OPEN Annual Conference

March 21-23 | Alexandria, Virginia (D.C. Metro Area)

OPEN 2023 Travel and Hotel Information

We are beyond excited that OPEN 2023 is taking place March 21-23, 2023, at The Westin Alexandria Old Town, located in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, just 20 minutes outside of Washington, D.C.

OPEN 2023; photos of Westin Alexandria Old TownConference Location

The Westin Alexandria Old Town
400 Courthouse Square
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: (703) 253-8600

Located just minutes from Washington, D.C., on the Potomac River waterfront and named a Top 5 Best Small City in the U.S. 2022 in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards and voted a Travel + Leisure Best City in the U.S. 2022, Alexandria delights travelers from all over the world. A nationally designated historic district founded in 1749 that George Washington called home, Old Town Alexandria hums with more than 200 independent restaurants and boutiques alongside intimate historic museums and new happenings at the waterfront. Old Town’s cobblestone streets and red brick sidewalks attract everyone from presidents to pet lovers. At the heart of it all is bustling King Street, a walkable mile recognized as one of the “Great Streets” of America.


Nearby Restaurants

Favored by presidents from George Washington to Barack Obama, Old Town’s epicurean scene has, according to The New York Times, “taken its place at the culinary table.” Nestled amongst classic early-American architecture of red brick and cobblestone streets are Old Town’s acclaimed restaurants, where patrons dine in historic buildings and speakeasy-style bars transport lovers to an era of romance and sophistication. Looking for recommendations on where to eat? Gain inspiration here.

There are multiple restaurants within walking distance of The Westin. A few options include:

Trademark Drink and Eat (located in The Westin’s lobby)
Pasara Thai Restaurant (½ block away from The Westin)
Sumo Japanese Restaurant (2.5 blocks away)
Ted’s Montana Grill (4 blocks away)
Laporta’s Restaurant (4 blocks away)

Nearby Attractions

With historic sites, inventive museums, and intriguing tours that explore the city’s past, people and even food, Alexandria illuminates America’s story. Follow an 18th century costumed guide by lantern light through the haunted streets of Old Town Alexandria, hearing ghost stories, legends, and folklore; take a walking food tour, enjoying Old Town’s restaurants while learning history; hop on a bike and tour the town; or view the majestic monuments of the nation’s capital by boat. Start planning your adventures by taking a look at the top 18 things to do in Old Town.

You can request a digital visitor guide here.

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