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Oct 24, 2017, 16:08 ET Events DC Selects Hi-Tech Electric, LLC As Temporary Utility Services Provider

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, announced today the multi-year award and contract renewal to...


Oct 19, 2017, 11:38 ET Events DC Sets its Sights on the Future for the Iconic RFK Stadium and the Surrounding 190-Acre Campus

With the departure of its longtime tenant, D.C. United, Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia,...


Oct 06, 2017, 14:48 ET District of Columbia Named Finalist to Host 2026 FIFA WORLD CUP™

Washington, DC has been named one of 32 North America finalists that could serve as an Official Host City for the 2026 FIFA WORLD CUP™. The 32...


Sep 27, 2017, 17:32 ET Statement On Passing Of Marlene L. Johnson, Esq.

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority announced the passing of its beloved colleague, Marlene L. Johnson, Esq. Since 2005,...


Aug 07, 2017, 15:29 ET Events DC Launches "Asphalt to Action" Campaign to Build Grassroots Support for RFK Campus Redevelopment Project

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, launched a grassroots campaign, called "Asphalt to Action,"...


Jul 27, 2017, 15:58 ET Events DC Approves Final Terms of the Apple Lease for Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square

Today, Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, announced that its Board of Directors and Apple have...


Jul 18, 2017, 13:49 ET Events DC Teams Up with Nationally-Acclaimed Visual Artist Naturel for Beautification of Skate Park at RFK Stadium

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, is teaming up with nationally-recognized visual artist...


Jul 06, 2017, 11:09 ET Events DC Announces the Selection of Squire Patton Boggs, Globally-Recognized Law Firm, to Advise on RFK Stadium-Armory Campus Redevelopment Project

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia announced that Squire Patton Boggs, a...


Jun 30, 2017, 14:44 ET Events DC Discontinues Annual Nation's Football Classic® Game at RFK Stadium

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, announced today the discontinuation of its annual Nation's...


Jun 28, 2017, 13:40 ET Events DC Joins Forces with Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington to Host First-Ever Youth Esports League Championship

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia will partner with the Boys & Girls Club of Greater...


Jun 16, 2017, 15:38 ET Events DC and NRG Hosts Washington, DC's First-Ever Esports Pro-Am Featuring Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO)

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, in collaboration with pros from NRG Esports'...


May 24, 2017, 13:29 ET Events DC Launches Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Project

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority of the District of Columbia, hosted a luncheon this afternoon with Mayor Muriel Bowser and...


May 12, 2017, 14:36 ET Events DC Announces Proposed Streetscaping Plans to Activate the Perimeter of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, presented initial concepts for exterior streetscape plans at...


Apr 19, 2017, 12:36 ET Events DC Hosts esports World Championship Players First Trip to Washington, DC: Future Hub of esports

WASHINGTON, April 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia will host four...


Mar 10, 2017, 12:01 ET Events DC Announces First-Ever Sponsorship of Esports Team Ahead Of SXSW WeDC Showcase

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, today announced an exclusive sponsorship of an esports team,...


Mar 08, 2017, 11:30 ET Events DC And Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington Collaborate To Spotlight Washington, DC As A Culinary Capital At South By Southwest

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for DC and the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW), will collaborate to...


Feb 24, 2017, 18:01 ET Washington, DC Brings "The Capital Of Inclusive Innovation" To South By Southwest (SXSW)

Washington, DC is committed to becoming the number one city for inclusion. Collectively, the Washington DC Economic Partnership (WDCEP) in...


Sep 07, 2013, 22:02 ET Howard Defeats Morehouse 27-16 In 2013 AT&T Nation's Football Classic® At RFK Stadium

 Howard University junior quarterback Greg McGhee racked up almost 300 yards of total offense and three touchdowns to lead the Bison (1-1) to a...


Sep 03, 2013, 11:21 ET Events DC Announces Comprehensive Hospitality Jobs Training Program to Ready the District's Workforce for the Washington Marriott Marquis

 Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, announced the launch of the Washington Marriott Marquis...


Jun 22, 2011, 16:50 ET Washington Convention and Sports Authority Debuts New Brand: Events DC

The Washington Convention and Sports Authority has adopted a new name and visual identity as part of its ongoing campaign to attract more events...