Conference, Meeting and Event Space

The Tommy Douglas Conference Center offers a variety of meeting spaces and food and beverage selections to meet all needs for your event.  Our campus includes:

  • Over 25,000 square feet of meeting space to accommodate meetings of 5–600
  • Dining room, business center, front desk, mezzanine lobby, ballrooms, and breakout rooms
  • Function rooms available with abundant exposure to natural light
  • State of the art technology and conference services, banquet, and AV staff on site
  • Upscale culinary experience to include daily meals of breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Each of the 160 spacious and renovated guest rooms engages the senses with condominium style luxuries and amenities at affordable rates: 

  • Smoke free rooms
  • Ergonomic work space
  • On site laundry
  • Ask about our Pet-Friendly rooms
  • 49” flat screen, high definition TVs
  • On site fitness center, recreation room, and after-hours lounge
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi and morning coffee
  • Bed options include: King, Queen, Double

Our newly-renovated Fitness Center boasts a wide array of fitness machines and free weights so you can stay in shape during your stay with us, including:

  • Chest/Shoulder Press
  • Recumbent
  • Dual Cable Pull (Weighted)
  • Dumbell Assortment
  • Yoga Mats/Medicine Balls
  • Treadmills
  • Elliptical Machines
  • Upright Bike
  • Leg Extension Curls
  • Leg Press/Calf Raise
  • Lat Row

Feel good while you do good.

Lounge & Recreation Center

Our Lounge & Recreation Room is the perfect place to unwind and relax after meetings and conferences.

From the many flat screen TVs to the pool tables and shuffleboard table, we have what you need to socialize or enjoy the game in the evening.  We even feature live music on occasion and customize the rooms to your needs upon requests.

Relax - we have everything you need.

Full Service Dining

We are proud of our full service kitchen, offering you exciting and delicious dining options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Our new executive chef and kitchen staff are here to make sure you and your attendees have satisfying and fulfilling meals so your event can run without a hitch.  

Happy dining means productive days. 


10000 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20903

Located just minutes from Washington, D.C., our 21st century training and education facility sits on over 45 acres of lush grounds, offering a peaceful and serene setting to inspire creativity and productive meetings.

Our mission is to provide a unique learning environment for unions and like-minded progressive organizations to gather, learn and strategize, while optimizing collaboration and camaraderie.  We offer:

  •  A campus-like environment and experience for like minds to come together
  • Over 25,000 square feet of meeting space to accommodate meetings of 5–600
  • State of the art technology and conference services, banquet, and AV staff on site
  • Full service kitchen with executive Chef and staff serving a variety of delicious menus
  • Multi-purpose dining room and auditorium, outdoor picnic areas, onsite parking and a self-service business center
  • Easy access to DC Metro (Glenmont Station - red line), three major airports
  • Located minutes from downtown DC
  • Trees, more trees, and complimentary parking

Guide to the area

Check out events happening in Washington, DC!

Check out events happening in Silver Spring, MD!

Washington, DC 10 miles
Our nation’s capital is just 20 minutes away from the Tommy Douglas Center via New Hampshire Ave. or Metrorail's Glenmont Station (red line).  You can choose a traditional D.C. adventure, filled with tours of classic attractions like the White House and the Washington Monumentand the Smithsonian's Natural History Museum. Stroll around the beautiful and iconic Tidal Basin, or experience the city's more youthful ambiance, highlighted by its urban neighborhoods, marquee art galleries and vibrant farmers' markets. 

Downtown Silver Spring 5.8 miles
Just ten minutes away from the Tommy Douglas Center is Downtown Silver Spring, which combines a vibrant, laid-back atmosphere with an eclectic mix of dining, shopping, and entertainment.  Guests can enjoy year round activities including concerts, arts & craft fairs, cultural festivals and a farmers market - even an interactive fountain for a fun day with the whole family.

Strathmore Music Center and Mansion 9 miles
Located just inside the Capital Beltway, the Strathmore Music Center and Mansion is a campus that houses a multi-discipline center for the arts as well as substantial sculpture garden and the historic Strathmore Mansion. Enjoy performing arts ranging from symphony to jazz, to ballet and modern dance. Experience the various fine art exhibits in their state-of-the-art gallery space or stroll through the 16 acres of landscaped grounds that surround the historic mansion.

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts 20 miles
This wonderful outdoor center for the performing arts is the only national park in the United States with a dedicated mission to presenting the performing arts. Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts is a majestic natural setting for over 100 performances across all genres. Home to the architecturally stunning Filene Center and the charmingly intimate Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods, the 117-acre Park offers dining and hospitality amenities throughout the summer season, and year-round recreational opportunities, including hiking trails, picnic areas, and sledding.

Nationals Park 18.8 miles
Catch a ballgame at the newest addition to D.C.'s sports venues.  Baseball fans will delight as they catch a baseball game in a stadium with views of the Capitol Building. The park features fabulous food and amenities, with choices ranging from chili to crab cakes and gelato. 

Verizon Center 10.1 miles
The home to the Washington Wizards, the Washington Capitals, the Washington Mystics, the Georgetown Hoya’s men’s basketball team, and countless concerts, this incredible sports arena is located in the heart of D.C.'s Chinatown neighborhood. In addition to an incredible array of world-class sporting events, the arena has an impressive list of live entertainment events, including concerts and family shows. Dine at any one of the area’s acclaimed restaurants before a game and enjoy the vibrant nightlife that surrounds the center.

FedEx Field 13.5 miles
Home to the Washington Redskins, FedEx Field is also a world class sporting venue that hosts soccer, college football, major concerts and live entertainment and more.