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Events DC Celebrates Opening of “Made in DC” Coffee Shop, Compass Coffee Inside the Walter E. Washington Convention Center

01/11/2017

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***MEDIA ADVISORY***
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 11, 2017

What:   Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia will celebrate the opening of DC homegrown coffee shop, Compass Coffee inside the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.  Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans will join Events DC to highlight the arrival of this new retail establishment that further demonstrates their commitment to “Made in DC” businesses while also continuing efforts to drive DC’s growth, prosperity and entrepreneurship.
 
Events DC is focused on creating enriching collaborations with local Washington, DC businesses and entrepreneurs – similar to this partnership with Compass Coffee – as this remains one of the keys to powering our local economic engine.  It is also Events DC’s goal to generate heightened visibility for the city, its venues and its offerings – in an effort to attract more unique and diverse event and entertainment options for both residents and visitors alike to experience. 
 
When:  Thursday, January 12 at 11:30 a.m.
 
Who:     Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans
Max Brown, Chairman of Events DC’s Board of Directors
Gregory A. O’Dell, President & Chief Executive Officer of Events DC
Compass Coffee Co-Founders: Michael Haft and Harrison Suarez 
Events DC Board Members
 
Where: Grand Lobby
                Walter E. Washington Convention Center
                801 Mt. Vernon Place NW

*Closest Metro: Mount Vernon Sq./7th St-Convention Center*
 
 *Photo opportunities/interviews will be available following ribbon cutting
 
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