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Events DC Partners With Parkwhiz To Provide New Parking Options

10/09/2019

Attendees who purchase event tickets through Ticketmaster will have access to advance parking sales at
Events DC venues
 
Washington, DC – [October 9, 2019] – Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for Washington, DC, announced its partnership with ParkWhiz (an Arrive brand) to provide attendees visiting Events DC venues with the option to find, book and pay for parking in advance online. The Walter. E Washington Convention Center, located in downtown DC, RFK Stadium-Armory Campus and the Entertainment and Sports Arena, in Congress Heights, are the first Events DC venues to offer this new resource to help visitors get to their event on time and to relieve parking congestion surrounding these venues.
 
“As the District’s convention and sports authority, our mission is to create an elevated event experience while benefiting the city’s residents and visitors,” said Gregory A. O’Dell, president and chief executive officer of Events DC. “This partnership and resource will provide attendees with an improved experience prior to arriving at our venues. Events DC is proud to support ParkWhiz as a natural extension of our efforts to provide added value to our attendees.”
 
Events DC plays an important role in the city to actively promote, empower and invest in marquee partnerships across Washington, DC. Whether cultural, sports or entertainment related, Events DC’s strategic investments help to infuse the local community with access to entertainment while encouraging residents and visitors to explore all corners of the city. 
 
Attendees who purchase a ticket via Ticketmaster will have the option to buy on-site parking in advance. Additionally, visitors will also have the option to purchase on-site parking for select venues seamlessly on the Events DC website. 
 
“We know traffic in Washington, DC can be challenging. We’re proud to partner with Events DC to make it easier for visitors and event-goers to get to their venues on time while avoiding the stress and frustration that comes with searching for a parking space,” said Dan Roarty, President and COO of Arrive.
 
ParkWhiz is the latest company to join Events DC's Strategic Partners Initiative. The program formalizes corporate partnerships with reciprocal brand-alignment opportunities, provides corporations with increased in-venue brand visibility, engagement with business, public sector and consumer market segments and access to activation opportunities during major citywide events.
 
 
 
ABOUT EVENTS DC
Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, delivers premier event services and flexible venues across the nation’s capital. Leveraging the power of a world-class destination and creating amazing attendee experiences, Events DC generates economic and community benefits through the attraction and promotion of business, athletic, entertainment and cultural activities. Events DC oversees the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, an anchor of the District’s hospitality and tourism economy that hosts more than 1.7 million visitors and generates more than $400 million annually in total economic impact, and the historic Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square. Events DC manages the RFK Stadium-Armory Campus (RFK Campus), including Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, Festival Grounds at RFK Campus, the non-military functions of the DC Armory and the Skate Park at RFK Stadium. Stay current on the 190-acre RFK Campus Redevelopment Project at www.RFKCampus.com. Events DC also built and serves as landlord for Nationals Park, the first LEED-certified major professional sports stadium in the United States. Events DC manages Gateway DC, R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center and the Entertainment and Sports Arena (www.ESAontheRise.com), all conveniently located in the Congress Heights neighborhood of Washington, DC. For more information, please visit www.eventsdc.com and find us on social media – Facebook, Instagram and YouTube (Events DC), and Twitter (@TheEventsDC).
 
ABOUT ARRIVE
Arrive powers the last mile of connected mobility. The company delivers scalable, friction-free parking experiences through apps, voice and in-dash. Its fully integrated platform makes it easy for companies and brands to offer parking as a solution for drivers, fleets and connected vehicles. Millions of people across North America have access to Arrive-powered parking through the company’s distribution partners, including Amazon, Ford, Avis, Hyundai, Honda, TomTom, Ticketmaster/Live Nation, Groupon, and many others, and its consumer brands, ParkWhiz and BestParking. For more information, visit Arrive.com.
 
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