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square feet
of non-contiguous function space


versatile meeting rooms available


renovations, upgraded event space and installed technological enhancements

About R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center

Relate. Innovate. Stimulate. Elevate. DC’s  R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center brings the nation’s brightest minds together to engage in hands-on learning experiences, discussions and debates on groundbreaking ideas. 

From visionary entrepreneurs to tech talents, thought-leaders driven by innovation gather at the District’s Congress Heights community-based venue for events ranging from conferences and celebrations to seminars and screenings. 

Raise the bar for your next event. The R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center’s flexible, high-tech function space provides the perfect setting to inspire new ideas and bring them to life.