Just a few of the reasons why Events DC is a great place to host your next event.


2019

  • Washington Business Journal Game-Changer Award for the construction of the Entertainment and Sports Arena on the St. Elizabeths East Campus. 

  • DCBIA Community Impact Award for the development of the Entertainment and Sports Arena.

  • CSPI Honors Stacey Knoppel, Director of Convention Management, with Prestigious Shawn Corwin-Myland Award

  • Events DC's Senior Research Policy Manager, Steve Schwartz, won the International Association of Venue Managers’ Lifetime Achievement Award
 

2018

  • Walter E. Washington Convention Center wins Best Convention Center in Northeast - 2018 Prevue Visionary Gold Award.
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  • The Stevie Awards/International Business Awards named the Authority the 2018 Bronze Stevie International Business Award for Human Resources Department of the Year.
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  • 2018 Stevie Award for PR and Marketing campaign – Events DC and Capital of Inclusion Initiative
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    • A Lead Senior Event Manager and an Event Manager earned their Certified Venue Professional credential
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    • A Lead Senior Event Manager and two Event Managers won the Professional Convention Management Association’s 20 in their Twenties Award
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    • A Senior Event Manager and an Event Manager graduated from the International Association of Venue Managers’ Venue Management School
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    • An Event Manager won with ESPA Convention Services Manager of the Year Award while a Senior Event Manager was nominated for the same
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    • A Lead Senior Event Manager and a Senior Event Manager won the International Association of Venue Managers 30 Under 30 Award
 

2012

  • Minority Business Leader Award – Gregory A. O’Dell, Events DC president & CEO
  • DC Building Industry Achievement (DCBIA) Award – Gregory A. O’Dell, Events DC president & CEO


2008

  • Guinness World Record - Largest Sit Down Dinner (during AKA Centennial Dinner)


2007

  • Professional Convention and Meetings Association Spirit Award for Community Commitment Safeway Feast of Sharing Annual Community Event


2006

  • Washington Business Journal Women Who Mean Business Award

  • American Institute of Architects (AIA) Design Excellence Award Washington, DC

  • Urban Land Institute Award of Excellence

  • Potomac Chapter Meeting Professionals Facility of the Year

  • PCMA Distinguished Convention Service Manager


2005

  • Interiors AIA Georgia Chapter - Design Excellence Award