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


  • 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 with Prestigious Shawn Corwin-Myland Award


  • Walter E. Washington Convention Center wins Best Convention Center in Northeast - 2018 Prevue Visionary Gold Award.


  • 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


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


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


  • 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


  • Interiors AIA Georgia Chapter - Design Excellence Award