DC Sports Day

Mayor Bowser to Welcome Sports Industry Leaders to Symposium

Mayor Bowser (Lorie Shaull)

Monumental Sports & Entertainment and SportTechie today announced Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser will be featured as a keynote speaker at their two-day global sports conference, Sports Capital Symposium, to be held Sept. 17-18, 2020 at the MGM National Harbor.

“Mayor Bowser is a fantastic addition to a powerful lineup of speakers for Sports Capital Symposium,” Zach Leonsis, Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at Monumental Sports & Entertainment, said. “Over the past few years, we have been proud to watch D.C. truly become a Sports Capital, from the Capitals’ championship in 2018, to the Mystics and Nationals this year. Mayor Bowser’s participation at Sports Capital Symposium shows how important our DC sports teams are to the city and we look forward to showcasing the city and its teams to the world when the sports industry convenes at SCS in September.”

DC Sports SymposiumThe annual conference will focus on new revenue models and investment opportunities, including esports, sports betting and sports content gamification. With the nation’s capital as a backdrop, the conference will include discussions about the impact of politics and government policies on sports innovation and technology, as well as investment trends and forecasting.

“There is no better place to highlight the past, present, and future of sports than here in the Sports Capital,” said Mayor Bowser. “Washington, DC is a city that has something for everyone, and with three world championships in two years, that is particularly true for people who love sports. We are grateful for all of our partners, including Monumental Sports & Entertainment and SportTechie, that are committed to building an inclusive and innovative sports community that creates jobs and opportunities for DC residents. We look forward to working together to bring the Sports Capital Symposium to the Sports Capital of the world.”

Cover Image credit: Flickr/Lorie Shaull