Events DC Leads the Future of Safe Conferences and Conventions in Partnership with UBTECH’s ADIBOT UV-C Sanitizing Robots

The ADIBOT UV-C Disinfecting System is the Long-Term Solution to COVID-19 and Infection Prevention

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, announced it has deployed an ADIBOT disinfecting robot at Walter E. Washington Convention Center to create safe meeting spaces and protect guests and staff from harmful pathogens, including COVID-19.

Events DC, which owns and operates the Convention Center, is taking another step as a proven industry leader and disruptor in creating clean and sanitized meeting spaces and indoor air quality. The ADIBOT disinfecting system leads the facility’s superior protocols which also includes the implementation of a Dry Hydrogen Peroxide HVAC system, antimicrobial and electrostatic spraying and best-in-class air filtration.

The ADIBOT system by UBTECH, a global leader in robotics, is armed with hospital-grade UV-C technology which inactivates 99.9% of all viruses, bacteria, and mold spores, including COVID-19, influenza and MRSA. The technology can disinfect a meeting space quickly, effectively sanitizing the air and line of sight surfaces.

“The ADIBOT system is a modern piece of technology that has helped us mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in our meeting spaces,” said Samuel Thomas, chief operating officer at Events DC. “This safe, easy-to-use, mobile piece of technology allows us to disinfect a room in a matter of minutes and is especially effective in rooms with sensitive audio visual equipment. It allows our staff and customers to use our spaces more efficiently and allows us to deliver on our commitment to provide the safest possible environment for our guests.”

Preventing the spread of infection in public spaces is a responsibility every business and organization across the world faces today and into the future. COVID-19 will not be the last pandemic, and likely not the most dangerous. UBTECH’s ADIBOT disinfection system is leading the way forward, providing a solution that effectively disinfects spaces, helps improve labor costs, reduces human error, and allows essential workforce to be safe and focus on more important tasks.

“UBTECH is proud and excited to be providing solutions like the ADIBOT disinfecting system that enable large and small events to resume safely,” said John Rhee, Senior Vice President and General Manager, UBTECH North America. “ADIBOT is also allowing staff in the event and conference industry to get back to work in an environment they can feel confident is clean and safe and free of dangerous viruses.”

Events DC looks forward to safely welcoming several groups in the coming weeks including the Capitol Hill Volleyball Classic (Feb. 19-21), the Travel and Adventure Show (Feb. 26-27), Satellite convention (March 21-23) and the American College of Cardiology’s annual meeting (April 2-4).

The ADIBOT disinfection system is currently deployed in over 500 buildings, protecting over 200,000 employees, students and staff daily in school districts, office parks, and convention centers across the country. UBTECH’s deep foundations in robotics and AI make it possible to offer this safe and effective solution at an affordable price for organizations that didn’t previously have access to hospital-grade disinfection.

About Events DC

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, 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 Walter E. Washington Convention Center, an anchor of the District’s hospitality and tourism economy that hosts more than 1.7 million visitors and generates more than $400 million annually in direct economic impact, 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 non-military functions of the DC Armory, and the Skate Park at RFK Stadium. Stay current on the 190-acre RFK Campus Redevelopment Project at 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 new hub for live and on-demand event programming on GATHER by Events DC at