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Monumental Sports & Entertainment among award winners for Environmental Innovators of the Year

Recognizing the First, the Greenest, the Best in Sports and Sustainability The Green Sports Alliance presents sixth annual Game Changer Awards June 8, 2017: Portland, OR – On Wednesday evening, June 28, 2017, the Green Sports Alliance will present its annual Environmental Leadership Award and Environmental Innovators of the Year awards, the highlight of its […]

WGL Energy Provides Energy from New Maryland Solar Project to Monumental Sports & Entertainment

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 8, 2017) – Monumental Sports & Entertainment and WGL Energy Services, Inc. (WGL Energy), a WGL Holdings, Inc. company (NYSE: WGL), today announced a partnership that will allow Verizon Center, home to the Washington Wizards, Capitals, Mystics and Valor, as well as concerts and other entertainment events, to purchase power from a […]

WISE Names Ted Leonsis, Founder, Chairman, Majority Owner & CEO Of Monumental Sports & Entertainment, 2017 WISE Champion Award Recipient

NEW YORK, May 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Women in Sports and Events (WISE), the leading voice and resource for women in the business of sports, today announced that Ted Leonsis, Founder, Chairman, Majority Owner & CEO of Monumental Sports & Entertainment, will be presented with the 2017 WISE Champion Award during this year’s WISE Women […]

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Counted Among Finalists for the 2017 IES Sales Excellence Awards in Three Categories

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 20, 2017) – Monumental Sports & Entertainment today announced being selected as a finalist for the 2017 IES Sales Excellence Awards in three categories: Sales Innovation, Management & Training, and Alliance Management/Customer Partnering. The annual awards event recognizes sales teams and organizations for excellence in four different categories. A total of 22 […]


WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 30, 2017) – Today, Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE) announced that it has hired Kate Bedingfield as its new vice president of communications.  As vice president of communications, Bedingfield will report to Ted Leonsis and will partner with the senior business leadership across all Monumental Sports & Entertainment properties to drive awareness, […]

Verizon Center’s Jordan Silberman Selected as One of Venues Today’s 2017 Generation Next Award Recipients

Washington, D.C. (March 22, 2017) – Jordan Silberman, vice president of operations for Verizon Center, has been selected as one of five recipients for Venues Today’s 2017 Generation Next Awards. Venues Today, an industry trade publication, accepts nominations for the annual awards for young professionals making a difference in sports, music, conventions, family shows and […]

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Celebrates 2016 with No. 7 and No. 8 Ranked Arenas

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE) celebrates 2016 with Verizon Center and EagleBank Arena recording an impressive set of year-end rankings across three leading trade publications: Billboard, Venues Today and Pollstar. Billboard and Venues Today track the top grossing venues based on capacity, and Pollstar ranks the top 200 selling arenas for ticket […]

Omarr Smith Named Head Coach of Baltimore AFL Team

BALTIMORE – Monumental Sports & Entertainment founder and majority owner Ted Leonsis introduced Arena Football League Hall of Famer Omarr Smith as the head coach of the AFL’s Baltimore team on Wednesday, Dec. 14. The team will play at Royal Farms Arena starting in the spring of 2017, and the inaugural season will be presented […]

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Selected as Corporate Culture Award-Winner for Second Year in a Row

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Monumental Sports & Entertainment was selected for the second year in a row by SmartCEO Magazine as one of the top 50 companies in the greater Washington area for the Corporate Culture Awards. The award recognizes companies that successfully champion positive, productive and performance-driven corporate cultures as well as develop impactful practices […]

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Acquires AFL Team to Play in Baltimore

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE) today announced the acquisition of an Arena Football League (AFL) team, which will play at Baltimore’s Royal Farms Arena starting in the spring of 2017. The soon-to-be-named AFL team joins the Washington Valor as the newest teams in the AFL.   The team is currently conducting a […]