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D.C. United and Events DC Expand Partnership to Include the Renaming of Audi Field’s Premium Space to the Events DC Club


D.C. United and Events DC Expand Partnership to Include the Renaming of Audi Field’s Premium Space to the Events DC Club

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 25, 2024) - D.C. United have today announced that the club and Events DC have expanded their partnership to include the naming rights of Audi Field’s Premium Space. Audi Field’s Premium Space will be renamed to the “Events DC Club”.

The Events DC Club, located on the second level of the east side of Audi Field, will feature a diverse range of food and beverage services, unmatched views of the Frederick Douglas Memorial Bridge and Anacostia River, prominent Events DC branding, and will provide fans with an exclusive destination to enjoy premium seating and hospitality on gamedays.

“We are pleased to announce the expansion of our partnership with Events DC at Audi Field," Danita Johnson, D.C. United President of Business Operations, said. "Events DC has been a valuable partner of the club for the last five years, and this enhanced partnership offers them increased access to our fan base and community. They are the best in class in the event space in the city and we’re excited to expand our partnership to make them an even more visible and active partner at Audi Field.”

Events DC is the premier host of conventions, sports, entertainment, and cultural events in the nation’s capital and has been a strategic corporate partner of the Black-and-Red since 2019. In addition to the naming rights of the Events DC Club, Events DC will sponsor exciting premium giveaways at select D.C. United matches, sponsor two major events annually at Audi Field, and will work closely with Audi Field management to continue attracting diverse live sports and entertainment outside of D.C. United matches.

“Events DC is absolutely thrilled to expand our partnership with D.C. United,” said Events DC President and CEO Angie M. Gates. “Through this innovative partnership, Events DC will build on our success at showcasing Washington, DC as a world-class, family-friendly destination. D.C. United is a pillar in our community and I am looking forward to our collaboration at Audi Field as we reach new audiences, while creating jobs, economic impact and lasting memories for residents, tourists and guests.”

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About D.C. United

One of the founding clubs of Major League Soccer in 1996, D.C. United are among the most decorated teams in the United States with 13 domestic and international trophies.

D.C. United have called the District home for the last 28 seasons and play their home games at Audi Field in the Buzzard Point neighborhood of Southwest, Washington, D.C, which opened in 2018. In addition to D.C. United games, the 20,000-seat soccer-specific stadium hosts over 100 events year-round and is home to America’s number one sportsbook through a partnership with FanDuel Group.

The Black-and-Red train at the Inova Performance Complex, a state-of-the-art training facility and performance center located in Leesburg, Va. The 40,000 square foot 30-acre training facility, that opened in 2021, features four outdoor practice fields, and a training center equipped with a weight room and recovery facilities.

The Black-and-Red have won the MLS Cup four times (1996, 1997, 1999 and 2004), the Supporters’ Shield four times (1997, 1999, 2006 and 2007) and the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup three times (1996, 2008 and 2013). For more information and club updates, please visit and find us on social media @dcunited.

About Events DC

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for Washington, DC, delivers premier event services and flexible venues across the nation’s capital. Leveraging the power of a world-class destination and creating amazing attendee experiences, Events DC generates economic and community benefits through the attraction and promotion of business, athletic, entertainment and cultural activities. Events DC oversees the LEED Gold-certified Walter E. Washington Convention Center, an anchor of the District’s hospitality and tourism economy and the historic Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square. Events DC manages the RFK Stadium-Armory Campus (RFK Campus), including Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, Festival Grounds at RFK Campus, The Fields at RFK, the non-military functions of the DC Armory and the Skate Park at RFK Stadium. Events DC also built and serves as landlord for Nationals Park, the first LEED-certified major professional sports stadium in the United States. Events DC manages Gateway DC, R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center and Entertainment & Sports Arena all conveniently located in the Congress Heights neighborhood of Washington, DC. For more information, please visit and find us on social media – Facebook, Instagram and YouTube (Events DC), and Twitter (@TheEventsDC) — and on our hub for on-demand event programming on GATHER by Events DC at