Synchrony Global Diversity Symposium
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the address and phone number for the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center?

201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, MD 20745
(301) 965-2000

How do I get to the Symposium?

Visit the Travel page of this website for advice on where to fly, how to make your hotel reservations by the deadline and how to book a shuttle.

When should I arrive for Symposium?

If you are an international or west coast attendee, you should arrive on Sunday, July 22nd. If you are not traveling from those locations and book a room at the Gaylord for Sunday night, you might be asked to change your travel plans to accommodate those attending from far locations.

The hotel block is full. What do I do?

There are several overflow hotels in the area that you will be able to book. Please contact for a list of those hotels.

What should I wear?

Dress code for Symposium sessions is business casual. However, for the closing ceremony, we would like to see you in cocktail attire.

Business Casual (Symposium Sessions)
Collared shirts or crew neck sweaters, slacks, professional shoes – laced or slip on, blouses, sweaters or tops, modest necklines, slacks and dresses and skirts of appropriate length, professional shoes

Cocktail attire (Closing Ceremony)
Suit, dress shirt in white or a muted color, necktie in subtle patterns or plains, dress shoes, cocktail dress – with modest neckline and appropriate length, Little Black Dress or floor-length skirt and blouse or dressy separates

Where is the Symposium Registration Desk located?

Symposium registration will be located in Eastern Shore 2.

When can I pick-up my Symposium badge?

Sunday: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 1:00 pm

What is the phone number for the Symposium Registration Desk?

(703) 740-1980

Is Wi-Fi available?

Attendees may enjoy complimentary wireless access in all meeting rooms and guest rooms. This internet is available for general browsing only. Be aware before connecting to this wireless network that it is public and unsecured.