Events DC Unveiled

The Washington Convention and Sports Authority unveiled -- and celebrated -- its new name, Events DC, Wednesday night at the also new Sax Lounge.

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The Washington Convention and Sports Authority unveiled -- and celebrated -- its new name, Events DC, Wednesday night at the also new Sax Lounge.
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"Events DC embodies our true brand identity as one united organization," said Events DC President and CEO Gregory O'Dell said.
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Christine and Rokas Beresnovias check out the organization's new logo.
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The city hopes to draw more events to the convention center, RFK Stadium and the D.C. Armory. It competes with nearby suburbs and other convention center cities, such as Philadelphia.
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Andrea Szempruch and Brendan Kownacki hit up last night's event.
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Donna Lee and Cheryl Romero.
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Brothers Mustafa (L) and Omar Popal (R) surround Karim Chrobog.
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Events DC will focus on three core services: conventions and meetings, sports and entertainment, and special events.
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Cartoonist Nick Galifianakis brought his funny to the fête.
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Susan G. Komen all-stars Rebecca and Mark,
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