offer is not valid on the Auto Train and Acela service. Offer valid with Sleepers, Business Class or First Class seats with payment of the full applicable accommodation charges. Fare is valid on Amtrak Regional all departures seven days a week, except for holiday blackouts.

If you have any questions or need any further assistance, please feel free to contact us at 1-800-USA-1GRP (1-800-872-1477) Monday through Friday, 6:00am-4:30pm Pacific Time.


If you are traveling to the The BIG Show East via airplane, you will have several airports to choose from. The closest airport to the convention center is the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).





We've partnered with Uber to get you to or from the Convention Center hassle free and in style. Sign up with promo code KAOEAST now and your first ride is FREE up to $15. (not valid on uberTAXI)

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We've partnered with Lyft to offer you up to $25 in free ride credit. Click here to redeem now or download the Lyft app and enter code "BIGSHOWEAST" in the Promo section before taking your first rides!

Driving to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center

From Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

If you are driving from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, click here to get a detailed route from Google Maps.

From Dulles International Airport

If you are driving from the Dulles International Airport, click here to get a detailed route from Google Maps.

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt. Vernon Place NW
Washington, DC 20001

How To Contact Us
Phone: (202) 249-3000

Lunch sponsored by:

Lunch will be provided the day of the show. For your convenience the lunch area is connected to the show floor.

Closing Reception sponsored by:

There will be a Customer Appreciation / Closing Reception on Saturday evening following the show for all participants. Food and refreshments will be served. Wind down after a long day on the show floor and converse with suppliers and Keystone associates. Over $10,000 in cash and prizes are given away during the reception as well, making it a must-attend event.

Check the Event Schedule tab for location and times.

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