Presented by: Washington DC Economic Partnership
Game-Changers: Sports, Entertainment and Community
Monday, March 14
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Revival Public House
340 E 2nd St
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).
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...Show the rest
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 also oversees communications for Merriweather Post Pavilion, Lincoln Theatre and all I.M.P. Presents productions. Prior to joining I.M.P. in 2007, Audrey was a corporate suit with the musical tastes of a petulant 17-year old, serving as VP of corporate communications for Nextel and Sprint Nextel.Hide the rest
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, ...Show the rest
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, Maryland, managing the city's day-to-day operations. Before taking over management of the Washington suburb, Kenner served as the Chief Operating Officer for the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development for the District of Columbia. In addition to his familiarity with DMPED's $13 billion portfolio, Kenner's work for the District of Columbia included managing the team that completed the reuse plan for the Walter Reed Army Medical Center site.Hide the rest
Sr VP & Managing Dir of Sports & Ent
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, ...Show the rest
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, D.C. while promoting the metropolitan region as a premier destination. As Managing Director of the Sports and Entertainment Division, Mr. Moses is responsible for setting the strategic vision for and managing the overall operations of the division.
Mr. Moses oversaw the closeout of the Nationals Park construction project, the development and launch of the Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman, the first-ever college football bowl game in Washington, D.C., the development and launch of the AT&T Nation’s Football Classic™, an annual college football game featuring historically black college and universities. He was the catalyst behind the public-private partnership which resulted in the construction of the Maloof Skate Park at RFK Stadium, a 15,000 square-foot facility available for special events and community use. He also led the successful effort to enter into the first pouring rights agreement for all Events DC venues. Under his leadership Events DC has expanded its support of local community events including the Kingman Island Bluegrass Festival, the National Title IX Invitational Conference and Women’s Basketball Tournament, the Southeast Tennis & Learning Center, and the DC High School Baseball Championship.
Erik has served as an adjunct professor in the Sports Industry Management Program at Georgetown University since 2010. He serves on the Board of Directors of the DC Bowl Committee, organizers of the Military Bowl and is Chair of the Program Committee of the Board of Directors of the DC Jazz Festival.
Erik received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his J.D. from Duke University School of Law.
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...Show the rest
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 order to maximize commercial opportunities and growth of the organization. Valerie is responsible for all functions related to revenue generation for the Nationals, including corporate partnerships, licensing, ticket and suite sales, broadcasting, marketing, brand management, retail, food and beverage, and non-baseball events at Nationals Park.
Prior to joining the Nationals, Valerie served as Senior Vice President with the NBA’s Team Marketing and Business Operations (TMBO) group, which acts as a liaison between the league office and the teams of the NBA, WNBA and NBA Development League.
Prior to working with the NBA, Valerie was a Principal at Booz Allen Hamilton. She earned her BS and MBA degrees from the University of Virginia. Valerie resides in Arlington, Virginia with her husband, Lawrence.
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