Washington Sports and Entertainment leverages the power of events and tourism to create economic and community benefits for the District of Columbia , its residents, businesses and neighborhoods. Washington Sports and Entertainment proudly showcases Washington D.C.
as an international destination providing the most modern amenities to its visitors. Against this backdrop, Washington Sports and Entertainment staff work to create memorable events that Engage, Excite, Entertain. Our success comes by focusing on three lines of business: Conventions and Meetings, featuring the award winning Walter E.
Washington Convention Center, Sports and Entertainment, presenting some of D.C.’s most exciting athletic and event programming, and Special Events, where we make a range of strategic investments in the region’s marquee sports, entertainment and cultural properties.
Each line of business is driven by the desire to bring stellar events to Washington D.C. by providing superior customer service to our clients and visitors. From concerts and festivals to sporting events and galas, Washington Sports and Entertainment is involved in every aspect of sports and entertainment in the nation’s capital.
Amidst Washington, D.C.’s iconic landmarks and world-renowned attractions, Washington Sports and Entertainment Division brings world-class sports, entertainment, cultural and hospitality events to the District while promoting the metropolitan region as a premier destination.
Throughout the year, Washington Sports and Entertainment is actively involved in the planning and support of some of the city’s most anticipated events, attracting thousands of attendees to locations around the city.
As varied and diverse as the city itself, these events bring economic impact to our nation’s capital while offering a wealth of can’t-miss dates on the social calendar for District residents and visitors alike.
Top-tier sporting events on our properties include Major League Soccer’s four-time MLS Cup-champion D.C. United, the Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman and the AT&T Nation’s Football Classic™, all at RFK Stadium.
Nationals Park is home to the Washington Nationals, while the DC Armory hosts the DC Rollergirls, a flat-track roller derby league, the health and fitness expos for the Marine Corps Marathon, the Army Ten-Miler and the SunTrust National Marathon.
Washington Sports and Entertainment also hosts a broad range of events on the Festival Grounds, including the Maloof Money Cup, the DC101 Chili Cook-Off and ShamrockFest, as well as a number of activities designed to promote youth sports and fitness in the District of Columbia, such as the annual Congressional Bank Baseball Classic, featuring the city’s best high school teams and players.
Our capabilities are not limited to hosting big events. Washington Sports and Entertainment hosts scores of smaller scale events in our venues including galas, meetings, trade shows and private events of all sizes. Our suite of services is designed to accommodate events of all sizes and our commitment to superior service to clients and patrons is second to none.
From start to finish, our dedicated team of sales, event management and communications staff work together to make the event execution process a homerun every time.
General Services Offered:
Event Promotion Support
Event Services Offered:
Box Office with Will-Call capabilities and personnel
Crowd management personnel
Computerized Ticketing (TicketMaster exclusive)
Emergency Medical Personnel
Event Planning and Management
Forklift with Operators
Data and Voice services
Janitorial Personnel (Pre/Post-event)
Maintenance Personnel (Pre/Post-event)
Metal Detectors with Operators (mandatory at DC Armory)