2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Presented by: Washington DC Economic Partnership

Game-Changers: Sports, Entertainment and Community

Monday, March 14
3:30PM - 4:30PM

Do you want to re-energize an otherwise forgotten part of your city with engaging spaces that attract and promote business, athletics, entertainment, and culture? Learn from the city of Washington, DC how sports and entertainment can enhance city neighborhoods by transforming previously abandoned spaces into usable, active, and productive centers. Sport, events, and entertainment leaders from the city of Washington, DC share how they are transforming neighborhoods and uniting communities with speakers from the DC Mayor's Office, Events DC, Washington Nationals Baseball Club, and event producer, I.M.P. (9:30 Club).

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Audrey Schaefer at SXSW

Audrey Schaefer

Communications Dir


Audrey is the communications director for I.M.P., the independent promotion and production company that owns the #1 club of its size in the world -- the legendary 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. She...

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Brian Kenner

Deputy Mayor for Planning & Economic Dev

Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development - DMPED

Brian Kenner was named Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) by Mayor Muriel Bowser on January 8, 2015. Prior to his appointment, Kenner served as City Manager of Takoma Park, ...

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Erik Moses at SXSW

Erik Moses

Sr VP & Managing Dir of Sports & Ent

Events DC

Erik A. Moses has directed the operations of Events DC’s Sports and Entertainment Division since June 2008. Events DC attracts sports, entertainment, cultural and hospitality events to Washington, ...

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Valerie Camillo at SXSW

Valerie Camillo

Chief Revenue & Mktg Officer

Washington Nationals Baseball Club

Valerie Camillo is the Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer for the Washington Nationals. In this role, she drives the strategy and implementation of the club's sales and marketing initiatives in or...

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