WeDC House Returns to SXSW DC to Announce Highly-Anticipated Music Line-Up, Innovators and Activations at Kickoff Event


The Washington DC Economic Partnership (WDCEP) in collaboration with the Executive Office of the Mayor of the District of Columbia (EOM), the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED), and Events DC, the city’s convention and sports authority, will come together to represent the nation’s capital at South by Southwest (SXSW) with the third annual WeDC House.
WHAT: A kickoff party that unveils the much-anticipated music line-up and programming that guests of SXSW will experience as part of the WeDC initiative. The WeDC House will showcase the city’s inclusive technology, entertainment and creative scene, while growing new partnerships between DC and the national business community.
The celebratory event will provide a preview of what the WeDC house will feature at SXSW and a taste of the Events DC official SXSW Music Showcase on March 14. The celebration will showcase local food, drink, tech, music, art and the DC entrepreneurs that create them.
WHEN: Friday, February 24, 2017, From 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
WHERE: Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square, 801 K St NW, Washington, DC 20001
WHY: Through the WeDC House, the nation’s capital aims to show how it is the capital of inclusive innovation for groups in tech, business and entrepreneurship. As the prominent fixture in SXSW’s city-specific activations, the WeDC House will showcase all sides of DC by featuring the city’s innovators, makers, creative and technology offerings.