National Press Club

Football fans: Don't miss NFL Players Association head DeMaurice Smith, Jan. 22

January 16, 2014 | By Melinda Cooke |

DeMaurice Smith, in his short tenure as executive director of the NFL Players Association, has dealt with a number of contentious issues -- including the most recent collective bargaining agreement and players' concerns over concussion-related injuries.

He will address those issues when he speaks at the National Press Club on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

To reserve your ticket, please click here.

Luncheon will be served in the Holeman Lounge at 12:30 p.m., with the speech beginning at 1 p.m. and ending at 2 p.m.

Tickets cost $22 for NPC members along with one guest, and $36 for non-members. To reserve tickets, please e-mail or call (202) 662-7501. Tickets must be paid for at the time of reservation.

To submit a question in advance, put Smith in the subject line and email to before 11 a.m. on the day of the luncheon.