Events DC Hosts Ward 8 Community Update Meeting Entertainment & Sports Arena, September 22


WHAT: Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, will host a public community meeting to give Ward 8 residents a report on the Entertainment & Sports Arena progress and will present updates to the Community Benefits Agreement.  The meeting will also unveil initial design concepts for the Arena and provide an introduction to the construction management team. 

WHEN: Thursday, September 22, 2016, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

WHERE: R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center
2730 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE
Washington, DC 20032
**Food will be provided by Cheers/The Big Chair
RSVP: This meeting is free and open to the public.
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About Events DC
Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, deliver premier event services and flexible venues across the nation’s capital. Leveraging the power of a world-class destination and creating amazing attendee experiences, Events DC generates economic and community benefits through the attraction and promotion of business, athletic, entertainment and cultural activities. Events DC oversees the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, an anchor of the District’s hospitality and tourism economy that generates over $400 million annually in total economic impact, and the historic Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square. Events DC manages the Stadium-Armory campus, which includes Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium and surrounding Festival Grounds, the non-military functions of the DC Armory and Maloof Skate Park at RFK Stadium. Events DC also built and now serves as landlord for Nationals Park, the first LEED-certified major professional sports stadium in the United States. The most recent addition is Gateway DC, an innovative and versatile space featuring a covered and open-air pavilion in the center of a 1-acre park, conveniently located in the Congress Heights neighborhood of Washington, DC. For more information, please visit or and find us on social media – Facebook (Events DC), Twitter (@ConventionsDC and @DCSportsEnt) and Instagram (@EventsDC).