Traveling To SATELLITE

International Travel Alert

January 14, 2021 – The Center for Disease Control has issued a requirement for proof of negative COVID-19 test or recovery from COVID-19 for all air passengers arriving in the United States starting January 26.

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Are you in a country that is currently being restricted from entering the United States?

You have the option to apply for a National Interest Exception (NIE) with your Visa application. More information on how to apply for NIE approval can be found on the US Embassy web site in your country, use this web site to find your local embassy: In May, the NIE standards were updated to include travelers who will provide vital support or executive direction for economic activity in the US, allowing investors, executives, and other business travelers to qualify for NIEs.

While the application process may vary from country to country, you will need to submit an invitation letter from SATELLITE, which you can download through the form on this page, or contact

Getting To The Convention Center

Gaylord National Convention Center
201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, MD 20745
Click here for detailed driving directions.

Parking Options

National Harbor has 3 covered parking garages with space available on a first-come-first-served basis. Click here for hours, rates, and services at each garage.

Public Transit

Click here for more information on ways to get to the convention center!

Air Travel

There are three major international airports that service the metropolitan Washington DC area:

Washington National Airport (DCA)
Approximately 8 miles

Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) 
Approximately 35 miles west

BWI International Airport (BWI) 
Approximately 40 miles north

Exploring the Area

Every SATELLITE attendee will receive special perks and offers from neighboring retailers, restaurants and attractions. Just show you badge to receive special offers from participating businesses! Registrants will be sent further information.