Washington Convention and Sports Authority are looking for one or more firms to help enhance its effort to attract international and national sporting and entertainment events to DC. It also wants to bolster global awareness of its ability to host big events.
The Authority’s Events DC arm manages and/or operates the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square, Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium and its surrounding campus, non-military portions of the District of Columbia Armory, Gateway DC, R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center, Nationals Park and the Entertainment and Sports Arena.
DC Events seeks partners to provide full-scale international destination marketing services, which includes communications and logistical services, according to the RFP.
They will have 10 years of experience in promoting international and national sports and entertainment industries.
Staffers will have worked on events such as FIFA World Cup, Olympics, MLB All-Star Game, NFL Draft, NBA All-Star Game, NCAA Final Four and Major League Soccer All-Star Game during the past four years.
Proposals are due Feb. 8