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Fiesta Bowl Names Erik Moses as Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

Erik Moses, who has led Events DC, worked in college and pro football and was the first Black executive of a NASCAR track, has been named the executive director and chief executive officer of the Fiesta Bowl in Arizona. Moses joins the Fiesta Bowl organization from Nashville Superspeedway where he served as president and general […]

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Greg O’Dell Named OVG360 President for Venue Management

Greg O’Dell will be leaving his role at Events DC to join OVG360, a division of Oak View Group, as the organization’s president for venue management starting in April. O’Dell will lead the venue management line of business within OVG360, overseeing venue operations for more than 230 properties. O’Dell’s appointment follows OVG’s acquisition of Spectra, […]

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Venues Planning for Summer of Recovery

Venues that regularly host youth and amateur sports events have had a hard time in the past year-plus of the pandemic, trying to keep expenses down with no revenue coming in and knowing that there were still things that could not be ignored. But when there is little activity at a venue, looking at things […]

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Events DC Launches Mid-Atlantic Esports Conference

Events DC will launch its own collegiate esports conference in partnership with Game Gym that will host competitions and other esports programs for colleges and universities in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. The Mid-Atlantic Esports Conference will be designed to create local rivalries and foster friendly competition among the participating universities and support the development […]

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Events DC Hires Chief Creative Officer

Events DC has expanded its organization by hiring Jinhee Kim as its first chief creative officer, a position established to drive new business opportunities and expand Events DC’s reach to a broader audience. Kim will lead the Creative Services Division, which works to provide revenue opportunities and generate economic and community benefits. She is tasked […]

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Events DC Signs On as Sponsor for the Washington Justice

Events DC, the convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, has signed on to serve as the signature sponsor of the Overwatch League’s Washington Justice, which will begin its inaugural season on February 14. The announcement was made by Washington Esports Ventures, a company founded to purchase an Overwatch League team and build other […]

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Events DC to Sponsor Wizards District Gaming

Monumental Sports & Entertainment and Events DC have announced that the convention and sports authority will become a sponsor of Wizards District Gaming, the NBA 2K League team operating out of Washington, D.C. “Cities are competing on a global level to drive tourism, new events and economic impact to their region—and esports is just another opportunity for […]

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