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Nov 23, 2020, 09:00 ET Safeway and Events DC Announce 2020 Safeway Feast of Sharing Reimagined

Safeway and Events DC, the convention and sports authority for DC, announced today that the 21st annual Feast of Sharing will be reimagined for 2020. ...


Nov 19, 2020, 11:36 ET First Annual "Capital Long Drive Classic" to Air on Golf Channel December 17 and 20

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for Washington, DC, has announced the dates for the first annual Capital Long Drive Classic,...


Oct 15, 2020, 12:00 ET Events DC Invests in Health and Safety Tools to Safeguard Facilities Against COVID-19

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for Washington, DC has invested in a robust suite of new health and safety tools to help...


Oct 12, 2020, 10:31 ET Washington, DC to Host the 2020 DC Paradise Jam Presented by the U.S. Virgin Islands

Basketball Travelers, Inc. announced today an agreement with Events DC to host the 2020 DC Paradise Jam presented by the U.S. Virgin Islands, an NCAA ...


Sep 16, 2020, 10:46 ET Events DC Launches GATHER by Events DC, A Virtual Platform

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for DC, announced today the launch of GATHER by Events DC (GATHER), a new virtual platform...


Sep 15, 2020, 11:20 ET Events DC Deploys The SurfaceGuard System To Protect Its Facilities And Attendees

Events DC, Washington DC's Official Convention and Sports Authority, announced its partnership with SurfaceGuard to deploy its high-grade COVID-19...


Aug 14, 2020, 14:17 ET Events DC Secures GBAC STAR™ Accreditation for the Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for Washington, DC, has secured GBAC STAR™ facility accreditation for the Walter E....


Jul 22, 2020, 10:30 ET DC2026 Conducts Key Next Step in FIFA World Cup Selection Process

Today, DC2026, Washington, DC's official bid team to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup, conducted a virtual one-on-one workshop with FIFA and U.S. Soccer...


Jul 13, 2020, 15:17 ET Events DC Pursues GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for Washington, DC announces today its commitment to pursue the Global Biorisk Advisory...


Jun 30, 2020, 08:54 ET Washington, DC Launches Bid to Host 2026 FIFA World Cup Games

Today, Washington, DC announced its official bid to be a host city for the FIFA World Cup 2026, one of the greatest global sporting events. With...


Jun 19, 2020, 12:57 ET Events DC Statement - George Preston Marshall Memorial Statue Removal, June 19, 2020

This morning, Events DC removed the George Preston Marshall memorial statue that stood out front of RFK Stadium. This symbol of a person who didn't...


Jun 05, 2020, 12:34 ET Events DC Announces DC Cares Program to Execute $5M Undocumented Workers Relief Package and $10M Cultural Institutions Grant Program

Today, Events DC, Washington DC's official convention and sports authority, finalized its programs for the $5M undocumented workers relief fund...


Apr 09, 2020, 14:58 ET Events DC Announces $18 Million Hospitality And Tourism Relief Package Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Events DC, Washington DC's official convention and sports authority, today announced an $18 million hospitality and tourism relief package to address ...


Mar 11, 2020, 14:19 ET Events DC Press Statement

Last night, Events DC received additional information regarding the recent AIPAC conference that was held at the Walter E. Washington Convention...


Feb 10, 2020, 13:00 ET Events DC Announces New Strategic Corporate Partnership with RCN Business Solutions

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District, announced a new strategic corporate partnership with RCN Business Solutions....


Jan 02, 2020, 14:14 ET Events DC Names New Chief Creative Officer Position

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority of the District of Columbia, today named Jinhee Kim as the organization's first-ever Chief...


Dec 12, 2019, 15:04 ET Mayor Bowser And Events DC Break Ground On Streetscape Project At The Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser was joined by Events DC, the District's convention and sports authority, to break ground on the Walter E. Washington...


Nov 27, 2019, 14:12 ET Safeway and Events DC Present the 20th Anniversary Safeway Feast of Sharing, A Thanksgiving Celebration Providing Hope For 5,000 DC Neighbors

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Safeway Feast of Sharing, Safeway and Events DC welcome the season of giving with a festive holiday meal...


Nov 22, 2019, 13:38 ET The Washington Justice and Overwatch League Come to DC in 2020 for Five Homestand Weekends

Today, the Washington Justice and Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for Washington, DC, announced that the Justice will host...


Nov 21, 2019, 15:09 ET Events DC to Host Three Premier College Basketball Events through March 2020

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority of the District of Columbia, will host three premier men's NCAA Division I college basketball ...


Jul 03, 2019, 06:28 ET Events DC's Chief Administrative Officer Honored At 2019 North American Employee Engagement Awards

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, announced that Chief Administrative Officer, Misty...


Jun 26, 2019, 13:40 ET Tickets on Sale Now for Hammer's House Party at DC's Newest Entertainment and Sports Arena on Friday, August 23

WHAT: Events DC, the official convention and sports authority, will host Hammer's House Party presented by SiriusXM Fly at the new Entertainment and...


Jun 08, 2019, 12:00 ET Mayor Bowser And Events DC Celebrate The Grand Opening Of The Fields At RFK Campus As Part Of The Reimagination Of The 190-acre RFK Campus

Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) were joined by Events DC, the District's convention and sports authority,...


May 11, 2019, 11:47 ET Mayor Bowser and Events DC Celebrate the Opening of the Apple Carnegie Library on Saturday, May 11

On Saturday, May 11 at 10:00 a.m., Mayor Muriel Bowser and Events DC, the District's convention and sports authority celebrated the opening of Apple...


May 10, 2019, 12:09 ET Events DC Announces Exclusive Operator for New RFK Campus Fields Complex

As the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, Events DC today announced the selection of Capitol Riverside Youth...