Gay Games DC 2022 Bid Committee Statement on Bid Results
OCt. 30, 2017 – The Federation of Gay Games has awarded the 2022 Games to Hong Kong. The selection follows months of planning and campaigning by the DC Gay Games committee to win the bid.
“While we are very disappointed that DC was not chosen as the host city for the 2022 Gay Games, we extend our congratulations to Hong Kong” said Brent Minor, Chair of the Gay Games DC 2022 Bid Committee. “We are confident that they will be able to present a great Gay Games and we offer any assistance we can provide to make that happen.”
The Gay Games DC 2022 bid committee would like to thank our Honorary Co-Chairs Billie Jean King, Eric Holder, Paul Tagliabue, and Chris Mosier; our sponsors Absolut Vodka, Bud Light, Covington & Burling LLP, Deloitte, Destination DC, Events DC, Edelman, Hargrove, Hilton, Miller Coors, United Airlines, USA Guided Tours, and the Washington Blade; our Community Partners; and the members of our bid Executive Committee and all those who volunteered their time to contribute to the bid.
The mission of the Gay Games DC 2022 Bid Committee is to produce Gay Games XI in 2022 as a fun, well-run, internationally focused and financially successful event that will help the Federation of Gay Games build a strong foundation for the future.