Events DC Celebrates Opening of Shaw Neighborhood Businesses Connected to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center


What: Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia will celebrate the opening of Shaw neighborhood businesses connected to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Mayor Muriel Bowser and Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans will join Events DC and retail tenants to highlight the arrival of these new establishments and the District’s vibrant tourism and economic development. 
The initial tenants that are open for businesses include Top Chef finalist, Marjorie Meek- Bradley’s Smoked & Stacked, Composition ID, a health diagnostic center and Cuttin’ Up Barbershop. These businesses and future tenants will continue to bring highly anticipated economic activity and jobs to DC as well as amenities for residents. 
When: Friday, September 23 at 12:30 p.m.
Mayor Muriel Bowser
Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans
Max Brown, Chairman of Events DC’s Board of Directors
Gregory A. O’Dell, President & Chief Executive Officer of Events DC
Marjorie Meek-Bradley, Top Chef finalist – Smoked & Stacked
Representatives from Walter E. Washington Convention Center retail tenants:
Composition ID, Cuttin’ Up Barbershop, Morris, Smoked & Stacked, Unconventional Diner, Union Kitchen Grocery and Urban Athletic Club
9th Street, NW (b/w M & N Streets – directly outside of Smoked & Stacked)
 Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Exterior
 *Closest Metro: Mount Vernon Sq./7th St-Convention Center*
 *Photo opportunities/interviews will be available following ribbon cutting
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Events DC Twitter: @ConventionsDC
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