SOURCE: Ultra Bar

February 25, 2008 09:17 ET

New Renovations Expand Ultra Bar's Offerings

Popular Downtown D.C. Venue Can Host Corporate and Private Events

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - February 25, 2008) - Antonis Karagounis owner of Panorama Productions, DC Life Media, Glow and Lima Restaurant announced that renovations to Ultra Bar, in earlier times, Columbia National Bank, have been completed and that the new venue will be capable of hosting a range of private and corporate events.

"We're excited the renovations are finally completed," said Karagounis. "We've completely modernized the building, and many of our improvements were designed to attract corporate clients looking for a state-of-the-art venue in close proximity to the convention center and metro."

Among the improvements was the installation of a fully integrated audio/visual system, which features a cutting-edge lighting and sound system, projectors and LCD televisions and wireless microphones. In addition, Ultra Bar offers wireless Internet service.

"Ultra Bar is fully equipped with everything an event or meeting planner would need to host a stylish, fun and successful event," said Karagounis, who listed corporate parties, product launches, private dinners and lectures among the functions Ultra Bar will host. Ultra Bar provides full-service catering for events with menu packages to include passed hors d' oeuvres ,displays, seated dinners, buffets, luncheons and meeting breaks. Ultra Bar has launched a new separate website, www.UltraBarEvents.com for meeting and event planners which incorporates everything needed to plan a comprehensive event.

The renovation also included the construction of a Mezzanine, which overlooks the Main Floor. The 550-square-foot Mezzanine, with the capacity for 50 people, can host its own event or serve as added space for the Main Floor.

Ultra Bar, located in Washington, D.C., blends classic architecture and modern amenities to create a premier, unique venue that hosts a range of private and corporate functions, from holiday parties to wedding receptions, presentations to product launches and team building events to galas. Ultra Bar boasts five floors, each with its own event options; state-of-the-art lighting and sound systems; projectors; LCD televisions; wireless microphones and full-service bars. Ultra Bar also offers full-service catering for any event.

For event and booking inquiries please visit www.UltraBarEvents.com, email Events@TraciAllen.com or call 202.216.0660 ext. 1.

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