Media Information

The NGA Winter Meeting is one of two primary gatherings of the nation’s governors that serve as the business meetings of the association. The program typically includes a variety of sessions open to the media. Governors-only sessions are closed to the media and other meeting attendees.

Media & The Winter Meeting

Hi, and thank you for your interest in covering the National Governors Association (NGA) Winter Meeting, February 22-25, at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C.

The NGA Office of Communications is at reporters’ and editors’ service before and during the meeting. A media headquarters will be onsite to give reporters an area to work and file their stories. Wifi is provided. In addition, NGA Office of Communications staff will be onsite and available to answer questions and facilitate interviews with governors.

Registration and Credentials

Media covering any portion of the NGA Winter Meeting should plan to obtain an official NGA 2019 meeting credential. More details to follow.

Media Headquarters

Media Headquarters will be located at the Marriott Marquis in a room to be determined closer to the meeting date. Headquarters will be equipped with limited phones and Internet connections. Hours of operation during the meeting are:

Media Headquarters Hours

Hours to follow.


The NGA Office of Communications is your resource for connecting with governors and their staff for interviews and can arrange meeting space at the Marriott Marquis, depending on availability. Please send press inquiries to James Nash at (202) 624-3658 or

Need More Information?

Please contact us if you have any further questions. We look forward to welcoming media to the 2019 NGA Winter Meeting.