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Leesburg, Virginia, December 2018 … The National Conference Center, the award-winning property in Leesburg, Virginia, has received three additional prestigious readers’ choice awards for the year. The awards include:

- “2018 Platinum Choice Award” from Smart Meetings magazine, a premier meeting industry publication and winning the award for the third consecutive year.

- “Best of the South Award” from Meetings Today magazine, another leading industry publication, which recognized The National for top quality service, meeting space, rooms and amenities.

- “Best Meeting Site” award from Convention South magazine for the third consecutive year.

“I am indeed honored and proud of our team as we accept these awards and add them to our full trophy cabinet,” said Geoff Lawson, Vice President & General Manager of The National. “These awards demonstrate how our staff, service, food, technology and space have continued to be at the forefront of the meetings industry.”

The Smart Meetings award is presented by meeting planning professionals and the magazine’s readers. This is the third time The National has won this prestigious award, which honors remarkable standards of excellence in service including ambiance, amenities, breadth of resources, facility quality, guest services, recreational activities, dining options, and technical support.

Each year Meetings Today magazine’s readers, including planning professionals, determine the best hotels, conference centers and resorts for meetings in North America. This is the third year The National has won this prominent award.

Of the thousands of meeting destinations in the South, over 2,000 were nominated this year in the Convention South Best Meeting Site competition, and only 320 were chosen winners. After more than 7,000 readers and fans voted, The National is one of the top elite meeting sites and destinations in the South.

For more information about The National Conference Center’s awards and resources, click here.

About The National Conference Center

The National Conference Center, with 250 flexible meeting rooms totaling 265,000 sq. ft., is a blank canvas, primed for learning and education. The expansive complex, located on 65-wooded acres in Northern Virginia, boasts an 880-seat dining room, 917 guest rooms and the largest ballroom in the Washington, DC area. The National is more than a meeting facility -- it can be completely transformed into the ideal environment for a training and development meeting. Winner of seven industry awards including “Best Conference Center” by Smart Meetings, "Hotel of the Year" by Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association, a member of IACC, formerly the International Association of Conference Centres, and an approved GSA Schedule member. The National provides a customizable, distraction-free setting that maximizes productivity, learning, and engagement. @TheNationalNoVa  Facebook  LinkedIn

The National Conference Center complex includes the West Belmont Place Event Center that includes Northern Virginia’s largest ballroom (16,552 square feet).  The hub for Loudoun County and surrounding area social and special events, West Belmont Place was named “Best Venue” by the International Special Events Society. @WestBelmont  Facebook  Instagram

The National Conference Center is owned by NCC PS Enterprises LLC, a venture between PCCP LLC and Stoneleigh Capital LLC.  For information call 800-640-2684 or visit and

Contact: Denise Benoit / 703 919-1589

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